Keiko Hattori


Keiko Hattori
Full Professor

BSc (1972)
MSc (1974)
PhD (1977), Tokyo

ARC 421

Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 6866

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Dr. Hattori examines the transfer of chalcophile elements (copper-like elements) from slabs to arc magmas via mantle wedges and from arc magmas to mineral deposits. She also studies exploration geochemistry. Her recent work includes the dispersion of platinum and palladium in the surface media.

Selected publications:

  • Guillot, S.,  Hattori, K., 2013.  Serpentinites: Essential roles in geodynamics, arc volcanism, sustainable development, and the origin of life. Elements, vol. 9, no. 2
  • Xie, Z., Hattori, K., Wang, J. 2013. Origin of serpentinites in the Sulu ultra high-pressure belt, eastern China. Lithos vol. 178, p.158-170
  • DeHoog, C.J., Hattori, K., Jung, H., 2014. Titanium- and water-rich metamorphic olivine in high-pressure serpentinites from the Voltri Massif (Ligurian Alps, Italy): evidence for deep subduction of high-field strength and fluid-mobile elements  Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, vol. 167, no. 3,  pp. 1-15
  • Sano, Y. and others., 2014.  Helium-3 anomaly suggest a fluid pathway from mantle to trench during the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake.  NatureCommunication vol. 5: # 3084
  • Sader, J.A., Hattori, K., Brauneder, K., Hamilton, S.M., 2013.  The influence of buried kimberlite on methane production in overlying sediment, Attawapiskat region, James Bay Lowlands, Ontario. Chemical Geology, vol. 360-361, p. 173-185
  • Hattori, K.H., Wallis, S., Enami, T. and Mizukami, T., 2010, Subduction of mantle wedge peridotites: Evidence from the Higashi-akaishi ultramafic body in the Sanbagawa metamorphic belt, Island Arc. vol. 19, p. 192-207

Fields of Interest

  • Isotopes – stable and radiogenic
  • Trace elements
  • Precious metals
  • Mineral deposits
  • Economic Geology
  • Exploration geochemistry
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