Keiko Hattori


Keiko Hattori
Full Professor

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

Room: 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:

  • Page, L., Hattori, K., Guillot, S., 2018. Mantle wedge serpentinites: a transient reservoir of halogens, boron and nitrogen for the deeper mantle. Geology, v. 46, p. 883-886.
  • Chen, S., Hattori, Grunsky, E.C., 2018. Identification of sandstones affected by uraniferous hydrothermal activites using principal component analysis and linear discrimination analysis, Athabasca Basin, CanadaJ. Geochemical Exploration. v. 188, p. 229-239
  • Hattori, K., 2018. Porphyry copper potential in Japan based on magmatic oxidation state. Resource Geology. v. 68, p. 126-137. (Doi: 10.1111/rge.12160).
  • Page, L., and Hattori, K., 2017.Tracing shallow and deep cycling of halogens (F, Cl, Br, I) and B in subduction zones: insights from abyssal, subducted and forearc serpentinites of the Dominican Republic. Scientific Reports from Nature publication, v. 7: 17776d, oi: 10.1038/s41598-017-18139-7.
  • Adlakha, E.E., Hattori, K., Davis, W.J., Boucher, B., 2017. Characterizing fluids associated with the McArthur River U deposit based on tourmaline trace element and stable (B, H) isotope compositions. Chemical Geology, v. 466,  p.417-435(doi:10.10167/j.chemgeo.2017.06.030)
  • Shen, P., Hattori, K., Pan, H., Jackson, S., Seitmuratova, E., 2015. Oxidation condition and metal-fertility of granitic magmas: zircon trace element data from the porphyry Cu deposits in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt. Economic Geology.  v. 110, p. 1861-1878. Doi:10.2113/econgeo.110.7.1861


Fields of Interest

  • Isotopes – stables et radiogéniques
  • Éléments traceurs
  • Métaux précieux
  • Dépôts de minéraux
  • Géologie économique
  • Exploration géochimique
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