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., DeHoog, J.C.M., Okay, A., 2016. Halogen transfer from a slab to the mantle evidenced from lawsonite blueschist in western Turkey. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.  v. 442, p.. 133-142.
  • Kouketsu, Y., Hattori, K., Guillot, S., Rayner, N., 2016. Retrogression and recrystallization of the Stak eclogite in northwest Himalaya.  Lithos, v. 240, p. 155-166.
  • 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

Fields of Interest

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