Prof. Dr. Juraj Majzlan


Professor für
Allgemeine und Angewandte Mineralogie

Carl-Zeiss-Promenade 10
(Carl-Zeiss-Gebäude, Raum 6418)
07745 Jena

Institut für Geowissenschaften
Burgweg 11 (Raum H209)
07749 Jena

Sprechzeiten: nach Vereinbarung
03641-9-48700, 48701

Research interests

Thermodynamic properties of minerals and inorganic phases

Mineralogy and geochemistry of pollution created by mining, especially acid-mine drainage

Crystal structures and crystal chemistry of inorganic materials

Bio-geo interactions, especially with respect to mobility of inorganic contaminants

Mineralogy and geology of ore deposits


Education and degrees achieved

2006 Habilitation, Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Albert-Ludwig-Universität Freiburg, Germany

2002 Ph.D., Department of Geology, University of California at Davis, California, USA
Dissertation: Thermodynamics of iron and aluminum oxides
Advisor: Alexandra Navrotsky

1996, 1997 Study stays at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark

1996 B.Sc., Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
Thesis: Ore mineralizations in the Mlynna dolina valley, Western Carpathians
Advisor: Martin Chovan

1995 Study stay at the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (exchange student within the CEEPUS program)


2009-: Professor (W3 position), Institute of Geosciences, Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena, Germany

2004-2009: Assistant Professor (C1 position), Mineralogical-Geochemical Institute, Albert-Ludwig-University of Freiburg, Germany

2002-2004: Hess Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

1998-2002: Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Geology, University of California at Davis, California, USA

1996-1997: Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia

Editorial duties

Associate Editor - Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry
Associate Editor - Mineralogical Magazine
Editorial Board Member - Acta Geologica Slovaca
Editorial Board Member - European Journal of Mineralogy

Reviewer for Journals

Acta Chimica Slovenica, Acta Crystallographica B, American Journal of Science, American Mineralogist, Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, Canadian Mineralogist, Chemical Geology, Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry, Chemistry of Materials, Chemosphere, Clays and Clay Minerals, Contaminant Hydrology, Crystal Growth & Design, Engineering in Life Sciences, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Science and Pollution, Environmental Science & Technology, European Journal of Mineralogy, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Geochemical Journal, Geologica Carpathica, International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, Journal of Czech Geological Society, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Journal of Hydrology, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences (Japan), Journal of Petrology, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, Materials Letters, Mineralia Slovaca, Mineralogia, Naturae Tutela, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Pure and Applied Chemistry, RSC Advances, Thermochimica Acta

Reviewer for Funding Bodies

Natural Environmental Research Council (UK), Swiss National Science Foundation, National Science Foundation (USA), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, OTKA (Hungarian Funding Agency), Georg-Forster Forschungs-Stipendiumprogram of the Humboldt Foundation, US Department of Energy (USA), National Science Centre (Poland), Nuclear Energy Agency (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)

Professional Affiliations

Geochemical Society, Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Mineralogical Society of America, Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft

Books and book chapters

Translation of Introduction to Geomicrobiology, by K. Konhauser (Blackwell) to Slovak language. Published by Comenius University, Bratislava, in 2015, 384 pages.

Majzlan, J., 2012: Minerals and Aqueous Species of Iron and Manganese as Reactants and Products of Microbial Metal Respiration. In: J. Gescher and A. Kappler (eds.), Microbial Metal Respiration, doi 10.1007/978-3-642-32867-1_1, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Translation of Manual of Mineralogy, 22nd edition, by Cornelis Klein (Wiley) to Slovak language. Published by Oikos-Lumon, Bratislava, in 2006, 666 pages.


Majzlan, J., 2020: Processes of metastable-mineral formation in oxidation zones and mine wastes. Mineralogical Magazine doi: 10.1180/mgm.2020.19

Plumhoff, A., Dachs, E., Benisek, A., Plášil, J., Sejkora, J., Števko, M., Majzlan, J., 2020: Thermodynamic properties, crystal structure and phase relations of pushcharovskite [Cu(AsO3OH)(H2O)·0.5H2O], geminite [Cu(AsO3OH)(H2O)] and liroconite [Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4·4H2O]. European Journal of Mineralogy 32, 285-304,

Herzel, H., Grevel, K.-D., Emmerling, F., Dachs, E., Benisek, A., Adam, C., Majzlan, J., 2020: Thermodynamic properties of calcium alkali phosphates Ca(Na,K)PO4. Journal of Materials Science DOI: 10.1007/s10853-020-04615-5

Majzlan, J., Chovan, M., Hurai, V., Luptáková, J., 2020: Hydrothermal mineralisation of the Tatric Superunit (Western Carpathians, Slovakia): I. A review of mineralogical, thermometry and isotope data. Geologica Carpathica 71, 85-112,

Majzlan, J., Kiefer, S., Chovan, M., Kohút, M., Gerdes, A., Konečný, P., Števko, M., Finger, F., Waitzinger, M., Biroň, A., Luptáková, J., Siman, P., 2020: Hydrothermal mineralisation of the Tatric Superunit (Western Carpathians, Slovakia): II. Geochronology and timing of mineralisations in the Nízke Tatry Mts. Geologica Carpathica 71, 113-133,

Tuhý, M., Rohovec, J., Matoušková, Š., Mihaljevič, M., Kříbek, B., Vaněk, A., Mapani, B., Göttlicher, J., Steininger, R., Majzlan, J., Ettler, V., 2020: The potential wildfire effects on mercury remobilization from topsoils and biomass in a smelter-polluted semi-arid area. Chemosphere 247, 125972.

Jurkovič, Ľ., Majzlan, J., Klimko, T., Voleková-Lalinská, B., Hiller, E., Šottník, P., Göttlicher, J., Steininger, R., 2019: Natural attenuation of antimony and arsenic at the abandoned Sb deposit Poproč, Slovakia. Environmental Earth Sciences 78:672,

Majzlan, J., Haase, P., Plášil, J., Dachs, E., 2019: Synthesis and stability of some members of the pharmacosiderite group, AFe4(OH)4(AsO4)3·nH2O (A= K, Na, 0.5Ba, 0.5Sr). Canadian Mineralogist 57, 1-14, 10.3749/canmin.1900035

Bellmann, F., Grevel, K.-D., Majzlan, J., Dachs, E., Ludwig, H.-M., 2019: Analysis of thermodynamic data of calcium aluminate monocarbonate hydrate. Cement and Concrete Research 116, 89-94, 2018.10.012

Sturm, G., Brunner, S., Suvorova, E., Dempwolff, F., Reiner, J., Graumann, P., Bernier-Latmani, R., Majzlan, J., Gescher, J., 2018: Chromate Resistance Mechanisms in Leucobacter chromiiresistens. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 84, UNSP e02208-18, DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02208-18

Hawash, B.I.H., Chmielewska, E., Netriová, Z., Majzlan, J., Pálková, H., Hudec, P., Sokolík, R., 2018: Innovative comparable study for application of iron oxyhydroxide and manganese dioxide modified clinoptilolite in removal of Zn(II) from aqueous medium. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 6, 6489-6503.

Jelenová, H., Majzlan, J., Amoako, F.Y., Drahota, P., 2018: Geochemical and mineralogical characterization of the arsenic-, iron-, and sulfur-rich mining wastedumps near Kank, Czech Republic. Applied Geochemistry 97, 247-255,

Chmielewská, E., Hawash, H.B.I., Górová, R., Kovalaková, M., Majzlan, J., Sasinková, V., Hudec, P., 2018: Natural resources and waste products in aquatic media remediation and diclofenac uptake. Current Green Chemistry 5, 114-121, doi 10.2174/2213346105666180622125344

Ghazisaeed, S., Majzlan, J., Plášil, J., Kiefer, B., 2018: A simple method for the prediction of the orientation of water molecules in ionic crystals authors. Journal of Applied Crystallography 51, 1116-1124.

Majzlan, J., Nielsen, U.G., Dachs, E., Benisek, A., Drahota, P., Kolitsch, U., Herrmann, J., Bolanz, R., 2018: Thermodynamics of mansfieldite, AlAsO4·2H2O, angelellite, Fe4(AsO4)2O3, and kamarizaite, Fe3(AsO4)2(OH)3·3H2O. Mineralogical Magazine 82, 1333-1354, doi: 10.1180/mgm.2018.107

Herrmann, J., Voegelin, A., Palatinus, L., Mangold, S., Majzlan, J., 2018: Secondary Fe-As-Tl mineralization in soils near Buus in the Swiss Jura Mountains. European Journal of Mineralogy doi 10.1127/ejm/2018/0030-2766

Majzlan, J., Kiefer, S., Herrmann, J., Števko, M., Chovan, M., Lánczos, T., Sejkora, J., Langenhorst, F., Lazarov, M., Gerdes, A., Radková, A., Jamieson, H., Milovský, R., 2018: Synergies in elemental mobility during weathering of tetrahedrite [(Cu,Fe,Zn)12(Sb,As)4S13]: Field observations, electron microscopy, isotopes of Cu, C, O, radiometric dating, and water geochemistry. Chemical  Geology 488, 1-20,

Majzlan, J., Števko, M., Chovan, M., Luptáková, J., Milovská, S., Milovský, R., Jeleň, S., Sýkorová, M., Pollok, K., Göttlicher, J., Kupka, D., 2018: Mineralogy and geochemistry of the copper-dominated neutral mine drainage at the Cu deposit Ľubietová-Podlipa (Slovakia). Applied Geochemistry

Majzlan, J., 2017: Solution calorimetry on minerals related to acid mine drainage - methodology, checks, and balances. AGEOS 9, 171-183.

Majzlan, J., Dachs, E., Benisek, A., Plášil, J., Sejkora, J., 2017: Thermodynamics, crystal chemistry and structural complexity of the Fe(SO4)(OH)(H2O)x phases: Fe(SO4)(OH), metahohmannite, butlerite, parabutlerite, amarantite, hohmannite, and fibroferrite. European Journal of Mineralogy 29, 1-17, doi 10.1127/ejm/2017/0029-2677

Meier, A., Kastner, A., Harries, D., Wierzbicka-Wieczorek, M., Majzlan, J., Büchel, G., Kothe, E., 2017: Calcium carbonates: induced biomineralization with controlled macromorphology. Biogeosciences 14, 4867-4878.

Plášil, J., Petříček, V., Majzlan, J., 2017: A (3+1) commensurately modulated structure of parabutlerite, Fe3+SO4(OH)•2H2O. Acta Crystallographica B 73, 856-862.

Majzlan, J., Berkh, K., Kiefer, S., Koděra, P., Fallick, A., Chovan, M., Bakos, F., Biroň, A., Ferenc, Š., 2017: Mineralogy, alteration patterns, geochemistry, and fluid properties of the Ag-Au epithermal deposit Nová Baňa, Slovakia. Mineralogy and Petrology 112, 1-23, doi 10.1007/s00710-017-0516-0

Wiethoff, F., Grevel, K.-D., Marler, B., Petrikis, J., Majzlan, J., Kirste, J., Lathe, C., 2017: P-V-T behavior of FeO(OH) and MnO(OH). Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 44, 567-576.

Borčinová Radková, A., Jamieson, H., Lalinská-Voleková, B., Majzlan, J., Števko, M., Chovan, M., 2017: Mineralogical controls on antimony and arsenic mobility during tetrahedrite-tennantite weathering at historic mine sites Špania Dolina-Piesky and Ľubietová-Svätodušná, Slovakia. American Mineralogist 102, 1091-1100

Bizo, M.L., Nietzsche, S., Mansfeld, U., Langenhorst, F., Majzlan, J., Göttlicher, J., Ozunu, A., Formann, S., Krause, K., Kothe, E., 2017: Response to lead pollution: mycorrhizal Pinus sylvestris forms the biomineral pyromorphite in roots and needles. Environmental Science and Pollution DOI 10.1007/s11356-017-9020-7

Chmielewská, E., Tylus, W., Drábik, M., Majzlan, J., Kravčak, J., Williams, C., Čaplovičová, M., Čaplovič, Ľ., 2017: Structure investigation of nano-FeO(OH) modified clinoptilolite tuff for antimony removal. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 248, 222-233.

Majzlan, J., Grevel, K.-D., Kiefer, B., Nielsen, U.G., Grube, E., Dachs, E., Benisek, A., White, M.A., Johnson, M., 2017: Thermodynamics and crystal chemistry of rhomboclase, (H5O2)Fe(SO4)2·2H2O, and the phase (H3O)Fe(SO4)2. American Mineralogist

Majzlan, J., Števko, M., Dachs, E., Benisek, A., Plášil, J., Sejkora, J., 2017: Thermodynamics, stability, crystal structure, and phase relations among euchroite, Cu2(AsO4)(OH)·3H2O, and related minerals. European Journal of Mineralogy 29, 1-12,

Majzlan, J., Števko, M., Lánczos, T., 2016: Soluble secondary minerals of antimony in Pezinok and Kremnica (Slovakia) and the question of mobility or immobility of antimony in mine waters. Environmental Chemistry doi 10.1071/EN16013

Drahota, P., Knappová, M., Kindlová, H., Culka, A., Majzlan, J., Mihaljevič, M., Rohovec, J., Veselovský, F., Fridrichová, M., Jehlička, J., 2016: Mobility and attenuation of arsenic in sulfide-rich mining wastes from the Czech Republic. Science of Total Environment 557-558, 192-203, doi 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.03.079

Majzlan, J., Zittlau, A., Grevel, K.-D., Schliesser, J., Woodfield, B.F., Dachs, E., Števko, M., Plášil, J., Milovská, S., 2016: Thermodynamic properties and phase equilibria of the secondary copper minerals libethenite, olivenite, pseudomalachite, kröhnkite, cyanochroite, and devilline. Canadian Mineralogist (John Jambor special issue) doi 10.3749/canmin.1400066

Majzlan, J., Plášil, J., Palatinus, L., 2016: Crystal structure of Fe2(AsO4)(HAsO4)(OH)(H2O)3, a dehydration product of kaňkite. European Journal of Mineralogy 28, 63-70, doi 10.1127/ejm/2015/0027-2495

Majzlan, J., Plášil, J., Dachs, E., Benisek, A., Koch, C.B., 2016: Crystal structure, hydrogen bonding, Mössbauer spectroscopy, and thermodynamic properties of botryogen. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie 193/2, 147-159, doi 10.1127/njma/2016/0299

Majzlan, J., Brey, M., Malz, A., Donndorf, S., Milovsky, R., 2016: Fluid evolution and mineralogy of the Mn-Fe-barite-fluorite mineralizations at the contact of the Thuringian Basin, Thüringer Wald and Thüringer Schiefergebirge in Germany. Geologica Carpathica 67, 3-20, doi 10.1515/geoca-2016-0001

Veselská, V., Majzlan, J., 2015: Environmental impact and potential utilization of historical Cu-Fe-Co slags. Environmental Science and Pollution Research doi 10.1007/s11356-015-5861-0

Majzlan, J., Števko, M., Chovan, M., 2015: Mineralogy of an ore occurrence near Hiadeľ in Nízke Tatry Mts. (Slovak Republic). Bulletin Mineralogicko-petrologického oddělení Národního Muzea v Praze 23, 271-276. (in Slovak)

Plášil, J., Majzlan, J., Wierzbiczka-Wieczorek, M., Kiefer, B., 2015: Crystal structure, thermal behavior and parageneses of koninckite, FePO4·3H2O. Mineralogical Magazine 79, 1161-1175, 10.1180/minmag.2015.079.5.10

Majzlan, J., Amoako, F.Y., Kindlová, H., Drahota, P., 2015: Thermodynamic properties of zýkaite, a ferric sulfoarsenate. Applied Geochemistry 61, 294-301, doi 10.1016/j.apgeochem. 2015.06.007

Voegelin, A., Pfenninger, N., Petrikis, J., Majzlan, J., Plötze, M., Senn, A.-C., Mangold, S., Steininger, R., Göttlicher, J., 2015: Thallium speciation and extractability in a thallium- and arsenic-rich soil developed from mineralized carbonate rock. Environmental Science & Technology, doi 10.1021/acs.est.5b00629

Kučerová, G., Majzlan, J., Bačík, P., Voleková, B., Radková, A., Chovan, M., Michňová, J., Klimko, T., Steininger, R., Göttlicher, J., 2015: Mineralogy and geochemistry of neutral mine drainage in the tailings of siderite-tetrahedrite ores near Rudňany and Slovinky in Slovakia. Canadian Mineralogist DOI: 10.3749/canmin.1400020

Paktunc, D., Huang, A., Majzlan, J., 2015: Synthesis and characterization of arsenates in the Ca-Fe(III)-As(V)-NO
3 system: Implications on the formation of Ca-Fe arsenates and their stabilities. American Mineralogist doi 10.2138/am-2015-5199

Majzlan, J., Plášil, J., Škoda, R., Gescher, J., Kögler, F., Rusznyak, A., Küsel, K.,  Neu, T.R., Mangold, S., Rothe, J., 2014: Arsenical acid mine drainage with colossal arsenic concentration: mineralogy, geochemistry, microbiology. Environmental Sciences & Technology 48, 13685-13693, DOI: 10.1021/es5024916

Kiefer, S., Majzlan, J., 2014: Mechanisms of crystal growth of hydrothermal pyrite. Canadian Mineralogist 52, 555-568, doi 10.3749/canmin.52.3.555

Bowell, R.J., Alpers, C.N., Jamieson, H.E., Nordstrom, D.K., Majzlan, J., 2014: The environmental geochemistry of arsenic - an overview. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 79,

Nordstrom, D.K., Königsberger, E., Majzlan, J., 2014: Thermodynamic Properties for Arsenic Minerals and Aqueous Species. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry

Jerzykowska, I., Majzlan, J., Michalik, M., Göttlicher, J., Steininger, R., Błachowski, A., Ruebenbauer, K., 2014: Mineralogy of and speciation of Zn and As in Fe-oxide-clay aggregates in the mining waste at the MVT Zn-Pb deposits near Olkusz, Poland. Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry 74, 393-406.

Majzlan, J., Fillipi, M., Drahota, P., 2014: Mineralogy and crystal chemistry of arsenic. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 79, 17-184.

Ziegler, S., Dolch, K., Geiger, K., Krause, S., Asskamp, M., Eusterhues, K., Kriews, M., Wilhelms-Dick, D., Goettlicher, J., Majzlan, J., Gescher, J, 2013: Oxygen-dependent niche formation of a pyrite-dependent acidophilic consortium built by archaea and bacteria. ISME Journal 7, 1725-1737.

Berkh, K., Majzlan, J., Chovan, M., Bakos, F., Kozák, J., 2014: Mineralogy of the Medieval Ag-Au occurrences Banská Belá, Treiboltz, Rabenstein, and Kopanice in the Banská Štiavnica ore district (Slovakia). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie 191/3, 237-256.

Schütze, E., Weist, A., Klose, M., Wach, T., Schumann, M., Nietzsche, S., Merten, D., Baumert, J., Majzlan, J., E. Kothe, E., 2013: Taking nature into lab: Biomineralization by heavy metal resistant streptomycetes in soil. Biogeosciences 10, 3605-3614. doi: 10.5194/bg-10-3605-2013

Bolanz, R.M., Bläß, U., Ackermann, S., Ciobota, V., Rösch, P., Tarcea, N., Popp, J., Majzlan, J., 2013: The effect of antimonate, arsenate and phosphate on the transformation of ferrihydrite to goethite, hematite, feroxyhyte, and tripuhyite. Clays and Clay Minerals 61, 11-25,

Veselská V., Majzlan J., Hiller E., Peťková K., Jurkovič Ľ., Ďurža A., Voleková - Lalinská B., 2013: Coal-combustion ashes buried under agricultural soil: Chemical composition and the release of arsenic. Applied Geochemistry

Plášil, J., Fejfarová, K., Hloušek, J., Škoda, R., Novák, M., Sejkora, J., Čejka, J., Dušek, M., Veselovský, F., Ondruš, P., Majzlan, J., Mrázek, Z., 2013: Štěpite, U(AsO3OH)2·4H2O, from Jáchymov, Czech Republic: The first natural arsenate of tetravalent uranium. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 137-152.

Paktunc, D., Majzlan, J., Palatinus, L., Dutrizac, J., Klementová, M., Poirier, G., 2013: Characterization of ferric arsenate-sulphate compounds with implications on arsenic control in refractory gold processing residues. American Mineralogist (accepted)

Zittlau, A., Shi, Q., Boerio-Goates, J., Woodfield, B., Majzlan, J., 2013: Thermodynamics of the basic copper sulfates antlerite, posnjakite, and brochantite. Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry, doi 10.1016/j.chemer.2012. 12.002

Majzlan, J., Schlicht, H., Wierzbicka-Wieczorek, M., Giester, G., Pöllmann, H., Brömme, B., Doyle, S., Buth, G., Bender, C.K., 2013: A contribution to the crystal chemistry of the voltaite group: solid solutions, Mössbauer and infrared spectra, and anomalous anisotropy. Mineralogy and Petrology doi 10.1007/s00710-012-0254-2

Grevel, K.-D., Majzlan, J., Benisek, A., Dachs, E., Steiger, M., Fortes, A.D., Marler, B., 2012: Experimentally determined standard thermodynamic properties of synthetic MgSO4·4H2O (starkeyite) and MgSO4·3H2O; a revised internally consistent thermodynamic dataset for magnesium sulfate hydrates. Astrobiology 12, 1042-1054, doi 10.1089/ ast.2012.0823

Jentzsch, P.V., Ciobota, V., Bolanz, R.M., Kampe, B., Rösch, P., Majzlan, J., Popp, J., 2012: Raman and infrared spectroscopic study of synthetic ungemachite, K3Na8Fe(SO4)6(NO3)2·6H2O. Journal of Molecular Structure 1022, 147-152.

Jentzsch, P.V., Bolanz, R.M., Ciobota, V., Kampe, B., Rösch, P., Majzlan, J., Popp, J., 2012: Raman spectroscopic study of calcium mixed salts of atmospheric importance. Vibrational Spectroscopy 61, 206-213.

Lalinská-Voleková, B., Majzlan, J., Klimko, T., Chovan, M., Kučerová, G., Michňová, J., Hovorič, R., Göttlicher, J., Steininger, R. (2012): Mineralogy of the Fe-As-Sb weathering products in mine wastes and soils at several Sb deposits in Slovakia. Canadian Mineralogist 50, 481-500, DOI: 10.3749/canmin.50.1.000

Majzlan, J., Drahota, P., Filippi, M., Grevel, K.-D., Kahl, W.-A., Plášil, J., Woodfield, B.F., Boerio-Goates, J. (2012): Thermodynamic properties of scorodite and parascorodite (FeAsO4·2H2O), kaňkite (FeAsO4·3.5H2O), and FeAsO4. Hydrometallurgy 117-118, 47-56, DOI: 10.1016/j.hydromet. 2012.02.002

Majzlan, J., Lazic, B., Armbruster, T., Johnson, M.B., White, M.A., Fisher, R.A., Plášil, J., Loun, J., Škoda, R., Novák, M. (2012): Crystal structure, thermodynamic properties, and paragenesis of bukovskýite, Fe2(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)·9H2O. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences (Japan) 107, 133-148, DOI: 10.2465/jmps.110930

Bolanz, R.M., Majzlan, J., Jurkovic, L., Göttlicher, J., 2011: Mineralogy, geochemistry, and arsenic speciation in coal combustion waste from Nováky, Slovakia. Fuel doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2011.10.067

Plasil, J., Fejfarova, K., Novak, M., Dusek, M., Skoda, R., Hlousek, J., Cejka, M., Majzlan, J., Sejkora, J., Machovic, V., Talla, D., 2011: Behounekite, U(SO4)2(H2O)4, from Jachymov (St Joachimsthal), Czech Republic: the first natural U4+ sulphate. Mineralogical Magazine 75, 2739-2753.

Majzlan, J., Brecht, B., Lalinská, B., Chovan, M., Moravanský, D., Uhlík, P., 2011: Elemental and mineral inventory of tailing impoundments near Pezinok, Slovakia and possible courses of action for their remediation. Mineralogia 41, 55-74, doi 10.2478/v10002-010-0005-0

Majzlan, J., Alpers, C.N., Bender Koch, C., McCleskey, R.B., Myneni, S.C.B., Neil, J.M., 2011: Vibrational, X-ray absorption, and Mössbauer spectra of sulfate minerals from the weathered massive sulfide deposit at Iron Mountain, California. Chemical Geology 284, 296-305. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.03.008

Majzlan, J., 2011: Thermodynamic stabilization of hydrous ferric oxide by adsorption of phosphate and arsenate. Environmental Science & Technology 45, 4726-4732,

Grevel, K.-D., Majzlan, J., 2011: Thermodynamics of divalent metal sulfates. Chemical Geology 286, 301-306. doi 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.05.016

Nielsen, U.G., Heinmaa, I., Samoson, A., Majzlan, J., Grey, C.P., 2011: Insight into the local magnetic environments and deuteron mobility in jarosite (AFe3(SO4)2(OD)6, A = K, Na, D3O) and hydronium alunite ((D3O)Al3(SO4)2 (OD)6), from variable temperature 2H MAS NMR. Chemistry of Materials 23, 3176-3187,

Klimko, T., Lalinská, B.,
Majzlan, J., Chovan, M., Kucerová, G., Paul, C.,  2011: Chemical composition of weathering products in neutral and acidic mine tailings from stibnite exploitation in Slovakia. Journal of Geosciences, 57, 327-340.

Majzlan, J., Lalinská, B., Chovan, M., Bläß, U., Brecht, B., Göttlicher, J., Steininger, R., Hug, K., Ziegler, S., Gescher, J., 2011: A mineralogical, geochemical, and microbiogical assessment of the antimony- and arsenic-rich neutral mine drainage tailings near Pezinok, Slovakia. American Mineralogist 96, 1-13. doi 10.2138/am.2011.3556

Anawar, H.M., Garcia-Sanchez, A., Santa Regina, I., Mihaljevič, M., Majzlan, J., Moyano, A., 2010: Assessment of arsenic fractionation, mobility, and bioavailability in mining-affected soils, and remediation measures. Land Contamination & Reclamation 18 (3), 279-292.
doi 10.2462/09670513.1001

Majzlan, J., Ðorđević, T., Kolitsch, U., Schefer, J., 2010: Hydrogen bonding in coquimbite, nominally Fe2(SO4)3·9H2O, and the relationship between coquimbite and paracoquimbite. Mineralogy and Petrology 100, 241-248. doi 10.1007/s00710-010-0128-4

Majzlan, J., 2010: Advances and gaps in the knowledge of the thermodynamics and crystallography of acid-mine drainage sulfate minerals. Chimia 64, 699-704. doi 10.2533/chimia.2010.699

Majzlan, J., Glasnák, P., Fisher, R.A., White, M.-A., Johnson, M., Woodfield, B., Boerio-Goates, J., 2010: Heat capacity, entropy and magnetic properties of jarosite-group compounds. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 37, 635-651. doi 10.1007/s00269-010-0363-6

Majzlan, J., Chovan, M., Andráš, P., Newville, M., Wiedenbeck, M. (2010): The nanoparticulate nature of invisible gold in arsenopyrite from Pezinok (Slovakia). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Abhandlungen 187, 1-9.
doi 10.1127/0077-7757/2010/0156

Ackermann, S., Armbruster, T., Lazic, B., Doyle, S., Grevel, K.-D., Majzlan, J., 2009: Thermodynamic and crystallographic properties of kornelite (Fe2(SO4)3·~7.75H2O) and paracoquimbite (Fe2(SO4)3·9H2O). American Mineralogist 94, 1620-1628.

Grevel, K.-D., Majzlan, J., 2009: Internally consistent thermodynamic data for magnesium sulfate hydrates. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 6805-6815.

Hiller, E., Jurkovič, L., Kordík, J., Slaninka, I., Jankulár, M., Majzlan, J., Göttlicher, J., Steininger, R., 2009: Arsenic mobility from anthropogenic impoundment sediments - consequences of contamination to biota, water and sediments, Poša, Eastern Slovakia. Applied Geochemistry 24, 2175-2185.

Jankulár, M., Hiller, E., Jurkovič, Ľ., Veselská, V., Majzlan, J., 2009: Arsenic and zinc in impoundment materials and related stream sediments from a polluted area in eastern Slovakia: Distribution, mobility, and water quality. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics 57, 200-211.

Majzlan, J., 2009: Ore mineralization at the Rabenstein occurrence near Banská Hodruša, Slovakia. Mineralia Slovaca 41, 45-54.

Ziegler, S., Ackermann, S., Majzlan, J., Gescher, J., 2009: Matrix composition and community structure analysis of a novel bacterial pyrite leaching community. Environmental Microbiology 11, 2329-2338.

Ackermann, S., Gieré, R., Newville, M., Majzlan, J., 2009: Mineral and chemical composition of the crust of weathering bullets from Swiss shooting ranges at Losone and Lucerne. Science of the Total Environment 407, 1669-1682.

Hurai, V., Göttlicher, J., Majzlan, J., Huraiová, M., 2008: Contrasting ferric iron contents in natural conjugate Fe-oxide and silicate melts determined using micro-XANES spectroscopy. The Canadian Mineralogist 46, 1173-1181.

Jiang, F., Majzlan, J., Speziale, S., He, D., Duffy, T.S., 2008: Single-crystal elasticity of diaspore, AlOOH, to 12 GPa by Brillouin scattering. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 170, 221-228.

Majzlan, J., Bender Koch, C., Navrotsky, A., 2008: Thermodynamic stability of feroxyhyte (d'-FeOOH). Clays and Clay Minerals 56, 527-531.

Nielsen, U.G., Majzlan, J., Grey, C.P., 2008: Identification of local environments in defect jarosite (AFe3(SO4)2(OD)6, A = D3O, Na, K) samples by 2H MAS NMR spectroscopy. Chemistry of Materials 20, 2234-2241.

Navrotsky, A., Mazeina, L., Majzlan, J., 2008: Size-driven structural and thermodynamic complexity in iron oxides. Science 319, 1635-1638.

Majzlan, J., Michallik, R., 2007: The crystal structures, solid solutions and infrared spectra of copiapite-group minerals. Mineralogical Magazine 71, 557-573.

Hiller, E., Veselská, V., Majzlan, J., 2007: Arsenic mobility in stream sediments and impoundment material as evaluated by column and batch experiments. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics 55, 223-235.

Botez, C.E., Hermosillo, J.D., Zhang, J., Qian, J., Zhao, Y., Majzlan, J., Chianelli, R.R., Pantea, C., 2007: High-Temperature Phase Transitions in CsH2PO4 under Ambient and High-Pressure Conditions: A Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Study. Journal of Chemical Physics 127, 194701.

Majzlan, J., Lalinská, Chovan, M., B., Jurkovič, L., Milovská, S., Göttlicher, J., 2007: The formation, structure, and ageing of As-rich hydrous ferric oxide at the abandoned Sb deposit Pezinok (Slovakia). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71, 4206-4220.

Nielsen, U., Majzlan, J., Phillips, B., Ziliox, M., Grey, C.P., 2007: Characterization of defects and the local environment in natural and synthetic alunite (K, Na, H3O)Al3(SO4)2(OH)6 by multi-nuclear solid-state NMR spectroscopy. American Mineralogist 92, 587-597.

Majzlan, J., Mazeina, L., Navrotsky, A., 2007: Enthalpy of water adsorption and surface enthalpy of lepidocrocite (γ-FeOOH). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71, 615-623.

Majzlan, J., Kiefer, B., 2006: An X-ray- and neutron-diffraction study of synthetic ferricopiapite, Fe14/3(SO4)6(OD,OH)2(D2O,H2O)20, and ab initio calculations on the structure of magnesiocopiapite, MgFe4(SO4)6(OH)2(H2O)20. The Canadian Mineralogist 44, 1227-1237.

Majzlan, J., Speziale, S., Duffy, T., Burns, P.C., 2006: Single-crystal elastic properties of alunite, KAl3[(OH)6(SO4)2]. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 33, 567-573.

Botez, C.E., Chianelli, R.R., Zhang, J., Qian, J., Majzlan, J., Pantea, C., 2006: Evidence for a structural transition to a superprotonic CsH2PO4 phase under high pressure, in Materials in Extreme Environments, edited by C. Mailhiot, P.B. Saganti, D. Ila (Materials Research Society Symposia Proceedings, Warrendale, PA, 2006), paper 0929-II02-01.

Majzlan, J., Navrotsky, A., McCleskey, B., Alpers, C.N., 2006: Thermodynamic properties and crystal structure refinement of ferricopiapite, coquimbite, rhomboclase, and Fe2(SO4)3(H2O)5.European Journal of Mineralogy 18, 175-186.

Bluhm H., Andersson K., Araki T., Benzerara K., Brown G. E., Dynes J. J., Ghosal S., Gilles M. K., Hansed H. -Ch, Heminger J. C., Hitchcock A. P., Ketteler G., Kilcoyne A. L. D., Kneedler E., Lawrence J. R., Leppard G. G., Majzlan, J., Mun B. S., Myneni S. C. B., Nilsson A., Ogasawara H., Ogletree D. F., Pecher K., Salmeron M., Shuh D. K., Tonner B., Tyliszczak T., Warwick T., Yoon T. H., 2005: Soft X-ray microscopy and spectroscopy at the molecular environmental science beamline at the Advanced Light Source. Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 150, 86-104.

Grevel, K.-D., Kahl, W.-A., Majzlan, J., Navrotsky, A., Lathe, C., 2005: Thermodynamic data of magnesiochloritoid. European Journal of Mineralogy 17, 587-598.

Majzlan, J., Navrotsky, A., Stevens, R., Donaldson, M., Woodfield, B.F., Boerio-Goates, J., 2005: Thermodynamics of monoclinic Fe2(SO4)3. Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics 37, 802-809.

Majzlan, J., Botez, C., Stephens, P.W., 2005: The crystal structures of synthetic Fe2(SO4)3(H2O)5 and the type specimen of lausenite. American Mineralogist 90, 411-416.

Majzlan, J., Myneni, S.C.B., 2005: Speciation of iron and sulfate in acid waters: Aqueous clusters to mineral precipitates. Environmental Science and Technology 39, 188-194.

Uhlík, P., Majzlan, J., 2004: Conditions of mixed-layer illite-smectite formation at the deposit Dolná Ves on the southwest margin of Kremnica stratovolcano. Mineralia Slovaca 36, 331-338. (in Slovak)

Majzlan, J., Stevens, R., Boerio-Goates, J., Woodfield, B.F., Navrotsky, A., Crawford, M., Burns, P., Amos, T.G., 2004: Thermodynamic properties, low-temperature heat capacity anomalies, and single crystal X-ray refinement of hydronium jarosite, (H3O)Fe3(SO4)2(OH)6. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 31, 518-531.

Majzlan, J., Navrotsky, A., Schwertmann, U., 2004: Thermodynamics of iron oxides. Part III. Enthalpies of formation and stability of ferrihydrite (~Fe(OH)3), schwertmannite (~FeO(OH)3/4(SO4)1/8), and e-Fe2O3. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68, 1049-1059.

Majzlan, J., Navrotsky, A., 2003: Thermodynamics of the goethite-diaspore solid solution. European Journal of Mineralogy 15, 495-501.

Majzlan, J., Grevel, K.-D., Navrotsky, A., 2003: Thermodynamics of iron oxides: Part II. Enthalpies of formation and relative stability of goethite (a-FeOOH), lepidocrocite (g-FeOOH), and maghemite (g-Fe2O3). American Mineralogist 88, 855-859.

Majzlan, J., Lang, B.E., Stevens, R., Navrotsky, A., Woodfield, B.F., Boerio-Goates, J., 2003: Thermodynamics of iron oxides: Part I. Standard entropy and heat capacity of goethite (a-FeOOH), lepidocrocite (g-FeOOH), and maghemite (g-Fe2O3). American Mineralogist 88, 846-854.

Fialips, C.-I., Majzlan, J., Beaufort, D., Navrotsky, A., 2003: New thermochemical evidence on the stability of dickite vs. kaolinite. American Mineralogist 88, 837-845.

Majzlan, J., Navrotsky, A., Woodfield, B.F., Lang, B.E., Boerio-Goates, J., Fisher, R.A., 2003: Phonon, spin-wave, and defect contribution to the low-temperature specific heat of a-FeOOH. Journal of Low Temperature Physics 130, 69-76.

Majzlan, J., Navrotsky, A., Evans, B.J., 2002: Thermodynamics and crystal chemistry of the hematite - corundum solid solution and the ternary phase FeAlO3. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 29, 515-526.

Majzlan, J., Makovicky, M., Makovicky, E., Rose-Hansen, J., 2002: The system Fe-Pt-S at 1100 °C. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 509-517.

Majzlan, J., Navrotsky, A., Neil, J.M., 2002: Energetics of anhydrite, barite, celestine, and anglesite: A high-temperature and differential scanning calorimetry study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 66, 1839-1850.

Majzlan, J., Chovan, M., Michálek, J., 2002: Mineral and chemical composition of the ores at the Dve Vody (Sb-Au-Pb-Cu) deposit, Western Carpathians. Slovak Geological Magazine 8, 21-36.

Grevel, K.-D., Navrotsky, A., Fockenberg, T., Majzlan, J., 2002: The enthalpy of formation and internally consistent thermodynamic data of Mg-staurolite. American Mineralogist 87, 397-404.

Majzlan, J., Hurai, V., Chovan, M., 2001: Fluid inclusion and mineralogical study on hydrothermal As-Au-Sb-Cu-Pb-Zn veins in the Mlynná dolina valley (Western Carpathians, Slovakia). Geologica Carpathica 52, 277-286.

Grevel, K.-D., Navrotsky, A., Kahl, W.-A., Fasshauer, D.W., Majzlan, J., 2001: Thermodynamic data of the high-pressure phase Mg5Al5Si6O21(OH)7 (Mg-sursassite). Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 28, 475-487.

Majzlan, J., Navrotsky, A., Casey, W.H., 2000: Surface enthalpy of boehmite. Clays and Clay Minerals 48, 699-707.

Hurai, V., Janák, M., Ludhová, L., Horn, E.-E., Thomas, R., Majzlan, J., 2000: Nitrogen-bearing fluids, brines and carbonate liquids in Variscan migmatites of the Tatra Mountains, Western Carpathians heritage of high pressure metamorphism. European Journal of Mineralogy 6, 1283-1300.

Hurai, V., Gazdacko, L ., Ferencíková, E., Majzlan, J., Repcok, I., 1999: The origin of ore-bearing fluids at the vein siderite deposits Gretla, Jedlovec, and Rudnany (Spišsko-gemerské rudohorie Mts). Mineralia Slovaca 30, 423-430. (in Slovak)

Chovan, M., Majzlan, J., Ragan, M., Siman, P., Krištín, J., 1998: Pb-Sb and Pb-Sb-Bi sulfosalts and associated sulphides from Dúbrava deposit, Nízke Tatry Mts. Acta Geologica Universitatis Comenianae 53, 37-49.

Orvošová, M., Majzlan, J., Chovan, M., 1998: Hydrothermal alteration of granitoid rocks and gneisses in the Sb-Au Dúbrava deposit, Western Carpathians. Geologica Carpathica 49, 5, 377-387.

Majzlan, J., Chovan, M., Michálek, J., 1997: Ore bodies at the Rišianka and Malé Železné deposits: Mineral composition and parageneses. Mineralia Slovaca 30, 1, 52-59. (in Slovak)

Majzlan, J., Chovan, M., 1997: Hydrothermal mineralization in the Mlynna dolina valley, Nízke Tatry Mts. Mineralia Slovaca 29, 2, 149-158. (in Slovak)

Chovan, M., Póc, I., Jancsy, P., Majzlan, J., Krištín, J., 1995: Sb-Au (As-Pb) mineralization of the Magurka deposit, Nízke Tatry Mts. Mineralia Slovaca 27, 397-406. (in Slovak)

Majzlan, J., Ozdín, D., 1995: Cu-Pb-Bi sulfosalts from the Nízke Tatry Mts. Mineralia Slovaca 27, 290-292. (in Slovak)

Uher, P., Chovan, M., Majzlan, J., 1994: Vanadian-chromian garnet in mafic pyroclastic rocks of the Malé Karpaty Mts., Western Carpathians, Slovakia. The Canadian Mineralogist 32, 319-326.