​​Honorary Professors​

 

TitleProf
NameDirk
SurnameVan Reenen
Department Geology
Designation Honorary Professors​
CampusAPK
OfficeC1 Lab 402
Tel: +27 (0)11 5594701
Email:dirkvr@uj.ac.za
Highest qualification

PhD

Field(s) of research

Metamorphic Petrology, Archean Tectonics

List of publications (20 most recent)​




























































































Kramers, J.D., McCourt, S., Roering, C., Smit, C.A., and van Reenen, D.D. 2011. Tectonic models proposed for the Limpopo Complex, mutual compatibilities and constraints. In: Geological Society of America Memoir 207 "Origin and evolution of Precambrian high-grade gneiss terrains, with special emphasis on the Limpopo Complex of southern Africa" (Edited by D.D. van Reenen, J. Kramers, S. McCourt and L.L. Perchuk), pp 311-314.

Mahan, K.H., Smit, C.A., Williams, M.L., Dumond, G. and Van Reenen, D.D. 2011.  Scales of heterogeneous strain and polymetamorphism in high-grade terranes: Insight from the Athabasca Granulite Terrane, western Canada and the Limpopo Complex, southern Africa. In: Geological Society of America Memoir 207 "Origin and evolution of Precambrian high-grade gneiss terrains, with special emphasis on the Limpopo Complex of southern Africa" (Edited by D.D. van Reenen, J. Kramers, S. McCourt and L.L. Perchuk), pp 269-287.

Smit, C.A., Van Reenen, D.D., Roering, C., Boshoff, R. and Perchuk, L.L. 2011.  The Neoarchean=>Paleoproterozoic evolution of the polymetamorphic Central Zone of the Limpopo Complex. In: Geological Society of America Memoir 207 "Origin and evolution of Precambrian high-grade gneiss terrains, with special emphasis on the Limpopo Complex of southern Africa" (Edited by D.D. van Reenen, J. Kramers, S. McCourt and L.L. Perchuk), pp 213-244.

Tsunogae, T. and Van Reenen, D.D. 2011. High-pressure and ultrahigh-temperature metamorphism of Precambrian high-grade terranes: Case study of the Limpopo Complex. In: Geological Society of America Memoir 207 "Origin and evolution of Precambrian high-grade gneiss terrains, with special emphasis on the Limpopo Complex of southern Africa" (Edited by D.D. van Reenen, J. Kramers, S. McCourt and L.L. Perchuk), pp 107-124.

Van Reenen, D.D., Kramers, J.D., McCourt, S., Perchuk, L.L.  2011 (Editors).  Origin and evolution of Precambrian High-grade Gneiss Terranes, with Special Emphasis on the Limpopo Complex of southern Africa.  Geological Society of America Memoir 207. 324pp.

Van Reenen, D.D., Smit, C.A., Perchuk, L.L., Roering, C. and Boshoff, R. 2011. Thrust exhumation of the Neoarchean UHT Southern Marginal Zone, Limpopo Complex: convergence of decompression-cooling paths in the hanging wall and prograde P-T paths in the footwall. In: Geological Society of America Memoir 207 "Origin and evolution of Precambrian high-grade gneiss terrains, with special emphasis on the Limpopo Complex of southern Africa" (Edited by D.D. van Reenen, J. Kramers, S. McCourt and L.L. Perchuk), pp 189-212.

Belyanin, G.A., Rajesh, H.M., Sajeef, K., and Van Reenen, D.D. 2012. Orthopyroxene + sillimanite predating sapphirine + quartz: A rare case of ultrahigh-temperature metamorphism from the central zone, limpopo complex, south Africa. The Canadian Mineralogist, v. 50, part 5, 1153-1163.

Belyanin, G.A., Rajesh, H.M., Sajeev, K., and Van Reenen, D.D. 2012.  Ultrahigh-temperature metamorphism from an unusual  corundum+orthopyroxene intergrowth bearing Al–Mg granulite from the Southern Marginal Zone, Limpopo Complex, South Africa. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 164, 457-475.

Safonov, O.G., Kovaleva, E.I., Kosova, S.A., Rajesh, H.M., Belyanin, G.A., Golunova, M.A., and Van Reenen, D.D. 2012.  Experimental and petrological constraints on local-scale interaction of biotite and amphibole gneiss with H2O-CO2-(K, Na)Cl fluids at middle-crustal conditions: Example from the Limpopo Complex, South Africa.  Geoscience Frontiers, 3(6), 829-841.

Rajesh, H.M., Belyanin, G.A., Safonov, O.G., Kovaleva, E.I., Golunova, M.A., and Van Reenen, D.D. 2012. Fluid-induced dehydration of the Paleoarchean Sand River biotite-hornblende gneiss, Central Zone, Limpopo Complex, South Africa. J. Petrology, v.0, No. 0, pp 1-34.

Belyanin, G.A., Van Reenen, D.D., Safonov, O.G. 2014. Response to comments by Nicoli et al. on paper by Belyanin et al. (2012). Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. (2014) 167:1023-1025.

Safonov, O.G., Kosova, S.A., van Reenen, D.D., 2014. Interaction of Biotite-Amphibole Gneiss with H2O-CO2-(K, Na)Cl Fluids at 550MPa and 750 and 800oC:Experimental Study and Applications to Dehydration and Partial Melting in the Middle Crust. J. Petrology 55 (12), 2419-2456.

Van Reenen, D.D., Santosh, M, Aranovich, L.Y., Harlov, D., Safonov, O. 2014 (Editors). Fluid composition and propagation in the deep crust: Case studies from the Limpopo Complex, South Africa. Precambrian Research 253, 170p.

Koizumi, T., Tsunogae, T., Van Reenen, D.D., 2014. Fluid evolution of partially   retrogressed pelitic granulite from the Southern Marginal Zone of the Neoarchean Limpopo Complex, South Africa: Evidence from phase equilibrium modeling.  Precambrian Research 253, 146-156.

Safonov, O.G., Tatarinova, D.S., Van Reenen, D.D., Golunova, M.A., Yapaskurt, V.O., 2014.  Fluid-assisted interaction of peraluminous metapelites with trondhjemitic  magma within the Petronella Shear Zone, Limpopo Complex, South Africa.  Precambrian Research 253, 114-145 

Smit, CA., Van Reenen, D.D., Roering, C., 2014.  Role of fluids in the exhumation of the Southern Marginal Zone of the Limpopo Complex, SouthAfrica.  Precambrian Research 253, 81-95

Tsunogae, T, Van Reenen, D.D., 2014. High- to ultrahigh-temperature metasomatism related to brine infiltration in the Neoarchean Limpopo Complex: Petrology and phase equilibrium modeling. Precambrian Research 253, 157-170

Van Reenen, D.D., Huizenga, J.M., Smit, C.A., Roering, C., 2014. Fluid-rock interaction during high-grade metamorphism: Instructive examples from the Southern Marginal Zone of the Limpopo Complex, South Africa.  Precambrian Research 253, 63-80

Van Reenen, D.D., Santosh, M., Aranovich, L.Y., Harlov, D.E., Safonov, O.G., 2014 (eds),  2014. Fluid composition and propagation in the deep crust: case studies from the Limpopo Complex, South Africa. Precambrian Research 253, 1-5.

Dubinina, E.O., Aranovich, L.Y., van Reenen, D.D., Avdeenko, A.S., Varlamov, D.A., Shaposhnikov, V.V., Kurdyukov, E.B. 2015.  Involvement of fluids in the metamorphic processes within different zones of the Southern Marginal Zone of the Limpopo complex, South Africa: an oxygen isotope perspective. Precambrian Research 256, 48-61.