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Directeur de recherche CNRS

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Service National Sonde Ionique

e-mail Etienne Deloule

Recherche/Research interests

  • Water Cycle and exchange between mantle - crust and ocean
  • Distribution of water and its exchange between the different Earth reservoirs : ion microprobe measurements of water concentration and isotopic composition of mantle peridotite and lower crust granulite xenoliths
  • Trace element and stable isotope behavior and budget in the subduction process : study of the eclogitic samples of Dabie Shen, study of the melt inclusion in olivine from Antilles back arc volcanism
  • Dating of hydrothermal circulations : development of U-Pb and Rb-Sr dating by ion microprobe or LA-ICP-MS on accessory minerals of hydrothermal deposits
  • Origin of water in the Solar System and water behavior in the condensation process
  • Technical development of trace element and isotopic ratio measurements and of dating by ion microprobe


  • Doctorat ès Sciences, Nancy (1991)
  • 1991-1992 : Assistant professor, University Paris VII, Geochemistry Cosmochemistry laboratory (Professor Allègre)
  • 1992-1998 : CNRS Researcher, Geochemistry Cosmochemistry laboratory, IPG Paris and University Paris VII. Research : isotopic signatures to study ore deposits
  • 1998-1990 : Consulting for Cameca, ion and electron microprobe builder
  • 1998- present : CNRS Researcher at CRPG Nancy
  • Oct. 1992- May 1993 : Visiting research associate at Caltech, div. of Geological and Planetary Sciences, laboratory of Pr. G. Wasserburg


Publications CRPG


El Korh, A., Luais, B., Boiron, M. C., Deloule, E., & Cividini, D. (2017). Investigation of Ge and Ga exchange behaviour and Ge isotopic fractionation during subduction zone metamorphism. Chemical Geology, 449, 165–181.


Bonnetti, C., Cuney, M., Bourlange, S., Deloule, E., Poujol, M., Liu, X., et al. (2016). Primary uranium sources for sedimentary-hosted uranium deposits in NE China: insight from basement igneous rocks of the Erlian Basin. Mineralium Deposita, .
Chevreux, P., Laplace, A., Deloule, E., Tissandier, L., & Massoni, N. (2016). Hafnium solubility determination in soda-lime aluminosilicate glass. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 457, 13–24.
Druitt, T. H., Mercier, M., Florentin, L., Deloule, E., Cluzel, N., Médard, E., et al. (2016). Magma storage and extraction during plinian and interplinian periods at Santorini caldera (Greece). Journal of Petrology, 57, 461–494.
Fischer, L. A., Erdmann, M., France, L., Wolff, P. E., Deloule, E., Zhang, C., et al. (2016). Trace element evidence for anatexis at oceanic magma chamber roofs and the role of partial melts for contamination of fresh MORB. Lithos, 260, 1–8.
Gu, X., Deloule, E., France, L., & Ingrin, J. (2016). Multi-stage metasomatism revealed by trace element and Li isotope distributions in minerals of peridotite xenoliths from Allègre volcano (French Massif Central). Lithos, 264, 158–174.
Kovacs, I., Demény, A., Czuppon, G., Lécuyer, C., Fourel, F., Xia, Q. K., et al. (2016). Water concentrations and hydrogen isotope compositions of alkaline basalt hosted clinopyroxene megacrysts and amphibole clinopyroxenites: the role of structural hydroxyl groups and molecular water. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 171.
Liu, S. C., Xia, Q. K., Choi, S. H., Deloule, E., Li, P., & Liu, J. (2016). Continuous supply of recycled Pacific oceanic materials in the source of Cenozoic basalts in SE China: the Zhejiang case. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 171, 100.
Rossi, M., Gasquet, D., Cheilletz, A., Tarrieu, L., Bounajma, H., Mantoy, T., et al. (2016). Isotopic and geochemical constraints on lead and fluid sources of the Pb-Zn-Ag mineralization in the polymetallic Tighza-Jbel Aouam district (central Morocco), and relationships with the geodynamic context. Journal of African Earth Sciences, .


Su, B. X., Gu, X. Y., Deloule, E., Zhang, H. F., Li, Q. L., Li, X. H., et al. (2015). Potential orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene and olivine reference materials for in situ lithium isotope determination. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 39(3), 357–369.


Borisova, A. Y., Faure, F., Deloule, E., Grégoire, M., Béjina, F., de Parseval, P., et al. (2014). Lead isotope signatures of Kerguelen plume-derived olivine-hosted melt inclusions: Constraints on the ocean island basalt petrogenesis. Lithos, 198-199, 153–171.
Decree, S., Deloule, E., De Putter, T., Dewaele, S., Mees, F., Baele, J. M., et al. (2014). Dating of U-rich heterogenite: New insights into U deposit genesis and U cycling in the Katanga Copperbelt. Precambrian Research, 241, 17–28.
Di Muro, A., Métrich, N., Vergani, D., Rosi, M., Armienti, P., Fougeroux, T., et al. (2014). The Shallow Plumbing System of Piton de la FournaiseVolcano (La Re¤union Island, Indian Ocean) Revealed by the Major 2007 Caldera-Forming Eruption. Journal of Petrology, 55(7), 1287–1315.
Füri, E., Deloule, E., Gurenko, A., & Marty, B. (2014). New evidence for chondritic lunar water from combined D/H and noble gas analyses of single Apollo 17 volcanic glasses. Icarus, 229, 109–120.
France, L., Koepke, J., MacLeod, C. J., Ildefonse, B., Godard, M., & Deloule, E. (2014). Contamination of MORB by anatexis of magma chamber roof rocks: Constraints from a geochemical study of experimental melts and associated residues. Lithos, 202-203, 120–137.
Métrich, N., & Deloule, E. (2014). Water content, δD and δ11B tracking in the Vanuatu arc magmas (Aoba Island): Insights from olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Lithos, 206-207, 400–408.
Su, B. X., Gu, X. Y., Deloule, E., Zhang, H. F., Li, Q. L., Li, X. H., et al. (2014). Potential orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene and olivine reference materials for in situ lithium isotope determination. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, (02), 1–13.
Su, B. X., Zhang, H. F., Deloule, E., Vigier, N., Hu, Y., Tang, Y. J., et al. (2014). Distinguishing silicate and caarbonatite mantle metasomatism by using lithium and its isotopes. Chemical Geology, 381, 67–77.


Demaiffe, D., Wiszniewska, J., Krzeminska, E., Williams, I. S., Brassinnes, S., Ohnenstetter, D., et al. (2013). A hidden alkaline and carbonatite province of early carboniferous age in northeast Poland : zircon U-Pb and pyrrhotite Re-Os geochronology. Journal of the Geology, 121, 91–104.


Bolfan-Casanova, N., Munoz, M., McCammon, C., Deloule, E., Férot, A., Demouchy, S., et al. (2012). Ferric iron and water incorporation in wadsleyite under hydrous and oxidizing conditions: A XANES, Mössbauer, and SIMS study. American Mineralogist, 97(8-9), 1483–1493.
Druitt, T. H., Costa, F., Deloule, E., Dungan, M., & Scaillet, B. (2012). Decadal to monthly timescales of magma transfer and reservoir growth at a caldera volcano. Nature, 482, 77–80.
Fiorentini, M. L., Beresford, S. W., Stone, W. E., & Deloule, E. (2012). Evidence of water degassing during emplacement and crystallization of 2.7 Ga komatiites from the Agnew-Wiluna greenstone belt, Western Australia. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, .
Isseini, M., André-Mayer, A. S., Vanderhaeghe, O., Barbey, P., & Deloule, E. (2012). A-type granites from the Pan-African orogenic belt in south-western Chad constrained using geochemistry, Sr–Nd isotopes and U–Pb geochronology. Lithos, 153, 39–52.
Su, B., Zhang, H., Deloule, E., Saky, P. A., Xiao, Y., Tang, Y., et al. (2012). Extremely high Li and low δ7Li signatures in the lithospheric mantle. Chemical Geology, 292-293, 149–157.
Tartèse, R., Boulvais, P., Poujol, M., Chevalier, T., Paquette, J. L., Ireland, T. R., et al. (2012). Mylonites of the South Armorican Shear Zone: Insights for crustal-scale fluid flow and water-rock interaction processes. Journal of Geodynamics, 56-57, 86–107.


Martin, C., Brunet, F., Duchêne, S., Luais, B., & Deloule, E. (2011). REE and Hf distribution between pyrope and NaCl-bearing water at eclogitic-facies conditions. European Journal of Mineralogy, 23, 343–353.
Mathieu, R., Libourel, G., Deloule, E., Tissandier, L., Rapin, C., & Podor, R. (2011). Na2O solubility in CaO-MgO-SiO2 melts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75(2), 608–628.


Bouvier, A. S., Deloule, E., & Metrich, N. (2010). Fluid Inputs to Magma Sources of St. Vincent and Grenada (Lesser Antilles): New Insights from Trace Elements in Olivine-hosted Melt Inclusions. Journal of Petrology, 51(8), 1597–1615.
Bouvier, A. S., Métrich, N., & Deloule, E. (2010). Light elements, volatiles, and stable isotopes in basaltic melt inclusions from Grenada, Lesser Antilles: Inferences for magma genesis. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems G3, 11(9), Q09004.
Decrée, S., Deloule, E., Ruffet, G., Dewaele, S., Mees, F., Marignac, C., et al. (2010). Geodynamic and climate controls in the formation of Mio-Pliocène world-class cobalt and manganese oxidized ores in the Katanga (D.R. Congo). Mineralium Deposita, 45(7), 621–629.
Martin, C., Duchene, S., Luais, B., Goncalves, P., Deloule, E., & Fournier, C. (2010). Behavior of trace elements in relation to Lu-Hf and Sm-Nd geochronometers during metamorphic dehydration-hydration in the HP domain of VAyenrdalsneset, Western Gneiss Region, Norway. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 159(4), 437–458.
Valle, N., Verney-Carron, A., Sterpenich, J., Libourel, G., Deloule, E., & Jollivet, P. (2010). Elemental and isotopic (Si-29 and O-18) tracing of glass alteration mechanisms. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 74(12), 3412–3431.
Xia, Q. K., Hao, Y., Deloule, E., Coltorti, M., Dallai, L., Yang, X., et al. (2010). Low water content of the Cenozoic lithospheric mantle beneath the eastern part of the North China Craton. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, B07207.


Denele, Y., Barbey, P., Deloule, E., Pelleter, E., Olivier, P., & Gleizes, G. (2009). Middle Ordovician U-Pb age of the Aston and Hospitalet orthogneissic laccoliths: their role in the Variscan evolution of the Pyrenees. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 180(3), 209–216.
Houketchang, M. B., Toteu, S. F., Deloule, E., Penaye, J., & Van Schmus, W. R. (2009). U-Pb and Sm-Nd dating of high-pressure granulites from Tchollire, and Banyo regions: Evidence for a Pan-African granulite facies metamorphism in north-central Cameroon. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 54(5), 144–154.


Bouvier, A. S., Metrich, N., & Deloule, E. (2008). Slab-derived fluids in the magma sources of St. Vincent (Lesser Antilles arc): Volatile and light element imprints. Journal of Petrology, 49(8), 1427–1448.
Decrée, S., Marignac, C., De Putter, T., Deloule, E., Liégois, J. P., & Demaiffe, D. (2008). Pb–Zn mineralization in a Miocene regional extensional context: The case of the Sidi Driss and the Douahria ore deposits (Nefza mining district, northern Tunisia). Ore Geology Reviews, 34(3), 285–303.
Florentini, M. L., Beresford, S. W., Deloule, E., Hanski, E., Stone, M. S., & Pearson, G. D. (2008). The role of mantle-derived volatiles in the petrogenesis of Palaeoproterozoic ferropicrites in the Pechenga Greenstone Belt, northwestern Russia: Insights from in-situ microbeam and nanobeam analysis of hydromagmatic amphibole. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 268(1-2), 2–14.
Martin, L., Duchêne, S., Deloule, E., & Vanderhaeghe, O. (2008). Mobility of trace elements and oxygen in zircon during metamorphism: Consequences for geochemical tracing. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 267(1-2), 161–174.
Mathieu, R., Khedim, H., Libourel, G., Podor, R., Tissandier, L., Deloule, E., et al. (2008). Control of alkali-metal oxide activity in molten silicates. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 254(45-46), 5079–5083.
Valli, F., Leloup, P. H., Paquette, J. L., Arnaud, N., Li, H., Tapponnier, P., et al. (2008). New U-Th/Pb constraints on timing of shearing and long-term slip-rate on the Karakorum fault. Tectonics, 27(TC5007).
Wagner, C., Deloule, E., Fialin, M., & King, P. L. (2008). Dehydrogenation of kaersutitic amphibole under electron beam excitation recorded by changes in Fe3+/Sigma Fe: An EMP and SIMS study. American Mineralogist, 93(8-9), 1273–1281.
Yang, X. Z., Deloule, E., Xia, Q. K., Fan, Q. C., & Feng, M. (2008). Water contrast between Precambrian and Phanerozoic continental lower crust in eastern China. Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth, 113(B9).
Yang, X. Z., Xia, Q. K., Deloule, E., Dallai, L., Fan, Q. C., & Feng, M. (2008). Water in minerals of the continental lithospheric mantle and overlying lower crust: A comparative study of peridotite and granulite xenoliths from the North China Craton. Chemical Geology, 256(1-2), 33–45.


Bonhoure, J., Kister, P., Cuney, M., & Deloule, E. (2007). Methodology for Rare Earth Element Determinations of Uranium Oxides by Ion Microprobe. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 31(3), 209–226.
Desbois, G., Ingrin, J., Kita, N. T., Valley, J. W., & Deloule, E. (2007). New constraints on metamorphic history of Adirondack diopsides (New York, USA): Al and d18O profiles. American Mineralogist, 92(4), 453–459.
Levresse, G., Tritlla, J., Deloule, E., & Pinto-Linares, P. (2007). Is there a Grenvillian basement in the Guerrero-Morelos platform of Mexico? Geologica Acta, 5(2), 167–175.
Micheletti, F., Barbey, P., Fornelli, A., Piccarreta, G., & Deloule, E. (2007). Latest Precambrian to Early Cambrian U-Pb zircon ages of augen gneisses from Calabria (Italy), with inference to the Alboran microplate in the evolution of the peri-Gondwana terranes. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 96(5), 843–860.
Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., El Hakour, A., et al. (2007). Hydrothermal zircons: A tool for ion microprobe U/Pb dating of gold mineralization (Tamlalt-Menhouhou gold deposit-Morocco). Chemical Geology, 245(3-4), 135–161.
Tchakounté, N. J., Toteu, S. F., Van Schmus, W. R., Penaye, J., Deloule, E., & et al. (2007). Evidence of ca 1.6Ga detrital zircon in the Bafia Group (Cameroon): Implication for the chronostratigraphy of the Pan-African Belt north of the Congo craton. Comptes Rendus. Géoscience, 339(2), 132–142.
Toteu, S. F., Yongue Fouateu, R., Penaye, J., Seme Mouangue, A. C., Van Schmus, W. R., Tchakounte, J., et al. (2007). Reply to the comment by Mvondo et al. on ‘‘U–Pb dating of plutonic rocks involved in the nappe tectonics in southern Cameroon: Consequence for the Pan-African orogenic evolution of the central African fold belt by Toteu et al., 2006’’ (Journal of African Earth Sciences 44, 479–493). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 48, 53–54.
Wagner, C., & Deloule, E. (2007). Behaviour of Li and its isotopes during metasomatism of French Massif Central lherzolites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71(17), 4279–4296.
Yang, X. Z., Xia, Q. K., Deloule, E., Fan, Q. C., & Hao, Y. T. (2007). Water in granulites: implications for the nature and evolution of the lower continental crust. Progress in Natural Science, 17(2), 117–130.


Cheng, D. G., Deloule, E., & Ni, T. (2006). Metamorphic zircon from Xindian eclogite, Dabie Terrain: U-Pb age and oxygen isotope composition. Science in China, Series D Earth Sciences, 49(1), 68–76.
Lerouge, C., Cocherie, A., Toteu, F., Penaye, J., Milesi, J. P., Tchameni, R., et al. (2006). Shrimp U-Pb zircon age evidence for paleoproterozoic sedimentation and 2.05 Ga syntectonic plutonism in the Nyong Group, south-western Cameroon: Consequences for the Eburnean-Transamazonian belt of NE Brazil and Central Africa. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 44(4-5), 413–427.
Martin, L., Duchêne, S., Deloule, E., & Vanderhaeghe, O. (2006). The isotopic composition of zircon and garnet: A record of the metamorphic history of Naxos, Greece. Lithos, 87(3-4), 174–192.
Rossi, P., Cocherie, A., Fanning, C. M., & Deloule, E. (2006). Variscan to eo-Alpine events recorded in European lower-crust zircons sampled from the French Massif Central and Corsica, France. Lithos, 87(3-4), 235–260.
Toteu, F., Fouateu, R. Y., Penaye, J., Tchakounte, J., Mouangue, A. C. S., Van Schmus, W. R., et al. (2006). U-Pb dating of plutonic rocks involved in the nappe tectonic in southern Cameroon: consequence for the Pan-African orogenic evolution of the Central African fold belt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 44(4-5), 479–493.
Toteu, F., Penaye, J., Deloule, E., Van Schmus, W. R., & Tchameni, R. (2006). Diachronous evolution of volcano-sedimentary basins north of the Congo craton: Insights from U-Pb ion microprobe dating of zircons from the Poli, Lom and Yaounde Groups (Cameroon). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 44(4-5), 428–442.
Xia, Q. K., Yang, X. Z., Deloule, E., Sheng, Y. M., & Hao, Y. T. (2006). Water in the lower crustal granulite xenoliths from Nushan, eastern China. Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth, 111(B11), B11202.


Arndt, N., Jenner, G., Ohnenstetter, M., Deloule, E., & Wilson, A. H. (2005). Trace elements in the Merensky Reef and adjacent norites Bushveld Complex South Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 40(5), 550–575.
Deloule, E., & Wiedenbeck, M. (2005). Analytical developments in secondary ion mass spectrometry 2003. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 29(1), 37–40.
Demouchy, S., Deloule, E., Frost, D. J., & Keppler, H. (2005). Pressure and temperature-dependence of water solubility in Fe-free wadsleyite. American Mineralogist, 90(7), 1084–1091.
Garnier, V., Ohnenstetter, D., Giuliani, G., Maluski, H., Deloule, E., Phan Trong, T., et al. (2005). Age and significance of ruby-bearing marble from the red river shear zone, Northern Vietnam. The Canadian Mineralogist, 43(4), 1315–1329.
Stone, W. E., Deloule, E., Beresford, S., & Fiorentini, M. (2005). Anomalously high dD values in an Archean ferropicritic melt: Implications for magma degassing. The Canadian Mineralogist, 43(Octobre), 1745–1758.


Levresse, G., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Reisberg, L., Deloule, E., Marty, B., et al. (2004). Osmium, sulphur, and helium isotopic results from the giant Neoproterozoic epithermal Imiter silver deposit, Morocco: evidence for a mantle source. Chemical Geology, 207(1-2), 59–79.
Levresse, G., Gonzalez-Partida, E., Carrillo-Chavez, A., Tritla, J., Camprubi, A., Cheilletz, A., et al. (2004). Petrology, U/Pb dating and (C-O) stable isotope constraints on the source and evolution of the adakite-related Mezcala Fe-Au skarn district, Guerrero, Mexico. Mineralium Deposita, 39, 301–312.
Mayer, A., Cortiana, G., Dal, P., Deloule, E., De Pieri, R., & Jobstraibizer, P. (2004). U-Pb single zircon of the Adamello Batholith, Southern Alps. Memorie di Scienze Geologiche, 55, 151–167.
Xia, Q. K., Dallai, L., & Deloule, E. (2004). Oxygen and hydrogen isotope heteogeneity of clinopyroxene magacrysts from Nushan Volaco, SE China. Chemical Geology, 209, 137–151.


Bruguier, O., Becq-Giraudon, J. F., Champenois, M., Deloule, E., Ludden, J., & Mangin, D. (2003). Application of in situ zircon geochronology and accessory phase chemistry to constraining basin development during post-collisional extension: a case study from the French Massif Central. Chemical Geology, 201(3-4), 319–336.
Deloule, E. (2003). Formation du Système Solaire et de l'Univers. L'actualité chimique, (août-septembre), 55–59.
Stone, W. E., Deloule, E., & Stone, M. S. (2003). Hydromagmatic amphibole in komatiitic, tholeiitic and ferropicritic units, Abitibi greenstone belt, Ontario and Quebec: evidence for Archaean wet basic and ultrabasic melts. Mineralogy and Petrology, 77(1-2), 36–65.
Wagner, C., Mokhtari, A., Deloule, E., & Chabaux, F. (2003). Carbonatite and alkaline magmatism in Taourirt (Morocco): petrological, geochemical and Sr-Nd isotope characteristics. Journal of Petrology, 44(5), 937–965.


Chen, D. G., Deloule, E., Xia, Q. K., & et al. (2002). Metamorphic zircon from Shuanghe ultra-high pressure eclogite, Dabieshan: ion microprobe and internal micro-structure study. Acta Petrol Sin, 18(3), 369–377.
Decitre, S., Deloule, E., Reisberg, L., James, R., & Mével, C. (2002). Behavior of Li and its isotopes during serpentinization of oceanic peridotites. G-cubed, 3(1).
Deloule, E., Alexandrov, P., Cheilletz, A., Laumonier, P., & Barbey, P. (2002). In-situ U-Pb zircon ages for Early Ordovician magmatism in the eastern Pyrenees, France: the Canigou orthogneisses. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 91(3), 398–405.
Gillet, P., Barrat, J. A., Deloule, E., Wadhwa, M., Jambon, A., Sautter, V., et al. (2002). Aqueous alteration in the Northwest Africa 817 (NWA 817) Martian meteorite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 203(1), 431–444.
Guillot, F., Schaltegger, U., Bertrand, J. M., Deloule, E., & Baudin, T. (2002). Zircon U-Pb geochronolgy of Ordovician magmatism in the polycyclic Ruitor Massif (Internal W Alps). International Journal of Earth Sciences, 91(6), 964–978.
Wu, Y. B., Chen, D. G., Deloule, E., Xia, Q. K., & et al. (2002). SIMS U-Pb dating of zircons in granulite of Huangtuling from northern Dabieshan. Acta Petrol Sin, 18(3), 378–382.
Xia, Q., Deloule, E., Yuanbao, W., Chen, D., & Cheng, H. (2002). Oxygen isotopic compositions of zircons from pyroxenite of Daoshichong, Dabieshan: implications for crust-mantle interaction. Chinese Science Bulletin, 47(17), 1466–1469.
Xia, Q. E., Deloule, E., Wu, Y. B., Chen, D. G., & Cheng, H. (2002). Anomalously high dD values in the mantle. Geophysical Research Letters, 29(21), 4–1.
Xia, Q. K., Pan, Y. J., Chen, D. G., Deloule, E., & et al. (2002). Preliminary U-Pb ion probe age determination of zircons from gneisses, Northern Dabie Terrain. Acta Petrol Sin, 16(2), 199–202.


Alexandrov, P., Royer, J. J., & Deloule, E. (2001). 331+-9 Ma emplacement age of the Soultz monzogranite (Rhine Graben basement) by U/Pb ion-probe zircon dating of samples from 5 km depth. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, série II. Sciences de la Terre et des planètes, 332(12), 747–754.
Chabiron, A., Alyoshin, A. P., Cuney, M., Deloule, E., Golubev, V. N., Velitchkin, V. I., et al. (2001). Geochemistry of the rhyolitic magmas from the Streltsovka caldera ( Transbaikalia, Russia) : a melt inclusion study. Chemical Geology (Isotope Geoscience Section), 175(3-4), 273–290.
Chen, D., Wang, X., Deloule, E., Li, B., Xia, Q., Cheng, H., et al. (2001). Zircon SIMS ages and chemical compositions from Northern Dabie terrain: implication for pyroxenite genesis. Chinese Science Bulletin, 46(12), 1047–1050.
Deloule, E., Chaussidon, M., Glass, B. P., & Koeberg, C. (2001). U-Pb isotopic study of relict zircon inclusions recovered from Muong Nong-type tektites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 65(11), 1833–1838.


Alexandrov, P., Cheilletz, A., Deloule, E., & Cuney, M. (2000). 319 +- 7 Ma crystallisation age for the Blond granite (northwest Limousin, French Massif Central) obtained by U/Pb ion-probe dating of zircons. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences (Paris), série II. Sciences de la Terre et des planètes, 330, 1–7.
Georges, P., Libourel, G., & Deloule, E. (2000). Experimental constraints on alkali condensation in chondrule formation. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 35(6), 1183–1188.
Kong, P., Deloule, E., & Palme, H. (2000). REE-bearing sulfide in Bishunpur (LL3.1), a highly unequilibrated ordinary chondrite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 177(1-2), 1–7.


Deloule, E., Robert, F., & Doukhan, J. - C. (1999). Interstellar hydroxyls in meteoritic chondrules : implications for the origin of water in the inner solar system. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 62(19/20), 3367–3378.
Engrand, C., Deloule, E., Robert, F., Maurette, M., & Kurat, G. (1999). Extraterrestrial water in micrometeorites and cosmic spherules from Antarctica : an ion microprobe study. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 34(5), 773–786.
Robert, F., & Deloule, E. (1999). D'où vient l'eau du Système Solaire?: Quelques microns de roches extraterrestres imposent un nouveau scénario. La Recherche, (320), 70–74.


Henry, P., Deloule, E., & Michard, A. (1997). The erosion of the Alps : Nd isotopic and geochemical constraints on the sources of the peri-alpine molasse sediments. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 146, 627–644.
Schiano, P., Clocchiatti, R., Lorand, J. P., Massare, D., Deloule, E., & Chaussidon, M. (1997). Primitive basalts melts included in podiform chromites from the Oman Ophiolite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 146, 489–497.
Stone, W. E., Deloule, E., Larson, M. S., & Lesher, C. M. (1997). Evidence for hydrous high-MgO melts in the Precambrian. Geology, 25, 143–146.


Auffret, G. A., Richter, T., Reyss, J. - L., Organo, C., Deloule, E., Gaillard, J. - F., et al. (1996). Enregistrement de l'activité hydrothermale dans les sédiments de la dorsale médio-atlantique au sud des Açores. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences (Paris), série II, 323, 583–590.
Demars, C., Pagel, M., Deloule, E., & Blanc, P. (1996). Cathodoluminescence of quartz from sandstones : interpretation of the UV range by determination of trace element distributions and fluid-inclusion P-T-X properties in authigenic quartz. American Mineralogist, 81, 891–901.
Schiano, P., Clocchiatti, R., Lorand, J. P., Massacre, D., Deloule, E., & Chaussidon, M. (1996). Normal MORB-type melts included in podiform chromites form the oman ophiolite. Dynamique et économie de la terre. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, série II, 309, 315–318.
Wagner, C., Deloule, E., & Moktari, A. (1996). Richterite-bearing peridotites and MARID-type inclusions in lavas from North Eastern Morocco : mineralogy and D/H isotopic studies. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 124, 406–421.


Deloule, E., & Robert, F. (1995). Interstellar water in meteorites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 59(22), 4695–4706.
Deloule, E., Paillat, O., Pichavant, M., & Scaillet, B. (1995). Ion microprobe determination of water in silicate glasses : methods and applications. Chemical Geology, 125, 19–28.
Merino, E., Wang, Y., & Deloule, E. (1995). Genesis of agates in flood basalts : twisting of chalcedony fibers and trace-element geochemistry. American Journal of Science, 295, 1156–1176.


Henry, P., Deloule, E., & Michard, A. (1994). Erosion des Alpes : histoire métamorphique des roches érodées par l'analyse du couple Rb-Sr des sédiments molassiques. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, série II, 318, 1637–1644.


Allé, P., Chaussidon, M., & Deloule, E. (1992). New improvements in REE measurements in zircons by ion microprobe. In A. Benninghoven, K. T. F. Janssen, J. H. Tumpner, & W. Werner (Eds.), Eight International Conference on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS VIII) (pp. 711–714). John Wiley & Sons.
Deloule, E., Albarède, F., & Allé, P. (1992). Isotope fractionation, energy distribution and H+ emission process from hydroxylated minerals. In A. Benninghoven, K. T. F. Janssen, J. H. Tumpner, & W. Werner (Eds.), Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS VIII) (pp. 69–72.).
Deloule, E., Chaussidon, M., & Allé, P. (1992). Instrumental Limitations for Isotope Measurements with a Cameca ims-3f Ion Microprobe – Example of H, B, S and Sr. Chemical Geology, 101, 187–192.


Deloule, E., Albarède, F., & Sheppard, S. M. F. (1991). Hydrogen isotope heterogeneities in the mantle from ion probe analysis of amphiboles from ultramafic rocks. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 105, 543–553.
Deloule, E., France-Lanord, C., & Albarède, F. (1991). D/H analysis of minerals by ion probe. In H. P. Taylor, J. R. O'Neil, & I. R. Kaplan (Eds.), Stable isotope Geochemistry : a tribute to Samuel Epstein (pp. 53–62). Geochemical Society.

Autres publications / Other Publications


Deloule, E., & Gaillard, J. F. (1986). A computation method for drawing mineral stability diagrams on a microcomputer (Vol. 5). Hanley, J.T. ; Meriam, D.F.

Deloule, E., Allègre, C. J., & Doe, B. (1986). Lead and sulfur isotope microstratigraphy in galena crystals from Mississippi-Valley type deposits. Economic Geology, 81, 1307–1321.


Deloule, E., & Gaillard, J. F. (1984). A new computation method for mineral stability diagrams. Sciences de la Terre, informatique géologique, 20, 623–634.


Deloule, E. (1982). The genesis of fluorspar hydrothermal deposits at montroc and Le Burc, the Tarn, as deduced from fluid inclusion analysis. Economic Geology, 77, 1867–1874.

Deloule, E., & Bourrat, X. (1982). Histoire des fluides d’après l’étude des inclusions dans les filons de fluorine du Tarn. Bulletin du B.R.G.M., section II(4), 347–352.

Deloule, E., & Eloy, J. F. (1982). Improvements of laser probe mass spectrometry for the chemical analysis of fluid inclusions in ores. Chemical Geology, 37, 191–202.


  • Teaching : masters degree courses on geochronology, geochemistry and magmas
  • Thesis supervision :
    • Sylvie Decitre (2000) : Lithium behavior during hydrothermal alteration of the oceanic crust and the lithium global cycle (L.Reisberg, co-director)
    • Peggy Georges (2000) : Experimental study of potassium condensation in silicate melt and its implication for the meteoritic chondrule formation process (G. Libourel, co-director)
    • Nathalie Valle (2000) : Experimental isotopic tracing of hydrothermal alteration processes of nuclear wastes confining matrix (G. Libourel, co-director)
    • Laure Martin (2004) : Interpretation of the Zircon U-Pb ages in the metamorphic evolution of Naxos and Ikaria islands, Cyclades, Greece (S. Duchêne and O. Vanderhaeghe, co-directors)
    • Anne-Sophie Bouvier : Study of the primary melts preserved in melt inclusions in olivine from baslats of the Lesser Antilles Island arc (N. Métrich, co-director)
    • Romain Mathieu : Alkali condensation in silicate and metallic melt phases (G. Libourel, co-director)
    • Céline Martin : Hafnium and REE mobility in metamorphic conditions (S. Duchêne and B. Luais, co-directors)

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