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Alexander Proyer

My areas of interest are: metamorphic petrology of (mainly) high-grade rocks; metamorphic ore deposits, metasomatism; exsolution phenomena and reaction kinetics; geothermobarometry and thermodynamic phase diagram modeling; kimberlite- and diamond-forming processes in the mantle; crystal growth and geology of gemstone deposits; Earth core formation and differentiation through time, meteorites.


  • 2018–present
    Professor (Petrology), Botswana International University of Science and Technology
  • 2013–2017
    Professor, University of Botswana
  • 1999–2012
    Researcher & Lecturer, University of Graz