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Contact Information

Carmen Cristina Rodriguez Ruiz de Almodovar

Former Contract Scientist (Juan de la Cierva - Incorporación)


Educational Background

  • 2015 PhD in Earth Sciences (Experimental modelling of silicic magma differentiation), University of Granada.
  • 2011 Master degree on Geology and enviromental management of mineral resources, International University of Andalusia.
  • 2009 Geology degree (5 years) University of Granada


Research Interests

  • Experimental petrology
  • Silicic magmatism
  • High-pressure experiments
  • Crustal magmatism
  • Magmatic differentiation
  • Metal enrichment in silicic magmas
  • Cooling of magma chambers
  • Calcalkaline batholiths


Active Projects

IBERCRUST (Assessing crustal recycling and granite magma generation in Central Iberia)





Previous Selected Publications


Castro, A., Fernández, C., Rodríguez, C., Pereira, M.F. and Aragón, E., 2019. Subduction to batholiths: Finding the bridge in North Patagonia. Scientific Reports (major revisions).


Rodríguez, C. and Castro, A., 2018. Origins of mafic microgranular enclaves and enclave swarms in granites: Field and geochemical relations. GSA Bulletin, 131(3-4): 635-660.

Aragón, E., Castro, A., Diaz-Alvarado, J., Pinotti, L., D′eramo, F., Demartis, M., Coniglio, J., Hernando, I. and Rodriguez, C., 2018. Mantle derived crystal-poor rhyolitic ignimbrites: Eruptive mechanism from geochemical and geochronological data of the Piedra Parada caldera, Southern Argentina. Geoscience Frontiers.

Pereira, M.F., Castro, A., Fernández, C. and Rodríguez, C., 2018. Multiple Paleozoic magmatic-orogenic events in the Central Extremadura batholith (Iberian Variscan belt, Spain). Journal of Iberian Geology


Díaz-Alvarado, J., Rodríguez, N., Rodríguez, C., Fernández, C. and Constanzo, Í., 2017. Petrology and geochemistry of the orbicular granitoid of Caldera, northern Chile. Models and hypotheses on the formation of radial orbicular textures. Lithos, 284-285: 327-346.

García-Moreno, O., Corretgé, L.G., Holtz, F., García-Arias, M. and Rodríguez, C., 2017. Phase relations in the Cabeza de Araya cordierite monzogranite, Iberian Massif: implications for the formation of cordierite in a crystal mush. Geologica Acta, 15(4): 337-359.

Pereira, M.F., Gama, C. and Rodríguez, C., 2017. Coeval interaction between magmas of contrasting composition (Late Carboniferous-Early Permian Santa Eulália-Monforte massif, Ossa-Morena Zone): field relations and geochronological constraints. Geologica Acta, 15(4): 409-428.

Rodríguez, C. and Castro, A., 2017. Silicic magma differentiation in ascent conduits. Experimental constraints. LITHOS, 272–273: 261-277.


Rodríguez, N., Díaz-Alvarado, J., Rodríguez, C., Riveros, K. and Fuentes, P., 2016. Petrology, geochemistry and thermobarometry of the northern area of the Flamenco pluton, Coastal Range batholith, northern Chile. A thermal approach to the emplacement processes in the Jurassic andean batholiths. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 67: 122-139


Rodríguez, C., Bermúdez Coronel-Prats, R., Barone, G., Cultrone, G., Mazzoleni, P. and Tanasi, D., 2015. Petrographic and chemical characterization of Bronze Age pottery from the settlement of Mount San Paolillo (Catania, Italy). Rendiconti Lincei, 26(4): 485-497.

Rodríguez, C., Geyer, A., Castro, A. and Villaseñor, A., 2015. Natural equivalents of thermal gradient experiments. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 298(0): 47-58.

Molina, J.F., Moreno, J.A., Castro, A., Rodríguez, C. and Fershtater, G.B., 2015. Calcic amphibole thermobarometry in metamorphic and igneous rocks: New calibrations based on plagioclase/amphibole Al-Si partitioning and amphibole/liquid Mg partitioning. LITHOS, 232: 286-305.


Pereira, M.F., Castro, A., Chichorro, M., Fernández, C., Díaz-Alvarado, J., Martí, J. and Rodríguez, C., 2014. Chronological link between deep-seated processes in magma chambers and eruptions: Permo-Carboniferous magmatism in the core of Pangaea (Southern Pyrenees). Gondwana Research, 25(1): 290-308


Martí, J., Castro, A., Rodríguez, C., Costa, F., Carrasquilla, S., Pedreira, R. and Bolos, X., 2013a. Correlation of Magma Evolution and Geophysical Monitoring during the 2011–2012 El Hierro (Canary Islands) Submarine Eruption. Journal of Petrology, 54(7): 1349-1373. Martí, J., Pinel, V., López, C., Geyer, A., Abella, R., Tárraga, M., Blanco, M.J., Castro, A. and Rodríguez, C., 2013b. Causes and mechanisms of the 2011–2012 El Hierro (Canary Islands) submarine eruption. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118(3): 823-839.

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