Personnel du LMV Laumonier Mickael

Laumonier Mickael


Ingénieur de Recherche, UCA
Pôle Technique
Axes: Géologie régionale -
Mise en place de la plateforme CARMA
Bureau: 1.45 - LMV Cezeaux
Courriel :

  • Research Interests:

    Magmatic processes, internal Earth dynamics, physical and chemical properties of magmas, rheology, electrical conductivity, crust, mantle, partial melting, experimental petrology, in situ measurements

  • Publications LMV :

    Morgavi D., Laumonier, M., Petrelli, M., Dingwell, D. B. Decrypting Magma Mixing in Igneous Systems (Invited contribution to Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry)

    X Ritter, C Sanchez-Valle, M Laumonier, A King, J-P Perrillat, F Gaillard, D Sifré and N Guignot. Rapid extraction of alkali(ne) carbonate melts from subducting slabs and carbon recycling in the mantle (submitted).

    17/ Gardes, E., Laumonier, M., Massuyeau, M., Gaillard, F. (2020). Unravelling partial melt distribution in the oceanic low velocity zone, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, in press.

    16/ Laumonier, M., Laporte, D., Faure, F., Provost, A., Schiano, P., Ito, K. (2019). An experimental study of dissolution and precipitation of forsterite in a thermal gradient: implications for cellular growth of olivine phenocrysts in basalt and melt inclusion formation, Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 174 (11), 94..

    15/ Laumonier, M., Karakas, O., Bachmann, O., Gaillard, F., Lukács, R., Seghedi, I., Menand, T., Harangi, S. (2019). Evidence for large amounts of melt beneath a supposedly extinct volcano, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 521, 79-90.

    14/ Dalou C., Füri, E., Deligny, C., Piani, L., Caumon, M.C., Laumonier, M., Boulliung, J., Edén M. (2019). Redox control on nitrogen isotope fractionation during planetary core formation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, National Academy of Sciences, 2019, pp.201820719. ⟨10.1073/pnas.1820719116⟩

    13/ Masotta, M., Laumonier, M., & Mccammon, C. (2018). Transport of melt and volatiles in magmas inferred from kinetic experiments on the partial melting of granitic rocks. Lithos, 318, 434-447.

    12/ Chen, J., Gaillard, F., Villaros, A., Yang, X., Laumonier, M., Jolivet, L., Unswprth, M., Hashim, L., Scaillet, B., Richard, G. (2018). Melting conditions in the modern Tibetan crust since the Miocene. Nature communications, 9(1), 3515. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05934-7

    11/ Schiavi, F., Bolfan-Casanova, N., Withers, A. C., Médard, E., Laumonier, M., Laporte, D., Flaherty, T., Gómez-Ulla, A. (2018). Water quantification in silicate glasses by Raman spectroscopy: Correcting for the effects of confocality, density and ferric iron. Chemical Geology, 483, 312-331.

    Publications antérieures :

    10/ Laumonier, M., Farla, R., Frost, D. J., Katsura, T., Marquardt, K., Bouvier, A. S., & Baumgartner, L. P. (2017b). Experimental determination of melt interconnectivity and electrical conductivity in the upper mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 463, 286-297.

    9/ Laumonier, M., Gaillard, F. Muir, D., Blundy, J., Unsworth, M. (2017a). Giant magmatic reservoirs at mid- crustal depth inferred from electrical conductivity and the growth of the continental crust. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 457, 173-180.

    8/ Laumonier, M., Gaillard, F., Sifré, D. (2015c). The Effect of Pressure and Water Concentration on the Electrical Conductivity of Dacitic Melts: Implication for Magnetotelluric Imaging in Subduction Areas. Chemical Geology 418, 66-76.

    7/ Moussallam, Y., Morizet, Y., Massuyeau, M., Laumonier, M., Gaillard, F. (2015b). CO2 Solubility in Kimberlite melts. Chemical Geology 418, 198-205.

    6/ Laumonier, M., Scaillet, B., Arbaret, L., Andújar, J., Champallier, R. (2015a). Experimental mixing of hydrous mafic-felsic crystal-bearing magmas: a microtextural and chemical analysis. Chemical Geology 418, 158-170.

    5/ Laumonier, M., Scaillet, B., Pichavant, M., Champallier, R., Andujar, J., Arbaret, L. (2014b). On the conditions of magma mixing and its bearing on andesite production in the crust. Nature Communications 5.

    4/ Laumonier, M., Scaillet, B., Arbaret, L., Champallier, R. (2014a). Experimental simulation of magma mixing at high pressure. Lithos 196-197, 281-300.

    3/ Yoshino, T., McIsaac, E., Laumonier, M. & Katsura, T. (2012). Electrical conductivity of partial molten carbonate peridotite. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 194-195, 1-9.

    2/ Laumonier, M., Arbaret, L., Burgisser, A. & Champallier, R. (2011). Porosity redistribution enhanced by strain localization in crystal-rich magmas. Geology 39, 715-718.

    1/ Yoshino, T., Laumonier, M., McIsaac, E. & Katsura, T. (2010). Electrical conductivity of basaltic and carbonatite melt-bearing peridotites at high pressures: Implications for melt distribution and melt fraction in the upper mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 295, 593-602.

  • Parcours

    2017      (currently) Post doctorate: “mafic magma ascent rate” (D. Laporte; LMV Clermont Ferrand)

    2015      (2 years) Post doctorate: “Dissolution-precipitation mechanisms of olivine and melt inclusion formation(P. Schiano – D. Laporte; LMV Clermont Ferrand)

    2014      (18 months) Post doctorate: “Melt interconnectivity and electrical conductivity in the upper mantle” (Bayerisches GeoInstitüt, Bayreuth, Germany; A. von Humboldt Grant)

    2013      (7 months) Post doctorate: “electrical properties of intermediate magmas” (F. Gaillard; ISTOrléans)

    2009      (3.3 years) PhD: “Magma mixing at HP-HT: experimental constraints and application to arc magmatism“ (supervision: B. Scaillet – L. Arbaret; ISTO)

    2009      (2 months) Non-degree internship: “Effect of silicate and carbonate melt on the electrical conductivity of a partially-molten peridotite” (T. Yoshino; Institute for Study of the Earth’s Interior, Okayama University, Japan)

    2009      (5 months) Master 2 internship: “Experimental constraints on rheological properties of crystal bearing, hydrous magmas” (L. Arbaret; ISTO)

    2008      (2 months) Master 1 internship: “The Neogene Xiyu Formation, a diachronous prograding gravel wedge at the front of the Tianshan: Climatic and tectonic implications (N. Charles – Y. Chen; ISTO)

  • Teaching :

    Magmatic Petrology (2009-2012; 2017)

    Field (2009-2012)


    Clémence Leroy: “Porosity and permeability of deformed crystal-bearing magmas” (2011)

    Lucie Labeye: “Magma permeability calculations” (2012)

    Mélissa Drignon: “Mineral fabrics in Santorini basaltic flow” (2012)

    Julien Delaunay: “Quantification of magma ascent rate” (2018)

    Clémence Le Lay: “Phosphorus as a tracer for olivine growth” (2018)

    Roxane Buso: “Parental magmas of recent volcanism of Bas-Vivarais (France)…” (2019)

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