Personnel du LMV Vezinet Adrien

Vezinet Adrien

PhD student:

Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans – Université Jean Monnet (France)

Stellenbosch University (South Africa)

People: Geochemistry
Phone: (+33)
E-mail address:,

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    Research Activities: Differentiation and stabilization of the Archean continental crust.
    Study area: High-grade granulite facies terrane: northern edge of the Archean Kaapvaal craton (Southern Marginal Zone of the Limpopo Complex, South Africa)
    Tools: Petrography – Majors and traces element geochemistry – Zircons and monazites U-Pb geochronology – Phase equilibrium modelling (Perple_X)


  • 2013 – 2016     Ph.D.

    Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans (Saint–Etienne, France) & Stellenbosch University (Stellenbosch, South Africa). Joint-degree. Thesis title: Differentiation and stabilization of the Archean continental crust, example of the northern edge of the Kaapvaal craton in South Africa.

    2012 – 2013     M.Sc.

    Centre de Recherches Pétrographiques et Géochimiques (CRPG, Nancy, France). Thesis title: 146,147Sm/142,143Nd isotope signature of Eoarchean supracrustal lithologies, Hebron-Saglek (Labrador and Newfoundland, Canada).

    2010 – 2012     Geological engineering school

    École Nationale Supérieure de Géologie (ENSG, Nancy, France), specialization in Mineral Raw Material. Project: Setting up of a digestion apparatus for extracting inorganic sulphur from Archean banded iron formations.

    2008 – 2010     Classe Préparatoire – French Intensive Foundation

    Majors in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Earth Sciences, Ozenne High School (Toulouse, France).

  •  172h of teaching spread on the three years of PhD:

    – Third year students: Structural geology, 18h each years (tutorials and practical works).

    – Second year students: Macroscopic and microscopic characterization of usual minerals,  8h each year (practical works only).

    – First year students: Topographical and geological cartography principles – hydrogeology – introduction to numerical geology (ImageJ / Surfer softwares), 36h each years (tutorials only).

  • Publications :

    1. Vezinet, A., Moyen, J. F., Stevens, G., Nicoli, G., Laurent, O., Couzinié, S., and Frei, D., 2018, Half-billion years of continental crust evolution at the northern edge of the Kaapvaal craton (South Africa) and consequences on Archean geodynamics: Precambrian research, vol. 305, p. 310-326,
    2. Couzinié, S., Laurent, O., Poujol, M., Mintrone, M., Chelle-Michou, C., Moyen, J-F., Bouilhol, P., Vezinet, A., Marko, L., Mayne, M.J., Nicoli, N., 2017. Cadomian S-type granites as basement rocks of the Variscan belt (Massif Central, France): Implications for the crustal evolution of the north Gondwana margin: Lithos, v. 286-287, p. 16-34,
    3. Nicoli, G., Thomassot, E., Schannor, M., Vezinet, A., and Jovovic, I., 2017, Constraining a Precambrian Wilson Cycle lifespan: An example from the ca. 1.8 Ga Nagssugtoqidian Orogen, Southeastern Greenland: Lithos, v.296-299, p. 1-16,
    4. Nicoli, G., Stevens. G., Moyen, J. F., Vezinet, A., Mayne, M., 2016, Insights into the complexity of crustal differentiation: K2O‐poor leucosomes within metasedimentary migmatites from the Southern Marginal Zone of the Limpopo Belt, South Africa: Journal of Metamorphic Geology, v. 35(9), p.999-1022,
    5. Laurent, O., Nicoli, G., Zeh, A., Stevens, G., Moyen, J. F., and Vezinet, A., 2014, Comment on “Ultrahigh temperature granulites and magnesian charnockites: Evidence for the Neoarchean accretion along the northern margin of the Kaapvaal craton” by Rajesh et al: Precambrian Research, v. 255, p. 455-458,
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