Publikationen PD Dr. Malte Junge


The fate of platinum-group elements during weathering processes : with a special focus on the pristine and weathered Platreef ore at the Mogalakwena Mine in the Bushveld Complex. Zur Dissertation



Junge, M., Goldmann, S., Wotruba, H. (2023). Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of detrital platinum-group minerals and gold particles from the Elbe, Germany. European Journal of Mineralogy, 35, 439–459,


Meima. J., Rammlmair, D., Junge, M. (2022). The use of Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy for the mineral chemistry of chromite, orthopyroxene and plagioclase from Merensky Reef and UG-2 chromitite, Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Chemical Geology, v. 589

Patten, C.G.C., Coltat, R., Junge, M., Peillod, A., Ulrich, M., Manatschal, G., Kolb, J. (2022). Ultramafic-hosted volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits: an overlooked sub-class of VMS deposit forming in complex tectonic environments. Earth Science Reviews, v. 224


Korges, M., Junge, M., Borg, G., Oberthür, T. (2021) Supergene mobilization and redistribution of platinum-group elements in the Merensky Reef, Eastern Bushveld Complex, South Africa Canadian Mineralogist, 1381-1396

Fang, L.-R- Tang, D-M, Junge, M., Qin, K-Z., Mao, Z-J, Evans, N.J., Wohlgemuth-Ueberwasser, C.C., Niu, Y-J (2021) Two-stage magmatism and mineralization of Tulaergen nickel-copper deposit in eastern Tianshan, North-west China: Evidence from bulk rock geochemistry and in situ mineral chemistry. Geological Journal, v. 56, p. 3808-3832

Junge, M., Kolb, A.C., Wittenberg, A. Sievers, H. Gega, D. Onuzi, K. (2021) Mineralogical characterization of podiform chromitite deposits in the Mirdita Ophiolite, Albania. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, v. 172, p. 1-17

Junge, M., Ford, F., McDonald, A. (2021) Preface Part II: Summary of contributions, Canadian Mineralogist, 1283-1284

Hedrich, S., Hofmann, M., Junge, M. (2021) Biohydrometallurgische Aufbereitung von Platinerzen. Acamonta 28:34-36


Hedrich, S., Kraemer, D., Junge, M., Marbler, H., Bau, M., Schippers, A. (2020) Bioprocessing of oxidized platinum group element (PGE) ores as pre-treatment for efficient chemical extraction of PGE. Hydrometallurgy, v. 196

Klemd, R. Beinlich, A., Kern, M., Junge, M., Martin, L., Regelous, M., Schouwstra, R. (2020) Magmatic PGE Sulphide Mineralization in Clinopyroxenite from the Platreef, Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Minerals, v. 10, p. 570-598

Junge, M. Fischer, L.A. (2020) Die industrielle Verwendung von Fluorit und Baryt, Der Erzgräber, 35, 50-52

Junge, M. Fischer, L.A. (2020) Die Mineralogie des Fluorits, Der Erzgräber, 35,46-49


Groshev, N.Y., Rundkvist, T.,V., Karykowski, B.T., Maier, W.D., Korchagin, A.U., Ivanov, A.N., Junge, M. (2019) Low-Sulfide Platinum–Palladium Deposits of the Paleoproterozoic Fedorova–Pana Layered Complex, Kola Region, Russia. Minerals, v. 9, p. 764-787

Günther, T., Haase, K., Junge, M., Oberthür, T., Woelki, D., Krumm, S. (2019) Reply to discussion by R.N. Scoon and A.A. Mitchell on ‘Oxygen isotope and trace element compositions of platiniferous dunite pipes of the Bushveld Complex, South Africa – Signals from a recycled mantle component?’ Lithos, v. 324-325, p. 899-901 https://doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2018.12.006

Junge, M., Oberthür, T., Kraemer, D., Melcher, F., Pina, R., Derrey, I.T., Manyeruke, T., Strauss, H. (2019) Distribution of platinum-group elements in pristine and near-surface oxidized Platreef ore and the variation along strike, northern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. v. 54, p. 885-912


Goldmann, S.,Junge, M., Wirth, R., Schreiber, A. (2018): Distribution of trace elements in sphalerite and arsenopyrite on the nanometre-scale – discrete phases versus solid solution. European Journal of Mineralogy, v. 31, p. 325-333

Günther, T., Haase, K., Junge, M., Oberthür, T., Woelki, D., Krumm, S. (2018). Oxygen isotope and trace element compositions of platiniferous dunite pipes of the Bushveld Complex, South Africa – Signals from a recycled mantle component? Lithos, v. 310-311, p. 332-341


Junge, M. (2017) Der Erzbergbau im Schwarzwald. Freiburger Universitätsblätter, v. 216, p. 53-60.

Oppermann, L., Junge, M., Schuth, S., Holtz, F. and Schwarz-Schampera, U. (2017) Mobility and distribution of platinum-group elements in near-surface weathered soils from the Lower and Middle Group chromitites of the western Bushveld Complex, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, v. 120, p. 511-524

Derrey, I.T., Albrecht, M. Dupliy, E. Botcharnikov, R.E., Horn, I., Junge, M. Weyer, S. and Holtz, F. (2017) Experimental tests on achieving equilibrium in synthetic fluid inclusions: results for scheelite, molybdenite and gold solubility at 800°C and 200 MPa. American Mineralogist. v. 102, p. 275-283

Kraemer, D., Junge, M. and Bau, M. (2017) The potential of Oxidized Ores as a Future Resource for Platinum Group Metals: An Overview of Current State of Research in Geosciences and Metallurgy. Chemie Ingenieur Technik, v. 89, p. 1-12


Klemd, R., Junge, M., Oberthür, T., Herderich, T., Schouwstra, R. and Roberts, J. (2016) Platinum-group element concentrations in base-metal sulphides from the Platreef, Mogalakwena Platinum Mine, Bushveld Complex, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology v. 119, 623-638.

Junge, M., Oberthür, T., Osbahr, I. and Gutter, P. (2016) Platinum-group element and minerals in the Lower and Middle Group chromitites of the western Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralium Deposita, v. 51, p. 841-852

Oberthür, T., Junge, M., Rudashevsky, N., de Meyer, E., Gutter, P., (2016) Platinum-group minerals in the LG and MG chromitites of the eastern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralium Deposita, v. 51, p. 71-87


Kraemer, D., Junge, M., Bau, M. and Oberthür, T. (2015) Improving recoveries of Platinum and Palladium from Oxidized Platinum-Group Element Ores of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, using the Siderophore Desferrioxamine B. Hydrometallurgy, v. 152, p. 169-177

Junge, M., Wirth, R, Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Schreiber, A. (2015) Mineralogical siting of platinum-group elements in pentlandite from the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralium Deposita, v. 50, p. 41-54


Junge, M., Oberthür, T. and Melcher, F. (2014) Cryptic variation of chromite chemistry, platinum-group-element and –mineral distribution in the UG-2 chromitite – an example from the Karee Mine, western Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Economic Geology, v. 109, p. 795-810