David MAINPRICE                    Last updated 12/06/2019
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ResearcherID:    C-2165-2014

Position  Directeur de Recherche C.N.R.S. (DR1)

Laboratory Géosciences Montpellier UMR CNRS 5243

Group Mantle
(What ever that means ! Anywhere between 1m and 6371 km below the Earth's surface in my case)

Research interests

Crystallographic preferred orientation and anisotropic physical properties
Ab-inito atomic modelling of crystals and their physical properties
Experimental measurement of physical properties
Experimental deformation at high temperature and pressure
Microstructure - scanning and transmission electron microscopy
Electron back scattered diffraction (E.B.S.D.) *** CamScan CrystalProbe at Montpellier (see installation pictures February 2008) ***

Elected member of CNRS Comité National section 18 - Terre et planètes telluriques : structure, histoire, modèles
Teaching Masters Modules - M1 Physical Properties of Rocks, M2 Physics of the Earth's Interior
(Master Science de la Terre, parcours Recherche Terre et Environnement, Université Montpellier II )

E-mail First.Family@gm.univ-montp2.fr   First=David and Family=Mainprice
(the above has nothing to do with Aston 'Family Man' Barrett of Bob Marley and The Wailers, whose fathering of 52 children with different mothers resulted in his nickname ... it is a technique to avoid SPAM)

Batiment 22, 4th floor, Room 403 (*** New location ***)

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Postal Address
Géosciences Montpellier UMR CNRS 5243
Bâtiment 22, CC 060
Université Montpellier 2
Place Eugène Bataillon
34095 MONTPELLIER cedex 05

Academic History

1972    B.Sc.(hons) in  Geology (Kingston Polytechnic, London, UK)
1976    M.Sc. in Structural Geology and Rock mechanics (Imperial College, London, UK)
1981    Ph.D. in  Rock mechanics (The Australian National University, Canberra , Australia)


1977-1981    Scholarship of The Australian National University.
1981-1982    Royal Society European Exchange Fellow
                     Laboratoire de Tectonophysique, Nantes, France.
1982-1984    Science and Engineering Research Council Fellow
                     Department of Metallurgy and Science of Materials, Oxford,UK.
1995             Invited distinguished lectuer at the University of Pisa, Italy
1995-1996    Crosby distinguished lectureship  in the Departement of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences  at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, U.S.A.
2006             Japanese Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellow, at Shizuoka University
2010             Invited Professor, Geosciences Department, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
2012              Elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU Fellows are limited to no more than 0.1% of the total AGU membership)
                      Citation: for ground breaking laboratory work, observations, and computations relating fundamental mineral physics to problems in seismology and    geodynamics.

2014             Invited Professor, Insitute of Geosciences, Shizuoka University, Japan.
2012-2015    La Prime d'excellence de scientifique du CNRS (Le CNRS reconnaît anisi la contribution exceptionelle que vous avez apportée à la recherche)
2017             Invited Professor, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo.
2017             Paul G. Silver AGU Award for Outstanding Scientific Service.
                     Citation for D. Mainprice for Paul G. Silver award, 2017:
As befits a Silver Awardee, David Mainprice’s scholarship transcends boundaries of mineral physics, tectonophysics, and seismology, enabling improved understanding of S-wave splitting, thermal diffusivity, phase transitions, and relations among deformation, elastic moduli, and seismic properties. David was directly connected to Paul Silver; they co-authored two influential papers and maintained a personal friendship. But, more important in the context of this award are David’s intellectual generosity, enthusiastic mentorship, and kindly cooperation with students and colleagues. Beginning in 1990, he committed to making his petrophysics programs and databases freely available. Nowadays, collaborating with Hielscher, Bachmann, Schaeben, and others, David is a major contributor and teacher of MTEX, an open-source code providing robust statistical assessments of crystal preferred orientation, seismic-velocity anisotropy, and shear-wave polarization. At any given meeting, there are always a spectacular number of posters displaying figures using MTEX or his older software. David’s generosity extends to hosting research visits in Montpellier and providing workshops world-wide. It was easy to collect heart-felt and eloquent quotations illustrating his influence as a mentor and collaborator. D. Prior, Otago Univ., said, “Mainprice’s contributions … to texture measurement have been trend setting, yet openly available... [His lab] made world-class EBSD instruments available to international users… [When] launched 15 years ago, it included many components built in-house, sometimes out of commonly available household items (including coffee filters).” K. Michibayashi, Shizuoka University, commented, “I was very much inspired by David … [and] still rely on his products and basic ideas.” Q. Wang, Nanjing University, commented, "[Dave is] a generous teacher and friend. He helped to establish my career and taught me how to become an honorable scientist." S. Misra, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, quoted a Sanskrit aphorism, “Sharing knowledge gives humility; humility gives character.” Misra concluded that David Mainprice epitomized the essence of that saying.

Paul G. Silver AGU Award for Outstanding Scientific Service citation and reply


Dernières nouvelles du CNRS-INSU n°298

David Mainprice lauréat du prix Paul G. Silver award


David Mainprice held Royal Society European Exchange Fellow at Nantes (France) in 1981/82 before moving to the department of  Science of Materials at the University of Oxford (UK) as a Science and Engineering Research Council Fellow from 1983/84. He then moved back to Nantes in 1984 as a Chargé de Recherche CNRS in the group led by Prof. Adolphe Nicolas (Laboratoire de Tectonophysique). In 1986 the group was transferred to Montpellier. In 1991 he became Director de Recherche CNRS. In 1995-96 he was on sabbatical leave at MIT holding the Crosby distinguished lectureship. From 1998 to 2003 he was director of the university service laboratory for electron microscopy. From 1999 to 2003 he was director of the UMR Tectonophysique. He was an elected member of CNRS Comité National section 18 - Terre et planètes telluriques : structure, histoire, modèles from 2004-2008. In January 2012 was elected fellow of the American Geophysical Union for his fundamental contributions to science. November 2012 he was awarded the "La Prime d'excellence de scientifique du CNRS" for his exceptional contribution to research. 2017 recipient of the Paul G. Silver AGU Award for Outstanding Scientific Service.

Direction of theses

Y. Montardi (1987) Etude du frittage et de la déformation plastique expérimentale des plagioclases. UM II

S. Ji (1987) Déformation plastique naturelle et expérimentale des plagioclases. UM II (Prix de Thèse du CNRS, Sciences de la Terre - année 1987-1988 )

G. Barruol (1993) Pétrophysique de la croûte inférieure. Rôle de l’Anisotropies sismiques sur la réflectivité et déphasage des ondes S. UM II

B. Seront (1993) Déformation expérimentale à haute pression et haute température d’agrégats polycristallins de plagioclases et d’olivine. UM II

W. Ben Ismaïl (1999) La lithosphère  cratonique : Pétrophysique des xénolites mantlelliques d’Afrique du Sud. UM II

E. Pera (2000) Caratteri  petrofisici  del  mantello  lithoferico  dell’italia centrale. Università di Milano (co-director  with Prof. A. Boriani)

E. Larive  (2002) Étude expérimentale des roches à très faible perméabilité UM II PDF

B. Gibert (2003) Étude expérimentale de la diffusivitie thermique des roches mantlelliques UM II
(co-director with Dr.A.Tommasi) Prix de Thèse Haüy-Lacroix 2004 de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie. PDF

L. Pèdesseau (2004)  Comportement de matériaux complexes via la modélisation moléculaire. Toulouse

P. Jouanna (2005) Modélisation phéno-corpusculaire de phases et nanophases. UM II


Web documents

Teaching Documents - M1 Physical Properties of Rocks

Teaching Documents - M2 Physics of the Earth's Interior

Teaching Documents - Texture Summer School 2005

Deutsch-Französische Hochschule Université Franco-Allemande (DFH-UFA)
Summer School at Freiberg, Germany on June 29 to July 8, 2005
"Textures and Microstructures in the Earth Sciences"
Organized by David Mainprice (Montpellier) and  Helmut Schaeben (Freiberg)

Teaching Documents - Textures and anisotropy in crystalline materials 2010

Marie Curie Initial Training Network “Crystal2Plate” Short-course “Textures and anisotropy in crystalline materials” Organized by Andrea Tommasi and David Mainprice 28 June-2 July 2010 Montpellier.”


David Mainprice : 4 lectures - Basic notions of crystallography & symmetry Part 1 and 2, Notions of electronic diffraction and the EBSD technique, EBSD data: euler angles, representations and reference frames, Anisotropy of physical properties: from the crystal to the rock scale.


Andrea Tommasi : 3 lectures -  Introduction to crystal plasticity – deformation mechanisms, microstructures & crystallographic orientations parts 1 & 2, From crystal & rockscale anisotropic properties to mantle dynamics parts 1 & 2, Numerical models of crystal preferred orientation evolution during plastic deformation : linking textures to slip systems activity and deformation regimes.

Other Documents - CNRS-INSU Web Article

Documents associated with my invited lecture  'A personal view of EBSD and future developments'
Lecture given at  the 10th regional meeting of the European Microbeam Analysis Society (EMAS)
in Padova, Italy in 17-20 June 2012


MTEX : An open source MATLAB Toolbox for Quantitative Texture

New website for MTEX


Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan and running
 & proceedure for disenabling new "System Intergrity Protection" (SIP
also simple fix for MTEX binary check failed! error on new iMac

Crystal Geometry              Pole Figures                   ODFs                           Tensors

       EBSD                           Grains                Grain Boundaries              Plotting

MTEX Reference or Related Publications

Originally developed by Ralf Hielscher as part of this Ph.D. thesis "The Radon Transform on the Rotation Group : Inversion and Application to Texture Analysis"
under the direction of Helmut Schaeben (Institut für Geologie,Technische Universität Freiberg, Germany), Ralf is currently at Fakultät für Mathematik, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany. Recently the toolbox has been extended to include the analysis of EBSD data by Florian Bachmann (T U Freiberg) and others.

The MTEX algorithm is described in the paper
R. Hielscher and H. Schaeben, (2008) A novel pole figure inversion method: specification of the MTEX algorithm,
J. Appl. Cryst. (2008). 41, 1024-1037 [ doi:10.1107/S0021889808030112 ].
Please refer to this paper when publishing results obtained using MTEX.

This toolbox is ideal for people you want to lean and go beyond the contraints of closed commerical X-ray pole figure inversion or EBSD software packages.
In new version 4.1.0, just released,  features a completely rewritten misorientation analysis which is faster and much more intuitive. Considerable effort has be made to develop flexiable import facilities to read a wide range of data format of pole figures and now including HKL-Oxford, Bruker and EDAX-TSL EBSD export files. The toolbox is ongoing development project open to anyone interested, either to use and comment on the toolbox and its help files, develop code or suggest the development of new features. New physical properties codes have been written in an optimized MatLab code for this toolbox as part of ongoing collaboration with Ralf Hielscher and Helmut Schaeben.

The toolbox is well suited to teaching texture analysis; visualization of symmetry operations, pole figures, inverse pole figures, ODFs in various types of representation, spherical hamonic analysis, entropy, texture index ( = J-index of Bunge or F2 of Matthies), mean orientation, Euler angles, Rodrigues vectors, axis/angle, quaternions, misorientations etc.

Two reference publication on using texture data (pole figure inversion e.g. X-ray goniometry or single oreintation data e.g. EBSD) in MTEX to calculate and plot anisotropic physical properties now available, see below.  

***I am Shutting down access to the Physical properties available, but will back with a Fully working data base that you can search for your mineral physical properties tensors on-line***

See MAINPRICE, D. , HIELSCHER, R.,  and SCHAEBEN, H. (2011) Calculating anisotropic physical properties from texture data using the MTEX open source package. In: Prior, D.J., Rutter, E.H., Tatham, D. J. (eds) Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Microstructures, Mechanics and Anisotropy. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 360, 175-192. PDF

See MAINPRICE, D., BACHMANN, F., HIELSCHER, R., SCHAEBEN, H. (2014) Calculating anisotropic piezoelectric properties from texture data using the MTEX open source package. In: Faulkner, D.R., Meckenburgh, J., Mariani, E., (eds) Rock Deformation from Field, Experiments and Theory: A Volume in Honour of Ernie Rutter. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 409,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/SP409.2 PDF


     Muliplot feature of mtex - 5. 0. 3 using spherical harmonic method
  gives more accurate plot of single crystals with symmetry
                               Olivine Single Crystal:- Seismic Properties

"Beta development" of a database of single crystal mineral elastic tensors in GPa suitable for importation by copy and paste into MTEX M-files
. MTEX Elastic Tensor M-files

(PLEASE report any errors in these files, thank you)

MTEX Teaching Documents - EBSD 2014 Pittsburgh - Introduction to MTEX
MTEX Teaching Documents - EBSD 2014 Pittsburgh - Earth Sciences Applications
MTEX Teaching Documents - EBSD 2014 Pittsburgh - Examples
MTEX Teaching Documents - SUMMER SCHOOL on RECRYSTALLIZATION 8-12 september 2014 Fréjus, France 2014

MTEX Introduction EBSD - The Electron Microscopy Symposium, Masdar Intitute 2-5 November 2015 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2015
Application of EBSD to geomaterials - The Electron Microscopy Symposium, Masdar Intitute 2-5 November 2015 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2015

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Updated on 23/07/2014
All Mac apps recompiled for OS 10.9
Windows PFctf_PC2.exe and ROTctf5_PC.exe recomplied with larger memory map

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The anisotropic seismic properties using the elastic tensor constants and density given by Stackhouse et al. (2005 EPSL vol.230 pages1-10) for Post-Perovskite at 136 GPa and 3000K.
Using the program ANIS to calcluate velocities in a *.VpG file and the program VpG to generate the postscipt graphics
Post-Perovskite Single Crystal Vp etc


Example crystal preferred orientation measured with optical microscope and universal stage for Oman sample 90OA65A (data courtesy of Prof. Françoise Boudier). A contoured density plot using the program PF2k and olivine orientations stored as Euler angle triplets (phi1,PHI,phi2).

             Example figure with PF2k


Example of anisotropic seismic properties using the elastic tensor constants and density of olivine with Euler angle triplets (phi1,PHI,phi2) for sample 90OA65A with program ANIS.

             Figure for 90OA65A

Using the program ANIS to calculates velocities in a *.VpG file and the program VpG to generate the postscipt graphics

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The Earth's Elastic Crust



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New - MTEX Demo for P-wave Fabric-index-angle (FIA) for olivine CPOs
Download DEMO Script & functions

MICHIBAYASHI K., MAINPRICE , D. , FUJII A., UEHARA S., SHINKAI, Y., KONDO, Y., OHARA Y., ISHII T., FRYER, P., BLOOMER, S.H, ISHIWATARI, A., HAWKINS, J., JI, S., (2016) Natural olivine crystal-fabrics in the western Pacific convergence region: A new method to identify fabric type. EPSL 443, 70-80.  

Selected Publications and in PDF format - if link to specific paper does not work - try this link for all pdfs

Google Scholar (corrected): Publications found 141 citations  8736 h-index  50   i10-index 118 (June 2018)

List of Publications

156: TOMMASI, A., GORYAEVA, A., CARREZ, P., CORDIER, P. and MAINPRICE, D.,(2018) Deformation, crystal preferred orientations, and seismic anisotropy in the Earth’s D" layer. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 492, 35-46. PDF

BOULLIER, A.-M., ROBACH,O., ILDEFONSE, B., BAROU,F.,MAINPRICE, D., OHTANI,T., and FUJIMOTO, K. (2018) High stresses stored in fault zones: exemple of the Nojima fault (Japan). Solid Earth, 9, 505–529. PDF

154: CLEMENT M., PADRΌN-NAVARTA, J.-A.,TOMMASI A., MAINPRICE, D.,(2018) Non-hydrostatic stress field orientation inferred from orthopyroxene (Pbca) to low-clinoenstatite (P21/c) inversion in partially dehydrated serpentinites. American Mineralogist 103 (6): 993-1001 PDF

153: THIEME,M., S. DEMOUCHY,S., MAINPRICE, D., BAROU,F., CORDIER,P. (2018) Stress and microstructure evolution during transient creep of olivine at 1000-1200 °C, Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 

492, 35-46 PDF

152: MORALES, L.F.G., MAINPRICE, D.,, KERN,H. (2018)
Olivine-antigorite phase transformation: microstructures, phase boundary misorientation and seismic properties. Tectonophysics 724–725, 93–115. PDF

151: CHAUVE, T
., MONTAGNAT, S. PIAZOLO, B. Journaux, J.WHEELER, M., BAROU, F., MAINPRICE, D., TOMMASI, A., (2017) Non-basal dislocations should be accounted for in simulating ice mass flowPDF Earth and Planetary Science Letters 473, 247–255.
La glace révèle enfin le mystère de ses dislocations...  http://www.insu.cnrs.fr/node/6683

150: HIDAS, K., TOMMASI A., MAINPRICE, D., CHAUVE, T., BAROU F., MONTAGNAT, M. (2017) Microstructural evolution during thermal annealing of ice-Ih

Journal of Structural Geology 99, 31- 44.  PDF

149: ALMQVIST, B.S.G and MAINPRICE, D., (2017) Seismic properties and anisotropy of the continental crust: Predictions based on mineral texture and rock microstructure.
Rev. Geophys., 55, doi:10.1002/2016RG000552. PDF, featured by AGU editors-Vox post.  The Earth's Elastic Crust
148: CHAUVE, T., MONTAGNAT, M., BAROU, F., HIDAS K.,  TOMMASI, A., MAINPRICE,D.,  (2016) Investigation of nucleation processes during dynamic recrystallization of ice using cryo-EBSD.  Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 375: 20150345. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2015.0345PDF 

147: MOOKHERJEE, M., MAINPRICE,D., MAHESHWARI, K., HARIHARAN, A., HEINONEN, O. (2016) High-pressure elastic softening in albite (NaAlSi3O8). Scientific Reports 6, 34815 ; doi:10.1038/srep34815. PDF
146: UR REHMAN, H., MAINPRICE, D., BAROU, F., YAMAMOTO, H., KAZUAKI, O., (2016) EBSD-measured crystal preferred orientations of eclogites from the Sanbagawa metamorphic belt, central Shikoku, SW Japan. European Journal of Mineralogy. Eur. J. Mineral., 28, 1–14.
PADRON-NAVARTA, J.-A., MAINPRICE, D., VAUCHEZ, A.,  BAROU, F.,  & MARCHESI, C., (2016) Fluid-assisted strain localization in the shallow subcontinental lithospheric mantle. Lithos. doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.07.038  PDF

144: MAINPRICE , D. (2016) Presentation of the Dana Medal of the Mineralogical Society of America for 2016 to Patrick Cordier. American Mineralogist, 101, 1008–1010.

MICHIBAYASHI K., MAINPRICE , D. , FUJII A., UEHARA S., SHINKAI, Y., KONDO, Y., OHARA Y., ISHII T., FRYER, P., BLOOMER, S.H, ISHIWATARI, A., HAWKINS, J., JI, S., (2016) Natural olivine crystal-fabrics in the western Pacific convergence region: A new method to identify fabric type. EPSL 443, 70-80.  PDF

142: NICOLAS, A., BOUDIER, F. and MAINPRICE, D.  (2015) Paragenesis of Magma Chamber Internal Wall discovered in Oman ophiolite gabbros. Terra Nova. DOI: 10.1111/ter.12194 PDF  

141: HIELSCHER, R. MAINPRICE, D. and SCHAEBEN, H. (2015) Material behaviour – Texture and anisotropy. In Handbook of Geomathematics (2nd edition), edited by W.Freeden, Z. Nashed and T. Sonar, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany. pp 2149-2188, ISBN: 978-3-642-54550-4 (Print) 978-3-642-54551-1 (Online) . PDF

140: ALMQVIST, B., MISRA, S., MAINPRICE, D., KLONOWKA, I., MAJKA, J. (2015) Melt Production and Percolation in Synthetic Quartz-Mica Schist: in situ Detection via Ultrasonic Velocity Drops and Anisotropy Reduction. EPSL 425, 24-33. PDF

139: MAINPRICE, D. (2015) Seismic anisotropy of the deep Earth from a mineral and rock physics perspective. Schubert, G. ‘Treatise in Geophysics,
2nd Edition’ Volume 2. Oxford: Elsevier. pp 487-538 PDF

138: VIOLAY M., GIBERT, B., MAINPRICE, D., BURG J.-P. (2015) Brittle versus ductile deformation as the main control of the deep fluid circulation in oceanic crust. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL063437.PDF

137: PADRON-NAVARTA, J.-A., TOMMASI, A., GARRIDO, C.,J., MAINPRICE, D., (2015) On topotaxy and compaction during antigorite and chlorite dehydration. Contrib Mineral Petrol 169:35
DOI 10.1007/s00410-015-1129-4 PDF

136: ARZILLI, F., MANCINI, L., VOLTOLINI, M., CICCONI, M.R., MOHAMMADI, S., GIULI, G., MAINPRICE, D., PARIS, E., BAROU, F. AND CARROLL, M.R. (2015) Near-liquidus growth of feldspar spherulites in trachytic melts: 3D morphologies and implications in crystallization mechanisms.  Lithos 216–217, 93–105. doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2014.12.003 PDF

135: PEUBLE, S., ANDREANI, M., GODARD, M., GOUZE, P., BAROU, F., VAN DE MOORTELE, B., MAINPRICE, D., REYNARD, B. (2015) Carbonate mineralization in percolated olivine aggregates: Linking effects of crystallographic orientation and fluid flow. American Mineralogist 100,474-482. PDF  (Highlighted by American Mineralogist editors as a "Notable Paper")

High temperature instruments and methods developed for supercritical geothermal reservoir characterisation and exploitation—The HiTI project 134: MORALES, L.F.G., LLOYD, G.E., MAINPRICE, D., (2014) Fabric transitions in quartz via viscoplastic self-consistent modelling Part I: axial compression and simple shear under constant strain, Tectonophysics 636, 52–69. PDF

133: MAINPRICE, D., BACHMANN, F., HIELSCHER, R., SCHAEBEN, H. (2014) Descriptive tools for the analysis of texture projects with large datasets using MTEX - strength, symmetry, and components.  In: Faulkner, D.R., Meckenburgh, J., Mariani, E., (eds) Rock Deformation from Field, Experiments and Theory: A Volume in Honour of Ernie Rutter. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/SP409.8  PDF

132: MAINPRICE, D., BACHMANN, F., HIELSCHER, R., SCHAEBEN, H. (2014) Calculating anisotropic piezoelectric properties from texture data using the MTEX open source package. In: Faulkner, D.R., Meckenburgh, J., Mariani, E., (eds) Rock Deformation from Field, Experiments and Theory: A Volume in Honour of Ernie Rutter. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 409,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/SP409.2 PDF

131: CHHED, T., MOOKHERJEE, M., MAINPRICE, D., DOS SANTOS A.M., MOLAISON, J.J., CHANTEL, J., MANTHILAKE, G., and BASSETT, W.A. (2014) Structure and elasticity of phlogopite under compression: Geophysical implications, PEPI 233, 1-12. PDF

130: MISRA, S., BURG, J.-P., VIGNERESSE, J.-L.,  MAINPRICE, D. (2014) Rheological transition during large strain deformation of melting and crystallizing metapelites. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JB010777. PDF

129: MOOKHERJEE, M. and MAINPRICE, D. (2014) Unusually large shear wave anisotropy for chlorite in subduction zone settings. GRL doi: 10.1002/2014GL059334129 PDF

128: ASMUNDSSON, R., PEZARD, P., SANJUAN, B., HENNINGE, J., DELTOMBEF, J.-L., HALLADAY,N., LEBERT, F., GADALIAD,A., MILLOT, R., GIBERT, B., VIOLAY, M., REINSCH, T., NAISSE, J.-M.,  MASSIOT, C., AZAÏS, P., MAINPRICE, D., KARYTSAS, C.,  JOHNSTON,C. (2014) High temperature instruments and methods developed for supercritical geothermal reservoir characterisation and exploitation - The HiTI project. Geothermics 49, 90–98. PDF

127: SATSUKAWA,T., ILDEFONSE, B., MAINPRICE, D., MORALES, L.F.G., MICHIBAYASHI, K., and BAROU, F., (2013) A database of plagioclase crystal preferred orientations (CPO) and microstructures – implications for CPO origin, strength, symmetry and seismic anisotropy. Solid Earth, 4, 511-542. PDF
Supplementary Material pole figure plots of CPO (39.2 Mo) PDF

126: FRETS, E.C., TOMMASI, A., GARRIDO, C.J., VAUCHEZ, A., MAINPRICE, D., TARGUISTI, K., AMRI, I., (2013) The Beni Bousera peridotite massif (Morocco): A kilometer-scale oblique-slip low-angle shear zone thinning the subcontinental mantle?  J. Petrology, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egt067 High temperature instruments and methods developed for supercritical geothermal reservoir characterisation and exploitation—The HiTI project PDF

125: VAUCHEZ, A., CHAUVET, A., MAINPRICE, D., LAGABRIELLE, Y., Bestani, L., .,  Clerc C., LAHFID, A., (2013) Reply to comment by P. Olivier on “Pre-orogenic exhumation of the North Pyrenean Agly massif (Eastern Pyrenees - France)”, Tectonics, 32, doi:10.1002/tect.20061.

124: MORALES, L.F.G., MAINPRICE, D., BOUDIER, F., (2013) The influence of hydrous-phases on the microstructure and seismic properties of a hydrated mantle rock, Tectonophysics, 594, 103-117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2013.03.022 PDF

123: SHUSHAKOVA,V., FULLER, Jr., E.R., HEIDELBACH, F., MAINPRICE, D., and SIEGESMUND, S., (2013) Marble decay induced by thermal strains: simulations and experiments, Environmental Earth Sciences, DOI 10.1007/s12665-013-2406-z. PDF

122: VAUCHEZ, A. CLERC,C., BESTANI, L., LAGABRIELLE, Y., CHAUVET, A., LAHFID, A., MAINPRICE, D., (2013) Pre-orogenic exhumation of the North Pyrenean Agly massif (Eastern Pyrenees - France), Tectonics, DOI: 10.1002/tect.20015. PDF

121: DEMOUCHY, S., TOMMASI, A., BAROU, F., MAINPRICE, D., CORDIER, P. (2012) Deformation of Olivine in Torsion under Hydrous Conditions, PEPI, 202–203, 56–70. PDF

120: VAUCHEZ, A., TOMMASI, A., MAINPRICE, D. (2012) Faults (shear zones) in the Earth's mantle – Invited review, Tectonophysics 558-559, 1–27. PDF

119: VIOLAY, M., GIBERT,, B., MAINPRICE, D., EVANS, B., DAUTRIA, J-M., AZAIS, P., PEZARD, P.A.,  (2012) An experimental study of the brittle-ductile transition of basalt at near in situ pressure and temperature conditions. J. Geophys. Res., 117, B03213, doi:10.1029/2011JB008884. PDF

118: MAINPRICE, D. , HIELSCHER, R.,  and SCHAEBEN, H. (2011) Calculating anisotropic physical properties from texture data using the MTEX open source package. In: Prior, D.J., Rutter, E.H., Tatham, D. J. (eds) Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Microstructures, Mechanics and Anisotropy. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 360, 175-192. PDF

117: MORALES, L.F.G., MAINPRICE, D., LLOYD, G.E., and LAW, R.D. (2011) Crystal fabric development and slip systems in a quartz mylonite: an approach via transmission electron microscopy and viscoplastic self-consistent modelling. In: Prior, D.J., Rutter, E.H., Tatham, D. J. (eds) Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Microstructures, Mechanics and Anisotropy. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 360, 151-173. PDF

116: LLOYD, G.E., HALLIDAY, J.M., BUTLER, R. W. H., CASEY, M., KENDELL, J.M., WOOKEY, J.,  MAINPRICE, D. (2011). From crystal to crustal: petrofabric derived seismic modelling of regional tectonics. In: Prior, D.J., Rutter, E.H., Tatham, D. J. (eds) Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Microstructures, Mechanics and Anisotropy. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 360, 49-78. PDF

115: LLOYD, G.E., BUTLER, R. W. H., CASEY, M., MAINPRICE, D., TATHAM, D. J., (2011). Constraints on the seismic properties of the middle and lower continental crust. In: Prior, D.J., Rutter, E.H., Tatham, D. J. (eds) Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Microstructures, Mechanics and Anisotropy. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 360, 7-32. PDF

114: MISRA, S., BURG, J.-P., MAINPRICE, D. (2011) Effect of finite deformation and deformation rate on partial melting and crystallization in metapelites, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B02205, doi:10.1029/2010JB007865. PDF

113: DEMOUCHY, S., MAINPRICE, D., TOMMASI, A., COUVY,  H., BAROU, F., FROST, D.J., CORDIER, P. (2011) Forsterite to Wadsleyite Phase Transformation Under Shear Stress and Consequences for the Earth’s Mantle Transition Zone. PEPI, 184, 91-104. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2010.11.001. PDF

112: ALMQVIST, B., MAINPRICE, D., MADONNA,C., BURLINI, L., HIRT, A. M. (2011) Application of differential effective medium, magnetic pore fabric analysis and X-ray microtomography to calculate elastic properties of porous and anisotropic rock aggregates. JGR Solid Earth vol. 116, B01204, doi:10.1029/2010JB007750, 2011. PDF

111: BRUIJN, R.H.C., KUNZE, K., MAINPRICE, D., BURLINI, L. (2011) Mechanical and microstructural development of Carrara marble with pre-existing strain variation. Tectonophysics, 503, 75-91. PDF

110: VIOLAY, M.,  GIBERT, B., MAINPRICE, D., EVANS, B. PEZARD, P.A., FLOVENZl, O.G., ASMUNDSSON, R. (2010). The Brittle Ductile Transition in Experimentally Deformed Basalt Under Oceanic Crust Conditions: Evidence for Presence of Permeable Reservoirs at Supercritical Temperatures and Pressures in the Icelandic Crust. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress, Bali, Indonesia, 25-29 April 2010, Extented Abstract, pp6. PDF

109: GIBERT, B., VIOLAY, M.,  MAINPRICE, D., PEZARD, Ph., (2010) Géothermie : un potentiel à creuser ! Dossier Énergie à volonté,  N°69/Octobre-Décembre, Pour La Science. 64-70. PDF

108: BEZACIER, L., REYNARD, B., BASS, J.D., WANG, J., and MAINPRICE, D. (2010) Elasticity of glaucophane and seismic properties of high-pressure low-temperature oceanic rocks in subduction zones. Tectonophysics, 494, 201-210. PDF

107: MADONNA, C., TISATO, N., BOUTAREAUD, S., and MAINPRICE, D., (2010) A new development for the measurement of low frequency seismic attenuation in the laboratory. Society of Exploration Geophysicists SEG Expanded Abstracts 29, 2675 (2010); doi:10.1190/1.3513397. PDF

106: CLARK, S.J., JOUANNA, P., HAINES, J.,  MAINPRICE, D. (2010) Calculation of infrared and Raman vibration modes of magnesite at high pressure by density-functional perturbation theory and comparison with experiments. Physic and Chemistry of Minerals. DOI 10.1007/s00269-010-0395-y (on line). PDF

105: MUSSI, A., CORDIER, P., MAINPRICE, D. and FROST, D.J. (2010) Transmission electron microscopy characterization of dislocations and slip systems in K-lingunite: Implications for the seismic anisotropy of subducted crust. PEPI 182, 50-58. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2010.06.013

105: CARACAS, R., MAINPRICE, D., THOMAS, C. (2010) Is the spin transition in Fe2± bearing perovskite visible in seismology?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L13309, doi:10.1029/2010GL043320.

METSUE, A., CARREZ, Ph., DENOUAL, C., MAINPRICE, D., CORDIER, P. (2010) Peierls–Nabarro modelling of dislocations in diopside. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals (on line). doi10.1007/s00269-010-0370-7 PDF

102: ALMQVIST, B., BURLINI, L., MAINPRICE, D., HIRT, A. M. (2010) Elastic properties of anisotropic synthetic calcite-muscovite aggregates. JGR Solid Earth Vol. 115, B08203, 15 PP., 2010 doi:10.1029/2009JB006523 . PDF

101  HIELSCHER, R., MAINPRICE, D. and SCHAEBEN, H. (2010) Material behaviour – Texture and anisotropy. In Handbook of Geomathematics, edited by W. Freeden, Z. Nashed and T. Sonar, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.
pp -1003, ISBN: 978-3-642-01547-2. PDF

100  METSUE, A., CARREZ, Ph., DENOUAL, C., MAINPRICE, D., CORDIER,P. (2010) Plastic deformation of wadsleyite: IV Dislocation core modeling based on the Peierls-Nabarro-Galerkin model. Acta Materialia doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2009.10.047

99  LLOYD, G.E., LAW, R.D. and MAINPRICE, D. (2010) Predicting seismic properties from three-dimensional microstructures - a new look at an old quartzite. In: Law, R.D., Butler, R.W.H., Holdsworth, R., Krabbendam, M. & Strachan, R. (eds) Continental Tectonics and Mountain Building - The Legacy of Peach and Horne.  Geological Society, London, Special Publications 335, 603-622.

98  LAW, R.D., MAINPRICE, D., CASEY, M., LLOYD, G.E., KNIPE, R.J., COOK B. and THIGPEN, J.R. (2010) Moine thrust zone mylonites at the Stack of Glencoul: I - microstructures, strain and influence of recrystallization on quartz crystal fabric development. In: Law, R.D., Butler, R.W.H., Holdsworth, R., Krabbendam, M. & Strachan, R. (eds) Continental Tectonics and Mountain Building - The Legacy of Peach and Horne.  Geological Society, London, Special Publications 335, 543-577.

97  LLOYD, G.E., BUTLER, R.W.H., CASEY, M. and MAINPRICE, D. (2009) Mica, deformation fabrics and the seismic properties of the continental crust. EPSL 288, 320-328.

96  BOUDIER, F., BARONNET, A., MAINPRICE, D. (2009) Serpentine Mineral Replacements of Natural Olivine and their Seismic Implications: Oceanic Lizardite versus Subduction-Related Antigorite. Journal of Petrology doi:10.1093/petrology/egp049

95  WANG, Q., BURLINI, L., MAINPRICE, D. and XU, Z. (2009) Geochemistry, microstructure and seismic properties of eclogites from the Chinese Continental Scientific Drilling borehole in the Sulu UHP terrane, eastern China.Tectonophysics 475, 251–266.

94  GILBERT B. and MAINPRICE, D. (2009) Effect of Crystal Preferred Orientations on the thermal diffusivity of quartz polycrystalline aggregates at high temperature. Tectonophysics 465, 150-163. PDF

93  MAINPRICE, D. and ILDEFONSE, B. (2009) Seismic anisotropy of subduction zone minerals - contribution of hydrous phases. Springer series 'Frontiers in Earth Sciences' Subduction Zone Dynamics. Edited by Serge Lallemand and Francesca Funiciello doi 10.1007/978-3-540-87974-9 PDF

92  METSUE, A., CARREZ, Ph., MAINPRICE, D. and CORDIER, P. (2009) Numerical modeling of dislocations and deformation mechanisms in CaIrO3 and MgGeO3 post-perovskites – Comparison with MgSiO3 post-perovskite. PEPI  174, 165-173. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2008.04.003. PDF

91  MAINPRICE, D. and JAOUL, O. (2009) A transmission electron microscopy study of experimentally deformed quartzite with different degrees of doping. PEPI (Oliver Jaoul Special issue), 172, 55-66. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2008.07.009 PDF

90 MAINPRICE, D. (2009) Diffusion, deformation and mineral properties of the Earth's interior. Introduction. PEPI (Oliver Jaoul Special issue) 172, 3-4.

89  TOMMASI, A and MAINPRICE, D. (2008) Comment on the article "Probability of radial anisotropy in the deep mantle" by Visser et al. (2008) EPSL 270:241-250. EPSL, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.07.061 

88   FACCENDA, M., BURLINI, L., GERYA, T.V. and MAINPRICE, D. (2008) Fault induced seismic anisotropy by hydration in subduction. Nature 455,1097-1100. doi:10.1038/nature07376 

Ab initio elastic properties of talc from 0 to 12 GPa: interpretation of seismic velocities at mantle pressures and prediction of auxetic behaviour at low pressure. EPSL 274, 327-338. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.07.047 PDF

86    TASAKA, M., MICHIBAYASHI, K. and MAINPRICE, D. (2008) B-type olivine fabrics developed in the fore-arc side of the mantle wedge along a subducting slab. EPSL, 272, 747-757. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.06.014 PDF

85    FONTAINE, F.R., ILDEFONSE, B., NEUVILLE, D. and MAINPRICE, D. (2008) Influence of viscosity variation of basaltic and andesitic melts on seismic attenuation in partially molten gabbronorite. PEPI 167, 223-229. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2008.04.010 PDF

84    MAINPRICE, D., TOMMASI A., CORDIER, P., CARREZ, Ph. and FERRE, D. (2008) Predicted glide systems and crystal preferred orientation of polycrystalline silicate Mg-Perovskite at mantle pressures: Implications for the seismic anisotropy of the lower mantle. EPSL 271,135-144. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.03.058.

83    JOUANNA, P., PÈDESSEAU, L.,  PÈPE, G. and MAINPRICE, D. (2008) Mass and momentum interface equilibrium by molecular modeling. Simulating AFM adhesion between (120) gypsum faces in a saturated solution and consequences on gypsum cohesion. Cement and Concrete Res.  38, 290-299.

82    MAINPRICE, D., LE PAGE Y., RODGERS J., JOUANNA, P. (2007) Predicted elastic properties of the hydrous D Phase at mantle pressures: Implications for the seismic anisotropy of subducted slabs near 670 km discontinuity and in the lower mantle. EPSL 259, 283-296.

81    MAINPRICE, D. (2007) Seismic anisotropy of the deep Earth from a mineral and rock physics perspective. Schubert, G. (ed.) Treatise on Geophysics.Volume 2 pp437-492. Oxford: Elsevier Ltd. PDF

80    CARREZ, Ph., CORDIER,P., MAINPRICE , D., TOMMASI, A.  (2006) Slip systems and plastic shear anisotropy in Mg2SiO4 Ringwoodite: insights from numerical modelling. European Journal of Mineralogy 18, 149-160.

79    NICOLAS, A. and MAINPRICE , D.  (2005) Burst of high-temperature seawater injection throughout accreting oceanic crust: a case study in Oman ophiolite. Terra Nova 17,326-330.PDF

78    MAINPRICE , D., TOMMASI,A., COUVY,H. , CORDIER, P. and FROST, D.J. (2005) Pressure sensitivity of olivine slip systems: implications for the interpretation of seismic anisotropy of the Earth's upper mantle, Nature, 433, 731 - 733.PDF

77    ULRICH,S. and MAINPRICE , D., (2005) Does cation ordering in omphacites influence the development of lattice-preferred orientation ?    Journal of Structural Geology 27, 419-431.PDF

76    BOUDIER,F., NICOLAS,A. and MAINPRICE,D (2005) Does anisotropy of thermal contraction control hydrothermal circulation at the Moho level below fast spreading oceanic ridges? International Geology Review 45,101-112. and GSA Robert G. Coleman Volume.PDF

75    MAINPRICE,D and PATERSON,M.S. (2005) Experimental Deformation of Flint in Axial Compression. L.Burlini and D.Bruhun (eds) 'High-Strain Zones : Structure and Physical Properties. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 245, 251-276.PDF

74    TOMMASI, A., MAINPRICE,D., CORDIER, P., THORAVAL, C., and COUVY, H. (2004) Strain-induced seismic anisotropy of wadsleyite polycrystals : constraints on flow patterns in the mantle transition zone . J. Geophysical Research,109,B12405 1-10.PDF

73    GIBERT,B. SCHILLING,F. TOMMASI,A.,. and MAINPRICE,D. (2003) Thermal diffusivity of olivine single-crystals and polycrystalline aggregates at ambient conditions - a comparison. Geophysical Research Letters.Vol.30,No.22, SDE 9 1-5.PDF

72    MAINPRICE , D., BASCOU, J., CORDIER, P. and TOMMASI ,A., (2004) Crystal preferred orientations of garnet: comparisons of numerical simulations with naturally deformed Ecolgites. Journal of Structural Geology, 26, 2089-2102.PDF

71    CORDIER, P., MAINPRICE,D., and MOSENFELDER, J.L. (2004) Mechanical instability near the stishovite - CaCl2 phase transition: implications for crystal preferred orientations and seismic properties. European Journal of Mineralogy, 16, 387-399.PDF

70    MICHIBAYASHI,K. and MAINPRICE,D (2004) The role of pre-existing mechanical anisotropy on shear zone development within oceanic mantle lithosphere : an example from the Oman omphiolite.  J.Petrology, 45, 405-414.PDF

69   MICHIBAYASHI, K. and MAINPRICE, D., (2003) Understanding the deformation of rocks from the earth's mantle using simultaneous EBSD and EDS. HKL Technology Application Catalogue 2003

68    PERA,E., MAINPRICE,D, and BURLINI, L., (2003) Anisotropic seismic properties of the upper mantle beneath the Torre Alfina area (Northern Apennines, Central Italy). Tectonophysics, 370, 11-30.PDF

67    MAINPRICE, D. (2003) Physical properties of rocks and other geomaterials a special volume to honour professor H. Kern - Introduction. Tectonophysics, 370, 7-9.

66    MAINPRICE, D., and Wenk, H.-R., (2003) In appreciation of Hartmut Kern – Preface. Tectonophysics, 370, 1-5.

65    JI, S., SARUWATARI, K., MAINPRICE, D., WIRTH, R. and XU, Z.(2003) Microstructures, petrofabrics and seismic properties of ultra high-pressure eclogites from Sulu region, China: Implications for rheology of subducted continental crust and origin of mantle reflections. Tectonophysics, 370, 49-76. PDF

64    GIBERT, B., SEIPLOD,U., TOMMASI, A. and MAINPRICE, D. (2003) Thermal diffusivity of upper mantle rocks: influence of temperature, of pressure, and of the deformation fabric, JGR.Vol.108,No.B8, ECV 1 1-15.PDF

63    NICOLAS,A. MAINPRICE,D. and BOUDIER,F. (2003) High temperature seawater circulation throughout  crust of oceanic ridges :A model dervied from the Oman ophiolites. JGR Vol.108,No.B8, ETG 7 1-20.PDF

62    BASCOU,J., TOMMASI ,A. and MAINPRICE ,D., (2002) Lattice preferred orientation development of clinopyroxene: comparison between theory and observations. J.Structural Geol., 24,1357-1368.PDF

61    TOMMASI ,A., GIBERT,B., SEIPOLD,U., and MAINPRICE ,D. (2001) Anisotropy of thermal diffusivity in the upper mantle. Nature, 411, 783-.786.PDF

60    BASCOU,J., BARRUOL,G, VAUCHEZ,A., MAINPRICE ,D and EGYDIO-SILVA,M. (2001) EBSD measured lattice preferred orientations and seismic properties of eclogites. Tectonophysics, 342, 61-80.PDF

59    DEWANDEL, B., BOUDIER, F. KERN, H., WARSI,W., and MAINPRICE, D (2003) Seismic wave velocity and anisotropy of serpentinized peridotite in the Oman. Tectonophysics,370, 77-94.PDF

58    BEN ISMAìL, W., BARRUOL, G., and MAINPRICE, D. (2001) The Kaapvaal craton seismic anisotropy : A petrophysical analysis of kimberlite nodules. Geophys. Res. Lett. (Special issue Kaapvaal craton),Vol.28, No.13, 2497-2500.PDF

57   MAINPRICE, D. ,  BARRUOL , G. and BEN ISMAìL, W. (2000) The anisotropy of the Earth's mantle : From single crystal to polycrystal.  AGU Geophysical Monograph 117. ""Mineral Physics and Seismic  Tomography: From Atomic to Global"" (editors S. Karato, A.M. Forte, R.C. Liebermann, G. Masters and L.Stixrude),237-264."PDF

56   MAINPRICE, D. (2000) The estimation of seismic  properties of rocks with heterogeneous  microstructures  using  a local  cluster  model  - preliminary  results. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 25,155-161.PDF

54   TOMMASI, A; MAINPRICE, D.; CANOVA, G. and CHASTEL, Y. (2000) Viscoplastic self-consistent and equilibrium-based modeling of olivine lattice preferred orientations. 1. Implications for the upper mantle seismic anisotropy. J.Geophys.Res., 105, 7893-7908."PDF

53    BRAUN,J., CHERY,J., POLIAKOV,A., MAINPRICE, D., VAUCHEZ,A., TOMMASI, A and Daignières,M.  (1999) A simple parameterization of strain localization in the ductile regime due to grain size reduction : A case study for olivine. J.Geophys.Res., 104, 25,167-25,181.PDF

52   WENDT, A.S., OLGAARD, D. and MAINPRICE, D. (1999) A technique for the fabrication of fully dense Ca-rich plagioclase (An70-An100) samples suitable for studing the plastic rheology of bytownite (An80). Journal of Materials Science, 34, 5722-5742.

51   EGYDIO-SILVA, M. and MAINPRICE, D. (1999) Determination of stress directions from plagioclase fabrics in high grade deformed rocks from (Além Paraíba shear zone, Ribeira fold belt, southeastern Brazil) J.Struc.Geology.,21,1751-1771.PDF

50   SIVER, P.,  MAINPRICE ,D., BEN ISMAìL ,W., TOMMASI,A. and BARRUOL,G. (1999) Mantle structural geology from seismic anisotropy. In Mantle Petrology: Field Observations and High Pressure Experiments ; A Tribute to Francis R. (Joe) Boyd. The Geochemical Society Special Publication No.6 1999 Ed.s Y.Fei, C.M.Bertka, and B.O.Mysen.p.79-103." PDF

49    LAMOUREUX,G., ILDEFONSE,B. and MAINPRICE,D. (1999) Modelling the seismic properites of fast-spreading ridge crustal LVZ : insights from Oman gabbro textures. Tectonophysics,312, 283-301.PDF

48    JOUSSELIN, D. and MAINPRICE, D. (1998) Melt topology and seismic anisotropy in mantle peridotites of the Oman ophiolite. Earth Planet Sci. Lett.,167, 553-568.PDF

47    BEN ISMAìL W. and MAINPRICE D.(1998) A statistical view of the strength of seismic anisotropy in the upper mantle based on petrofabric studies of Ophiolite and xenolith samples.Tectonophysics, 296, 145 - 157.PDF

46    WENDT,A.S., MAINPRICE D., WIRTH,R. and RUTTER,E.H. (1998) An experimental study of brittle-ductile deformation of strongly textured mantle xenoliths. J.Geophys.Res., 103, 18205 - 18221.PDF

45    MAINPRICE,D., W.BEN ISMAìL and WAGNER,F. (1998) The relationship between olivine textures and seismic anisotropy in a database of upper mantle rocks. Materials Science Forum 273-275, 681-686.

44    LLOYD G.E., FARMER,A.B. and MAINPRICE D. (1997) Misorientation analysis and formation and orientation of subgain and Grain boundaries. Tectonophysics 279,55-78.

43    MAINPRICE D. (1997) Modelling the anisotropic seismic properties of partially molten rocks found at Mid-Ocean Ridges. Tectonophysics 279,161-179.PDF

42    MAINPRICE, D. (1997) Adolphe Nicolas - Preface. Tectonophysics 279,7-8.

41    LAPIERRE J., MAINPRICE D. and BEN ISMAIL W. (1996) A method for calculating rock physical properties from published pole figures. In Structural Geology and Personal Computers. Ed. D.G. De Paor, Pergamon, Oxford,U.K. pp.167-178.PDF

40    MAINPRICE, D., and VAUCHEZ, A. (1996) Dynamics of the subcontinental mantle: From seismic anisotropy to mountain building II - Preface, Phys. Earth Planet. Int.,95, 123-125.

39    MAINPRICE D. and HUMBERT M. (1994) Methods of calculating petrophysical properties from lattice preferred orientation data. Surveys in Geophysics 15, 575-592.

38    MAINPRICE D. , S.TAKI and M. HOSAKA (1993) Water in hydrothermally grown Sapphire (a-Al2O3). In 'Defects and Processes in the Solid State: Geosciences Applications The McLaren Volume, editied by J.N. Boland and J.D. Fitz Gerald, Elsevier,  p.347-358.

37    MAINPRICE D., LLOYD G.E. and CASEY M. (1993) Individual orientation measurements in quartz polycrystals - advantages and limitations for texture and petrophysical property determinations.  J.Struc.Geol. (J.M.Christie Volume) 15,1169-1187.

36    BARRUOL G., and MAINPRICE D. (1993) 3D seismic study of a lower crustal section from petrofabric data. Example of the Val Sesia (Ivrea Zone, Italy). Geophys. J. Int.  115: 1169-1188.

35    MAINPRICE D. and SILVER P. (1993) Constraints on the Intepretation of Teleseismic SKS observations from Kimberlite Nodules from the Subcontiental Mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Int.,78,257-280.

34    BARRUOL G., and MAINPRICE D. (1993) A quantitative evaluation of the contribution of crustal rocks to the shear wave splitting of teleseismic SKS waves, Phys. Earth Planet. Int.,78,281-300.

33    MAINPRICE, D., VAUCHEZ, A. and J.-P. MONTAGNER (1993) Dynamics of the subcontinental mantle: From seismic anisotropy to mountain building - Preface, Phys. Earth Planet. Int.,78,7-11.

32    BARRUOL G., MAINPRICE D., KERN H., SAINT BLANQUAT M. and COMPTE P. (1992) 3D seismic study of a ductile shear zone from laboratory and petrofabric data ( Staint Barthélemy Massif, Northern Pyrénées, France), Terra Nova 4:63-76.

31    MAINPRICE, D. BOUCHEZ, J.L., CASEY, M. and DERVIN, P. (1993) Quantative texture analysis of naturally deformed anhydrite using neutron diffraction,J.Struct.Geol. 15: 793-804.

30    MAINPRICE,D. and MUNCH, P. (1993). Quantative texture analysis of anorthosite - application to thermal expansion, Young's modulus and thermal stress. Textures and Microstructures 21: 79-92.

29    SERONT,B. MAINPRICE,D. and CHRISTENSEN, N.I. (1993). A determination of the 3-dimensional seismic properties of anorthosite - comparision between values calculated from the petrofabric and direct laboratory measurements  J. Geophy. Res. 98: 2209-2221.

28    LLOYD, G.E. , MAINPRICE, D., LAW, R.D. and WHEELER, J. (1992). Microstructures and crystal fabric instabilities in shear zone evolution. J.Struct.Geol.14: 1079-1100.

27  BURG,J.-P. , MAINPRICE, D.  and PETIT,J.-P. (1992). Mechanical Instabilities In Rocks and tectonics – Preface. J.Struct.Geol.14: 5.

26    LLOYD, G.E. , MAINPRICE, D., LAW, R.D. and WHEELER, J. (1991). Micro-mechanics of a quartzo-feldspathic shear zone. Textures and Microstructures14-18:333-338.

25    MAINPRICE D., HUMBERT M. and WAGNER F. (1991). Phase transformations and inherited ODFs - implications for petrophysical properties.Textures and Microstructures14-18:339-346.

24    LLOYD, G.E. , SCHMIDT, N.H. , MAINPRICE, D., OLESEN, N.O. , LAW, R.D. and CASEY, M. (1991). Textural determination via SEM electron channelling. Textures and Microstructures14-18:213-218.

23    LLOYD, G.E. , SCHMIDT, N.H. , MAINPRICE, D. and PRIOR, D.J. (1991). Crystallographic textures, Mineralogical Magazine 55: 331-345.

22    JI S. and MAINPRICE D.(1989). Seismic anisotropy in the lower crust induced by lattice preferred orientations of minerals . Seismology and Geology ,11 , No.4, 10-24.

21    MAINPRICE D.,HUMBERT M. and WAGNER F. (1990). Phase transformations and inherited LPOs - implications for seismic properties. Tectonophysics,180,213-228

20    MAINPRICE D. and CASEY M. (1990). The calculated seismic properties of quartz mylonites with typical fabrics : relationship to kinematics and temperature. Geophys. J. Int.,103 : 599-608.

19    JI S. and MAINPRICE D. (1990). Recrystallization and fabric development in plagioclase. Jour. of Geology.98,65-79.

18    MAINPRICE D., CASEY M. and SCHMID S.(1990). The Seismic Properties of Alpine Calcite and Quartz Mylonites Determined From The Orientation Disribution Function.ECORS-CROP-NFP20-ALPES special volume , Soc.Geol.de Fr.,156 :85-95.

17    MAINPRICE D. (1990). An efficient FORTRAN program to calculate seismic anisotropy from the lattice preferred orientation of minerals. Computers  & Gesosciences,16,385-393.

16    MAINPRICE,D. and NICOLAS A. (1989). Development of Shape and Lattice Preferred  Orientations : application to the Seismic Anisotropy of the Lower  Crust. J.Struct.Geol. 11,175-189.

15    BENN,K. and MAINPRICE,D. (1989). An interactive program for the determination of plagioclase crystal axes orientations from U-stage measurements: an aid for petrofabric studies. Computers & Geosciences, 15,1127-1142.

14    S. JI and D. MAINPRICE (1988). Natural deformation fabrics of plagioclase. Implications for slip systems and seismic anisotropy. Tectonophysics,147,145-163.

13    S. JI, D. MAINPRICE and F. BOUDIER (1988). Sense of shear in high temperature movement zones from fabric asymetry of plagioclase feldspars. J. Structural Geology,10,73-81.

12    J.H. BEHRMANN and D. MAINPRICE (1987) . Deformation mechanisms in a high temperature quartz-feldspar mylonite ; evidence for superplastic flow in the lower continental crust. Tectonophysics,140,297-305.

11    S. JI and D. MAINPRICE (1987). Experimental deformation of sintered albite above and below the order-disorder transition. Geodynamique Acta,2,113-124.

10    Y. MONTARDI and D. MAINPRICE (1987) . A transmission electron microscopic study of the plastic deformation of calcic plagioclase (An 68-70) . Bull. Minéral. 110,1-14.

9    D. MAINPRICE, J. L. BOUCHEZ, P. BLUMENFELD and J. M. TUBIA (1986) . Dominant C-slip in naturally deformed quartz :implications for dramatic plastic softening at high temperature, Geology 14,812-822.

8    P. BLUMENFELD ,D. MAINPRICE  and J. L. BOUCHEZ (1986) . C-slip in quartz from subsolidus deformed granite, Tectonophysics 127, 97-115.

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