Moritz Liesegang


Arbeitsbereich Mineralogie-Petrologie

Adresse Malteserstr. 74-100, Haus N
Raum N 19
12249 Berlin
Telefon 030 838 703 23
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Liesegang, M., Milke, R., and Berthold, C. (2018). Amorphous silica maturation in chemically weathered clastic sediments. Sedimentary Geology, 365, 54-61.


Liesegang, M. and Milke, R. (2018). Silica colloid ordering in a dynamic sedimentary environment. Minerals, 8, 12.


Lowenstern, J.B., van Hinsberg, V., Berlo, K., Liesegang, M., Iacovino, K., Bindeman, I., and Wright, H.M. (2018). Opal-A in Glassy Pumice, Acid Alteration, and the 1817 Phreatomagmatic Eruption at Kawah Ijen (Java), Indonesia. Frontiers in Earth Science, 6, 11.


Liesegang, M., Milke, R., Kranz, C., and Neusser, G. (2017). Silica nanoparticle aggregation in calcite replacement reactions. ScientificReports, 7, 14550.

Liesegang, M. and Milke, R. (2014) Australian sedimentary opal-A and its associated minerals: Implications for natural silica sphere formation. American Mineralogist, 99(7), 1488-1499.



Liesegang, M. and Milke, R. (2015) Interface-coupled dissolution-precipitation processes allow a photonic crystal to replace an ionic crystal along lattice planes. EGU General Assembly (Vienna, Austria).

Liesegang, M. and Milke, R. (2013) Microstructure and microchemistry of Australian opals and associated minerals as indicators for nanocolloidal silica sphere formation. Joint Meeting DMG and GV (Tübingen, Germany).

Milke, R. and Liesegang, M. (2012) A relation between sphere size and chemical composition of Australian opal. AGU Fall Meeting (San Francisco, USA).

Liesegang, M. and Milke, R. (2011) New views on Australian opal and opalized objects. DMG Annual Meeting (Salzburg, Austria).