Peer-reviewed Scientific Publications

The SOLSA analytical solutions are based on the R&D carried out in close collaboration by the SOLSA partners.   

Herbelin, M.; Delchini, S.; Pillière, H.; Lutterotti, L.; Nicco, M.; Dia, M.; Le Guen, M.; Riegler, T. 
Fast and Cost-Effective Quantitative Assessment of the Chemical and Mineral Composition of Heavy Mineral Sands Ores: Application of the New SOLSA Combined XRF-XRD Analytical Solution to the Grande Cote Operation Ti-Zr Mine
Materials Proceedings 15, no. 1: 41


Kumar, A.; Cassetta, M.; Giarola, M.; Zanatta, M.; Guen, M.L.; Soraru, G.D.; Mariotto, G.
Thermal  Annealing and Phase Transformation of Serpentine-Like Garnierite.
Minerals 2021, 11, 188. February 2021
DOI : 10.3390/min11020188

N.Maubec, B.Orberger, P.G.Blaineauad, C.Villanova-de-Benavent, A.Da Silva Alves, C.Duée, G.Wille, S.Delchini
Garnierite characterization for open mineral databases
Journal of Geochemical Exploration. Volume 231, 106874. December 2021
DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2021.106874

M. Le Guen, Y. El Mendili, C. Duee, B. Orberger, H. Pilliere, S. Delchini, C. Bessin, E. Borovin, A. Kanzari, L. Lutterotti, M. Bortolotti, M. Secchi, D. Chateigner, A. El Mendili, T. Lefevre, S. Grazulis, G. Mariotto, H. Nolte, T. Teerlink
Increasing exploration efficiency with SOLSA Expert System
Conference paper: Mineral Exploration Symposium, Volume 2020, p.1 - 5. September 2020

El Mendili, Y., Vaitkus, A., Merkys, A., Gražulis, S., Chateigner, D., Mathevet, F., Gascoin, S., Petit, S., Bardeau, J-F., Zanatta, M., Secchi, M., Mariotto, G., Kumar, A. Cassetta, M., Lutterotti L., Borovin, E., Orberger, B, Le Guen, M.
Raman Open Database: first interconnected Raman–X-ray diffraction open-access resource for material identification
Journal  of  Applied  Crystallography, 52, 618–625, March 2019
DOI: 10.1107/S1600576719004229

Bortolotti, M., Lutterotti, L., Borovin, E., Martorelli D. 
Combined XRD-XRF cluster analysis for automatic chemical and crystallographic surface mappings.
Powder Diffraction, pages 1–6. May 2019
DOI: 10.1017/S0885715619000216

Lutterotti, L., Pilliére, H., Fontugne, C., Boullay, P., Chateigner, D.
Full-profile search-match by the Rietveld method.
Journal of Applied Crystallography, 52(3), 587-598. June 2019
DOI: 10.1107/S160057671900342X

El Mendili, Y., Chateigner, D., Orberger, B., Gascoin, S, Bardeau, JF., Petit, S., Le Guen, M., Pillière, H.
Combined XRF, XRD,  SEM-EDS,  and  Raman  analyses  on  serpentinized  harzburgite  (Nickel  Laterite  Mine,  New  Caledonia):  Implications for Exploration and Geometallurgy
ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. 3, 10, 2237-2249. August 2019
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.9b00014

Duée, C., Orberger, B., Maubec, N., Laperche, V., Capar, L., Bourguignon, A., Bourrat, X., El Mendili, Y., Gascoin, S., Chateigner, D., Rodriguez, C., Salaün, A., Le Guen, M., Mariotto, G., Giarola, M., Kumar, A., Daldasso, N., Zanatta, M., Lutterotti, L., Borovin, E., Bortolotti, M., Secchi, M., Montagna, M., Pillière, H., Lefevre, T., Eijkelkamp, F., Nolte, H., Koert, P., Grazulis, S., Trotet, F., Kadar,  M.,  Devaux  K.  (2019).
Impact  of heterogeneities  and  surface  roughness  on  pXRF,  pIR,  XRD  and  Raman  analyses: Challenges for on-line-real-time combined mineralogical and chemical analyses on drill cores and implication for “high speed” Ni-laterite  exploration.  
Journal  of  Geochemical  Exploration:  Special  Volume  on  Nickel  laterite,  Journal  of  Geochemical Exploration 198 1–17. December 2018
DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2018.12.010

Secchi, M., Zanatta, M., Borovin, E., Bortolotti, M., Kumar, A., Giariola, M., Sanson, A., Orberger, B., Daldasso, N., Gialanella, S., Mariotto,  G., Montagna,  M., Lutterotti,  L.
Mineralogical  investigations  using  XRD,  XRF  and  Raman  Spectroscopy  in  a combined approach.
Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 1–8. April 2018
DOI: 10.1002/jrs.5386

Gražulis, S., Merkys, A., Vaitkus, A.
Crystallography  Open  Database  (COD)
Handbook  of  Materials  Modeling,  Springer International Publishing, 2018, 1-19. September 2018
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-42913-7_66

Bortolotti, M., Lutterotti, L., Pepponi, G.
Combining  XRD  and  XRF  analysis  in  one  Rietveld-like  fitting.
Powder Diffraction, 32(S1): S225–S230. April 2017

The SOLSA team are grateful for the funding received for activities within the framework of the projects:


SOLSA project

01/02/2016 - 31/12/2020



SOLSA-DEM'UP project

01/09/2022 - 31/08/2025