Presently Undergoing Projects

A. Experimental Study on forsterite-diopside-enstatite at 70 kbar (Gupta A.K.).

B. Experimental study on the system leucite-akermanite-albite-anorthite under 1 atm. and 10 kbar pressure and variable temperatures. (Pandey, K. and Dwivedi, M. M.).

C. Experimental study on the system forsterite-diopside-leucite and forsterite-akermanite-leucite under 1, 10, and 20 kbar and variable temperatures. ( Nag, K.)

D. Experimental study on the system "akermanite-gehlenite sodamelilite" under high pressure (Dwivedi M. M.)

E. Experimental Study on the system “diopside-nepheline-sanidine” under 1, 10 and 20 Kbar at variable temperatures.(Chattopadhyay, B, Chattopadhyay, S and Gupta, A.K.)

F. Experimental study on the system Nepheline  Kalsilite-SiO2 (H. Bhattacharjee)

G. Resistivity measurement on mentle minerals under high P-T condition (Dwivedi M.M.)

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New Projects Sanctioned by DST

A. Investigation of the Lithospheric strocture of the central Indian Craton using constraints from Geochemistry of mantle Xenoliths and Broadband Seismology.

        (Prof. Alok K. Gupta, Abhishek Rai, Mrigank Mauli Dwivedi, V.K. Gaur)

B. Near Real-Time investigations of Flexure and deformation of the under-throsting Indian plate forming the Central Himalayan Foredeep, and Zenith Integrated Estimation of Atmospheric water vapour over Allahabad, using GPS Geodesy.

        (Abhishek Rai, R.S. Dattatrayam, S.S. Bhandori, P. Rama Rao)


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Completed Projects

A. Crystallisation of ferrites in the system MgO-CaO-Fe2O-Fe2O3 by using gelling technique and investigation on their ferromagnetic property.

B. The complete study of P-T stability and thermodynamic properties of pyrope-knorringite solid solution at pressure between 40 and 70 kb.

C. Study of the system forsterite - albite -anorthite at different temperatures upto 35 kb.

D. The investigation of the system forsterite-diopside-leucite-akermanite under high pressure and variable temperatures.

E. The study of the system diopside-nepheline-sanidine under 1, 10 and 20 kbar and variable temperatures.

F. The study of the system diopside-nepheline-albite at 1, 10 and 28 kbar and variable temperatures.

G. The study of the system forsterite-albite-anorthite under 28 kbar and variable temperatures.

H. The study of the system fluor-apatite and chlor-apatite under 1 kbar and variable temperatures.

I. Measurements of viscosity of silicate melts under hydrothermal conditions.

J. Study of the system forsterite-diopside-enstatite at 7 GPa and variable temperatures. Kr resistivity measurements in mantle minerals at high P-T.

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