TARASSOVA Eugenia

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Associate Professor, PhD

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Acad. G. Bonchev Str., Bl. 107 Sofia 1113 Bulgaria

Phone: 0888699322

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DEGREES:

  • University education: 1973-1978, University of Mining and Geology, Department of Geology, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Ph.D. in Mineralogy and Crystallography (1984), University of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Thesis title: Mineralogical and geochemical investigation of Martinovo iron deposit, Bulgaria

POSITIONS HELD:

  • Research Associate, Research Institute of Mineral Deposits, Committee of Geology, 1987-1995.
  • Research Associate, Central Laboratory of Mineralogy and Crystallography, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1995-2002.
  • Senior Research Associate (Associate Professor), Central Laboratory of Mineralogy and Crystallography, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2002 – till now.

MAIN FILDS OF GEOLOGICAL INTERESTS AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

  • Accessory minerals in intrusive rocks (Fe-Ti-Mn oxides and REE-containing minerals) – indicators of magmatic processes.
  • Indicative properties of minerals from ore deposits.
  • Placer native gold and accompanying mineral assemblages.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Bulgarian Geological Society (BGS) - Vice President
  • Bulgarian Mineralogical Society (BMS)

SELECTED  PUBLICATIONS:

Kamenov B., E. Tarassova, R. Nedialkov, B. Amov, P. Monchev, B. Mavroudchiev. 2000. Neu radiometric date from Late Cretaceous pluton in Eastern Srednogorie area, Bulgaria. – Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Perology, 37, 5-24.

Tarassova Е., N. Zidarov, N. Khaltakova. 2001. I-type granitoids from the Belassitsa Mountain, SW Bulgaria. - Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Perology, 38, 79-88.

Tarassov M., B. Mihailova, E. Tarassova, L. Konstantinov. 2002. Chemical composition and vibration spectra of tungsten-bearing goethite and hematite from Western Rhodopes. – European Journal of Mineralogy, 14, 977-986.

Tarassov M., B. Mihailova, Е. Tarassova, L. Konstantinov. 2003.Fe2O3.nH2O-nanophases formed in tungsten-polyanion-assisted sol-gel processis. – Nanoscience & Nanotechnology , 3, Heron Press, Sofia, 64-66.

Tarassova E., M. Tarassov. 2004. Accessory allanite and its petrogenetic significance for granitoids from Belassitsa Mauntain, Serbo-Macedonian Massif. Proceedings of 5-th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology (5 ISEMG), Thessaloniki, Greece, v. 3, 1248-1251.

Tarassov M., E. Tarassova. 2004. Sol-gel preparation, modification and characterization of amorphous and crystalline WO3.xFe2O3.nH2O phases. Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, 4, Heron Press, Sofia, 92-94.

Tarassov M., E. Tarassova. 2005. Occurrence, Chemical Composition and Electron Probe Dating of Accessory REE-Y-Th-U Minerals from Igralishte Granite Pluton (Odrazhden Block, Serbo-Macedonian Massif). Proceedings of Jubilee Internationale Conference “80 years Bul. Geol. Society”, , 91-95

Тарасов М., Е. Тарасова. 2006. Процессы замещения и in-situ Th-U-Pb микрозондовое датирование монацита и ксенотима Игралищенского гранитного плутона (Юго-Западная Болгария). Материалы ІV Междунар. минерал. семинара “Теория, история, философия и практика минералогии”, Сывтывкар, Геопринт, Россия, 290-291.

Kamenov B., , R. Nedialkov, M. Popov, Monchev E. Tarassova, B. Mavroudchiev. 2006. The Malko Turnovo pluton in Southeastern Bulgaria: I. New date on its petrographical composition and rockforming minerals. Geochemistry, MineralogyandPetrology, 44, 103-130.

Dimitrova D., E. Tarassova, M. Tarassov. 2006. Rare Bi and Ni minerals from Martinovo iron skarn deposit, Northwestern Bulgaria. Proceedings of the 2006 Field Workshop, “Au-Ag-Te-Se deposits”, Izmir, Turkey, 24-29 septembe r, 42 -49.

Zidarov N., Tarassova E., Peycheva I., von Quadt A., Andreichev V., Titorenkova R. 2007. Petrology, geochemistry and age dating of Skrut granitoids – new evidence for Lower Triassic magmatism in Belasitsa Mountain (SW Bulgaria). Geologica Balkanica, 36, 1-2, 17-30.

Tarassova E., Tarassov M. 2007. Native gold from vicinity of the Polski Gradets pluton, Eastern Srednogorie, Bulgaria. Proceedings of the International scientific technical conference “The gold – metal of all times”, 7-9 June 2007, Varna, 109-113.

Tarassova E., Tarassov M. 2007. Leuco-zone in Igralishte pluton (Southwest Bulgaria) as result of high-temperature autometamoprhic processes. Proceedings of Nationale Conference “Geosciences 2007”, Sofia, 84-86.

Tarassov, М., E.Tarassova. 2007. Electron microprobe dating of allanite from Skrat granitoids (Southwest Bulgaria). Proceedings of Nationale Conference “Geosciences 2007”, Sofia, 94-97.

Tarassova E., Tarassov M., von Quadt A., Peycheva I. 2008. Mineralogical and geochemical characteristics of the Igralishte pluton, Southwestern Bulgaria. Зборник на трудови. Прв конгрес на Геолозите на република Македониjа. Оhrid, R. Macedinia 317-322.

Tarassov, М., E.Tarassova, I. Piroeva. 2008. Alteration of monazite in the Igralishte pluton, Southwestern Bulgaria. ProceedingsofNationalConferencewith international partitionGeosciences 2008, Sofia, 25-26.

Peytcheva I., von Quadt A., Tarassov M., Zidarov N., Tarassova E., Andreichev V. 2009. Timing and magma sources of Igralishte pluton in Ograzhden Mountain, SW Bulgaria: implications for the Permian-Triassic tectono-magmatic evolution of the region. Geologica Balcanica, 38, 3-4, 3-12.

Zidarov N., Petrov O., Tarassov M., Damyanov Zhl., TarassovaE., Petkova V., Kalvachev Y., Zlatev Zl.. 2009.Mn-rich norsethite from Kremikovtsi ore deposit. Neues Jahrbuchfur Mineralogie,Abhandlungen, v.186, 3, 321-331.

Zidarov N., Andreichev V., TarassovaE. 2009.Rb-Sr isotope dating of Yavornitsa quartz-diorite from Belasitsa mountain, SW Bulgaria. Compt. rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 62, (6); 753-760.

Nedialkov R., B. Kamenov, B. Mavroudchiev, E. Tarassova, M. Popov. 2009. The Malko Turnovo pluton in Southeastern Bulgaria: II: Evolution of the ore-magmatic system. Geochemistry, mineralogy and petrology, 47, 109-133.

Tarassov M, E. Tarassova, M. Abrashev, L. Lialina, D. Zozulya, E. Savchenko. 2011. Fluid-mediated alteration of monazite in granitoids of Southwestern Bulgaria as prehistory and precondition for REE, Th and U redistribution in weathering rocks, soils and cultivated areas. Proceedings of 1-st Internstional workshop on UNESCO-IGCP project: “Anthropogenic effect on the human environment in the neogene basins in the SE Europe”, R. Macedonia, 30-38.

Tarassova E., Tarassov M. 2011. First finds of pyrophanite and ferroan pyrophanite in Bulgaria as accessory minerals in the Upper Cretaceous Granitovo-Chernozem pluton. Compt. rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci.1, 67-74.

TarassovM, E. Tarassova, M. Abrashev. 2011.Application of EBSD and micro-Raman spectroscopy for identification of microphases formed due to partial fluid-mediated alteration of monazite. ProceedingsofNationalConf. with international partitionGeosciences 2011, Sofia, 35-36.

Tarassov M. Tarassova E. 2012. Electron backscatter diffraction-based identification of microphases in altered monazite. Geologica Macedonica, 3, Зборник на трудови. Втор конгрес на Геолозите на Република Македониjа. 28-30.09.2012 Крушево, 353-357.//Special Issue of "Geolgica Macedonica", 2012//

Tarassova E., M. Tarassov, A. Pavlov, P. Ivanova, E. Tacheva. 2012. Ancient plasters from the Thracian tomb „Shushmanets, town of Shipka, Bulgaria: mineralogical and chemical characteristics. ProceedingsofNationalConf. with international partitionGeosciences 2012, Sofia, 157-158.

Лялина, Л.М., Д.Р. Зозуля, Е.Э. Савченко, М. Тарасов, Е.А. Селиванова, Е. Тарасова. 2013. Фторбритолит-(y) и иттриалит-(y) из силекситов Кейвских щелочных гранитов Кольского полуострова. - Записки Российского Минералогического Общества, № 4, 72-88.

Tarassov M, Tarassova E. TachevaЕ., Peytcheva I., Nedialkov R. 2013. Contrasting response of accessory ilmenite and magnetite to magma mixing and postmagmatic alteration in Petrohan pluton, Western Balkan, Bulgaria. Compt. rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci. 8, 1151-1158.

Tarassov M., E. Anastasova, E. Tarassova, M. Abrashev. 2013. Application of electron backscatter diffraction and micro-Raman spectroscopy for characterization of zircon crystallinity. ProceedingsofNationalConf. with international partitionGeosciences 2013, Sofia, 53-54.

Tarassova, E., M. Tarassov, D. Gergova, E. Tacheva. 2014. Phase and chemical composition of Thracian pigments from Bulgaria: the cases from tumulus № 21, Eastern Necropolis of Sboryanovo National Reserve and from Shushmanets tomb-temple. – Bul. Shk. Gjeol. (Buletini I Shkencave Gjeologjike), 1/2014 – Special Issue. Proceedings of XX CGBA Congress, Special Session SS2, Tirana, Albania, 24-26 September 2014, , 67-70.

Tarassova E., Tarassov M., Pavlov A., Gergova D., Tacheva E..2013. SEM study of ancient Thracian pigments from Bulgaria: the cases from the Sboryanovo National Reserve. ProceedingsofNationalConf. with international partitionGeosciences 2013, Sofia, 153-154.

Tarassova, E., M. Tarassov, A. Pavlov. 2014. Phase and chemical composition of ancient pigments used in decoration of the Thracian tomb-temple Shushmanets, Shipka town, Bulgaria. - Short Communications, National Conference with international participation "Geoscience 2014", Sofia, 121-122.

Anastasova, E., M. Tarassov, E. Tarassova. 2014. Alteration of zircon from Igralishte granite pluton, Southwestern Bulgaria: preliminary investigation. – Bul. Shk. Gjeol. (Buletini I Shkencave Gjeologjike), 2/2014 – Special Issue. Proceedings of XX CGBA Congress, , General Session G04, Tirana, Albania, 24-26 September 2014, 157-160.

Lyalina, L.M., D.R. Zozulya, Ye.E. Savchenko, M.P. Tarasov, E.A. Selivanova, E. Tarasova. Fluorbritholite-(Y) and Yttrialite-(Y) from Silexites of the Keivy Alkali Granites, Kola Peninsula. 2014. – Geology of Ore Deposits, Vol. 56, No. 7, 589-602.