PD Dr. rer. nat. Sven Sindern

Akademischer Oberrat, Leiter des Labors für Geochemie und Umweltanalytik, Institut für Mineralogie und Lagerstättenlehre

Wüllnerstr. 2
52062 Aachenbzw. Labor für Geochemie und Umweltanalytik
Süsterfeldstrasse 22,
52072 Aachen

Tel. 0241/80-95778
Fax. 0241/80-92341



Name Sven Sindern
Geburtsdatum 19.10.1967, Berlin
Familienstand verheiratet, 2 Kinder
Schulausbildung 1975-1987 Abitur, Helmholtz-Gymnasium Bielefeld
Wehrdienst 1987-1988
WS 1988/89 – SS 1993  Geologiestudium am Geologisch-Paläontologischen Institut der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Abschluss als Diplom-Geologe
WS 1993/94 –
WS 1995/96
Promotionsstudium am Institut für Mineralogie der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität, Münster
SS 1996 –
WS 1997/1998
Promotionsstudium am Institut für Mineralogie und Lagerstättenlehre der RWTH-Aachen, Abschluss Dr. rer nat.
Promotionsthema Stofftransport, Stoffaustausch und Schmelzbildung in der Fenit-Aureole des Iivaara-Alkaligesteinskomplexes, Nordfinnland.


Publications in Journals, peer reviewed

Petta, R.A., Sindern, S., Souza, R.F., Campos, T.F.C. (2014) Influence of mining activity on the downstream sediments of scheelite mines in Currais Novos (NE Brazil), Environmental Earth Sciences, DOI:10.1007/s12665-014-3093-0, published online first
Sindern, S., Gerdes, A., Ronkin, Y.L., Dziggel, A., Hetzel, R., Schulte, B.A. (2012) Monazite stability, composition and geochronology as tracers of Proterozoic events at the eastern margin of the East European Craton (Taratash complex, Middle Urals). Lithos, 132-133, 82-97.
Sindern, S., Meyer, F.M., Lögering, M.J., Kolb, J., Vennemann, T., Schwarzbauer, J. (2012) Fluid evolution at the Variscan front in the vicinity of the Aachen thrust. Int J Earth Sci (Geol Rundsch) 101:87–108.
Piribauer, Chr., Sindern, S., Meyer, F.M., Vennemann, T.W., Prochaska, W. (2011) Fluid inclusions in the Outokumpu Deep Drill Core: implications for paleofluid evolution and the composition of moden deep saline fluids. In: Outokumpu Deep Drilling Project 2003 – 2010 / Ed. by Ilmo T. Kukkonen. – Espoo : Tutkimuskeskus, 2011. – (Special paper / Geological Survey of Finland ; 51). – ISBN: 978-952-217-151-1, 978-952-217-152-8. – ISSN: 0782-8535, S./Art.: 169-180
Sachse, V.F., Littke, R., Heim, S., Kluth, O., Schober, J., Boutib, L., Jabour, H., Perssen, F., Sindern, S. (2011) Petroleum source rocks of the Tarfaya Basin and adjacent areas, Morocco. Organic geochemistry. – Oxford [u.a.] : Pergamon. – ISSN: 0146-6380. – 42 (2011) 3, S./Art.: 209-22
Schwarzbauer, J., Sindern, S., Dsikowitzky, L., Liebezeit, G. (2010) Geochemical analysis of Lake Bant sediments to ascertain inorganic and organic indicators for warfare residues. Journal of Soils and Sediments 10, 104 – 118. ISSN 1439-0108
Oskierski, H.C., Sindern, S., Lima, R.F.S., Petta, R.A. (2009) Geogenic and anthropogenic lead isotope signatures in the urban environment of Natal (NE-Brazil). Environmental Geology 58 (8), 1811-1817 – DOI 10.1007/s00254-008-1679-0, seit 2010 weitergeführt unter “Environmental Earth Sciences”
Sindern, S., Warnsloh, J.M., Trautwein-Bruns, U., Chatziliadou, M., Becker, S., Yüceer, S., Hilgers, C., Kramm, U. (2008) Geochemical composition of sedimentary rocks and imprint of hydrothermal fluid flow at the Variscan front – an example from the RWTH-1 well (Germany). Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 159, 623 – 640.
Sindern, S., Stanjek, H., Hilgers, C., Etoundi, Y. (2007) Short-term hydrothermal effects in the „crystallinities“ of illite and chlorite in the footwall of the Aachen-Faille du Midi thrust fault – first results of the RWTH-1 drilling project. Clays and Clay Minerals, 55, 200 – 212.
Sindern, S., Lima, R., Schwarzbauer, J., Petta, R. (2006) Anthropogenic heavy metal signatures for the fast growing urban area of Natal (NE Brazil). Environmental Geology 52, 731 – 737.
Sindern, S., Hetzel, R., Schulte, B.A., Kramm, U., Ronkin, YuL., Maslov, A.V., Lepikhina, O.P. (2005) Proterozoic magmatic and tectonometamorphic evolution of the Taratash complex, Central Urals, Russia, International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geologische Rundschau) 94: 319 – 335.
Hilgers, Chr., Sindern, S. (2005) Textural and isotopic evidence on the fluid source and transport mechanism of antitaxial fibrous microstructures from the Alps and the Appalachians. Geofluids, 5, 1-12.
Kolb, J., Sindern, S., Kisters, A.F.M., Meyer, M., Hoernes, S., Schneider, J. (2005) Timing of orogenic gold mineralization at Kochkar in the evolution of the East Uralian Granite-Gneiss terrane. Mineralium Deposita 40: 473 – 491
Kolb, J., Hellmann, A., Rogers, A., Sindern, S., Vennemann, T. W., Böttcher, M. E., Meyer, F. M. (2004) The Role of a Transcrustal Shear Zone for Orogenic Gold Mineralization at the Ajjanahalli Mine, Dharwar Craton, South India. Economic Geology 99, 743 – 759
Sindern, S., Zaitsev, A.N., Demény, A., Bell, K., Chakmouradian, J., Kramm, U., Moutte, J., Rukhlov, A.S. (2004) Mineralogy and geochemistry of silicate dyke rocks associated with carbonatites from the Khibina complex (Kola, Russia) – Isotope constraints on genesis and small-scale mantle sources. Mineralogy and Petrology 80, 215 – 239.
Willner, A.P., Sindern, S., Metzger, R., Ermolaeva, T., Kramm, U., Puchkov, V. & Kronz, A. (2003) Typology and single grain U/Pb ages of detrital zircon from Proterozoic sandstones in the SW Urals: early time marks at the eastern margin of Baltica. Precambrian Research 124, 1 – 20.
Zaitsev, A.N., Demény, A., Sindern, S., Wall, F. (2002) Burbankite group minerals and their alteration in rare earth carbonatites – source of elements and fluids (evidence from C – O and Sr – Nd isotopic data). Lithos 62, 15-33.
Schulte, B., Sindern, S. (2002) K-rich fluid metasomatism at high pressure metamorphic conditions: Lawsonite decomposition in rodingitized ultramafite of the Maksyutovo Complex, Southern Urals (Russia). Journal of metamorphic Geology, 20, 1-13.
Sindern, S., Kramm, U. (2000) Volume characteristics and element transfer of fenite aureoles: a case study from the Iivaara alkaline complex, Finland. Lithos, 51, 75-93.
Kramm, U., Sindern, S. (1998) Nd and Sr isotope signatures of fenites from Oldoinyo Lengai, Tanzania, and the genetic relationships between nephelinites, phonolites and carbonatites. Journal of Petrology, 39, 1997-2004
Sindern, S., Hellebrandt, B., Bischoff, L., Sylvester, H. (1994) Miocene volcanism and tectonics in the La Coipa area, 27°S, Chile. Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie, Teil I, H. 7/8, 853-868, Stuttgart, April 1996

Book chapters, peer reviewed

Kolb, J., Meyer, F.M., Vennemann, T., Sindern, S., Prantl, S., Böttcher, M.E., Sakellaris, G.A. (2010) Characteristics of hydrothermal fluids forming the Guelb Moghrein Fe Oxide-Cu-Au-Co deposit, Mauritania: Ore mineral chemistry, fluid inclusions and isotope geochemistry. In: Porter, T.M. (ed.) Hydrothermal iron oxide copper-gold & related deposits: A global perspective, pp. 553 – 572. PGC Publishing, Adelaide, ISBN 978-0-9871196-2-9
Kramm, U., Sindern, S. (2004) Timing of Kola ultrabasic, alkaline and phoscorite-carbonatite magmatism. In: Wall, F. and Zaitsev, A. (Eds.): Phoscorites and carbonatites from mantle to mine: the key example of the Kola Alkaline Province. Mineralogical Society Series 10, 75 – 97, Mineralogical Society, London