PhD Geology, U Lisboa, 2004
MSc Geology, U Lisboa, 1996
Degree in Geology, U Lisboa, 1989

Current positions:

Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, U Lisboa (Dec 2004-)
Editorial Advisory Board, Natural Resources Research (Springer) (Jan 2013-)
Vice-President Executive Commission of the Research Infrastructure C4G – Collaboratory for Geosciences, national representative in ESFRI EPOS (Jan 2014-)
Member Communications Committee of EAG – European Association of Geochemistry (Jan 2017-Dec 2019)

Past Positions:

Member of the European REE Competency Network (ERECON) of the European Commission (Oct 2013-Jun 2015)
Visiting Professor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain (2009-2012)
Invited Researcher, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain (Jan-Apr 2012)
Lecturer, Department of Geology, U Lisboa (1996-2004)
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Geology, U Lisboa (1992-1996)
Exploration Geologist, EDM, SA, (1989-1992)

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Research Topics: Environmental mineralogy and geochemistry; experimental studies on the adsorption of metals on clays; stability and phase relations in uranyl-phosphate minerals under weathering conditions; simulation of solid-solution aqueous-solution systems; geochemical exploration and geology of ore deposits.


MAIN PUBLICATIONS

[30] Gonçalves, M. A., Mateus, A., Pinto, F. and Vieira, R. (2017). Using multifractal modelling, singularity mapping, and geochemical indexes for targeting buried mineralization: application to the W-Sn Panasqueira ore-system, Portugal, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, In Press, doi:10.1016/j.gexplo.2017.07.008

[29] de Mulder, E.F.J., Cheng, Q., Agterberg, F., Gonçalves, M. (2016). New and game-changing developments in geochemical exploration, Episodes, 39: 70-71.

[28] Martins, D. M. S., Mollinari. M., Gonçalves, M. A., Mirão, J., Parker, S. C. (2014). Towards modelling clay mineral nanoparticles: the edge surfaces of pyrophyllite and their interaction with water, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118 (47): 27308–27317. doi: 10.1021/jp5070853.

[27] Gonçalves, M. A., Prieto, M. (2014). Development of compositional patterns during the growth of solid solutions from aqueous solutions: A cellular automaton simulation, Crystal Growth & Design, 14 (6), 2782–2793, doi:10.1021/cg500010p

[26] Luz, F., Mateus, A., Matos J.X., Gonçalves, M.A. (2014). Cu, Zn and Pb soil geochemistry data from the NE domain of the Iberian Pyrite Belt in Portugal; implications to mineral exploration, Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment and Analysis, 14: 331-340. doi:10.1144/geochem2012-196

[25] Luz, F., Mateus, A., Matos J.X., Gonçalves, M.A. (2014). Cu- and Zn-Soil Anomalies in the NE Border of the South Portuguese Zone (Iberian Variscides, Portugal) Identified by Multifractal and Geostatistical Analyses, Natural Resources Research, 23(2): 195-215. doi: 10.1007/s11053-013-9217-5

[24] Campos, B., Aguilar, J., Algarra, M., Gonçalves, M. A., Rodríguez-Castellón, E., Esteves da Silva, J. C. G., Bobos. I. (2013). Adsorption of uranyl ions on kaolinite, smectite, humic acid and composite clay materials, Applied Clay Science, 85: 53-63. doi:10.1016/j.clay.2013.08.046

[23] Sánchez-Pastor, N., Pinto, A. J., Astilleros, J. M., Fernández-Díaz, L. and Gonçalves, M. A. (2013). Raman spectroscopic characterization of a synthetic, non-stoichiometric Cu-Ba uranyl phosphate, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomulecular Spectroscopy, 113: 196-202. doi: 10.1016/j.saa.2013.03.094.

[22] Astilleros, J. M., Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Sánchez-Pastor, N. and Fernández-Díaz, L. (2013). In situ nanoscale observations of metatorbernite surfaces interacted with aqueous solutions, Environmental Science & Technology, 47(6): 2636-2644. doi:10.1021/es302781k

[21] Jesus, A. P., Mateus, A., Gonçalves, M.A. and Munhá J. (2013). Multi-fractal modelling and spatial Cu-soil anomaly analysis along the southern border of the Iberian Terrane in Portugal, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 126-127: 23-44. doi: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2012.12.010

[20] Luz, F., Mateus, A., Matos J.X., Gonçalves, M.A. (2012). Geochemistry of stream sediments southwards of the SW Variscan suture in Portugal (Guadiana and Chança river basins): insights into element anomalies of variable origin and intensity, Applied Earth Science (Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. B), 121(3): 137-150. doi: 10.1179/1743275813Y.0000000025

[19] M.Reis, H. M. Dung, A. Mateus, I. Paiva, M.C. Freitas, M.J. Madruga, M. A. Gonçalves, L. Silva, I. Dionísio (2012). Characterization of Geomaterials from NE Portugal using k0-based Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (k0-INAA) and Gamma Spectrometry Methods, Journal of Radioanalytical & Nuclear Chemistry, 294 (3): 363-369 doi: 10.1007/s10967-012-1613-5

[18] Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M. and Batista, M. J. (2012). Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: examples in the Cu-Ba uranyl phosphate system, Chemical Geology, 312-313: 18-26. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.04.004

[17] Maia, F., Pinto, C., Waerenborgh, J. C., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Carreira, O. and Sério, S. (2012). Metal Partitioning in Sediments and Mineralogical Controls of the Acid Mine Drainage in Ribeira da Água Forte (Aljustrel, Iberian Pyrite Belt, Southern Portugal), Applied Geochemistry, 27: 1063-1080. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.02.036

[16] Gammoudi, S. ; Frini-Srasra, N.; Goncalves, M. A. and Srasra, E. (2011). Acid-base and adsorptive properties of Tunisian Smectite. Desalination and Water Treatment, 26: 266-278. doi: 10.5004/dwt.2011.1830

[15] Andrade E., Madruga M.J., Bobos I., Paiva M.I., Maia F., Mateus A., Trindade R., Freitas M.C. and Gonçalves M.A. (2010). Characterization of Portuguese Geomaterials, the Clay Component of Rañas, as Potential Liners for Low and Intermediate Radioactive Disposal Sites. Journal of Radioanalytical & Nuclear Chemistry, 286: 777–783. doi:10.1007/s10967-010-0715-1

[14] Azevêdo, T. M. and Gonçalves, M.A. (2009). Geochemistry of core sediments from the Middle Tagus alluvial plain (Portugal) since the last glacial: using background determination methods to outline environmental changes. Environmental Earth Sciences, 59: 191-204. doi: 10.1007/s12665-009-0016-6.

[13] Kriaa, A., Hamdi, N., Gonçalves, M.A. and Srasra, E. (2009). Acid-base Properties of Tunisian Glauconite in Aqueous Suspensions. International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 4: 535-550.

[12] Figueiras, J., Gonçalves, M.A., Mateus, A., Marques, F. O., Monteiro Santos, F. e Mota, R. (2009). Initial stages of pollutants dispersion around municipal waste disposal facilities; a case study in northern Portugal. International Journal of Environment and Waste and Management, 4(3/4): 341-365.

[11] Gonçalves, M. A. (2006). Adsorption of Cu onto illite surfaces: Kinetics and Metal-Organic acid interactions. Macla, 6: 233-236.

[10] Monteiro Santos, F. A., Mateus, A., Figueiras, A. e Gonçalves, M. A. (2006). Mapping groundwater contamination around a landfill facility using the VLF-EM method – a case study. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 60(2): 115-125.

[9] Mateus, A., Araújo, A., Gonçalves, M. A. e Matos, J. (2005). Variscan overthrusting, fluid flow, and genesis of magnetite ore-bodies at Azenha area (Pedrogão, Ossa-Morena Zone, SE Portugal). Boletín Geológico y Minero, 116 (1): 3-22.

[8] Mota, R., Monteiro Santos, F. A., Mateus, A., Marques, F. O., Gonçalves, M. A., Figueiras, J. e Amaral, H. (2004). Granite fracturing and incipient pollution beneath a recent landfill facility as detected by several geoelectrical surveys. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 57: 11-22. doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2004.08.007

[7] Gonçalves, M. A., Nogueira, J. M. F., Figueiras, J., Putnis, C. V. e Almeida, C (2004) – Base-metals and organic content in stream sediments in the vicinity of a landfill. Applied Geochemistry, 19 (1): 137-151. doi:10.1016/S0883-2927(03)00130-6

[6] Waerenborgh, J. C., Figueiras, J., Mateus, A. e Gonçalves, M. (2002) – Nature and mechanism of ilmenite alteration: a Mössbauer and X-ray diffraction study of oxidized ilmenite from the Beja-Acebuches Ophiolite Complex (SE Portugal). Mineralogical Magazine, 66 (3): 421-430. doi: 10.1180/0026461026630038

[5] Waerenborgh, J.C., Figueiras, J., Mateus, A. e Gonçalves, M. (2002). 57Fe Mössbauer spectroscopy study of the correlation between the Fe3+content and the magnetic properties of natural Cr spinels. European Journal of Mineralogy, 14 (2): 437-446. doi: 10.1127/0935-1221/2002/0014-0437

[4] Figueiras, J., Mateus, A., Gonçalves, M. A., Waerenborgh, J. e Fonseca, P. (2002). Geodynamical evolution of the South Variscan Iberian Suture as recorded by mineral transformations. Geodinamica Acta, 15 (1): 45-61. doi:10.1016/S0985-3111(01)01078-6

[3] Gonçalves, M. A., Mateus, A. e Oliveira, V. (2001). Geochemical anomaly separation by multifractal modelling. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 72 (2): 91-114. doi:10.1016/S0375-6742(01)00156-X

[2] Gonçalves, M. A. (2001). Characterization of geochemical distributions using multifractal models. Mathematical Geology, 33 (1): 41-61. doi:10.1023/A:1007510209836.

[1] Mateus, A., Figueiras, J., Gonçalves, M. e Fonseca, P. (1999). Evolving fluid circulation within the Beja-Acebuches Variscan Ophiolite Complex (SE Portugal). Ofioliti, 24 (2): 269-282.


BOOK SECTIONS/CHAPTERS

[7] Gonçalves, M.A., Bobos, I. and Figueiras, J. (2010). The Structure of Clay minerals as a Control of Geochemical Balances in the Surface Environment. in “Ciências Geológicas: Ensino, Investigação e sua Hiistória”, Vol I: Geologia Clássica, J.M. Cotelo Neiva, A. Ribeiro, L. Mendes Victor, F. Noronha, M. Ramalho (eds), Associação Portuguesa de Geólogos e Sociedade Geológica de Portugal, pp. 79-88.

[6] Mateus A., Figueiras J., Matos J.X., Goncalves M.A., Lopes R., Labaredas J., Beleque A. (2008). Condicionantes impostas à dispersão de metais acumulados em escombreiras mineiras; o exemplo de Caveira (Faixa Piritosa Ibérica). in “A Terra – Conflitos e Ordem”, Livro de Homenagem ao Professor Antonio Ferreira Soares, pp. 373-382.

[5] Gonçalves, M. A. (2005). Background Concentration of Pollutants. in Water Encyclopedia: Water Quality and Resource Development (ed. Jay H. Lehr and Jack Keeley). John Wiley & Sons, New York, May 2005.

[4] Gonçalves, M. A. (2005). Geochemical Modeling – Computer Codes. in Water Encyclopedia: Ground Water (ed. Jay H. Lehr and Jack Keeley). John Wiley & Sons, New York, May 2005.

[3] Gonçalves, M. A. (2005). Geochemical Models. in Water Encyclopedia: Ground Water (ed. Jay H. Lehr and Jack Keeley). John Wiley & Sons, New York, May 2005.

[2] Gonçalves, M. A. (2005). Metal–Organic Interaction in subtitle D: Landfill Leachates and Associated Groundwaters. in Water Encyclopedia: Ground Water (ed. Jay H. Lehr and Jack Keeley). John Wiley & Sons, New York, May 2005.

[1] Mateus A., Goncalves M.A., Marques F.O., Monteiro Santos F. (2003). Multi-scale geometrical analysis of fracture networks in granite massifs and its application to landfill site selection. in “A Geologia de Engenharia e os Recursos Geologicos”, Coimbra 2003, Homenagem ao Professor J. M. Cotelo Neiva, Vol. 1 – Geologia de Engenharia, Imprensa da Universidade, pp. 79-91.


PAPERS IN NATIONAL JOURNALS

[7] Andrade, M., Duarte, J., Martins, I., Reis, J., Mirão, J. e Gonçalves, M. A. (2015). Cation substitution in uranyl phosphates of the autunite group: equilibrium relations and crystallization between metatorbernite and metauranocircite, Comunicações Geológicas, 102 (I): 27-30.

[6] Caldeira, L., Jorge, C., Almeida, C. C., Gonçalves, M. A., Barriga, F., Correia, V. and Gonçalves, J. (2013). Remediação in situ de solos e águas subterrâneas com uso de nano partículas de ferro zero valente: Avaliação preliminar, Geonovas, 26: 55-65.

[5] Gonçalves, M. A. (2010/2011). Drenagem Ácida de Minas, Geonovas, 23/24: 39-40.

[4] Marques, F.O. , Mateus, A., Amaral, H., Gonçalves, M.A., Tassinari, C., Silva, P. e Miranda, J.M. (2001) – The Amares basin: an ENE-WSW graben formed by recent reactivation of the late-Variscan fracture network?. Comunicações do Instituto Geológico e Mineiro, 88: 33-50.

[3] Mateus, A., Jesus, A.P., Oliveira, V., Gonçalves, M.A. e Rosa, C. (2001) – Vanadiferous iron-titanium ores in Gabbroic Series of the Beja Igneous Complex (Odivelas, Portugal); remarks on their possible economic interest. Estudos Notas e Trabalhos do Instituto Geológico e Mineiro, 43: 3-16.

[2] Mateus, A., Oliveira, V., Gonçalves, M. A., Figueiras, J., Fonseca, P. e Martins, L. (1998). General assessment of the metallogenetic potential of the Iberian Terrane Southern Border. Estudos Notas e Trabalhos do Instituto Geológico e Mineiro, 40: 35-50.

[1] Mateus, A. e Gonçalves, M. A. (1993). Caracterização geométrica e distribuição fractal da fracturação adjacente à falha da Vilariça no sector de Quinta da Terrincha (NE de Portugal). Gaia, 6: 43-58.


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2017

[3] Gonçalves, M. A. (2017). Singularity mapping and geochemical indexes in mineral deposits exploration, IAMG2017, Perth, Australia.

[2] Vuckovic, M., Barrulas, P. Gonçalves, M. A., Mirão, J., Azerêdo, A. C., Mateus, A. (2017). Trace elements as indicators of mineral-fluid interaction in the dedolomitization of carbonate rocks, Goldschmidt 2017, Paris, France.

[1] Gonçalves, M. A., Mateus, A. (2017). Searching for concealed deposits: why metallogenic models still matter, Goldschmidt 2017, Paris, France.

2016

[1] Gonçalves, M. A., Pinto, A. J. (2016). Cation Replacement Mechanisms in Uranyl Phosphates and Development of Weathering Profiles, Goldschmidt 2016, Yokohama, Japan

[1] Gonçalves, M. A., Mateus, A. (2016). The use of multifractal modelling for targeting resources from soil and stream geochemistry data: the case of the Variscan basement of the Iberian Peninsula. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 18, EGU2016-8516-1

2015

[5] Gonçalves, M. A., Mateus, A. (2015). Application of multifractal methods in geochemical exploration: an overview of models and main case studies in the Iberian Variscan belt, X Cong. Ibérico de Geoquímica, 19-23 Outubro 2015, Lisboa, pp. 93-96.

[4] Andrade, M., Duarte, J., Martins, I., Reis, J., Mirão, J., Gonçalves, M. A. (2015). Cation substitution in uranyl phosphates of the autunite group: equilibrium relations and crystallization between torbernite and uranocircite, X Cong. Ibérico de Geoquímica, 19-23 Outubro 2015, Lisboa, pp. 129-132.

[3] Abreu, A., Gonçalves, M. A., Mateus, A., Taborda, R., Batista, M. J. (2015). Geoquímica de sedimentos de corrente na prospecção de mineralizações de W-Sn e Metais preciosos na Zona Centro Ibérica, X Cong. Ibérico de Geoquímica, 19-23 Outubro 2015, Lisboa, pp. 125- 128.

[2] Molinari, M., Martins, D. M. S., Zhu, R., Gonçalves, M. A., Parker, S. C. (2015). Heavy Metal Adsorption and Transport at Clay Minerals – Water Interfaces using Atomistic Simulations, Goldschmidt 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.

[1] Gonçalves, M. A. (2015). Using multifractal modeling as a standard tool in geochemical exploration for predicting mineralized areas, Solicited talk in the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 17, EGU2015-6179, 2015

2014

[2] Molinari, M., Martins, D. M., Parker, S. C., Gonçalves, M. A. (2014). Atomistic Simulations of Clay Minerals for Nuclear Waste Management, 2014 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA

[1] Parker, S. C., Molinari, M., Grant, J., Martins, D. and Gonçalves, M. (2014). Atomistic simulation of adsorption at the mineral-water interface, 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX.

2013

[2] Paiva, I., Trindade, R., Gonçalves, M. A. and Mateus, A. (2013). Development of a specific methodology to assess suitable sites to receive a repository for L/ILW Waste in the Portuguese territory. ASME 2013 15th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, Paper No. ICEM2013-96144, pp. V001T01A026; 7 pages. doi:10.1115/ICEM2013-96144

[1] Martins D. M. S., Goncalves M. A., Mirão, J and Parker S. C. (2013). Ab-initio and MD modelling of clay mineral structures: towards the most stable pyrophyllite edge surfaces for metal adsorption, XV International Clay Conference, 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2012

[6] Pinto, A. J., Astilleros, J. M., Gonçalves, M., Sanchez-Pastor, N. (2012). AFM study of metatorbernite, Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2.8H2O, dissolution and its link with natural mineralogical features, European Mineralogical Conference 2012, Frankfurt, Germany, Vol. 1, EMC2012-80-3.

[5] Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M. and Batista, M. J. (2012). Cu-Ba hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Nisa deposit: chemical and petrographic evidences for mineral reequilibration processes. in Silva, E. F., Reis, A. P., Patinha, C., Pereira, E., Rodrigues, S. (Eds), Proc. 9th International Symposium of Environmental Geochemistry, Aveiro, Portugal, pp.18.

[4] Gonçalves, M. A., Martins, D., Parker, S. C. and Mirão, J. (2012). The mechanistic view of Cu(II) adsorption and desorption kinetics on illite surfaces: to which 2:1 clay sufaces metals adsorb? in Silva, E. F., Reis, A. P., Patinha, C., Pereira, E., Rodrigues, S. (Eds), Proc. 9th International Symposium of Environmental Geochemistry, Aveiro, Portugal, pp. 91-92.

[3] Madruga, M. J., Paiva, I., Andrade, E., Gonçalves M. A., Mateus A. (2012). Effect of competitive ions on radiocaesium retention in clay mineral phases from raña deposits (NE Portugal), in Silva, E. F., Reis, A. P., Patinha, C., Pereira, E., Rodrigues, S. (Eds), Proc. 9th International Symposium of Environmental Geochemistry, Aveiro, Portugal, pp.134-135.

[2] Gonçalves, M. A., Waerenborgh, J. C., Maia, F., Pinto, C., Prazeres, C. and Serio, S. (2012). Enhanced metal release from acid mine drainage sediments due to the interaction with municipal waste water, Proc. Goldschmidt 2012, Montreal, Canada, Mineralogical Magazine: 1772.

[1] Martins, D. M. S., Gonçalves, M. A., Mirão, J. and Parker, S. C. (2012). Computational study of the most stable pyrophyllite edge surfaces for metal adsorption, Proc. Goldschmidt 2012, Montreal, Canada, Mineralogical Magazine: 2075.

2011

[3] Goncalves M. A., Martins D. and Parker S. (2011). Stability of Cu Adsorbed onto Clay Surfaces: An Experimental and Computational Study, Proc. Goldschmidt 2011, Prague, Mineralogical Magazine, 75(3): 930.

[2] Maia F. and Gonçalves M. A. (2011). Adsorption Behaviour of Copper in Natural Composite Sedimentary Materials, Proc. Goldschmidt 2011, Prague, Mineralogical Magazine, 75(3): 1387.

[1] Pinto, A., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C. and Batista, M. J. (2011). (Ba, Cu)(UO2)2(PO4)2.nH2O Solid Solution Occurences from an Uranyl-Phosphate Deposit in Portugal, Proc. Goldschmidt 2011, Prague, Mineralogical Magazine, 75(3): 1645.

2010

[3] M. Reis, M.C. Freitas, I. Paiva, L. Silva, I. Dionísio, H. Manh Dung, M.J. Madruga, P. Duarte, M. A. Gonçalves (2010). Characterization of Geomaterials from the NE of Portugal using Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA) and Gamma Spectrometry, Proceedings of the IV International Symposium on Nuclear Analytical Chemistry, Mumbai, India, November de 2010.

[2] Gonçalves, M. A. and Azevêdo, T. M. (2010). Geochemistry of Trace Elements and the Fingerprints of Environmental Change in Core Sediments of the Tagus River. Accepted in Macla. Proc. XXX Reunión de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogía, Madrid, Septiembre 2010.

[1] E. Andrade, M. J. Madruga, I. Bobos, I. M. Paiva, F. Maia, A. Mateus, R. Trindade, M. C. Freitas, M. A. Gonçalves (2010) Characterization of Portuguese Geomaterials, the Clay Component of Rañas, as Potential Liners for Low and Intermediate Radioactive Disposal Sites, Proceedings of RADCHEM 2010, Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic, April 2010, pp S30.

2009

[4] Rodrigues, A. S. e Gonçalves, M. A. (2009). Adsorption and desorption kinetics of copper onto illite surfaces using a stirred flow-through reactor. Proc. VII Congresso Ibérico/X Congresso Nacional de Geoquímica, Soria, pp. 23-31.

[3] Maia, F., Prazeres, C., Carreira, O. e Gonçalves, M.A. (2009) Partitioning of metals in sediments from Ribeira da Água Forte (Aljustrel, Iberian Pyrite Belt), Portugal. Proc. VII Congresso Ibérico/X Congresso Nacional de Geoquímica, Soria, pp. 239-250.

[2] Maia, F. e Gonçalves, M.A. (2009). Adsorção em matrizes naturais: métodos de pré-tratamento para a quantificação da partição de cobre. Proc. VII Congresso Ibérico/X Congresso Nacional de Geoquímica, Soria, pp. 452-455.

[1] Gonçalves, M. A. (2009). Stability of adsorbed Cu onto illite from kinetic desorption rate data: Influence of pH, ionic strength, and organic ligands, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 73, 13(S1): A451.

2008

[1] Gonçalves, M.A. and Prieto, M. (2008). Dual open-boundary cellular automaton model of oscillatory zoning in solid solution – aqueous solution systems, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 72, 12(S1): A318.

2007

[4] Gonçalves, M. A., Figueiras, J., Pinto, C., Neng, N., Sá-Pereira, P. e Batista, M. J. (2007). Biogeochemical and mineralogical characteristics of the acid mine drainage system in Aljustrel and S. Domingos mines, Iberian Pyrite Belt. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71(15S): A341.

[3] Pinto, C., Gonçalves, M. A., Neng, N. (2007). Sequential Metal Extraction procedure as applied to sediments in Acid Mine Drainage environments (Aljustrel, Portugal). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71(15S): A793.

[2] Mata, J., Kerrich, R. e Gonçalves, M.A. (2007). Earth’s mantle Th/U and U/Pb evolution in the Archean. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71(15S): A635.

[1] Gonçalves, M. A., Prieto, M (2007). A cellular automaton model of oscillatory zoning for solid solution-aqueous solution reaction-difusion systems. Proc. Frontiers in Mineral Sciences, Cambridge, UK, 170-171.

2006

[1] Gonçalves, M. A. (2006). Adsorption of Cu onto illite surfaces: Kinetics and Metal-Organic acid interactions. Macla, 6: 233-236.

2005

[1] Gonçalves, M.A. e Figueiras (2005). The surface properties of natural illites and the adsorption kinetics of Cu onto their surfaces. XIV Semana de Geoquímica / VIII Congresso de Geoquímica dos Países de Língua Portuguesa, Universidade de Aveiro, 2005: pp. 513-517.

[2] Gonçalves, M.A. e Figueiras (2005). Adsorption of Cu onto illite surfaces: The effects of ionic strength and organic acids. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69(10/S1): A495.

2004

[1] Gonçalves, M.A. e Figueiras (2004) – Cu adsorption kinetics onto illite surfaces: a flow-through reactor study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 68(11/S1): A133.

2003

[3] Rosário, P. M., Nogueira, J. M. F., Gonçalves, M. A. e Figueiras, J. (2003). Monitorização de compostos orgânicos traçadores com origem em lixeiras urbanas por SPE-CGC/MSD. 3º Encontro Nacional de Cromatografia da Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, Lisboa, 2003, pp. 90-91.

[2] Mateus, A., Gonçalves, M. A., Marques, F. O. e Monteiro Santos, F. (2003) – Multi-scale geometric analysis of fracture networks in granite massifs and its application to landfill site selection. “A Geologia de Engenharia e os Recursos Geológicos”, Coimbra 2003, Imprensa da Universidade, pp. 79-91.

[1] Jesus, A., Mateus, A., Gonçalves, M. A. e Oliveira, V. (2003) – Cu anomaly separation by multifractal modelling of soil geochemistry data from Ferreira do Alentejo to Serpa (Portugal). IV Congresso Ibérico de Geoquímica / XIII Semana de Geoquímica, Coimbra 2003, pp. 205-207.

2002

[3] Gonçalves, M. A., Cerqueira, L., Figueiras, J. e Putnis, C. V. (2002) – Use of µ-PIXE and SEM to study metal adsorption and artificial solid phases in polluted environmental sediment samples. Geochemistry of Crustal Fluids – The Role and Fate of Trace Metals in Crustal Fluids, ESF Conference, December 14-19, 2002,Seefeld in Tirol, Austria: 79-80.

[2] Figueiras, J., Gonçalves, M. A., Mateus, A., Marques, F.O., Monteiro Santos, F e Mota, R. (2002) – Monitorization of the initial stages of dispersion of pollutants around municipal waste disposal facilities. Geochemistry of Crustal Fluids – The Role and Fate of Trace Metals in Crustal Fluids, ESF Conference, December 14-19, 2002, Seefeld in Tirol, Austria: 69-70.

[1] Gonçalves, M. A., Nogueira, J. M. F., Putnis, C. V. e Figueiras, J. (2002) – Metal and micro-organic pollutant partitioning between sediments and waste waters from a landfill, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66 (S1): A285

2001

[1] Gonçalves, M.A., Amaral, H., Mateus, A. e Marques, F.O. (2001) – Fracture density and scaling laws in granite massifs and their importance on site selection criteria for waste disposal. VII Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geology. Cancún, Mexico.

2000

[2] Gonçalves, M. A., Figueiras, J., Almeida, C., e Mateus, A. (2000). Characterisation of chemical exchanges between waste waters and mineral size fractions in soils and sediments around a waste disposal site. ESF Conference Geochemistry of Crustal Fluids, 2-7 December 2000, Granada, Spain: p. 59.

[1] Gonçalves, M. A. (2000). The use of Multifractal methods in the separation of geochemical anomalies in gold mineralisations in Northern Portugal. Proceedings of the 31st International Geological Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

1999

[1] Fonseca P., Mateus A., Figueiras J. e Gonçalves M.A. (1999). Kinematical and dynamic analysis of the major shear zones at the SW Iberian Variscan Fold Belt. Essay on geodynamic interpretation. EUG 10, European Union of Geosciences, Strasbourg.

1998

[6] Gonçalves M.A., Mateus A., Figueiras J. e Fonseca P. (1998). Origin, chemical reactivity and circulation regimes of the CO2-(SiO2) fluids responsible for the polyphasic metasomatism at the Beja-Acebuches Ophiolite Complex. V Congresso Nacional de Geologia, Lisboa. Comunicações do Instituto Geológico e Mineiro, 84(1): B-87-B-90.

[5] Figueiras J., Mateus A., Gonçalves M.A. e Fonseca P. (1998). Early deformation and metasomatic evolution of the Barranco da Gravia metagabbros as recorded by amphibole and plagioclase chemistry. V Congresso Nacional de Geologia, Lisboa. Comunicações do Instituto Geológico e Mineiro, 84(1): B-91-B-94.

[4] Mateus A., Figueiras J., Gonçalves M.A. e Fonseca P. (1998). Sulphide dissemination in metatroctolites of the Beja-Acebuches Ophiolite Complex; their genesis and geological meaning. V Congresso Nacional de Geologia, Lisboa. Comunicações do Instituto Geológico e Mineiro, 84(2): F-7-F-10.

[3] Gonçalves, M. A., Vairinho, M. e Oliveira, V. (1998). Study of geochemical anomalies in Mombeja area using a multifractal methodology and geostatistics. In: A Buccianti, G. Nardi and R. Potenza (Eds), Proc. of the IV IAMG’98, Part 2: 590-595.

[2] Gonçalves, M. A., Mateus, A. e Figueiras, J. (1998). Some problems concerning mass-balance estimates related to hydrothermally altered cumulates in the lower section of the Beja-Acebuches Ophiolitic Complex. European Research Conference Geochemistry of Crustal Fluids: Characterisation of reactive transport in natural systems, Crete, Greece – 22-27 May 1998. p. 80.

[1] Mateus, A., Figueiras, J., Gonçalves, M. A. e Fonseca, P. (1998). Post-emplacement evolution of the Beja-Acebuches Ophiolite Complex (South Portugal). In: Eero Hanski e Jouni Vuollo (Eds), International Ophiolite Symposium and Field Excursion, Geological Survey of Finland, Spec. Paper 26: 37.

1997

[2] Gonçalves, M. A., Fonseca, P., Mateus, A. e Figueiras, J. (1997). Microstructural characterization of metasomatized gabbroic rocks of the Barranco da Gravia Unit (B.A.O.C.) at the Guadiana River. 3ª Conferência Anual do Grupo de Geologia Estrutural e Tectónica, Livro de Resumos: 4 pp.

[1] Mateus, A., Figueiras, J., Gonçalves, M. A. e Fonseca, P. (1997). Carbonatization of B.A.O.C.’s basic and ultrabasic rocks (Guadiana Valley): Structural control and metallogenetic potential. In: C. C. Pires, M. E. P. Gomes e C. Coke (Coord.) Comunicações da XIV Reunião de Geologia do Oeste Peninsular, Vila Real, Setembro de 1997: 145-151.

1996

[1] Gonçalves, M. A. (1996). Alguns problemas estratigráficos e estruturais no sector da Zona de Cisalhamento do Sulco Carbonífero na região de Arouca. 3º Encontro de Campo e 2ª Conferência Anual do Grupo de Geologia Estrutural e Tectónica, Livro de Resumos: 58-61.

1995

[2] Gonçalves, M.; Mateus, A. e Barriga, F. J. A. S. (1995). Structural control of gold occurrences in the Arouca region and their relationships to the Carboniferous Trough Shear Zone (NW Portugal). In: Rodriguez-Alonso, M.D. e Gonzalo-Corral, J. C. (Eds.), XIII RGOP/PICG – 319-320, Salamanca: 180-184.

[1] Gonçalves, M. A.; Mateus, A. e Barriga, F. J. A. S. (1995). Hydrothermal alteration and paragenetic sequence in the gold occurrences of the Arouca region (NW of Portugal). In: Borges, F. S. e Marques, M. M. (Coord.) IV Congresso Nacional de Geologia. Univ. Porto, Fac. Cienc., Mus. Lab. Mineral. Geol., Porto, 1995, Memória nº4: 563-567.

1993

[1] Mateus, A e Gonçalves, M. A. (1993). The influence of primary mineral parageneses on gold mobility in supergene environments; palaeo-weathering profiles in gold occurrences in Portugal. In Noronha, F., Marques, M. e Nogueira, P. (Eds.) IX Semana de Geoquímica e II Congresso de Geoquímica dos Países de Língua Portuguesa. Univ. Porto, Fac. Cienc., Mus. Lab. Mineral. Geol., Porto, 1993, Memória nº3: 473-477.

1992

[1] Damião, J., Pinheiro, R., Gonçalves, M., Ferraz, P., Vazquez, R. e Combes, A. (1992). On gold mineralisation in the Baixo-Douro region, Northern Portugal. Proc. XV World Minning Congress, Madrid, 1992: 153-163.


RESEARCH PROJECTS

As Principal Investigator:

Jan 2011 – Dec 2012: Acção Integrada Luso-Espanhola E-09/11 – Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Naturally Occurring Uranyl-Bearing Solids, between Departamento de Geologia da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa and Departamento de Cristalografía y Mineralogía da Facultad de Geología da Universidad Complutense de Madrid; Funding: Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas and Ministério de Ciencia y Innovación, Espanha.

Jane 2008 – Jun 2011: “Study of the adsorption mechanisms and kinetics in geomaterials and their structural charaterisation: implications for processes of natural attenuation of heavy metal contamination and radioactive wastes confinement” – KADRWaste, PTDC/CTEGEX/82678/2006; Funding: €200.000,00 Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Partner Institutions: CREMINER – FCUL; ITN; Centro de Geologia – FCUP; Centro de Geofísica – Universidade de Évora.

Jan 2008 – Dec 2009: Portugal-Tunísia Cooperation Project, FCT/DREBM/00610, between the Departamento de Geologia da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa and Centre de Matériaux do Téchnopole Borj Cedria, Tunis, Tunísia; Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia and Tunisian Ministry of Science.

As Member of Team:

Oct 2016 – Sept 2019: “Element cycling and mineral texture evolution during diagenesis and weathering of ore deposits: Role of carbonate and sulfate mineral-aqueous solution interactions and environmental implications”. PI: Lurdes Fernández-Diaz and José Astilleros (Universidad Complutense de Madrid); Institutions: UCM and U Oviedo; External members: Mário Gonçalves (FCUL) and Atanasios Godelitsas (U Atenas). Funding: Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad, Spanish Government.

Sept 2016 – Jul 2017: “Quantitative assessment and prediction of deeply buried mineral resources in covered regions”, Project IUGS-RFG (Resourcing Future Generation) as member of internation team. PI: Q. Cheng (China University of Geosciences, York University and IUGS President).

Feb 2015 – Jan 2018: NewOreS – “Development of New models for the genesis of Rare Metal (W, Nb, Ta, Li) Ore deposits from the European Variscan Belt and valorization of low grade and fine grained ore and mine tailings”. PI: Michel Cathelineau, Université de Lorraine, France; Parner Institutions: Sojitz Beralt Tin & Wolfram (Portugal), FCUP (Portugal), FCUL (Portugal), Université d’Orléans (France) and LNEG (Portugal). ref: ERA-MIN/001/2014

Jan 2015 – Dec 2017: SOLMETION “Solvent mediated phase transformations: implications in geosciences”; PI: José Asstilleros (UCM, Espanha); funded by Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad, Spanish Government.

Project ENV-206 SUL-X – “Study of the adsorption of metal pollutants on clays using a combined experimental and computational approach” funded by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany; use of synchrothron sorce, from Jan 31 2012 to Feb 8 2012.

Dec 2007 – Feb 2010: “Strategies for Zero Emission Fossil Fuel Energy in Portugal” – ZeroEm, referência PTDC/EME-MFE/70767/2006; PI: Paulo Ferrão (IN+/IST); Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Partner Institutions: IN+/IST; CREMINER- FCUL.

Jan 2005 – Jun 2007: “Time evolution of mine tailings and their environmental impact: rates and mechanisms of concentration, liberation and migration of (low-grade) metals during weathering” MetalTravel (FCT). PI: Jorge Figueiras; Funding: FCT.

Mar 2003 – Dec 2004: MODELWASTE (FCT). PI: Jorge Figueiras; Funding: FCT.

Oct 1999 – Oct 2001: DIWASTE (FCT) – Fluid flow in fractured rocks and its implications for Waste Disposal Criteria. PI: Dr. António Mateus; Funding: FCT.

Jan 1996 – Dec 1997: MIZOMOR (JNICT) – Mineralizações em metais preciosos na Zona de Ossa Morena. PI: Dr. António Mateus; Funding: FCT.


OUTREACH

Iniciativa Saberás Tu – Investigadores respondem a perguntas do público – parceria Ciência Viva e Jornal i, “Quantos anos tem a terra, e como sabemos isso?”, resposta publicada no Jornal i no dia 10 Dez 2015. Disponível em: http://www.cienciaviva.pt/saberastu/

Gonçalves, M. (2011) “O que eu preciso de saber sobre… Geologia”, Revista Visão, 15 de Dezembro de 2011, pp.31-32

Gonçalves, M. A. (2010/2011). Drenagem Ácida de Minas, Geonovas, nº 23-24, 39-40.

Scientific Revision of the Portuguese edition of “T-Rex e a Cratera da Destruição” by Walter Alvarez, published by Editorial Bizâncio, nº9 da colecção “A Máquina do Mundo”.


POST-DOC Researchers

Apr 2011 – Jul 2016: David Manuel Silva Martins, ref. SFRH/BPD/71118/2010, with Prof. Steve C. Parker University of Bath, UK.

Apr 2010 – Jul 2014: André Filipe Jorge Pinto, ref. SFRH/BPD/65314/2009;

Sept 2009 – Feb 2011: David Manuel Silva Martins, post-doctoral researcher in Project KADRWASTE.

MSc Students

Mar 2016 – Ana Lúcia Mendes Rodrigues; “Resíduos Mineiros em Neves Corvo – Caracterização Geoquímica do Escombro e Respetiva Água de Contato Para Avaliação do Seu Desempenho na Utilização em Cobertura da Instalação de Resíduos de Cerro do Lobo” em co-orientação com a Drª. Mafalda Oliveira (SOMINCOR – Lundin Mining).

Mar 2016 – Sept 2017: Marcelo Godinho da Silva; “Reavaliação do potencial metalogenético dos domínios anómalos associados às mineralizações auríferas da Faixa de Vila Verde – Ponte da Barca”; co-orientação Dra. Maria João Batista (LNEG).

Mar 2015 – Feb 2016: Ana Cláudia Simão Abreu: Tema: “Incorporação do Conhecimento Geológico em Métodos de Interpolação Espacial: Aplicação à Prospecção Geoquímica”, do Mestrado em Geologia Aplicada; co-orientação: Rui Taborda.

Mar 2010 – Nov 2011: Cátia Marques Prazeres; Tema da Dissertação: “Caracterização Geoquímica e Radiométrica de algumas mineralizaçãoes de Urânio na Região de Nisa”; co-orientação com a Dra. Maria João Batista do LNEG.

Feb 2009 – Apr 2010: Flávia Marina Serafim Maia; Tema da Dissertação: “Adsorção de Cobre em Matrizes Naturais Provenientes de Depósitos do tipo Raña” do Mestrado em Geologia, Especialidade de Geoquímica, Mineralogia e Petrologia.

Sept 2006 – Dec 2007: Cláudia Filipa Cabeleira Narciso Pinto; Tema da Dissertação: “Caracterização geoquímica das fases aquosas e sólidas associadas aos processos geradores de Drenagem ácida de Minas (DAM), na zona envolvente às Minas de Aljustrel” do Mestrado em Geologia do Ambiente, Riscos Geológicos e Ordenamento do Território.