Deutsch Intern
Chair of Geodynamics and Geomaterials Research

Höhn, Dr. Stefan

Dr. Stefan Höhn

Research Associate at the Department of Geodynamics and Geomaterials Research

Tel.: +49 931 31-81749

Institut für Geographie und Geologie
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg

Campus Hubland Süd
Zimmer 213

Monday to Friday

  • Geochemistry, stable isotopes (Cu, S)
  • Cu-Pb-Zn-Ag deposits, rare earth elements
  • Sedimentology

Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E. Schneider, M., Brodtmann, N., Price, W. (2023) Mineralogy and geochemistry of the Koeris Formation –Evidence of post-depositional base metal mobility within the Aggeneys-Gamsberg ore district, South Africa. Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Meeting SGA, 28th August – 01st September 2023, Zurich, Switzerland.

Decrée, S., Deloule, E., Barros R., Mercadier, J., Höhn, S., Baele, J.-M. (2023) Processes controlling Rare Earth Elements distribution in sedimentary apatite: insights from spectroscopy, in-situ geochemistry and O and Sr isotope composition. Sedimentology doi: 10.1111/sed.13160  

Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E., Price, W. (2023) Discussion on “Syn-metamorphic sulfidation of the Gamsberg zinc deposit, South Africa”. Mineralogy and Petrology, 

Geyer, G., Landing, E., Meier, S., Höhn, S. (2022) Oldest known West Gondwanan graptolite: Ovetograptus? sp. (lower Agdzian/lowest Wuliuan; basal Middle Cambrian) of the Franconian Forest, Germany, and review of pre‑Furongian graptolithoids. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 

Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E. Will, T., Brodtmann, N., Price, W. (2022). The depositional environment of the Koeris Formation at the Aggeneys-Gamsberg ore district, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology 125: 323–336.

Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E., Price. (2022) Reinterpreting the genesis of the giant Gamsberg Zn deposit (South Africa): The role of pre-Klondikean supergene alteration. In: Proceedings of the 16th Biennial SGA Meeting, 28th-30th March 2022, 1: 133-136, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E., Price W. (2021) Syn‑metamorphic sulfidation of the Gamsberg zinc deposit, South
Africa. Mineralogy & Petrology,

Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E., Price W. (2020) Pre-Klondikean oxidation prepared the ground for Broken Hill-type mineralization in South Africa. Terra Nova 33: 168-173.

Will, T.M., Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E., Gaucher, C., Roux, P.J., Macey, P.H. (2020) Petrological, geochemical and isotopic data of Neoproterozoic rock units from Uruguay and South Africa: Correlation of basement terranes across the South Atlantic. Gondwana Research 80: 12-32.

Decrée, S., Savolainen, M., Mercadier, J., Debaille, V., Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E., Baele, J.-M. (2020) Geochemical and spectroscopic investigation of apatite in the Siilinjärvi carbonatite complex: Keys to understanding apatite forming processes and assessing potential for rare earth elements. Applied Geochemistry 123, 104778

Höhn, S. (2020) Die Entstehung der Kupferberger Kupfer-Zink-Lagerstätte. Mitteilungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins Schweinfurt 39, 8-16

Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E., Debaille, V. (2019) Pre-metamorphic oxidation of the Broken Hill deposit at Aggeneys (South Africa) revealed by Cu isotopes. Proceedings of the 15th Biennial SGA meeting, Glasgow, Volume 3, pp. 1212-1215.

Geyer, G., Landing, E., Höhn, S., Linnemann, U., Meier, S., Servais, T., Wotte, T. and Herbig, H.G. (2019) Revised Cambrian stratigraphy in the Franconian Forest (Frankenwald), Germany, reveals typical West Gondwanan succession in the Saxothuringian Belt. Newsletters on Stratigraphy, 52(4), pp. 377-433.

Höhn, S., Koglin, N., Klopf, L., Schüssler, U., Tragelehn, H., Frimmel, H.E., Zeh, A. and Brätz, H., 2018. Geochronology, stratigraphy and geochemistry of Cambro-Ordovician, Silurian and Devonian volcanic rocks of the Saxothuringian Zone in NE Bavaria (Germany)—new constraints for Gondwana break up and ocean–island magmatism. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 107(1), pp.359-377.

Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E., Debaille, V., Pašava, J., Kuulmann, L. and Debouge, W. (2017) The case for metamorphic base metal mineralization: pyrite chemical, Cu and S isotope data from the Cu-Zn deposit at Kupferberg in Bavaria, Germany. Mineralium Deposita, 52(8), pp.1145-1156.

Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E., Kuulmann, L., Debaille, V. and Debouge, W., Metamorphogenic base metal mineralization at the margin of a nappe complex: the example of Kupferberg, Germany. Proceedings of the 14th Biennial SGA meetig, Quebec, pp.

Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E. and Koglin, N. (2015) Multi-stage sulfidation at Bavaria‘s largest Cu-Zn deposit (Kupferberg/Germany). Proceedings of the 13th Biennial SGA meeting, Nancy, pp. 24-27.

Höhn, S., Frimmel, H.E. and Pašava, J. (2014) The rare earth element potential of kaolin deposits in the Bohemian Massif (Czech Republic, Austria). Mineralium Deposita, 49(8), pp.967-986.

  • Electron microprobe
  • X-ray fluorescence
  • Mikrothermometry
  • Radiation safety
  • Hazardous substances
  • Sample preparation, mineral separation