staffs
Yasushi Mori


Curator/Researcher
Yasushi Mori (Ph.D)
Petrologist

Education
  • B.S., Department of Geology, Kyushu University (1994)
  • M.S., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Kyushu University, (1996)
  • Ph.D., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Kyushu University, (1999)

Research interests
  • Metamorphic petrology
  • Petroarchaeology
  • Nagasaki metamorphic rocks (Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan)

Current research focuses
  • High-pressure low-temperature metamorphism
  • Metasomatism, fluid flow and deformation in serpentinite mélanges
  • Deep slow earthquakes
  • Jadeitite and related rocks
  • Tsuyazaki tumulus group (Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan)

Publications
  • Arakawa, Y., Endo, D., Ikehata, K., Oshika, J., Shinmura, T., Mori, Y. (2017) Two types of gabbroic xenoliths from rhyolite dominated Niijima volcano, northern part of Izu-Bonin arc: petrological and geochemical constraints. Open Geoscience, 9, 1-12.
  • Kiminami, K., Imaoka, T., Ogura, K., Kawabata, H., Ishizuka, H., Mori, Y. (2017) Tectonic implications of Early Miocene OIB magmatism in a near-trench setting: The Outer Zone of SW Japan and the northernmost Ryukyu Islands. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 135, 291-302.
  • Nishiyama, T., Yoshida-Shiosaki, C., Mori, Y., Shigeno, M. (2017) Interplay of irreversible reactions and deformation: a case of hydrofracturing in the rodingite-serpentinite system. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 4, 1. DOI 10.1186/s40645-016-0115-4
  • Seki, T., Arakawa, Y., Shinmura, T., Oshika, J., Mori, Y., Ikehata, K. (2016) Stratigraphy and petrological characteristics of the Benri subunit of the Aso-4 pyroclastic flow deposits in the northwestern part of the Aso volcano, Japan. Bulletin of the Volcanological Society of Japan, 61, 429-448.
  • Suga, K., Yui, T.-F., Shellnutt, J. G., Wo, T.-W., Mori, Y., Miyazaki, K., Jahn, B.-M. (2015) Nd-Sr isotopic constraint to the formation of metatexite and diatexite migmatites, Higo metamorphic terrane, central Kyushu, Japan. International Geology Review. DOI 10.1080/00206814.2015.1086961
  • Iura, H., Mori, Y., Ishibashi, H. (2015) The sources of basalt boulders used for the Tsuyazaki tumulus group in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Journal of the Archaeological Society of Kyushu, 90, 41-60(in Japanese with English abstract).
  • Miyoshi, M., Sano, T., Shimizu, K., Delacour, A., Hasenaka, T., Mori, Y., Fukuoka, T. (2015) Boron and chlorine contents of basalts from the Shatsky Rise, IODP Expedition 324: Implications for the alteration of oceanic plateaus. Geological Society of America Special Papers, 511, p. SPE511-04.
  • Sekiguchi, Y., Hasenaka, T., Mori, Y. (2014) Three-cycles of magma activities in Aira caldera volcano. Chikyu Monthly, 36, 303-309 (in Japanese with English abstract).
  • Mori, Y., Shigeno, M., Nishiyama, T. (2014) Fluid-metapelite interaction in an ultramafic mélange: implications for mass transfer along the slab-mantle interface in subduction zones. Earth, Planets and Space, 66, 47. DOI 10.1186/1880-5981-66-47
  • Miyoshi, M., Shinmura, T., Sumino, H., Sano, T., Miyabuchi, Y., Mori, Y., Inakura, H., Furukawa, K., Uno, K., Hasenaka, T., Nagao, K., Arakawa, Y., Yamamoto, J. (2013) Lateral magma intrusion from a caldera-forming magma chamber: Constraints from geochronology and geochemistry of volcanic products from lateral cones around the Aso caldera, SW Japan. Chemical Geology, 352, 202-210.
  • Miyazoe, T., Enami, M., Nishiyama, T., Mori, Y., 2012. Retrograde strontium metasomatism in serpentinite melange of the Kurosegawa Zone in central Kyushu, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 635-647.
  • Miyoshi, M., Sumino, H., Miyabuchi, Y., Shinmura, T., Mori, Y., Hasenaka, T., Furukawa, K., Uno, K., Nagao, K., 2012. K-Ar ages determined for post-caldera volcanic products from Aso volcano, Central Kyushu, Japan. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 229-230, 64-73.
  • Shigeno, M., Mori, Y., Shimada, K., Nishiyama, T., 2012. Jadeitites with metasomatic zoning from the Nishisonogi metamorphic rocks, western Japan: fluid-tectonic block interaction during exhumationEuropean Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 289-311.
  • Shigeno, M., Mori, Y., Shimada, K., Nishiyama, T., 2012. Origin of omphacitites from the Nishisonogi metamorphic rocks, western Kyushu, Japan: comparison with jadeitites. European Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 247-262
  • Mori, Y., Orihashi, Y., Miyamoto, T., Shimada, K., Shigeno, M., Nishiyama, T., 2011. Origin of zircon in jadeitite from the Nishisonogi metamorphic rocks, Kyushu, Japan. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 29,673-684.
  • Miyoshi, M., Yuguchi, T., Shinmura, T., Mori, Y., Arakawa, Y., Toyohara, F., 2011. Petrological characteristics and K-Ar age of borehole core samples of basement rocks from the northwestern caldera floor of Aso, central Kyushu. Journal of Geological Society of Japan, 117, 585-590 (in Japanese with English abstract).
  • Miyoshi, M., Shimono, M., Hasenaka, T., Sano, T.,Mori, Y., Fukuoka, T. (2010) Boron systematics of Hisatsu and Kirishima basaltic rocks from southern Kyushu, Japan. Geochemical Journal, 44, 359-369.
  • Miyazoe, T., Nishiyama, T., Ueda, K., Miyazaki, K., Mori, Y. (2009) Coexistence of three pyroxenes (jadeite ± omphacite ± a diopside/hedenbergite) in a metasomatized basic rock from a serpentinite melange in the Kurosegawa Tectonic Zone at Itsuki Village, central Kyushu, Japan. American Mineralogist, 94, 34-40.
  • Miyoshi, M., Nasu, T., Tajima, T., Kido, M., Mori, Y., Hasenaka, T., Shibuya, H., Nagao, K. (2008) K-Ar ages of high-magnesian andesite lavas from northern Kyushu, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 103, 183-191.
  • Miyoshi, M., Hasenaka, T., Mori, Y. (2007) Origin of compositional heterogeneity within Tochinoki andesitic lava flow from the western part of Aso caldera. Japanese Magazine of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 36, 15-29.
  • Mori, Y., Nishiyama, T., Yanagi, T. (2007) Chemical mass balance in a reaction zone between serpentinite and metapelites in the Nishisonogi metamorphic rocks, Kyushu, Japan: implications for devolatilization. Island Arc, 16, 28-39.
  • Mori, Y. (2007) X-ray fluorescence analysis of major and trace elements in carbonate rocks using glass bead samples. Bulletin of Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Ser. A, 5, 1-12.
  • Fukuyama, M., Nishiyama, T., Urata, K., Mori, Y. (2006) Steady-diffusion modeling of a reaction zone between a metamorphosed basic dyke and a marble from Hirao-dai, Fukuoka, Japan. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 24, 153-168.
  • Shigeno, M., Mori, Y., Nishiyama, T. (2005) Reaction microtextures of jadeitite from the Nishisonogi metamorphic rocks, Kyushu, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 100, 237-246.
  • Mori, Y., Mashima, H. (2005) X-ray fluorescence analysis of major and trace elements in silicate rocks using 1:5 dilution glass beads. Bulletin of Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Ser. A, 3, 1-12.
  • Mori, Y. (2003) Gradients in fluid composition across vein selvages of the Nishisonogi Metamorphic Rocks, southwest Japan. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 67, 304.
  • Mori, Y., Nishiyama, T., Yanagi, T. (2003) Mass transfer and reaction paths in alteration zones around carbonate veins in the Nishisonogi Metamorphic Rocks, southwest Japan. American Mineralogist, 88, 611-623.
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