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Unité Matériaux et Transformations
CNRS UMR 8207 - Université de Lille

Professor at Polytech-Lille
Bâtiment C6 - 216
Unité Matériaux et Transformations
Cité scientifique, Bât. C6
Université de Lille
59655 Villeneuve d'Ascq
Tel: +33 (0) 320 33 71 25
Fax: +33 (0) 320 43 65 91
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ORCID Identifier 0000-0002-8806-8434: 0000-0002-8806-8434


Astromineralogy - Physical mineraly - Crystal defects - Transmission electron microscopy

Current PhD thesis

Defended PhD thesis

Latest scientific contributions in LillOA (Lille Open Archive)


  1. M. Ciocco, M. Roskosz, B. Doisneau, O. Beyssac, S. Mostefaoui, L. Remusat, H. Leroux, M. Gounelle, Impact dynamics of the L chondrites' parent asteroid, Meteoritics and Planetary Science 57;4, 759-775 (2022), [doi: 10.1111/maps.13793, LillOA]
  2. S. Rubino, S. Potin, C. Lantz, D. Baklouti, P. Beck, O. Brissaud, H. Leroux, E. Quirico, B. Schmitt, F. Borondics, R. Brunetto, Geometry induced bias in the remote near-IR identification of phyllosilicates on space weathered bodies, Icarus 114887 (2022), [doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2022.114887, LillOA]
  3. P.-M. Zanetta, C. Le Guillou, H. Leroux, B. Zanda, R. Hewins, L. Bellino, L. Bellino, Processes and temperatures of FGR formation in chondrites, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (2021), [doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2021.11.019, LillOA]
  4. R. Hewins, P.-M. Zanetta, B. Zanda, C. Le Guillou, J. Gattacceca, C. Sognzoni, S. Pont, L. Piani, T. Rigaudier, H. Leroux, R. Brunetto, R. Maupin, Z. Djouadi, S. Bernard, D. Deldicque, V. Malarewicz, Z. Dionnet, A. Aléon-Toppani, A. King, F. Borondics, NORTHWEST AFRICA (NWA) 12563 and ungrouped C2 chondrites: Alteration styles and relationships to asteroids, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 311, 238-273 (2021), [doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2021.06.035, LillOA]
  5. P. Vernazza, P. Beck, O. Ruesch, A. Bischoff, L. Bonal, G. Brennecka, R. Brunetto, H. Busemann, J. Carter, C. Carli, C. Cartier, M. Ciarniello, V. Debaille, A. Delsanti, L. D’Hendecourt, E. Füri, O. Groussin, A. Guilbert-Lepoutre, J. Helbert, P. Hoppe, E. Jehin, L. Jorda, A. King, P. Lamy, J. Lasue, C. Le Guillou, H. Leroux, I. Leya, T. Magna, Y. Marrocchi, A. Morlok, O. Mousis, E. Palomba, L. Piani, E. Quirico, L. Remusat, M. Roskosz, M. Rubin, S. Russell, M. Schönbächler, N. Thomas, J. Villeneuve, V. Vinogradoff, P. Wurz, B. Zanda, Sample return of primitive matter from the outer Solar System, Experimental Astronomy (2021), [LillOA]
  6. P.-M. Zanetta, H. Leroux, C. Le Guillou, B. Zanda, R. Hewins, Nebular thermal processing of accretionary fine-grained rims in the Paris CM chondrite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 295, 135-154 (2021), [doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2020.12.015, LillOA]
  7. M. Marinova, H. Leroux, P. Cuvillier, A. Gloter, D. Jacob, STEM-EELS Investigation of Planar Defects in Olivine in the Allende Meteorite, Minerals 11;1, 35 (2021), [doi: 10.3390/min11010035, LillOA]
  8. D. Fougerouse, S. Reddy, A.-M. Seydoux-Guillaume, C. Kirkland, T. Erickson, D. Saxey, W. Rickard, D. Jacob, H. Leroux, C. Clark, Mechanical twinning of monazite expels radiogenic lead, Geology (2020), [doi: 10.1130/g48400.1, LillOA]
  9. S. Rubino, C. Lantz, D. Baklouti, H. Leroux, F. Borondics, R. Brunetto, Space Weathering Affects the Remote Near-IR Identification of Phyllosilicates, The Planetary Science Journal 1;3, 61 (2020), [doi: 10.3847/psj/abb94c, LillOA]
  10. J. Feignon, L. Ferrière, H. Leroux, C. Koeberl, Characterization of shocked quartz grains from Chicxulub peak ring granites and shock pressure estimates, Meteoritics and Planetary Science 55;10, 2206-2223 (2020), [doi: 10.1111/maps.13570, LillOA]
  11. P. Cuvillier, N. Chaumard, H. Leroux, B. Zanda, R.H. Hewins, D. Jacob, B. Devouard, A TEM study of exsolution in Ca-rich pyroxenes from the Paris and Renazzo chondrites: Determination of type I chondrule cooling rates, Meteoritics and Planetary Science 53, 482-492 (2018), [doi: 10.1111/maps.13032, LillOA]
  12. M. Roskosz, E. Deloule, J. Ingrin, C. Depecker, D. Laporte, S. Merkel, L. Remusat, H. Leroux, Kinetic D/H fractionation during hydration and dehydration of silicate glasses, melts and nominally anhydrous minerals, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 233, 14-32 (2018), [doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2018.04.027, LillOA]
  13. R.H. Hewins, B. Zanda, M. Humayun, A. Nemchin, J.-P. Lorand, S. Pont, D. Deldicque, J.J. Bellucci, P. Beck, H. Leroux, M. Marinova, L. Remusat, C. Göpel, E. Lewin, M. Grange, A. Kennedy, M.J. Whitehouse, Regolith breccia Northwest Africa 7533: Mineralogy and petrology with implications for early Mars, Meteoritics & Planetary Science 52, 89-124 (2017), [doi: 10.1111/maps.12740, LillOA]
  14. H. Leroux, D. Jacob, M. Marinova, R.H. Hewins, B. Zanda, S. Pont, J.-P. Lorand, M. Humayun, Exsolution and shock microstructures of igneous pyroxene clasts in the Northwest Africa 7533 Martian meteorite, Meteoritics & Planetary Science 51, 932-945 (2016), [doi: 10.1111/maps.12637, LillOA]
  15. J.-P. Lorand, R.H. Hewins, L. Remusat, B. Zanda, S. Pont, H. Leroux, M. Marinova, D. Jacob, M. Humayun, A. Nemchin, M. Grange, A. Kennedy, C. Göpel, Nickeliferous pyrite tracks pervasive hydrothermal alteration in Martian regolith breccia: A study in NWA 7533, Meteoritics & Planetary Science 2099-2120 (2015), [doi: 10.1111/maps.12565, LillOA]
  16. P. Cuvillier, H. Leroux, D. Jacob, P. Hirel, Fe-Mg interdiffusion profiles in rimmed forsterite grains in the Allende matrix: Time-temperature constraints for the parent body metamorphism, Meteoritics and Planetary Science 50, 1529-1545 (2015), [doi: 10.1111/maps.12493, LillOA]
  17. H. Leroux, D. Jacob, Fine-grained material encased in microtracks of Stardust samples, Meteoritics and Planetary Science 48, 1607-1617 (2013), [doi: 10.1111/maps.12185, LillOA]
  18. J. Stodolna, Z. Gainsforth, H. Leroux, A.L. Butterworth, T. Tyliszczak, D. Jacob, A.J. Westphal, Iron valence state of fine-grained material from the Jupiter family comet 81P/Wild 2 - A coordinated TEM / STEM EDS / STXM study, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 122, 1-16 (2013), [doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.08.006, LillOA]
  19. D. Jacob, L. Palatinus, P. Cuvillier, H. Leroux, C. Domeneghetti, F. Cámara, Ordering state in orthopyroxene as determined by precession electron diffraction, American Mineralogist 98, 1526-1534 (2013), [doi: 10.2138/am.2013.4296, LillOA]
  20. J. Stodolna, D. Jacob, H. Leroux, M.J. Burchell, Microstructure modifications of silicates induced by the collection in aerogel: Experimental approach and comparison with Stardust results, Meteoritics and Planetary Science 47, 696-707 (2012), [doi: 10.1111/j.1945-5100.2011.01305.x, LillOA]
  21. J. Stodolna, D. Jacob, H. Leroux, Mineralogy and petrology of Stardust particles encased in the bulb of track 80: TEM investigation of the Wild 2 fine-grained material, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 87, 35-50 (2012), [doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.03.026, LillOA]

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Conference presentations

  1. D. Hallatt, H. Leroux, E. Dubois, F. Braud, Exploring the response of Ryugu-inspired phyllosilicates to a pulsed laser, Communication dans un congrès sans actes, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, Texas, Etats-Unis d'Amérique, Mar 2022 [LillOA]
  2. D. Hallatt, H. Leroux, E. DUBOIS, F. Braud, EXPLORING THE RESPONSE OF RYUGU-INSPIRED PHYLLOSILICATES TO A PULSED LASER, Communication dans un congrès avec actes, 53rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Texas, Etats-Unis d'Amérique, Mar 2022 [LillOA]
  3. H. Leroux, A.T. Kearsley, D. Troadec, Mineralogy of Wild 2 Residues in Micron-sized Craters from the STARDUST Al-Foils, Communication dans un congrès avec actes, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, Etats-Unis d'Amérique, Mar 2010 [LillOA]
  4. D. Hallatt, H. Leroux, P. Roussel, Preliminary Results of Exploring the Behaviour of Phyllosilicates When Subject to Thermal Conditions Relevant to Asteroid Ryugu, Poster, 52st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Tuscon, Arizona, USA, Etats-Unis d'Amérique, Mar 2021 [LillOA]
  5. M. Colleit, D. Jacob, M. Marinova, H. Leroux, Analyse texturale par ACOM-TEM d'assemblages de pyroxènes dans une météorite martienne, Poster, Colloque de la Société Française des Microscopies (SFµ), Bordeaux, France, Jul 2017 [LillOA]
  6. C. Le Guillou, A.-M. Blanchenet, H. Leroux, M. Marinova, A. Addad, D. Jacob, J.-F. Dhenin, M. Declomesnil, K-factor determination for the FEI Titan Themis (Super X four quadrant EDS system) at 300kV, Poster, Colloque de la Société Française des Microscopies (SFµ), Bordeaux, France, Jul 2017 [LillOA]
  7. M. Marinova, H. Leroux, D. Jacob, Investigation of titanomagnetite grains in NWA 7533 Martian meteorite by STEM-EDX and STEM-EELS, Poster, Colloque de la Société Française des Microscopies (SFµ), Bordeaux, France, Jul 2017 [LillOA]
  8. M. Marinova, P. Cuvillier, A. Gloter, D. Jacob, H. Leroux, STEM-EELS investigation of planar defects in olivine, Poster, European Microscopy Congress, Lyon, France, Aug 2016 [LillOA]
  9. P. Cuvillier, H. Leroux, D. Jacob, Fe-Mg Interdiffusion Profiles in Forsterite within the Allende Matrix. Time-Temperature Constraints Deduced from a TEM Study, Communication dans un congrès sans actes, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 44th, Houston, Etats-Unis d'Amérique, Jan 2013 [LillOA]
  10. P. Cuvillier, H. Leroux, D. Jacob, Fe-Mg zoning in forsterite in the Acfer 094 matrix: evidence for a pre-accretionary interdiffusion process, Communication dans un congrès sans actes, 77th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical-Society, Casablanca, Maroc, Jan 2014 [LillOA]

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