Fabian Tramm

Position:  Assistant

Institute of Geological Sciences
Polish Academy of Sciences
Research Centre in Kraków
Senacka 1, 31-002 Kraków, Poland

E-mail:  ndtramm@cyf-kr.edu.pl

Research interests

alteration processes, mineralogy, petrology, element mobilization, hydrothermal systems, surface reactions, soil science

Professional career

since 01.2021 - Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences: Assistant

12.2020-01.2021 - Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences: Technician

since 01.2019 - Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences: PhD Student


2017 - M.Sc. degree

Institute of Mineralogy, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany

M.Sc. thesis: "Composition of amphibole in metagabbros from the Oman ophiolite"
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jürgen Koepke

2014 - B.Sc. degree

Institute of Mineralogy, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany
B.Sc. thesis: "Determination of Element Turnover during the Alteration of Basaltic Glass"
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Georg Guggenberger

Awards and Fellowships

2020 - Rudolf Mock Award - awarded by the ICYG 2020 conference committee

Long-term, externally funded research projects

2018-2022 - Mineral transformations and REE, Th, U, Pb distribution during alteration processes of monazite, xenotime and allanite in nano- and microscale, and analytical improvements of electron probe microanalysis and Raman micro-spectroscopy for these phases. 793 790 PLN, National Science Centre - Poland project no. 2017/27/B/ST10/00813. (primary investigator: Bartosz Budzyń).


  • Budzyń, B., Wirth, R., Sláma, J., Birski, Ł., Tramm, F., Kozub-Budzyń, G.A., Rzepa, G., Schreiber, A. (2021). LA-ICPMS, TEM and Raman study of radiation damage, fluid-induced alteration and disturbance of U-Pb and Th-Pb ages in experimentally metasomatised monazite. Chemical Geology 583, 120464. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2021.120464
  • Tramm, F., Wirth, R., Budzyń, B., Sláma, J., Schreiber, A. (2021). LA-ICP-MS and TEM constraints on the magmatic and post-magmatic processes recorded by the zircon-xenotime intergrowth in pegmatite (Piława Górna, Góry Sowie Block, SW Poland). Lithos 404-405, 106480. doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2021.106480


Selected abstracts

  • Tramm F., Wirth R., Budzyń B., Sláma J., Schreiber A., Birski Ł. (2021) TEM and LA-ICP-MS constraints on fluid-induced alteration of a zircon-xenotime intergrowth in pegmatite from Piława Górna (the Góry Sowie Block, SW Poland). In EGU General Assembly 2021 
  • Tramm F., Rzepa G., Budzyń B., Kozub-Budzyń G.A.,  Dybaś J., Sláma J. (2021) Raman microspectroscopy of experimentally altered monazite and xenotime. In EMPG – XVII 17th International Symposium on Experimental Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry  (106)
  • Tramm F., Budzyń B., Rzepa G. (2020) Raman spectroscopic study of monazite and xenotime — signatures and features from experimental products. In XXIst International Conference of Young Geologists, Herlany 2020, Niedzica, (85-86)
  • Tramm F., Rzepa G., Budzyń  B., Kozub-Budzyń G.A. (2019) Micro-Raman spectroscopy of experimentally altered monazite and xenotime. Mineralogia – Special Papers, 49, 90.
  • Dultz S., Behrens H., Dupont C., Tramm F., Ohrt C., Plötze M. (2014) Controlling factors of alteration rate of basaltic glass and palagonite formation in pillow lava from Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project. 7th Mid European Clay Conference 2014,  16-19 September 2014, Dresden, Germany, Programme and Abstract Booklet pp. 122-122, Conventus Congressmanagement & Marketing GmbH.