Mgr. Tomáš MIKUŠ, PhD.


Workplace:Banská Bystrica, Ďumbierska 1
Phone:+42148 321 3211
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Research interests:

  • analytical procedures at the CEAL geochronological laboratory
  • geochemistry of the spinel group
  • igneous petrology
  • mineralogy of ore deposits



Current projects:

APVV 0080-11 - (Ultra)high pressure metamorphism and phase transformations during subduction and exhumation of continental lithosphere in collisional orogenic zones
VEGA 2/0013/12 - Thermodynamic modelling of metamorphic processes in the collisional orogenic zones
VEGA 2/0042/12 - Paleoenvironmental record of global system instability in the Late Cretaceous and Paleogene Formations of the Western Carpathians: changes of the physical and life conditions in time of biotic crisis, climatic extremes, impacts and syngenetic volcanisms.


Closed projects:

APVV 0081-10 - Meta-ultramafics, indicator of mechanisms of crust-mantle interaction, recyclation and exhumation in an orogenic wedge (W. Carpathians and eastern Alpine margin)
MAD - Geology and evolution of Au-Ag-Bi-Te-Se of associations of deposits and ore manifestations of Ukraine and Slovakia
ITMS 26220120064 - Centre of excelence for integrated research of the Earth's geosphere

Selected publications

PONOMARENKO, O. - SKAKUN, L. - JELEŇ, S. - MIKUŠ, T. - KVASNYTSYA, I. - BÁLINTOVÁ-ŠTEVKOVÁ, T. - BONDARENKO, S. - GRINCHENKO, O. New Data on Typomorphism of Tetradymite Bi2Te2S from Typolocality Župkov, Slovak Republic. In Mineralogičnij žurnal, 2015, tom 37, no. 1, p. 3-11.
SPIŠIAK, J. - PLAŠIENKA, D. - BUČOVÁ, J. - MIKUŠ, T. - UHER, P. Petrology and paleotectonic setting of Cretaceous alkaline basaltic volcanism in the Pieniny Klippern Belt (Western Carpathians, Slovakia). In Geological Quarterly, 2011, vol. 55, no. 1, p. 27-48.
AUBRECHT, R. - MÉRES, Š. - SÝKORA, M. - MIKUŠ, T. Provenance of the detrital garnets and spinels from the Albian sediments of the Czorsztyn Unit (Pieniny Klippen Belt, Western Carpathians, Slovakia). In Geologica Carpathica, 2009, vol. 60, no. 6, p. 463-483.
JANÁK, M. - MIKUŠ, T. - PITOŇÁK, P. - SPIŠIAK, J. Eclogites overprinted in the granulite facies from the Ďumbier Crystalline Complex (Low Tatra Mountains, Western Carpathians). In Geologica Carpathica, 2009, vol. 60, no. 3, p. 193-204.
UHER, P. - MIKUŠ, T. - MILOVSKÝ, R. - BIROŇ, A. - SPIŠIAK, J. - LIPKA, J. - JAHN, J. Lazulite and Ba, Sr, Ca, K-rich phosphates–sulphates in quartz veins from metaquartzites of Tribeč Mountains, Western Carpathians, Slovakia: Compositional variations and evolution. In Lithos, 2009, vol. 112, no. 3-4, p. 447-460.
HOVORKA, D. - SPIŠIAK, J. - MIKUŠ, T. Aeneolithic jadeitite axes from western Slovakia - raw material and transportation aspects. In Archäologisches Korrespondenzblatt, 2008, vol. 38, no. 1, p. 33-44.
MIKUŠ, T. - SPIŠIAK, J. Chemical composition and alteration of Cr-spinels from Meliata and Penninic serpentinized peridotites (Western Carpathians and Eastern Alps). In Geological Quarterly, 2007, vol. 51, no. 3, p. 257-270.
MIKUŠ, T. - SPIŠIAK, J. - SÝKORA, M. - DEMKO, R. Chemical composition of spinels from Mesozoic alkali basalts of the Western Carpathians — implications for sources of detrital spinels in flysch sediments. In Geologica Carpathica, 2006, vol. 57, no. 6, p. 447-460.
PRŠEK, J. - MIKUŠ, T. - MAKOVICKÝ, E. - CHOVAN, M. Cuprobismutite, kupčíkite, hodrushite and associated sulfosalts from the black shale hosted Ni-Bi-As mineralization at Čierna Lehota, Slovakia. In European Journal of Mineralogy. - Stuttgart : E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 2005, vol. 17, no. 1, p. 155-162.
BAKOS, F. - CHOVAN, M. - BAČO, P. - BAHNA, B. - FERENC, Š. - HVOŽĎARA, P. - JELEŇ, S. - KAMHALOVÁ, M. - KAŇA, R. - KNÉSL, J. - KRASNEC, Ľ. - KRIŽÁNI, I. - MAŤO, Ľ. - MIKUŠ, T. - PAUDITŠ, P. - SOMBATHY, L. - ŠÁLY, J. Zlato na Slovensku. Bratislava : Slovenský skauting, 2004. 298 s. ISBN 80-89136-21-4.
MIKUŠ, T. - CHOVAN, M. Hydrothermal Sb-Au mineralization in the Strážovské vrchy Mountains (Malá Magura, Western Carpathians). In Geologica Carpathica, 2003, vol. 54, no. 4, p. 207-216.

In the Catalogue of publications SAS you can find publications since 1999.