Mgr. Rastislav MILOVSKÝ, PhD.


Workplace:Banská Bystrica, Ďumbierska 1
Phone:+42148 321 3211
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Research interests:
    • role of fluids in tectonic processes
    • mechanisms of nappe thrusting
    • geochemistry of brittle tectonites
  • fluid inclusions
  • stable isotopes
  • cathodoluminescence



Current projects:

VEGA 2/0193/15 - Timing, extent and depth of Late Pleistocene epizodic thawing of permafrost inferred from cave paleoclimatic records of Slovakia
VEGA 1/0030/12 - Hypogenous caves in Slovakia: speleogenesis and morphogenetic types
VEGA 2/0069/13 - Stable and radiogenic isotopes in minerals of basalt maars of southern Slovakia – implications for age of volcanism and origin of exotix xenoliths
APVV 0080-11 - (Ultra)high pressure metamorphism and phase transformations during subduction and exhumation of continental lithosphere in 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:

MAD - Genetical and time relations between magmatic processes and gold mineralization in porphyry epithermal oreforming systems in volcanic structures of Central Slovakian neovolcanites
ITMS 26220120064 - Centre of excelence for integrated research of the Earth's geosphere

Selected publications

UHER, P. - MILOVSKÁ, S. - MILOVSKÝ, R. - KODĚRA, P. - BAČÍK, P. - BILOHUŠČIN, V. Kerimasite, {Ca3}[Zr2](SiFe3+2)O12 garnet from the Vysoká-Zlatno skarn, Štiavnica stratovolcano, Slovakia. In Mineralogical Magazine, 2015, vol. 79, no. 3, p. 715–733.
ORVOŠOVÁ, M. - DEININGER, M. - MILOVSKÝ, R. Permafrost occurrence during the Last Permafrost Maximum in the Western Carpathian Mountains of Slovakia as inferred from cryogenic cave carbonate. In Boreas, 2014, vol. 43, no. 3, p. 750-758.
BAROŇ, I. - KERNSTOCKOVÁ, M. - FARIDI, M. - BUBÍK, M. - MILOVSKÝ, R. - MELICHAR, R. - SABOURI, J. - BABỦREK, J. Paleostress analysis of a gigantic gravitational mass movement in active tectonic setting: The Qoshadagh slope failure, Ahar, NW Iran. In Tectonophysics, 2013, vol. 605, p. 70-87.
HURAI, V. - HURAIOVÁ, M. - MILOVSKÝ, R. - LUPTÁKOVÁ, J. - KONEČNÝ, P. High-pressure aragonite phenocrysts in carbonatite and carbonated syenite xenoliths within an alkali basalt. In American Mineralogist, 2013, vol. 98, p. 1074-1077.
JANÁK, M. - KROGH RAVNA, E. J. - KULLERUD, K. - YOSHIDA, K. - MILOVSKÝ, R. - HIRAJIMA, T. Discovery of diamond in the Tromsø Nappe, Scandinavian Caledonides (N. Norway). In Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 2013, vol. 31, p. 691-703.
MILOVSKÝ, R. - VAN DEN KERKHOF, A. - HOEFS, J. - HURAI, V. - PROCHASKA, W. Cathodoluminescence, fluid inclusion and stable C-O isotope study of tectonic breccias from thrusting plane of a thin-skinned calcareous nappe. In International Journal of Earth Sciences, 2012, vol. 101, no. 2, p. 535-554.
PROKEŠOVÁ, R. - PLAŠIENKA, D. - MILOVSKÝ, R. Structural pattern and emplacement mechanisms of the Krížna cover nappe (Central Western Carpathians). In Geologica Carpathica, 2012, vol.63, no. 1, p. 13-32.
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.
MILOVSKÝ, R. - HURAI, V. - PLAŠIENKA, D. - BIROŇ, A. Hydrotectonic regime at soles of overthrust sheets: textural and fluid inclusion evidence from basal cataclasites of the Muráň nappe (Western Carpathians, Slovakia). In Geodinamica Acta, 2003, vol. 16, no. 1, p. 1-20.
PLAŠIENKA, D. - JANÁK, M. - LUPTÁK, B. - MILOVSKÝ, R. - FREY, M. Kinematics and metamorphism of a Cretaceous core complex: The veporic unit of the Western Carpathians. In Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Part A: Solid Earth and Geodesy, 1999, vol. 24, no. 8, p. 651-658.

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