Dr. Ekaterina Reguir

Research Associate, Sessional Lecturer
Mineralogy, geochemistry, petrology
337 Wallace Building
125 Dysart Road
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
(204) 474-8765
umreguir@cc.umanitoba.ca

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

  • Ph.D., University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada 
  • M.Sc., Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Canada 
  • Undergraduate Diploma, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • origin and petrogenesis of alkaline rocks, including carbonatites and kimberlites
  • trace element characteristics of minerals from alkaline rocks
  • geochronology

TEACHING AND COURSE DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE (UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA)

2015-2016:

  1. GEOL 2770 Principles of Inorganic Geochemistry
  2. GEOL 1420 Exploring the Planets (Distance Education)
  3. GEOL 1410 Natural Disasters and Global Change (Distance Education) 
  4. GEOL 1420 Exploring the Planets (Summer Session)
  5. GEOL 1340 Dynamic Earth (ICM)

2014-2015:

  1. GEOL 1420 Exploring the Planets (Distance Education) 
  2. GEOL 2500 Introduction to Mineralogy 
  3. GEOL 2540 Introductory Mineralogy with Essential of Mineral Optics 
  4. GEOL 2770 Principles of Inorganic Geochemistry
  5. GEOL 1420 Exploring the Planets (Summer Session)

2013-2014:

  1. GEOL 1420 Exploring the Planets (Distance Education) 
  2. GEOL 2770 Principles of Inorganic Geochemistry
  3. GEOL 1420 Exploring the Planets (Summer Session)

2012-2013:

  1. GEOL 1420 Exploring the Planets (Distance Education)
  2. GEOL 2800 Optics and Spectroscopy of Minerals
  3. GEOL 1420 Exploring the Planets (Summer Session)

2011-2012:

  1. GEOL 1340 The Dynamic Earth/Geology for Engineers (Laboratory Instructor)
  2. GEOL 1420 Exploring the Planets (Course development, Content Specialist, Extended Education) 

2010-2011: 

  1. GEOL 3140 Gemology (co-taught)

2007-2008:

  1. GEOL 2500 Introduction to Mineralogy (co-taught)
  2. GEOL 2540 Introductory Mineralogy with Essential of Mineral Optics (co-taught)

Also filled in the following courses:
GEOL 2520 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology;
GEOL 7750 Microtextural and Microanalytical Characterization of Geological Materials

MUSEUM EXPERIENCE

  • Volunteer Collection Assistant, Robert B. Ferguson Museum of Mineralogy, University of Manitoba (2004-present): cataloguing, collection design and maintenance, assistance with travelling exhibits.  
  • Museum web-site designer; Robert B. Ferguson Museum of Mineralogy (2005) 
  • Full-time Assistant Curator at the Mineralogical Museum at the Department of Mineralogy, St. Petersburg State University, Russia (1992-1996)

SCIENTIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS
Articles published or accepted in refereed journals

[16] Chakhmouradian A.R., Reguir E.P., Couëslan C. & Yang P. (2015) Calcite and dolomite in intrusive carbonatites. II. Trace-element variations. Mineral. Petrol., 110, 361-377.
 [15]  Chakhmouradian A.R., Reguir E.P. & Zaitsev A.N. (2015) Calcite and dolomite in intrusive carbonatites. I. Textural variations. Mineral. Petrol., 333-360.
 [14]  Chakhmouradian A.R., Reguir E.P., Kressall R.D., Crozier J., Pisiak L.K., Sidhu R., Yang P. (2014) Carbonatite-hosted niobium deposit at Aley, northern British Columbia (Canada): Mineralogy, geochemistry and petrogenesis. Ore Geology Reviews, 64, 642-666.
  [13]  Chakhmouradian, A.R., Cooper, M.A., Ball, N., Reguir, E.P., Medici, L., Abdu, Y., Antonov, A.A. (2014) Vladykinite, Na3Sr4(Fe2+Fe3+)Si8O24: a new complex sheet silicate from peralkaline rocks of the Murun complex, eastern Siberia, Russia. American Mineralogist, 99(1), 235-241.
 [12]  Chakhmouradian, A.R., Reguir, E.P., Kamenetsky, V.S., Sharygin, V.V. and Golovin, A.V. (2013) Trace-element partitioning in perovskite: implications for the geochemistry of kimberlites and other alkali-rich undersaturated rocks. Chemical Geology, 353, 112-131.
 [11]  Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Pisiak, L., Halden, N.M., Yang, P., Xu C., Kynicky, J. and Coueslan, C. (2012) Trace-element composition and zoning in clinopyroxene- and amphibole-group minerals: implications for element partitioning and evolution of carbonatites. Lithos. 128: 27-45.
 [10]  Reguir, E.P., Camacho, A., Yang, P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Kamenetsky, V.S., and Halden, N.M. (2010) Trace-element study and uranium-lead dating of perovskite from the Afrikanda plutonic complex, Kola Peninsula (Russia) using LA-ICP-MS. Mineralogy and Petrology. 100: 95-103.
 [9]  Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Halden, N.M., Malkovets, V.G., and Yang, P. (2009) Major- and trace-element compositional variation of phlogopite from kimberlites and carbonatites as a petrogenetic indicator. Lithos. 112S: 372-384.
 [8]  Chakhmouradian, A.R., Böhm, C.O.,  Demény, A., Reguir, E.P., Hegner, E., Creaser, R.A., Halden, N.M., and Yang, P. (2009) “Kimberlite” from Wekusko Lake, Manitoba: Actually a diamond-indicator-bearing dolomite carbonatite. Lithos: 112S: 347-357.
 [7]  Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Halden, N.M., Yang, P., and Zaitsev, A.N. (2008) Early magmatic and reaction-induced trends in magnetite from the carbonatites of Kerimasi, Tanzania. The Canadian Mineralogist. 46: 879-900.
 [6]  Chakhmouradian, A.R., Mitchell, R.H., Burns, P.C., Mikhailova, Yu., and Reguir E.P. (2008) Marianoite, a new member of the cuspidine mineral group from the Prairie Lake silicocarbonatite, Ontario. The Canadian Mineralogist. 46: 1023-1032.
 [5]  Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., and Mitchell R.H. (2003) Pb-bearing hollandite-type titanates: A first natural occurrence and reconnaissance synthesis study. Mineralogical Magazine. 67: 957-965.
 [4]  Chakhmouradian A.R., Reguir E.P., and Mitchell R.H. (2003) Titanite in carbonatitic rocks: Genetic dualism and geochemical significance. Periodico di Mineralogia. 72: 107-113.
 [3]  Chakhmouradian A.R., Reguir E.P., and Mitchell R.H. (2002) Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution in apatite-group minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist. 40: 121-136.
 [2]  Reguir E.P., Chakhmouradian A.R., and Evdokimov M.D. (1999) The mineralogy of a unique baratovite- and miserite-bearing quartz-albite-aegirine rock from the Dara-i-Pioz complex, Northern Tajikistan. The Canadian Mineralogist. 37: 1369-1384
 [1]  Evdokimov, M.D. and Reguir, E.P. (1994) Canasite in charoitites from the Murun alkaline complex. Proceeding of the Russian Mineralogical Society. 123: 104-118.

Non-refereed contributions

[37] Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Xu, C., Couëslan, C., Mumin, A.H. (2016) Apatite in carbonatites: Trace-element composition, zoning and rare-earth partitioning. GAC/MAC Annual Meeting, Whitehorse, Yukon. Oral presentation.td>
[36] Sheng, A.R., Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Elliott, B. (2016) Mud Lake dyke (Northwest Territories, Canada) revisited: A mid-Ordovician oxidized dolomite kimberlite. GAC/MAC Annual Meeting, Whitehorse, Yukon. Oral presentation..
 [35] Reguir, E.P. and Chakhmouradian, A.R. (2013) REE mobility in carbonatites: insights from the trace-element composition of dolomite. Goldschmidt Conference, Florence, Italy. Oral presentation.
 [34] Chakhmouradian A, Zaitsev A., Reguir E. (2013) Rare-Earth Deposits in Igneous Rocks: A Mineralogist’s Perspective. Goldschmidt Conference, Florence, Italy. Oral presentation.
 [33] Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Kamenetsky, V.S., Osovetskii, B.M., Veksler, I.V., Yang, P. and Camacho, A. (2013) Perovskite: an important petrogenitic and exploration indicator mineral. International Workshop on Critical Metals, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Oral presentation.
 [32] Chakhmouradian, A.R. and Reguir, E.P. (2013) Monticellite: A neglected rare-earth host in mantle-derived undersaturated rocks and its significance for magma evolution. Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Meeting, Winnipeg. Oral presentation.
 [31]  Chakhmouradian, A.R. and Reguir, E.P. (2013) Multitasking with trace elements: Tracking magma evolution, invisible intrusions and disappearing fluids. Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Meeting, Winnipeg. Oral presentation.
 [30] Chakhmouradian, A.R., Reguir, E.P., Ballantine, N.G., Yang, P. and Mumin, A.H. (2013) Evolution of granitic pegmatites at Eden Lake (northern Manitoba): Evidence from accessory rare-earth-bearing minerals. Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Meeting, Winnipeg. Poster presentation.
[29]  Osovetskii, B.M., Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Veksler, I.V., Yang, P., Kamenetsky, V.S. and Camacho, A. (2013). Trace-element analysis and U-Pb geochronology of perovskite and its importance for tracking unexposed rare-metal and diamond deposits. Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Meeting, Winnipeg. Oral presentation. 
 [28] Reguir, E.P. (2012) The importance of trace-element analysis for petrogenetic studies and mineral exploration (as exemplified by carbonatites). International Workshop on Critical Metals, Beijing, China. Invited speaker. Oral presentation.
 [27]  Reguir, E.P. (2012) Laser-ablation ICP-MS and its significance for deciphering the evolution of magmas and mineral deposits. International Seminar on Critical and Strategic Metals. Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic. Invited speaker. Oral presentation.
 [26]  Reguir, E.P. (2012) The importance of trace-element analysis for petrogenetic studies and mineral exploration. International Seminar on Critical and Strategic Metals. Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic. Invited speaker. Oral presentation
 [25] Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Bouabdellah, M., Kchit, A., Yang, P. and Rich, A. (2012) Calcic garnets: an important repository for rare elements in carbonatites. Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Meeting, St. John’s, Newfoundland. Oral presentation.
 [24]  Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Xu C., Kynicky, J. and Coueslan, C. (2011) Amphibole in carbonatites: an equivocal petrogenetic indicator. International Workshop on Peralkaline Rocks and Carbonatites. Tübingen, Germany. Oral presentation.
 [23]  Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Xu C. and Kynicky, J. (2010) An overview of geology, mineralogy and genesis of the giant REE-Fe-Nb deposit Bayan Obo, Inner Mongolia, China. International Workshop on Geology of Rare Metals, Victoria. Oral presentation.
  [22] Reguir, E.P. and Chakhmouradian, A.R. (2010) The giant rare-earth deposit of Bayan Obo, Northern China: the current understanding of its geology and origin. Manitoba Mining Convention, Winnipeg. National Conference. Oral presentation.
  [21]  Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Halden, N. and Yang, P. (2010) Trace-element variations in clinopyroxene from calcite carbonatites. 20-th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Budapest. Poster presentation.
  [20]  Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Halden, N. and Yang, P. (2010) Contrasting trends of trace-element zoning in phlogopite from calcite carbonatites. 20-th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Budapest. Poster presentation.
  [19] Chakhmouradian, A.R., Khmelnitsky, V.I., Reguir E.P., Zaitsev, A.N., Golovina, A.V. and Sharygin, V.V. (2010) New empirical constraints on the capability of perovskite to sequester and fractionate trace elements. 20-th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Budapest. Oral presentation.
  [18] Chakhmouradian, A.R., Böhm, C.O., Mumin, A.H., Coéslan, C.C., Demény, A., Reguir, E.P., Simonetti, A., Creaser, R.A., Kamenov, G.D., Kressal, R.D. and Lepekhina, E.N. (2010) Manitoba: a “hotspot” of carbonatitic magmatism in the Precambrian. 20-th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Budapest. Oral presentation.
  [17]  Kynický J., Xu C., Chakhmouradian A., Reguir K. & Cihlářová H. (2010) Bayan Obo – největší ložisko REE na světě. Scientific Research in Mongolia and Central Asia, vol. 1 (Mendel University press), 14-18 (in Czech).
  [16] Kynický J., Xu C., Chakhmouradian A., Reguir K. & Cihlářová H. (2010) Miaoya – významné ložisko REE v centrální Číně. Scientific Research in Mongolia and Central Asia, vol. 1 (Mendel University press), 19-22 (in Czech).
  [15] Kynický J., Cihlářová H., Xu C., Chakhmouradian A., Reguir K., Moore M., Chuan C. & Song W. (2010) Mineralogicko-petrologický průzkum REE ložiska peralkalických syenitů a karbonatitů Shaxiongdong. Scientific Research in Mongolia and Central Asia, vol. 1 (Mendel University press), 27-30 (in Czech).
  [14] Reguir, E.P., Camacho, A., Yang, P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., and Halden, N.M. (2009) Uranium-lead dating of perovskite from the Afrikanda plutonic complex (Kola Peninsula, Russia) using LA-ICP-MS. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria. International Conference. Poster presentation.
  [13]  Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Halden, N.M., and Yang, P. (2008) Major- and trace-element variations in zoned phlogopite from carbonatites of Iron Hill (Colorado): a comparative study. Eighth International Conference on Mineralogy and Museums, Denver, Colorado. Poster presentation.
  [12] Reguir, E.P., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Halden, N.M., Malkovets, V.G., and Yang, P. (2008) Major- and trace-element compositional variation of phlogopite from kimberlites and carbonatites. Ninth International Kimberlite Conference, Frankfurt, Germany. Poster presentation.
  [11]  Chakhmouradian, A.R., Böhm, C., Demény, A., Reguir, E.P., Hegner, E., Halden, N.M., and Yang, P. (2008) “Kimberlite from Wekusko Lake, Manitoba: a diamond-indicator-bearing beforsite and not a kimberlite, after all. Ninth International Kimberlite Conference, Frankfurt, Germany. Poster presentation.
  [10] Chakhmouradian, A.R. and Reguir, E.P. (2008) Robert B. Ferguson Museum of Mineralogy: past and present. Eight International Conference on Mineralogy and Museums, Denver, Colorado. Oral presentation.
  [9] Reguir, E.P., Halden, N.M., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Yang, P., and Zaitsev, A.N. (2007) Contrasting evolutionary trends in magnetites from carbonatites and alkaline silicate rocks. Goldschmidt Conference. International. Poster presentation.
  [8] Chakhmouradian, A.R. and Reguir, E.P. (2005) Robert B. Ferguson Museum of Mineralogy, University of Manitoba, Canada: Past and Present. Fifth International Symposium “Mineralogical Museums”, St. Petersburg, Russia. Poster presentation.
  [7]   Chakhmouradian, A.R., Reguir, E.P., and Mitchell, R.H. (2002) The crystal structures of a novel layered K-Fe titanate, and K, Ba and Pb-bearing hollandite-type titanates. International Mineralogical Association eighteen General Meeting. Edinburgh, UK. Poster presentation.
  [6] Chakhmouradian A.R., Reguir, E.P., and Mitchell R.H. (2001) Strontium-apatite: New occurrences, and the extent of Sr-for-Ca substitution. Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Annual Meeting, St. John’s. Abstract Volume 26: 24. Poster presentation.
  [5] Reguir, E.P. and Mitchell, R.H. (2000) The mineralogy of carbonatites and related potassic syenites from the Rocky Boy stock, Bearpaw Mountains, north-central Montana. Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Annual Meeting, Calgary. Poster presentation.
  [4] Reguir, E.P. and Mitchell, R.H. (1999) New data on the crystal chemistry and paragenesis of charoite (Murun complex, Yakutia). Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Annual Meeting, Sudbury. Abstract Volume 24: 104. Poster presentation.
  [3] Reguir, E.P.,Chakhmouradian, A.R. and Evdokimov, M.D. (1998) Unusual Zr- and Sn-rich titanite in association with baratovite and zircon from the Dara-i-Pioz complex, Tajikistan.  International Mineralogical Association seventeenth General Meeting, Toronto, Canada. Program with Abstracts: A110. Poster presentation.
  [2] Reguir, E.P. (1996) Identification of accessory minerals in charoitite specimens from museum collections. Third International Conference on Mineralogy and Museums, Budapest, Hungary. Program with Abstracts: B 117. Poster presentation
  [1] Reguir, E.P. and Evdokimov, M.D. (1995) Mineral parageneses of charoitites (physical and chemical characterisation). International Conference “Mineralogical Museum 210”, St. Petersburg, Russia. Program with Abstracts: M34. Poster presentation