Dr Javier Cuadros

Dr Javier Cuadros

Researcher Clay Mineralogy

Department: Earth Sciences
Division: ES Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Contact: email
Phone: +44 20 7942 5543 5543

Specialisms

Clay mineralogy and geochemistry.

Summary

I investigate clay geochemistry and processes in all environments. Particular aspects of my research are: Clay on Mars Clay-life interaction Past environments as recorded by clays Mechanisms of clay processes Crystal-chemistry of clays

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD, University of Granada, Spain

Graduate in Chemistry, University of Malaga, Spain

Employment history

Academic

Researcher, Natural History Museum, London, Earth Sciences, United Kingdom, 2000 - ongoing

Postdoctoral Researcher, Estación Experimental del Zaidín (CSIC), Granada, Spain, 1996 - 2000

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaing, Geology, United States, 1994 - 1996

Grants

Hydro-Mars—A possible hydrothermal origin of Martian phyllosilicates
Role: Principal investigator
Co-investigator: Michalski J
Funding: FP7 - People
Total value £258,985.27 (to Museum £258,985.27)
Dates: 2011 - 2013

Gene-environment studies in podoconiosis
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: Wellcome Trust
Total value £550,000 (to Museum £49,601.25)
Dates: 2011 - 2013

Bio-clays from several water media
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: FP7 - People
Total value £238,015.39 (to Museum £238,015.39)
Dates: 2009 - 2011

Committees

Member, Editorial Board of the journal Clay Minerals., 2010 - on going.

Member, Clay Minerals Group of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland., 2001 - 2011.

Publications

Cuadros J, Andrade G, Ferreira TO, De MoyaPartitiCS, Cohen R, Vidal-torrado P (2017) The mangrove reactor: Fast clay transformation and potassium sink. Applied Clay Science, 140 : 50 - 58. doi: 10.1016/j.clay.2017.01.022

Huggett J, Cuadros J, Gale AS, Wray D, Adetunji J (2016) Low temperature, authigenic illite and carbonates in a mixed dolomite-clastic lagoonal and pedogenic setting, Spanish Central System, Spain. Applied Clay Science, 132-133 : 296 - 312. doi: 10.1016/j.clay.2016.06.016

Mitchell RL, Cuadros J, Pressel S, Duckett JG, Mavris C, Sykes D, Najorka J, Edgecombe GD, Kenrick P (2016) Leaving their mark: biologically-induced mineral weathering and soil development in ancient land-plant ecosystems. Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting 2016, 259 9 - 25 9 9Abstracts and Proceedings 48 : doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-282635

Pinzari F, Cuadros J, Napoli R, Canfora L, Bardají DB (2016) Routes of phlogopite weathering by three fungal strains TEST. Fungal Biology, doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2016.08.007

Dos SantosR, Patel M, Cuadros J, Martins Z (2016) Influence of mineralogy on the preservation of amino acids under simulated Mars conditions. Icarus, 277 : 342 - 353. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.05.029

Cuadros J, Michalski JR, Dekov V, Bishop JL (2016) Octahedral chemistry of 2:1 clay minerals and hydroxyl band position in the near-infrared: Application to Mars. American Mineralogist, 101 (3) : 554 - 563. doi: 10.2138/am-2016-5366

Cuadros J, Diaz-hernandez JL, Sanchez-navas A, Garcia-casco A, Yepes J (2016) Chemical and textural controls on the formation of sepiolite, palygorskite and dolomite in volcanic soils. Geoderma, 271 : 99 - 114. doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2016.01.042

Le BlondJS, Cuadros J, Molla YB, Berhanu T, Umer M, Baxter PJ, Davey G (2015) Weathering of the Ethiopian volcanic province: A new weathering index to characterize and compare soils. American Mineralogist, 100 (11-12) : 2518 - 2532. doi: 10.2138/am-2015-5168CCBY

Sendino MC, Cuadros J, Allington-jones L, Barnbrook JA (2015) Chemical Analysis of the Dust on a Historically Important Collection: The W. B. Carpenter Eozoon Collection at the Natural History Museum, London. Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals, 11 (4) : 291 - 291.

Cuadros J, Vega R, Toscano A (2015) Mid-Infrared Features of Kaolinite-Dickite. Clays and Clay Minerals, 63 (2) : 73 - 84. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2015.0630201

Cuadros J, Diaz-hernandez JL, Sanchez-navas A, Garcia-casco A (2015) Role of clay minerals in the formation of atmospheric aggregates of Saharan dust. Atmospheric Environment, 120 : 160 - 172. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.08.077

Michalski JR, Cuadros J, Bishop JL, Darby DyarM, Dekov V, Fiore S (2015) Constraints on the crystal-chemistry of Fe/Mg-rich smectitic clays on Mars and links to global alteration trends. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 427 : 215 - 225. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.020

Cuadros J (2015) Clays are messy--also on Mars. American Mineralogist, 100 (4) : 669 - 670. doi: 10.2138/am-2015-5229

Cuadros J, Vega R, Toscano A, Arroyo X (2014) Kaolinite transformation into dickite during burial diagenesis. American Mineralogist, 99 (4) : 681 - 695. doi: 10.2138/am.2014.4614

Pugliese AndradeGR, De AzevedoAC, Cuadros J, Souza VS, Correia FurquimSA, Kiyohara PK, Vidal-torrado P (2014) Transformation of Kaolinite into Smectite and Iron-Illite in Brazilian Mangrove Soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 78 (2) : 655 - 655. doi: 10.2136/sssaj2013.09.0381

Cuadros J, Michalski JR, Dekov V, Bishop J, Fiore S, Dyar MD (2013) Crystal-chemistry of interstratified Mg/Fe-clay minerals from seafloor hydrothermal sites. Chemical Geology, 360-361 : 142 - 158. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.10.016

Wainipee W, Cuadros J, Sephton MA, Unsworth C, Gill MG, Strekopytov S, Weiss DJ (2013) The effects of oil on As(V) adsorption on illite, kaolinite, montmorillonite and chlorite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 121 : 487 - 502. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.07.018

Cuadros J, Afsin B, Jadubansa P, Ardakani M, Ascaso C, Wierzchos J (2013) Pathways of volcanic glass alteration in laboratory experiments through inorganic and microbially-mediated processes. Clay Minerals, 48 (3) : 423 - 445. doi: 10.1180/claymin.2013.048.3.01

Michalski JR, Cuadros J, Niles PB, Parnell J, Deanne RogersA, Wright SP (2013) Groundwater activity on Mars and implications for a deep biosphere. Nature Geoscience, 6 (2) : 133 - 138. doi: 10.1038/ngeo1706

Cuadros J, Afsin B, Jadubansa P, Ardakani M, Ascaso C, Wierzchos J (2013) Microbial and inorganic control on the composition of clay from volcanic glass alteration experiments. American Mineralogist, 98 (2-3) : 319 - 334. doi: 10.2138/am.2013.4272

Cuadros J, Michalski JR (2013) Investigation of Al-rich clays on Mars: Evidence for kaolinite–smectite mixed-layer versus mixture of end-member phases. Icarus, 222 (1) : 296 - 306. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.11.006

Michalski JR, Niles PB, Cuadros J, Baldridge AM (2013) Multiple working hypotheses for the formation of compositional stratigraphy on Mars: Insights from the Mawrth Vallis region. Icarus, 226 (1) : 816 - 840. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.05.024

Sendino MCSL, Taylor PD, Cuadros J (2013) Exceptional preservation in a high-energy sandwave facies environment: Femummification of bryozoans from the Plio-Pleistocene Red Crag Formation. 1312 12 - 13 12 1257th Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Association 55 - 55.

Cuadros J, Afsin B, Michalski JR, Ardakani M (2012) Fast, microscale-controlled weathering of rhyolitic obsidian to quartz and alunite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 353-354 : 156 - 162. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.08.009

Cuadros J (2012) Clay crystal-chemical adaptability and transformation mechanisms. Clay Minerals, 47 (2) : 147 - 164. doi: 10.1180/claymin.2012.047.2.01

Mckeown N, Bishop JL, Cuadros J, Hillier S, Amador E, Makarewicz HD, Parente M, Silver EA (2011) Interpretation of reflectance spectra of clay mineral-silica mixtures: implications for Martian clay mineralogy at Mawrth Vallis. Clays and Clay Minerals, 59 (4) : 400 - 415. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2011.0590404

Cuadros J, Dekov VM, Arroyo X, Nieto F (2011) Smectite Formation in Submarine Hydrothermal Sediments: Samples from the HMS Challenger Expedition (1872 à 1876). Clays and Clay Minerals, 59 (2) : 147 - 164. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2011.0590204

Ferrage E, Vidal O, Mosser-ruck R, Cathelineau M, Cuadros J (2011) A reinvestigation of smectite illitization in experimental hydrothermal conditions: Results from X-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy. American Mineralogist, 96 (1) : 207 - 223. doi: 10.2138/am.2011.3587

Cuadros J, Spiro B, Dubbin W, Jadubansa P (2010) Rapid microbial stabilization of unconsolidated sediment against wind erosion and dust generation. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 10 (7) : 1415 - 1426. doi: 10.1007/s11368-010-0273-8

Dekov VM, Cuadros J, Kamenov GD, Weiss D, Arnold T, Basak C, Rochette P (2010) Metalliferous sediments from the H.M.S. Challenger voyage (1872–1876). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74 (17) : 5019 - 5038. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2010.06.001

Huggett JM, Cuadros J (2010) Glauconite formation in lacustrine/palaeosol sediments, Isle of Wight (Hampshire Basin), UK. Clay Minerals, 45 (1) : 35 - 49. doi: 10.1180/claymin.2010.045.1.35

Pascua CS, Ohnuma M, Matsushita Y, Tamura K, Yamada H, Cuadros J, Ye J (2010) Synthesis of monodisperse Zn-smectite. Applied Clay Science, 48 (1-2) : 55 - 59. doi: 10.1016/j.clay.2009.12.016

Fiore S, Cuadros J, Huertas FJ (2010) Interstratified Clay Minerals: Origin, Characterization and Geochemical Importance. Digilabs, Bari, Italy :

Cuadros J, Nieto F, Wing-dudek T (2009) Crystal-chemical changes of mixed-layer kaolinite-smectite with progressive kaolinization, as investigated by TEM-AEM and HRTEM. Clays and Clay Minerals, 57 (6) : 742 - 750. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2009.0570607

Deocampo DM, Cuadros J, Wing-dudek T, Olives J, Amouric M (2009) Saline lake diagenesis as revealed by coupled mineralogy and geochemistry of multiple ultrafine clay phases: Pliocene Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. American Journal of Science, 309 (9) : 834 - 868. doi: 10.2475/09.2009.03

Aldega L, Cuadros J, Laurora A, Rossi A (2009) Weathering of phlogopite to beidellite in a karstic environment. American Journal of Science, 309 (8) : 689 - 710. doi: 10.2475/08.2009.03

Cuadros J, Aldega L, Vetterlein J, Drickamer K, Dubbin W (2009) Reactions of lysine with montmorillonite at 80 °C: Implications for optical activity, H+ transfer and lysine–montmorillonite binding. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 333 (1) : 78 - 84. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2009.01.031

Cuadros J, Aldega L, Parbhakar A, Vetterlein J, Dubbin WE, Weiss D, Drickamer K, Sephton M, Coles B (2009) Adsorption of L-lysine on montmorillonite and reactions at 80 ºC.. Abstracts of the 14th International Clay Conference,

Cuadros J, Gorniak K, Bahranovsky K, Labrincha J (2009) MECC'08 - A window into the Mid-European Clay Community. Clay Minerals, 44 : 417 - 419.

Cuadros J, Nieto F, Wing-dudek T (2009) Crystal-chemical changes of kaolinite-smectite mixed-layer with progressive kaolinization, as investigated by TEM-AEM and HRTEM. Clays and Clay Minerals, 57 : 742 - 750.

Dekov V, Scholten J, Garbe-schönberg C-D, Botz R, Cuadros J, Schmidt M, Stoffers P (2008) Hydrothermal sediment alteration at a seafloor vent field: Grimsey Graben, Tjörnes Fracture Zone, north of Iceland. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113 (B11) : doi: 10.1029/2007JB005526

Dekov VM, Cuadros J, Shanks WC, Koski RA (2008) Deposition of talc — kerolite–smectite — smectite at seafloor hydrothermal vent fields: Evidence from mineralogical, geochemical and oxygen isotope studies. Chemical Geology, 247 (1-2) : 171 - 194. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.10.022

Cuadros J, Dekov VM, Fiore S (2008) Crystal chemistry of the mixed-layer sequence talc-talc-smectite-smectite from submarine hydrothermal vents. American Mineralogist, 93 (8-9) : 1338 - 1348. doi: 10.2138/am.2008.2692

Cuadros J (2008) Clay as sealing material in nuclear waste repositories. Geology Today, 24 : 99 - 103.

Parbhakar A, Cuadros J, Sephton MA, Dubbin W, Coles BJ, Weiss D (2007) Adsorption of l-lysine on montmorillonite. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 307 (1-3) : 142 - 149. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2007.05.022

Ferrage E, Kirk CA, Cressey G, Cuadros J (2007) Dehydration of Ca-montmorillonite at the crystal scale. Part I: Structure evolution. American Mineralogist, 92 (7) : 994 - 1006. doi: 10.2138/am.2007.2396

Ferrage E, Kirk CA, Cressey G, Cuadros J (2007) Dehydration of Ca-montmorillonite at the crystal scale. Part 2. Mechanisms and kinetics. American Mineralogist, 92 (7) : 1007 - 1017. doi: 10.2138/am.2007.2397

Cuadros J, Wing-dudek T (2007) MAS NMR investigation of kaolinitesmectite structure using Li-6 and Si-29 with Mn exchange. CLAY MINERALS, 42 (2) : 181 - 186. doi: 10.1180/claymin.2007.042.2.04

Dudek T, Cuadros J, Huertas J (2007) Structure of mixed-layer kaolinite-smectite and smectite-to-kaolinite transformation mechanism from synthesis experiments. American Mineralogist, 92 (1) : 179 - 192. doi: 10.2138/am.2007.2218

Cuadros J (2006) Modeling of smectite illitization in burial diagenesis environments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70 (16) : 4181 - 4195. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.1372

Needham SJ, Worden RH, Cuadros J (2006) Sediment ingestion by worms and the production of bio-clays: a study of macrobiologically enhanced weathering and early diagenetic processes. Sedimentology, 53 (3) : 567 - 579. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3091.2006.00781.x

Cuadros J, Dudek T (2006) FTIR investigation of the evolution of the octahedral sheet of kaolinite-smectite with progressive kaolinization. Clays and Clay Minerals, 54 (1) : 1 - 11. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2006.0540101

Wilson J, Cressey G, Cressey B, Cuadros J, Ragnarsdottir KV, Savage D, Shibata M (2006) The effect of iron on montmorillonite stability. (II) Experimental investigation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70 (2) : 323 - 336. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2005.09.023

Wilson J, Savage D, Cuadros J, Shibata M, Ragnarsdottir KV (2006) The effect of iron on montmorillonite stability. (I) Background and thermodynamic considerations. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70 (2) : 306 - 322. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2005.10.003

Cuadros J (2006) Clay minerals in the making. Plenary lecture. Abstracts Book. 3rd Mid-European Clay Conference,

Dudek T, Cuadros J, Fiore S (2006) Interstratified kaolinite-smectite: Nature of the layers and mechanism of smectite kaolinization. American Mineralogist, 91 (1) : 159 - 170. doi: 10.2138/am.2006.1897

Worden RH, Needham SJ, Cuadros J (2006) The worm gut; a natural clay mineral factory and a possible cause of diagenetic grain coats in sandstones. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 89 (1-3) : 428 - 431. doi: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2005.12.011

Huggett JM (2005) Low-temperature illitization of smectite in the late eocene and early oligocene of the Isle of Wight (Hampshire basin), U.K.. American Mineralogist, 90 (7) : 1192 - 1202. doi: 10.2138/am.2005.1674

Wilson J, Cressey G, Cressey B, Ragnarsdottir KV, Savage D, Cuadros J, Shibata M (2005) The effect of iron on bentonite stability. GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA 69 (10) : A425 - A425.

Cuadros J, Dudek T (2005) HRTEM examination of mixed-layer kaolinite-smectite. 42 Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society. Programme and abstracts.,

Cuadros J, Dudek T (2005) FTIR investigation of the evolution of the octahedral sheet of kaolinite-smectite with progressive kaolinisation. 42 Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society. Programme and abstracts.,

Di LeoP, Schiattarella M, Cuadros J, Cullers R (2005) Clay mineralogy, geochemistry and structural setting of the ophiolite-bearing units from southern Italy: a multidisciplinary approach to assess tectonic history and exhumation modalities. Atti Ticinensi di Scienze della Terra, Serie Spec., 10 : 87 - 93.

Wilson J, Cressey G, Cressey B, Ragnarsdottir KV, Savage D, Cuadros J, Shibata M (2005) The effect of iron on bentonite stability: an investigation into reactions between native Fe, magnetite, montmorillonite and aqueous solutions. Mineralogical Society Winter Meeting 2005: Environmental Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Human Health. Programme and abstracts,

Wilson J, Ragnarsdottir KV, Savage D, Cuadros J, Cressey G, Cressey B, Shibata M (2005) The effect of iron on bentonite stability: an investigation into reactions between native Fe, magnetite, montmorillonite and aqueous solutions. Clays in Natural & Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement. Programme and abstracts,

Wilson J, Cuadros J, Cressey G (2004) An In Situ Time-Resolved XRD-PSD Investigation into Na-Montmorillonite Interlayer and Particle Rearrangement During Dehydration. Clays and Clay Minerals, 52 (2) : 180 - 191. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2004.0520204

Dudek T, Cuadros J (2004) Kaolinite-smectite: FTIR study of the nature of the layers and mechanism of smectite kaolinization. Meeting of the Clay Minerals Group of the Mineralogical Society. Programme and Abstracts,

Parbhakar AK, Cuadros J, Dubbin W, Weiss DJ (2004) Lysine adsorption mode in studies of stereospecific adsorption and conversion of L- and D- isomers at clay surfaces. Meeting of the Clay Minerals Group of the Mineralogical Society. Programme and Abstracts,

Wilson J, Cuadros J, Cressey G (2004) An in-situ time-resolved XRD-PSD investigation into sodium-montmorillonite interlayer and particle rearrangement during dehydration. Meeting of the Clay Minerals Group of the Mineralogical Society. Programme and abstracts.,

Di LeoP, Cuadros J (2003) Cd-113, H-1 MAS NMR and FTIR analysis of Cd2+ adsorption on dioctahedral and trioctahedral smectite. CLAYS AND CLAY MINERALS, 51 (4) : 403 - 414. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2003.0510406

Joseph JB, Cressey G, Styles JR, Yuen STS, Cuadros J (2003) Observations of the impacts of some landfill leachates with clays. Environmental Technology, 24 (4) : 419 - 428. doi: 10.1080/09593330309385576

Aldega L, Cello G, Corrado S, Cuadros J, Di LeoP, Giampaolo C, Invernizzi C, Martino C, Mazzoli S, Schiattarella M, Zattin M, Zuffa G (2003) Tectono-sedimentary evolution of the southern Apennines (Italy): Thermal constraints and modelling. Atti Ticinensi di Scienze della Terra, Series Speciale (Pavia), 9 : 135 - 140.

Di LeoP, Cuadros J (2003) 113Cd, 1H NMR and FTIR analysis of Cd2+ adsorption on dioctahedral and trioctahedral smectite. Clays and Clay Minerals, 51 : 403 - 414.

Cuadros J, Linares J (1996) Experimental kinetic study of the smectite-to-illite transformation. Geochimica, 60 (3) : 439 - 453.

Awards

George Brown Lecturer of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, 2011.

Introduction

Summary

I investigate clay geochemistry and processes in all environments. Particular aspects of my research are: Clay on Mars Clay-life interaction Past environments as recorded by clays Mechanisms of clay processes Crystal-chemistry of clays

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD, University of Granada, Spain

Graduate in Chemistry, University of Malaga, Spain

Employment history

Academic

Researcher, Natural History Museum, London, Earth Sciences, United Kingdom, 2000 - ongoing

Postdoctoral Researcher, Estación Experimental del Zaidín (CSIC), Granada, Spain, 1996 - 2000

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaing, Geology, United States, 1994 - 1996

Projects

Grants

Hydro-Mars—A possible hydrothermal origin of Martian phyllosilicates
Role: Principal investigator
Co-investigator: Michalski J
Funding: FP7 - People
Total value £258,985.27 (to Museum £258,985.27)
Dates: 2011 - 2013

Gene-environment studies in podoconiosis
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: Wellcome Trust
Total value £550,000 (to Museum £49,601.25)
Dates: 2011 - 2013

Bio-clays from several water media
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: FP7 - People
Total value £238,015.39 (to Museum £238,015.39)
Dates: 2009 - 2011

Professional activities

Committees

Member, Editorial Board of the journal Clay Minerals., 2010 - on going.

Member, Clay Minerals Group of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland., 2001 - 2011.

Publications

Publications

Cuadros J, Andrade G, Ferreira TO, De MoyaPartitiCS, Cohen R, Vidal-torrado P (2017) The mangrove reactor: Fast clay transformation and potassium sink. Applied Clay Science, 140 : 50 - 58. doi: 10.1016/j.clay.2017.01.022

Huggett J, Cuadros J, Gale AS, Wray D, Adetunji J (2016) Low temperature, authigenic illite and carbonates in a mixed dolomite-clastic lagoonal and pedogenic setting, Spanish Central System, Spain. Applied Clay Science, 132-133 : 296 - 312. doi: 10.1016/j.clay.2016.06.016

Mitchell RL, Cuadros J, Pressel S, Duckett JG, Mavris C, Sykes D, Najorka J, Edgecombe GD, Kenrick P (2016) Leaving their mark: biologically-induced mineral weathering and soil development in ancient land-plant ecosystems. Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting 2016, 259 9 - 25 9 9Abstracts and Proceedings 48 : doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-282635

Pinzari F, Cuadros J, Napoli R, Canfora L, Bardají DB (2016) Routes of phlogopite weathering by three fungal strains TEST. Fungal Biology, doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2016.08.007

Dos SantosR, Patel M, Cuadros J, Martins Z (2016) Influence of mineralogy on the preservation of amino acids under simulated Mars conditions. Icarus, 277 : 342 - 353. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.05.029

Cuadros J, Michalski JR, Dekov V, Bishop JL (2016) Octahedral chemistry of 2:1 clay minerals and hydroxyl band position in the near-infrared: Application to Mars. American Mineralogist, 101 (3) : 554 - 563. doi: 10.2138/am-2016-5366

Cuadros J, Diaz-hernandez JL, Sanchez-navas A, Garcia-casco A, Yepes J (2016) Chemical and textural controls on the formation of sepiolite, palygorskite and dolomite in volcanic soils. Geoderma, 271 : 99 - 114. doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2016.01.042

Le BlondJS, Cuadros J, Molla YB, Berhanu T, Umer M, Baxter PJ, Davey G (2015) Weathering of the Ethiopian volcanic province: A new weathering index to characterize and compare soils. American Mineralogist, 100 (11-12) : 2518 - 2532. doi: 10.2138/am-2015-5168CCBY

Sendino MC, Cuadros J, Allington-jones L, Barnbrook JA (2015) Chemical Analysis of the Dust on a Historically Important Collection: The W. B. Carpenter Eozoon Collection at the Natural History Museum, London. Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals, 11 (4) : 291 - 291.

Cuadros J, Vega R, Toscano A (2015) Mid-Infrared Features of Kaolinite-Dickite. Clays and Clay Minerals, 63 (2) : 73 - 84. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2015.0630201

Cuadros J, Diaz-hernandez JL, Sanchez-navas A, Garcia-casco A (2015) Role of clay minerals in the formation of atmospheric aggregates of Saharan dust. Atmospheric Environment, 120 : 160 - 172. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.08.077

Michalski JR, Cuadros J, Bishop JL, Darby DyarM, Dekov V, Fiore S (2015) Constraints on the crystal-chemistry of Fe/Mg-rich smectitic clays on Mars and links to global alteration trends. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 427 : 215 - 225. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.020

Cuadros J (2015) Clays are messy--also on Mars. American Mineralogist, 100 (4) : 669 - 670. doi: 10.2138/am-2015-5229

Cuadros J, Vega R, Toscano A, Arroyo X (2014) Kaolinite transformation into dickite during burial diagenesis. American Mineralogist, 99 (4) : 681 - 695. doi: 10.2138/am.2014.4614

Pugliese AndradeGR, De AzevedoAC, Cuadros J, Souza VS, Correia FurquimSA, Kiyohara PK, Vidal-torrado P (2014) Transformation of Kaolinite into Smectite and Iron-Illite in Brazilian Mangrove Soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 78 (2) : 655 - 655. doi: 10.2136/sssaj2013.09.0381

Cuadros J, Michalski JR, Dekov V, Bishop J, Fiore S, Dyar MD (2013) Crystal-chemistry of interstratified Mg/Fe-clay minerals from seafloor hydrothermal sites. Chemical Geology, 360-361 : 142 - 158. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.10.016

Wainipee W, Cuadros J, Sephton MA, Unsworth C, Gill MG, Strekopytov S, Weiss DJ (2013) The effects of oil on As(V) adsorption on illite, kaolinite, montmorillonite and chlorite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 121 : 487 - 502. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.07.018

Cuadros J, Afsin B, Jadubansa P, Ardakani M, Ascaso C, Wierzchos J (2013) Pathways of volcanic glass alteration in laboratory experiments through inorganic and microbially-mediated processes. Clay Minerals, 48 (3) : 423 - 445. doi: 10.1180/claymin.2013.048.3.01

Michalski JR, Cuadros J, Niles PB, Parnell J, Deanne RogersA, Wright SP (2013) Groundwater activity on Mars and implications for a deep biosphere. Nature Geoscience, 6 (2) : 133 - 138. doi: 10.1038/ngeo1706

Cuadros J, Afsin B, Jadubansa P, Ardakani M, Ascaso C, Wierzchos J (2013) Microbial and inorganic control on the composition of clay from volcanic glass alteration experiments. American Mineralogist, 98 (2-3) : 319 - 334. doi: 10.2138/am.2013.4272

Cuadros J, Michalski JR (2013) Investigation of Al-rich clays on Mars: Evidence for kaolinite–smectite mixed-layer versus mixture of end-member phases. Icarus, 222 (1) : 296 - 306. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.11.006

Michalski JR, Niles PB, Cuadros J, Baldridge AM (2013) Multiple working hypotheses for the formation of compositional stratigraphy on Mars: Insights from the Mawrth Vallis region. Icarus, 226 (1) : 816 - 840. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.05.024

Sendino MCSL, Taylor PD, Cuadros J (2013) Exceptional preservation in a high-energy sandwave facies environment: Femummification of bryozoans from the Plio-Pleistocene Red Crag Formation. 1312 12 - 13 12 1257th Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Association 55 - 55.

Cuadros J, Afsin B, Michalski JR, Ardakani M (2012) Fast, microscale-controlled weathering of rhyolitic obsidian to quartz and alunite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 353-354 : 156 - 162. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.08.009

Cuadros J (2012) Clay crystal-chemical adaptability and transformation mechanisms. Clay Minerals, 47 (2) : 147 - 164. doi: 10.1180/claymin.2012.047.2.01

Mckeown N, Bishop JL, Cuadros J, Hillier S, Amador E, Makarewicz HD, Parente M, Silver EA (2011) Interpretation of reflectance spectra of clay mineral-silica mixtures: implications for Martian clay mineralogy at Mawrth Vallis. Clays and Clay Minerals, 59 (4) : 400 - 415. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2011.0590404

Cuadros J, Dekov VM, Arroyo X, Nieto F (2011) Smectite Formation in Submarine Hydrothermal Sediments: Samples from the HMS Challenger Expedition (1872 à 1876). Clays and Clay Minerals, 59 (2) : 147 - 164. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2011.0590204

Ferrage E, Vidal O, Mosser-ruck R, Cathelineau M, Cuadros J (2011) A reinvestigation of smectite illitization in experimental hydrothermal conditions: Results from X-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy. American Mineralogist, 96 (1) : 207 - 223. doi: 10.2138/am.2011.3587

Cuadros J, Spiro B, Dubbin W, Jadubansa P (2010) Rapid microbial stabilization of unconsolidated sediment against wind erosion and dust generation. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 10 (7) : 1415 - 1426. doi: 10.1007/s11368-010-0273-8

Dekov VM, Cuadros J, Kamenov GD, Weiss D, Arnold T, Basak C, Rochette P (2010) Metalliferous sediments from the H.M.S. Challenger voyage (1872–1876). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74 (17) : 5019 - 5038. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2010.06.001

Huggett JM, Cuadros J (2010) Glauconite formation in lacustrine/palaeosol sediments, Isle of Wight (Hampshire Basin), UK. Clay Minerals, 45 (1) : 35 - 49. doi: 10.1180/claymin.2010.045.1.35

Pascua CS, Ohnuma M, Matsushita Y, Tamura K, Yamada H, Cuadros J, Ye J (2010) Synthesis of monodisperse Zn-smectite. Applied Clay Science, 48 (1-2) : 55 - 59. doi: 10.1016/j.clay.2009.12.016

Fiore S, Cuadros J, Huertas FJ (2010) Interstratified Clay Minerals: Origin, Characterization and Geochemical Importance. Digilabs, Bari, Italy :

Cuadros J, Nieto F, Wing-dudek T (2009) Crystal-chemical changes of mixed-layer kaolinite-smectite with progressive kaolinization, as investigated by TEM-AEM and HRTEM. Clays and Clay Minerals, 57 (6) : 742 - 750. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2009.0570607

Deocampo DM, Cuadros J, Wing-dudek T, Olives J, Amouric M (2009) Saline lake diagenesis as revealed by coupled mineralogy and geochemistry of multiple ultrafine clay phases: Pliocene Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. American Journal of Science, 309 (9) : 834 - 868. doi: 10.2475/09.2009.03

Aldega L, Cuadros J, Laurora A, Rossi A (2009) Weathering of phlogopite to beidellite in a karstic environment. American Journal of Science, 309 (8) : 689 - 710. doi: 10.2475/08.2009.03

Cuadros J, Aldega L, Vetterlein J, Drickamer K, Dubbin W (2009) Reactions of lysine with montmorillonite at 80 °C: Implications for optical activity, H+ transfer and lysine–montmorillonite binding. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 333 (1) : 78 - 84. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2009.01.031

Cuadros J, Aldega L, Parbhakar A, Vetterlein J, Dubbin WE, Weiss D, Drickamer K, Sephton M, Coles B (2009) Adsorption of L-lysine on montmorillonite and reactions at 80 ºC.. Abstracts of the 14th International Clay Conference,

Cuadros J, Gorniak K, Bahranovsky K, Labrincha J (2009) MECC'08 - A window into the Mid-European Clay Community. Clay Minerals, 44 : 417 - 419.

Cuadros J, Nieto F, Wing-dudek T (2009) Crystal-chemical changes of kaolinite-smectite mixed-layer with progressive kaolinization, as investigated by TEM-AEM and HRTEM. Clays and Clay Minerals, 57 : 742 - 750.

Dekov V, Scholten J, Garbe-schönberg C-D, Botz R, Cuadros J, Schmidt M, Stoffers P (2008) Hydrothermal sediment alteration at a seafloor vent field: Grimsey Graben, Tjörnes Fracture Zone, north of Iceland. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113 (B11) : doi: 10.1029/2007JB005526

Dekov VM, Cuadros J, Shanks WC, Koski RA (2008) Deposition of talc — kerolite–smectite — smectite at seafloor hydrothermal vent fields: Evidence from mineralogical, geochemical and oxygen isotope studies. Chemical Geology, 247 (1-2) : 171 - 194. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.10.022

Cuadros J, Dekov VM, Fiore S (2008) Crystal chemistry of the mixed-layer sequence talc-talc-smectite-smectite from submarine hydrothermal vents. American Mineralogist, 93 (8-9) : 1338 - 1348. doi: 10.2138/am.2008.2692

Cuadros J (2008) Clay as sealing material in nuclear waste repositories. Geology Today, 24 : 99 - 103.

Parbhakar A, Cuadros J, Sephton MA, Dubbin W, Coles BJ, Weiss D (2007) Adsorption of l-lysine on montmorillonite. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 307 (1-3) : 142 - 149. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2007.05.022

Ferrage E, Kirk CA, Cressey G, Cuadros J (2007) Dehydration of Ca-montmorillonite at the crystal scale. Part I: Structure evolution. American Mineralogist, 92 (7) : 994 - 1006. doi: 10.2138/am.2007.2396

Ferrage E, Kirk CA, Cressey G, Cuadros J (2007) Dehydration of Ca-montmorillonite at the crystal scale. Part 2. Mechanisms and kinetics. American Mineralogist, 92 (7) : 1007 - 1017. doi: 10.2138/am.2007.2397

Cuadros J, Wing-dudek T (2007) MAS NMR investigation of kaolinitesmectite structure using Li-6 and Si-29 with Mn exchange. CLAY MINERALS, 42 (2) : 181 - 186. doi: 10.1180/claymin.2007.042.2.04

Dudek T, Cuadros J, Huertas J (2007) Structure of mixed-layer kaolinite-smectite and smectite-to-kaolinite transformation mechanism from synthesis experiments. American Mineralogist, 92 (1) : 179 - 192. doi: 10.2138/am.2007.2218

Cuadros J (2006) Modeling of smectite illitization in burial diagenesis environments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70 (16) : 4181 - 4195. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.1372

Needham SJ, Worden RH, Cuadros J (2006) Sediment ingestion by worms and the production of bio-clays: a study of macrobiologically enhanced weathering and early diagenetic processes. Sedimentology, 53 (3) : 567 - 579. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3091.2006.00781.x

Cuadros J, Dudek T (2006) FTIR investigation of the evolution of the octahedral sheet of kaolinite-smectite with progressive kaolinization. Clays and Clay Minerals, 54 (1) : 1 - 11. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2006.0540101

Wilson J, Cressey G, Cressey B, Cuadros J, Ragnarsdottir KV, Savage D, Shibata M (2006) The effect of iron on montmorillonite stability. (II) Experimental investigation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70 (2) : 323 - 336. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2005.09.023

Wilson J, Savage D, Cuadros J, Shibata M, Ragnarsdottir KV (2006) The effect of iron on montmorillonite stability. (I) Background and thermodynamic considerations. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70 (2) : 306 - 322. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2005.10.003

Cuadros J (2006) Clay minerals in the making. Plenary lecture. Abstracts Book. 3rd Mid-European Clay Conference,

Dudek T, Cuadros J, Fiore S (2006) Interstratified kaolinite-smectite: Nature of the layers and mechanism of smectite kaolinization. American Mineralogist, 91 (1) : 159 - 170. doi: 10.2138/am.2006.1897

Worden RH, Needham SJ, Cuadros J (2006) The worm gut; a natural clay mineral factory and a possible cause of diagenetic grain coats in sandstones. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 89 (1-3) : 428 - 431. doi: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2005.12.011

Huggett JM (2005) Low-temperature illitization of smectite in the late eocene and early oligocene of the Isle of Wight (Hampshire basin), U.K.. American Mineralogist, 90 (7) : 1192 - 1202. doi: 10.2138/am.2005.1674

Wilson J, Cressey G, Cressey B, Ragnarsdottir KV, Savage D, Cuadros J, Shibata M (2005) The effect of iron on bentonite stability. GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA 69 (10) : A425 - A425.

Cuadros J, Dudek T (2005) HRTEM examination of mixed-layer kaolinite-smectite. 42 Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society. Programme and abstracts.,

Cuadros J, Dudek T (2005) FTIR investigation of the evolution of the octahedral sheet of kaolinite-smectite with progressive kaolinisation. 42 Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society. Programme and abstracts.,

Di LeoP, Schiattarella M, Cuadros J, Cullers R (2005) Clay mineralogy, geochemistry and structural setting of the ophiolite-bearing units from southern Italy: a multidisciplinary approach to assess tectonic history and exhumation modalities. Atti Ticinensi di Scienze della Terra, Serie Spec., 10 : 87 - 93.

Wilson J, Cressey G, Cressey B, Ragnarsdottir KV, Savage D, Cuadros J, Shibata M (2005) The effect of iron on bentonite stability: an investigation into reactions between native Fe, magnetite, montmorillonite and aqueous solutions. Mineralogical Society Winter Meeting 2005: Environmental Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Human Health. Programme and abstracts,

Wilson J, Ragnarsdottir KV, Savage D, Cuadros J, Cressey G, Cressey B, Shibata M (2005) The effect of iron on bentonite stability: an investigation into reactions between native Fe, magnetite, montmorillonite and aqueous solutions. Clays in Natural & Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement. Programme and abstracts,

Wilson J, Cuadros J, Cressey G (2004) An In Situ Time-Resolved XRD-PSD Investigation into Na-Montmorillonite Interlayer and Particle Rearrangement During Dehydration. Clays and Clay Minerals, 52 (2) : 180 - 191. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2004.0520204

Dudek T, Cuadros J (2004) Kaolinite-smectite: FTIR study of the nature of the layers and mechanism of smectite kaolinization. Meeting of the Clay Minerals Group of the Mineralogical Society. Programme and Abstracts,

Parbhakar AK, Cuadros J, Dubbin W, Weiss DJ (2004) Lysine adsorption mode in studies of stereospecific adsorption and conversion of L- and D- isomers at clay surfaces. Meeting of the Clay Minerals Group of the Mineralogical Society. Programme and Abstracts,

Wilson J, Cuadros J, Cressey G (2004) An in-situ time-resolved XRD-PSD investigation into sodium-montmorillonite interlayer and particle rearrangement during dehydration. Meeting of the Clay Minerals Group of the Mineralogical Society. Programme and abstracts.,

Di LeoP, Cuadros J (2003) Cd-113, H-1 MAS NMR and FTIR analysis of Cd2+ adsorption on dioctahedral and trioctahedral smectite. CLAYS AND CLAY MINERALS, 51 (4) : 403 - 414. doi: 10.1346/CCMN.2003.0510406

Joseph JB, Cressey G, Styles JR, Yuen STS, Cuadros J (2003) Observations of the impacts of some landfill leachates with clays. Environmental Technology, 24 (4) : 419 - 428. doi: 10.1080/09593330309385576

Aldega L, Cello G, Corrado S, Cuadros J, Di LeoP, Giampaolo C, Invernizzi C, Martino C, Mazzoli S, Schiattarella M, Zattin M, Zuffa G (2003) Tectono-sedimentary evolution of the southern Apennines (Italy): Thermal constraints and modelling. Atti Ticinensi di Scienze della Terra, Series Speciale (Pavia), 9 : 135 - 140.

Di LeoP, Cuadros J (2003) 113Cd, 1H NMR and FTIR analysis of Cd2+ adsorption on dioctahedral and trioctahedral smectite. Clays and Clay Minerals, 51 : 403 - 414.

Cuadros J, Linares J (1996) Experimental kinetic study of the smectite-to-illite transformation. Geochimica, 60 (3) : 439 - 453.

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Awards

George Brown Lecturer of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, 2011.