Sobhi Nasir

Professor.

Former affiliation
  • 867 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
1982 …2019
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Research Output 1982 2019

  • 867 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 67 Article
  • 1 Review article
1982
32 Citations (Scopus)

High temperature mineralization in the bituminous limestone in Maqarin area - north Jordan.

Khoury, H. N. & Nassir, S., 1982, In : Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Abhandlungen. 144, 2, p. 197-213 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium Carbonate
limestone
mineralization
bassanite
hedenbergite
1988
22 Citations (Scopus)

Spinel-Lherzolite Xenoliths from the Aritain Volcano, NE-Jordan

Nasir, S. & Al-Fuqha, H., Apr 1988, In : Mineralogy and Petrology. 38, 2, p. 127-137 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volcanoes
Jordan
lherzolite
volcanoes
spinel
1989
7 Citations (Scopus)

The heavy minerals of the Kurnub Sandstone (Early Cretaceous) of Jordan

Nasir, S. & Sadeddin, W., 1989, In : Sedimentary Geology. 62, 1, p. 101-107 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heavy mineral
sandstone
Cretaceous
staurolite
tourmaline
1990
2 Citations (Scopus)

"The heavy minerals of the Kurnub Sandstone (Early Cretaceous) of Jordan"-reply to comments by B. Amireh

Nasir, S. & Sadeddin, W., 1990, In : Sedimentary Geology. 68, 4, p. 315-317 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heavy mineral
sandstone
Cretaceous
1991
39 Citations (Scopus)

Geochronology of the Spessart Crystalline Complex, Mid-German Crystalline Rise

Nasir, S., Okrusch, M., Kreuzer, H., Lenzt, H. & Höhndorf, A., Mar 1991, In : Mineralogy and Petrology. 44, 1-2, p. 39-55 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
geochronology
muscovite
hornblende
rocks
1992
11 Citations (Scopus)

Oxidation state of the upper mantle beneath the northwestern part of the Arabian lithosphere

Nasir, S., Abu-Aljarayesh, I., Mahmood, S. & Lehlooh, A. F., Nov 15 1992, In : Tectonophysics. 213, 3-4, p. 359-366 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fayalite
hooks
lherzolite
fugacity
lithosphere
40 Citations (Scopus)

The lithosphere beneath the northwestern part of the Arabian plate (Jordan): evidence from xenoliths and geophysics

Nasir, S., Jan 30 1992, In : Tectonophysics. 201, 3-4, p. 357-370 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arabian plate
Jordan
geophysics
lithosphere
xenolith
1993
2 Citations (Scopus)

Classification and nomenclature of metamorphic rock

Nasir, S., 1993, In : Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry. 53, 1, p. 71-78 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metamorphic rocks
metamorphic rocks
Terminology
nomenclature
metamorphic rock
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ferric iron in upper mantle Cr-spinels: a Mossbauer spectroscopic study

Nasir, S., Lahlooh, A. F., Mahmood, S. & Al-Jarayesh, I. A., 1993, In : Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry. 53, 4, p. 369-375 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
lherzolite
upper mantle
Earth mantle
Iron
1994
10 Citations (Scopus)
fugacity
Software packages
software
oxygen
Oxygen
1995
6 Citations (Scopus)

Cr-poor megacrysts from the Shamah volcanic field, northwestern part of the Arabian Plate

Nasir, S., 1995, In : Journal of African Earth Sciences. 21, 3, p. 349-357 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arabian plate
pyroxenite
alkali basalt
augite
lherzolite
19 Citations (Scopus)

Mafic lower crustal xenoliths from the northwestern part of the Arabian Plate

Nasir, S., 1995, In : European Journal of Mineralogy. 7, 1, p. 217-230 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arabian plate
Minerals
geothermometry
xenolith
alkali basalt
1996
12 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen thermobarometry of the Semail harzburgite massif, Oman and United Arab Emirates

Nasir, S., Jan 1996, In : European Journal of Mineralogy. 8, 1, p. 153-163 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

xenolith
harzburgite
Tectonics
fugacity
upper mantle
1 Citation (Scopus)
P-T conditions
fugacity
Software packages
lower crust
Computer program listings
20 Citations (Scopus)
Cretaceous
Maastrichtian
ophiolite
mountain
tropical environment
1997
8 Citations (Scopus)
metabasite
Garnets
garnets
garnet
plagioclase
1998
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ferrous tourmaline (schorl) in pegmatitic granite from the Khowr Fakkan massif, Semail ophiolite

Nasir, S. & Musallam, A. K., 1998, In : Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry. 58, 3, p. 187-195 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tourmaline
Alkalies
granite
ophiolite
Minerals
3 Citations (Scopus)
transform fault
carbonatite
fault zone
mountain
metasedimentary rock
2000
43 Citations (Scopus)

Lithospheric petrology beneath the northern part of the Arabian Plate in Syria: Evidence from xenoliths in alkali basalts

Nasir, S. & Safarjalani, A., Jan 2000, In : Journal of African Earth Sciences. 30, 1, p. 149-168 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arabian plate
xenolith
alkali basalt
petrology
texture
2002
29 Citations (Scopus)

Middle Pleistocene karst evolution in the state of Qatar, Arabian Gulf

Sadiq, A. M. & Nasir, S. J., Aug 2002, In : Journal of Cave and Karst Studies. 64, 2, p. 132-139 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

karst
Pleistocene
sinkhole
cave
dissolution
9 Citations (Scopus)
sedimentology
tectonic evolution
stratigraphy
sandstone
quartz
2003
4 Citations (Scopus)
chronostratigraphy
volcanic rock
alkali basalt
crustal contamination
Tethys
19 Citations (Scopus)
Lutetian
anticline
unconformity
Ypresian
sedimentation
1 Citation (Scopus)

The petrogenetic association of carbonatite and alkaline magmatism: Constraints from the Masfut-Rawda Ridge, Northern Oman Mountains

Nasir, S., Hanna, S. & Hajari, S., Mar 2003, In : Mineralogy and Petrology. 77, 3-4, p. 235-258 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

syenite
Oman
Silicates
Levees
carbonatite
2004
51 Citations (Scopus)

Composition of the lower crust of the Arabian Plate: A xenolith perspective

Al-Mishwat, A. T. & Nasir, S. J., Jan 2004, In : Lithos. 72, 1-2, p. 45-72 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arabian plate
xenolith
lower crust
Minerals
plagioclase
6 Citations (Scopus)

Halul and Sharao islands, offshore Qatar: Remnants of the great infracambrian Hormuz Salt basin

Sadooni, F. N., Al-Saad, H. & Nasir, S. J., 2004, In : Carbonates and Evaporites. 19, 1, p. 17-27 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salts
salt
Rocks
basin
rock
2005
20 Citations (Scopus)

Sedimentary facies, mineralogy, and geochemistry of the sulphate-bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar

Dill, H. G., Botz, R., Berner, Z., Stüben, D., Nasir, S. & Al-Saad, H., Jan 18 2005, In : Sedimentary Geology. 174, 1-2, p. 63-96 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gypsum
mineralogy
dam
geochemistry
Miocene
2006
17 Citations (Scopus)

Geochemistry and petrology of Tertiary volcanic rocks and related ultramafic xenoliths from the central and eastern Oman Mountains

Nasir, S., Al-Sayigh, A., Alharthy, A. & Al-Lazki, A., Sep 2006, In : Lithos. 90, 3-4, p. 249-270 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petrology
Volcanic rocks
Geochemistry
xenolith
petrology
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mössbauer characterization of upper mantle ferrikaersutite

Nasir, S. & Al-Rawas, A. D., Jul 2006, In : American Mineralogist. 91, 7, p. 1163-1169 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amphibole Asbestos
amphiboles
Ashes
amphibole
upper mantle
2007
42 Citations (Scopus)

Mineralogical and geochemical characterization of listwaenite from the Semail Ophiolite, Oman

Nasir, S., Al Sayigh, A. R., Al Harthy, A., Al-Khirbash, S., Al-Jaaidi, O., Musllam, A., Al-Mishwat, A. & Al-Bu'saidi, S., Oct 25 2007, In : Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry. 67, 3, p. 213-228 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
Calcium Carbonate
peridotite
hydrothermal alteration
calcite
3 Citations (Scopus)
sedimentology
gold
sandstone
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
2008
1 Citation (Scopus)
Oman
kimberlite
mountains
Spectroscopy
quadrupoles
8 Citations (Scopus)

Cambro-Ordovician potassic (alkaline) magmatism in Central Oman: Petrological and geochemical constraints on petrogenesis

Worthing, M. A. & Nasir, S., Nov 2008, In : Lithos. 106, 1-2, p. 25-38 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Garnets
Trace Elements
petrogenesis
magmatism
Ordovician
10 Citations (Scopus)
petrology
dolomite
geology
salt
dolomitization
10 Citations (Scopus)

The first described Arsinoitherium from the upper Eocene Aydim Formation of Oman: Biogeographic implications

Al-Sayigh, A. R., Nasir, S., Schulp, A. S. & Stevens, N. J., Mar 2008, In : Palaeoworld. 17, 1, p. 41-46 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
Eocene
ulna
Red Sea
travel
2009
9 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical composition of crustal xenoliths from southwestern Syria: Characterization of the upper part of the lower crust beneath the Arabian plate

Al-Safarjalani, A., Nasir, S., Fockenberg, T. & Massonne, H. J., Nov 2009, In : Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry. 69, 4, p. 359-375 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syria
Arabian plate
lower crust
continental crust
crusts
15 Citations (Scopus)

The nature of the subcontinental lithospheric mantle beneath the Arabian Shield: Mantle xenoliths from southern Syria

Nasir, S. & Rollinson, H., Aug 2009, In : Precambrian Research. 172, 3-4, p. 323-333 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amphibole Asbestos
shield
mantle
amphibole
Rocks
2010
9 Citations (Scopus)

The petrology of high pressure xenoliths and associated Cenozoic basalts from Northeastern Tasmania

Nasir, S. J., Everard, J. L., McClenaghan, M. P., Bombardieri, D. & Worthing, M. A., Jul 2010, In : Lithos. 118, 1-2, p. 35-49 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petrology
xenolith
petrology
spinel
basalt
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

An artiodactyl tracksite at Musandam Peninsula, Sultanate of Oman

Schulp, A. S., Belvedere, M., Nasir, S. & Wheeler, M., Oct 2011, In : Ichnos:an International Journal of Plant and Animal. 18, 4, p. 192-196 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trackway
eolian deposit
cave
dune
document
14 Citations (Scopus)

Petrogenesis of early cretaceous carbonatite and ultramafic lamprophyres in a diatreme in the Batain Nappes, Eastern Oman continental margin

Nasir, S., Al-Khirbash, S., Rollinson, H., Al-Harthy, A., Al-Sayigh, A., Al-Lazki, A., Theye, T., Massonne, H. J. & Belousova, E., 2011, In : Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 161, 1, p. 47-74 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
diatreme
folds (geology)
petrogenesis
carbonatite
2012
61 Citations (Scopus)

ASTER detection of chromite bearing mineralized zones in Semail Ophiolite Massifs of the northern Oman Mountains: Exploration strategy

Rajendran, S., al-Khirbash, S., Pracejus, B., Nasir, S., Al-Abri, A. H., Kusky, T. M. & Ghulam, A., Feb 2012, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 44, p. 121-135 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Chromite
ASTER
chromite
Radiometers
12 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity in the later Paleogene proboscidean radiation: A small barytheriid from the Oligocene of Dhofar Governorate, Sultanate of Oman

Seiffert, E. R., Nasir, S., Al-Harthy, A., Groenke, J. R., Kraatz, B. P., Stevens, N. J. & Al-Sayigh, A. R., Feb 2012, In : Naturwissenschaften. 99, 2, p. 133-141 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
Northern Africa
Paleogene
Oligocene
new genus
10 Citations (Scopus)

Lithospheric petrology of the eastern Arabian Plate: Constraints from Al-Ashkhara (Oman) xenoliths

Nasir, S. & Stern, R. J., Feb 2012, In : Lithos. 132-133, p. 98-112 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petrology
Arabian plate
petrology
pyroxene
lower crust
8 Citations (Scopus)

Seismic properties of peridotite xenoliths as a clue to imaging the lithospheric mantle beneath NE Tasmania, Australia

Michibayashi, K., Kusafuka, Y., Satsukawa, T. & Nasir, S. J., Feb 5 2012, In : Tectonophysics. 522-523, p. 218-223 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tasmania
seismic property
peridotite
olivine
Earth mantle
2013
12 Citations (Scopus)
ASTER
nappe
spectral analysis
carbonatite
wavelength
39 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of hydrothermal mineralized zones associated with listwaenites in Central Oman using ASTER data

Rajendran, S., Nasir, S., Kusky, T. M., Ghulam, A., Gabr, S. & El-Ghali, M. A. K., Sep 2013, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 53, p. 470-488 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ASTER
Radiometers
mineralization
Rocks
Satellites
16 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of a very deeply subducted metasediment from As Sifah, northeastern coast of Oman

Massonne, H. J., Opitz, J., Theye, T. & Nasir, S., Jan 2013, In : Lithos. 156-159, p. 171-185 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Garnets
metasediment
phengite
Coastal zones
garnet
8 Citations (Scopus)

Scientific drilling and related research in the samail ophiolite, sultanate of Oman

Kelemen, P., Al Rajhi, A., Godard, M., Ildefonse, B., Köpke, J., MacLeod, C., Manning, C., Michibayashi, K., Nasir, S., Shock, E., Takazawa, E. & Teagle, D., 2013, In : Scientific Drilling. 15, p. 64-71 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
20 Citations (Scopus)
Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
Caves
Oman
Calcium Carbonate
ASTER
21 Citations (Scopus)

ASTER spectral sensitivity of carbonate rocks - Study in Sultanate of Oman

Rajendran, S. & Nasir, S., Feb 15 2014, In : Advances in Space Research. 53, 4, p. 656-673 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
ASTER
Radiometers
thermal emission
radiometers