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Division of Biogeoscience
Division of Geology and Geochemistry
Division of Urban Geograpahy and Regional Studies
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P.O. Box 64
(Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

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Institute of Seismology

P.O. Box 68
(Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2b)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

phone +358 294 1911 (university exchange)
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Pasi Heikkilä



University Instructor

Department of Geosciences and Geography
P.O.Box 64 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)
00014 University of Helsinki

room: B124

tel: +358 02941 50806


Personal web pages.


  • Basics of crystallography and mineralogy
  • Practical XRF-analysis

Responsible for instruments at mineralogical laboratory

  • X-ray fluorescence spectrometer (WD-XRF)
  • X-ray powder diffractometer (XRD)
  • Electron probe microanalyzer (EPMA)
  • Electron microscope (SEM)
  • Infrared spectrometer (FT-IR)

Research interests

  • Svecofennian iron-manganese formations, Vittinki-formation, South Ostrobothnia, Finland
  • Mineral parageneses of Fe-Mn-rich lithologies at high metamorphic grade