RNDr. Miloš René, CSc.

Department of Geochemistry
E-mail - work: reneirsm.cas.cz
Phone - work: +420 266 009 228
Office: 313 (building: C, floor: 3)
Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
V Holesovickach 41
182 09, Prague 8
Czech Republic
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Major professional activities

  • Geology, petrology and geochemistry of metamorphic rocks
  • Geology of uranium deposits
  • Mineralizations associated with granitoids
  • Databases of mineral deposits and geographic information systems
  • Deposition of radioactive waste in the geologic formations
  • Petrology and geochemistry of granitoids


Professional experience

  • 1968–1991 Charles University Prague, Dept. of Economic Geology, research assistant, assistant lecturer, senior lecturer
  • 1991 University Georgia Augusta Göttingen, Germany, research assistant
  • 1992–1994 DATALOG Prague, research adviser
  • since 1994 Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, v.v.i., scientist

Scientific responsibilities

  • Member of the Czech Geological Society
  • Member of the Czech National Clay Group
  • Member of the Czech Association of Economic Geologists
  • Member of the Czech IGCP National Committee
  • Member of the European Association of Geochemistry
  • Member on editorial board Earth Sciences (Science Publishing Group, USA)
  • Reviews for publications in international journals

Selected papers:

  • René M. (2012): Occurrence of Th, U, Zr and REE-bearing accessory minerals in granites and their petrogenetic significance. – In: Blasik M., Hanika B. (eds.) Granite, occurrence, mineralogy and origin. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, 27–56.
  • René M. (2012): Petrology, geochemistry and origin of topaz granite. – In: Blasik M., Hanika B. (eds.) Granite, occurrence, mineralogy and origin. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, 99–115.
  • René M. (2012): Distribution and origin of clay minerals during hydrothermal alteration of ore deposits. – In: Valášková M., Martynkova S. (eds.) Clay Minerals in Nature – Their characterization, modification and application. InTech, Rijeka, 81–100.
  • Dolníček Z., René M., Prochaska W., Kovář M. (2012): Fluid evolution of the Hub stock, Horní Slavkov–Krásno Sn-W ore district, Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic. – Mineralium Deposita, 47, 821–833.
  • René M., Škoda R. (2011): Nb-Ta-Ti oxides fractionation in rare-metal granites: Krásno-Horní Slavkov ore district, Czech Republic. – Mineralogy and Petrology, 103, 37-48.
  • René M. (2011): Titanite-ilmenite assemblage in microgranodiorites from the northeastern margin of the Klenov granite body (Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic. – Acta Geodynamica et Geomaterialia, 8, 479–487.
  • René M. (2010): Titanite-ilmenite assemblage in redwitzites of the Slavkovský les Mts. (Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic). – Acta Geodynamica et Geomaterialia, 7, 442–452.
  • Parat F., Holtz F., René M., Almeev R. (2010): Experimental constraints on ultrapotassic magmatism from the Bohemian Massif (durbachite series, Czech Republic). – Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 159, 331–347.
  • Kříbek B., Žák K., Dobeš P., Leichmann J., Pudilová M., René M., Scharm B., Scharmová M., Hájek A., Holeczy D., Hein U. F., Lehmann B. (2009): The Rožná uranium deposit (Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic): shear zone-hosted, late Variscan and post-Variscan hydrothermal mineralization. – Mineralium Deposita, 44, 99–128.
  • Finger F., Gerdes A., René M., Riegler G. (2009): The Saxo-Danubian granite belt: Magmatic response to post-collisional delamination of mantle lithosphere below the south-western sector of the Bohemian Massif (Variscan orogen). – Geologica Carpathica, 60, 205–212.
  • Finger F., René M. (2009): A comment on „Two distinctive granite suites in the SW Bohemian Massif and their record of emplacement: Constraints from geochemistry and zircon 207/206Pb chronology” by Siebel et al. Journal of Petrology 49, 1853–1872. – Journal of Petrology, 50, 591–593.
  • René M. (2008): Anomalous rare earth element, yttrium and zirconium mobility associated with uranium mineralization. – Terra Nova 20, 52–58.
  • René M., Holtz F., Luo Ch., Beermann O., Stelling J. (2008): Biotite stability in peraluminous granitic melts: Compositional dependence and application to the generation of two-mica granites in the South Bohemian batholith (Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic). – Lithos, 102, 538–553.
  • René M., Stelling J. (2007): Garnet-bearing granite from the Třebíč pluton, Bohemian Massif (Czech Republic). – Mineralogy and Petrology, 91, 55–69.
  • Finger F., Gerdes A., Janoušek V., René M., Riegler G. (2007): Resolving the Variscan evolution of the Moldanubian sector of the Bohemian Massif: the significance of the Bavarian and the Moravo-Moldanubian tectonometamorphic phases. – Journal of Geoscience, 52, 9–28.
  • René M. (2006): Provenance studies of Moldanubian paragneisses based on geochemical data (Bohemian massif, Czech Republic). – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie, Paleontologie, Abhandlungen, 242, 83–101.
  • Kempe U., Gruner T., Renno A., Wolf D., René M. (2004): Discussion on Wang et al. (2000) 'Chemistry of Hf-rich zircons from the Laoshan I- and A-type granites, Eastern China',Mineralogical Magazine, 64, 867–877. – Mineralogical Magazine, 68, 669–675.
  • Müller A., René M., Behr H.–J., Kronz A. (2003): Trace elements and cathodoluminescence of igneous quartz in topaz granites from the Hub Stock (Slavkovský Les Mts., Czech Republic). – Mineralogy and Petrology, 79, 167–191.
  • Matějka D., Nosek T., René M. (2003): Petrogenesis of two-mica granites of the Ševětín massif. – Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, 148, 359–371.
  • René M. (2002): Geochemical comparison between topaz-bearing granites of the Central and Western Krušné Hory Mts. – Acta Montana, Series A, 21, 1–16.
  • René M. (2001): Evolution of the Czech part of the Smrčiny/Fichtelgebirge granite pluton. – Acta Montana, Series A, 18, 5–13.
  • René M. (2000): Petrogenesis of the Variscan granites in the western part of the Bohemian Massif. – Acta Montana, Series A, 15, 67–83.
  • René M. (2000): Two-mica granites of the southwestern part of the South Bohemian batholith. – Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, 145, 21–28.
  • Siebel W., Breiter K., Wendt I., Höhndorf A., Henjes-Kunst F., René M. (1999): Petrogenesis of contrasting granitoid pluton in western Bohemia (Czech Republic). – Mineralogy and Petrology, 65, 207–235.
  • René M. (1999): Radioelement distribution and heat production of two-mica monzogranites from the Moldanubian batholith of the Bohemian Massif (Czech Republic). – Acta Montana, Series A, 14, 55–66.
  • René M. (1998): Development of topaz-bearing granites of the Krudum massif (Karlovy Vary pluton). – Acta Universitatis Carolinae, Geology, 42, 103–109.
  • René M. (1995): Genetic classification of Variscan granitoids of the Bohemian Massif and their mineralisation. – In: Mineral deposits: From their origin to their environmental impacts, 501–504.


  • Introduction to geochemistry
  • Faculty of Sciences, Palacký University, Olomouc
  • Geological informatics
  • Faculty of Sciences, Masaryk University, Brno

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Current Projects

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Recent Projects

  • Trace element distribution and mobility in highly differentiated granitic systems: Application to topaz-bearing granites. (2011 - 2012)
  • Geochemistry and petrology of two-mica granites in the SW part of the Moldanubian (2010 - 2012)
  • Origin of topaz-granite of the Krudum granite body (2009 - 2011)
  • Geochemistry and petrology of two-mica granites in the SW part of the South Bohemian Batholith (2008 - 2009)
  • Physical and chemical properties of evolved rhyolitic melts: application to topaz-bearing granites (2006 - 2008)
  • Geochemistry and petrology of Moldanubian amphibolites (2005 - 2006)
  • Global correlation of A-type granites and related rocks, their mineralization, and significance in lithospheric evolution. (2005 - 2010)
  • Stability of allanite at magmatic and hydrothermal conditions – application for mobilization of REE and actinides (2004 - 2005)
  • Classification, geochemistry and petrology of Moldanubian orthogneisses (2002 - 2003)
  • Classification and petrology of two-mica granites of the Moldanubian batholith (2001-2001, MSM/ME) (2001 - 2001)
  • Distribution of REE and REE-bearing minerals in topaz-bearing granites of the Saxothuringian zone (2000-2002, MSM/ME) (2000 - 2002)
  • Migmatitization of metapelites of the Moldanubian zone and origin of granites of the Moldanubian batholith (2001-2001, MSM/ME) (2000 - 2002)
  • Conceptual model for uranium mineralization at the Rozna deposit (2000 - 2002)
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