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Dr. Nicole Hurtig

Dr. Nicole Hurtig
Assistant Professor, Geochemistry / Raman Lab Manager
New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources
New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
801 Leroy Place
Socorro NM 87801-4796
(575) 835-6333 fax

Dr. Hurtig manages the Raman Microscopy Laboratory at the Bureau. See her EES staff page for more details about her work.


  • Ph.D., Geochemistry/Experimental High Temperature Geochemistry, McGill University, 2014
  • M.Sc., Geology and Geochemistry/Mineral Resources, ETH Zurich, 2008
  • B.Sc., Earth Sciences/honors thesis in Mineral Resources, ETH Zurich, 2006

Research Interests

  • Ore forming processes and metal mobility in hydrothermal fluids
  • Re-Os isotope systematics applied to petroleum systems and water-oil interaction
  • Volcanic gas chemistry and fluid-gas-rock interaction in geothermal systems/energy
  • Experimental geochemistry and thermodynamics: metal speciation and partitioning