Dr. Silvio Ferrero

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University of  Potsdam,
Institute of Earth and Environmental Science

Dr. Silvio Ferrero
Building 27, Room 0.38

E-mail:
sferrero@geo.uni-potsdam.de
Phone:
+49 331 977 5705
Fax:
+49 331 977 5700
Dr. Silvio Ferrero

 

  • Biography
  • Research
  • Publications

Biography

2006
M.Sc. University of Torino (Italia)
2007-2010
Ph.D., University of Padova (Italia)
2010-2012
Research Fellow, University of Padova (Italia)
2012-2015
Alexander Von Humboldt Fellow, Universität Potsdam (Deutschland)
2015 - now
Research Fellow, DFG Eigene stelle, Universität Potsdam (Deutschland)

Research

-Fluid and melt inclusions study applied to metamorphic high-grade terrains and partial melting processes,
-Micro-structural and micro-chemical investigation of high-grade metamorphic terrains and crustal xenoliths,
-Structural and petrological investigation of metamorphosed Sedimentary Massive Sulfides (SMS) deposits.

Publications

  1. Carvalho, B. B., Bartoli, O. , Ferri, F. , Cesare, B. , Ferrero, S. , Remusat, L. , Capizzi, L. S., Poli, S. (2018): Anatexis and fluid regime of the deep continental crust: new clues from melt and fluid inclusions in metapelitic migmatites from Ivrea Zone (NW Italy). Journal of Metamorphic Geology, doi:10.1111/jmg.12463
  2. Berkesi, M., Czuppon, G., Szabó, C., Kovács, I., Ferrero, S., Boiron, M-C., Peiffert, C., (2018): Pargasite in fluid inclusions of mantle xenoliths from northeast Australia (Mt. Quincan): Evidence of interaction with asthenospheric fluid. Chemical Geology, in Press, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.06.022.
  3. Borghini, A., Ferrero, S., Wunder, B., Laurent, O., O’Brien, P.J., Ziemann, M.A. (2018): Granitoid melt inclusions in orogenic peridotite and origin of garnet clinopyroxenite. Geology, https://doi.org/10.1130/G45316.1.
  4. Ferrero, S., O´Brien, P.J., Borghini, A., Wunder, B., Wälle, M., Günter, C., Ziemann, M.A. (2018): A treasure chest full of nanogranitoids: an archive to investigate crustal melting in the Bohemian Massif. Submitted In: FERRERO, S., LANARI, P., GONCALVES, P.&GROSCH, E. G. (eds) Metamorphic Geology: Microscale to Mountain Belts.Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 478.
  5. Ferrero, S. & Angel, R.(2018): Micropetrology: are inclusions in minerals grains of truth?. Journal of Petrology, 1–30, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egy075.
  6. Ferrero, S., Godard, G., Palmeri, R., Wunder, B., Cesare, B. (2018): Partial melting of ultramafic granulites from Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica: constraints from melt inclusions and thermodynamic modeling. American Mineralogist 103, 610-622. 
  7. Ferrero, S., Wunder, B., Ziemann, M.A., Wälle, M., O´Brien P.J., (2016): Carbonatitic and granitic melts produced under conditions of primary immiscibility during anatexis in the lower crust. Earth Planetary Science Letters 454, 121–131.
  8. Bartoli, O., Acosta-Vigil, A., Ferrero, S., Cesare, B. (2016): Granitoid magmas preserved as melt inclusions in high-grade metamorphic rocks. American Mineralogist, http://dx.doi.org/10.2138/am-2015-5541.
  9. Ferrero, S., Ziemann, M.A., Angel, R., O´Brien P.J., Wunder, B. (2016): Kumdykolite, kokchetavite and cristobalite crystallized in nanogranites from felsic granulites, Orlica-Snieznik Dome (Bohemian Massif): not an evidence for ultrahigh pressure conditions. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 171, 3. DOI 10.1007/s00410-015-1220-x.
  10. Cesare, B., Acosta-Vigil, A., Bartoli, O., Ferrero, S. (2015): What can we learn from melt inclusions in migmatites and granulites? Lithos, 239, 186–216.
  11. Ferrero, S., Wunder, B., Walczak, K, O´Brien, P.J., Ziemann, M. (2015): Preserved near-UHP melt from continental crust subducted to mantle depths. Geology, 43, 447-450.
  12. Ferrero, S., Braga, R., Berkesi, M., Cesare, B., & Laridhi Ouazaa, N., 2014. Production of metaluminous melt during fluid-present anatexis: an example from the Maghrebian basement, La Galite Archipelago, central Mediterranean. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, DOI:10.1111/jmg.12068.
  13. Ferrero, S., Bartoli, O., Caesar, B., Salvioli-Mariani, E., Acosta-Vigil, A., Horse, A., Groppo, C. and Battiston, S. (2012): Microstructures of melt anatectic inclusions in metasedimentary rocks. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 30 , 303-322.
  14. Cesare, B., Acosta-Vigil, A., Ferrero, S. and Bartoli, O. (2011): Melt inclusions in migmatites and granulites. In: The Science of Microstructure - Part II, Journal of the Virtual Explorer, Eds. M.A. Forster, and John D. Fitz Gerald, Electronic Edition, ISSN 1441-8142, 38, paper 2.
  15. Ferrero, S., Bodnar, R.J., Cesare, B. and Viti, C. (2011): Re-equilibration of primary fluid inclusions in peritectic garnet from metapelitic enclaves, El Hoyazo, Spain. Lithos, 124, 117–131.
  16. Cesare, B., Ferrero, S., Salvioli-Mariani, E., Pedron, and D. Cavallo, A. (2009): Nanogranite and glassy inclusions: the anatectic melt in migmatites and granulites. Geology   37 , 627-630.
  17. Rossetti, P. and Ferrero, S. (2008): The Zn–Pb deposits of Casario (Ligurian Alps, NW Italy): late Palaeozoic sedimentary–exhalative bodies affected by the alpine metamorphism. Geodinamica Acta 21,117-137.

Miscellaneous (about my work with anatectic melt inclusions)

  • Matthias Zimmermann, Set in stone. Portal Knowledge 2, 2013 universitäat Potsdam.
  • Lilo Berg, Brief Enquires: What´s really going on down there, Mr. Ferrero? Humboldt Kosmos, 101-2013.

Biography

2006
M.Sc. University of Torino (Italia)
2007-2010
Ph.D., University of Padova (Italia)
2010-2012
Research Fellow, University of Padova (Italia)
2012-2015
Alexander Von Humboldt Fellow, Universität Potsdam (Deutschland)
2015 - now
Research Fellow, DFG Eigene stelle, Universität Potsdam (Deutschland)

Research

-Fluid and melt inclusions study applied to metamorphic high-grade terrains and partial melting processes,
-Micro-structural and micro-chemical investigation of high-grade metamorphic terrains and crustal xenoliths,
-Structural and petrological investigation of metamorphosed Sedimentary Massive Sulfides (SMS) deposits.

Publications

  1. Carvalho, B. B., Bartoli, O. , Ferri, F. , Cesare, B. , Ferrero, S. , Remusat, L. , Capizzi, L. S., Poli, S. (2018): Anatexis and fluid regime of the deep continental crust: new clues from melt and fluid inclusions in metapelitic migmatites from Ivrea Zone (NW Italy). Journal of Metamorphic Geology, doi:10.1111/jmg.12463
  2. Berkesi, M., Czuppon, G., Szabó, C., Kovács, I., Ferrero, S., Boiron, M-C., Peiffert, C., (2018): Pargasite in fluid inclusions of mantle xenoliths from northeast Australia (Mt. Quincan): Evidence of interaction with asthenospheric fluid. Chemical Geology, in Press, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.06.022.
  3. Borghini, A., Ferrero, S., Wunder, B., Laurent, O., O’Brien, P.J., Ziemann, M.A. (2018): Granitoid melt inclusions in orogenic peridotite and origin of garnet clinopyroxenite. Geology, https://doi.org/10.1130/G45316.1.
  4. Ferrero, S., O´Brien, P.J., Borghini, A., Wunder, B., Wälle, M., Günter, C., Ziemann, M.A. (2018): A treasure chest full of nanogranitoids: an archive to investigate crustal melting in the Bohemian Massif. Submitted In: FERRERO, S., LANARI, P., GONCALVES, P.&GROSCH, E. G. (eds) Metamorphic Geology: Microscale to Mountain Belts.Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 478.
  5. Ferrero, S. & Angel, R.(2018): Micropetrology: are inclusions in minerals grains of truth?. Journal of Petrology, 1–30, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egy075.
  6. Ferrero, S., Godard, G., Palmeri, R., Wunder, B., Cesare, B. (2018): Partial melting of ultramafic granulites from Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica: constraints from melt inclusions and thermodynamic modeling. American Mineralogist 103, 610-622. 
  7. Ferrero, S., Wunder, B., Ziemann, M.A., Wälle, M., O´Brien P.J., (2016): Carbonatitic and granitic melts produced under conditions of primary immiscibility during anatexis in the lower crust. Earth Planetary Science Letters 454, 121–131.
  8. Bartoli, O., Acosta-Vigil, A., Ferrero, S., Cesare, B. (2016): Granitoid magmas preserved as melt inclusions in high-grade metamorphic rocks. American Mineralogist, http://dx.doi.org/10.2138/am-2015-5541.
  9. Ferrero, S., Ziemann, M.A., Angel, R., O´Brien P.J., Wunder, B. (2016): Kumdykolite, kokchetavite and cristobalite crystallized in nanogranites from felsic granulites, Orlica-Snieznik Dome (Bohemian Massif): not an evidence for ultrahigh pressure conditions. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 171, 3. DOI 10.1007/s00410-015-1220-x.
  10. Cesare, B., Acosta-Vigil, A., Bartoli, O., Ferrero, S. (2015): What can we learn from melt inclusions in migmatites and granulites? Lithos, 239, 186–216.
  11. Ferrero, S., Wunder, B., Walczak, K, O´Brien, P.J., Ziemann, M. (2015): Preserved near-UHP melt from continental crust subducted to mantle depths. Geology, 43, 447-450.
  12. Ferrero, S., Braga, R., Berkesi, M., Cesare, B., & Laridhi Ouazaa, N., 2014. Production of metaluminous melt during fluid-present anatexis: an example from the Maghrebian basement, La Galite Archipelago, central Mediterranean. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, DOI:10.1111/jmg.12068.
  13. Ferrero, S., Bartoli, O., Caesar, B., Salvioli-Mariani, E., Acosta-Vigil, A., Horse, A., Groppo, C. and Battiston, S. (2012): Microstructures of melt anatectic inclusions in metasedimentary rocks. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 30 , 303-322.
  14. Cesare, B., Acosta-Vigil, A., Ferrero, S. and Bartoli, O. (2011): Melt inclusions in migmatites and granulites. In: The Science of Microstructure - Part II, Journal of the Virtual Explorer, Eds. M.A. Forster, and John D. Fitz Gerald, Electronic Edition, ISSN 1441-8142, 38, paper 2.
  15. Ferrero, S., Bodnar, R.J., Cesare, B. and Viti, C. (2011): Re-equilibration of primary fluid inclusions in peritectic garnet from metapelitic enclaves, El Hoyazo, Spain. Lithos, 124, 117–131.
  16. Cesare, B., Ferrero, S., Salvioli-Mariani, E., Pedron, and D. Cavallo, A. (2009): Nanogranite and glassy inclusions: the anatectic melt in migmatites and granulites. Geology   37 , 627-630.
  17. Rossetti, P. and Ferrero, S. (2008): The Zn–Pb deposits of Casario (Ligurian Alps, NW Italy): late Palaeozoic sedimentary–exhalative bodies affected by the alpine metamorphism. Geodinamica Acta 21,117-137.

Miscellaneous (about my work with anatectic melt inclusions)

  • Matthias Zimmermann, Set in stone. Portal Knowledge 2, 2013 universitäat Potsdam.
  • Lilo Berg, Brief Enquires: What´s really going on down there, Mr. Ferrero? Humboldt Kosmos, 101-2013.