Dr. Silvio Ferrero

Contact

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. 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, submitted.
  2. 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.
  3. Ferrero, S. & Angel, R.(2018): Micropetrology: are inclusions in minerals grains of truth?. Journal of Petrology, submitted.
  4. 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. 
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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. 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, submitted.
  2. 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.
  3. Ferrero, S. & Angel, R.(2018): Micropetrology: are inclusions in minerals grains of truth?. Journal of Petrology, submitted.
  4. 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. 
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.