JCR Publications


  • Basch, V, A Sanfilippo, C Sani, Y Ohara, J Snow, O Ishizuka, Y Harigane, K Michibayashi, A Sen, N Akizawa, K Okino, M Fujii, H Yamashita. Crustal accretion in a slow‐spreading   back‐arc basin: Insights from the Mado Megamullion oceanic core complex in the Shikoku Basin. Geochem Geophys Geosystems, 21:e2020GC009199, 2020. BashEtAl2020-GCubed.pdf
  • Bertotto, GW, M Mazzucchelli, A Zanetti, AD Ponce, T Giovanardi, D Brunelli, MI Bernardi, C Hémond, A Cipriani. Mantle heterogeneities produced by open-system melting and melt/rock reactions in Patagonian extra Andean back-arc mantle (Paso de Indios, Argentina). J South Am Earth Sci:103002, 2020.
  • Brunelli D, A Sanfilippo, E Bonatti, S Skolotnev, J Escartin, M Ligi, G Ballabio, A Cipriani. Origin of oceanic ferrodiorites by injection of nelsonitic melts in gabbros at the Vema Lithospheric Section, Mid Atlantic Ridge. Lithos, 368-369:105589, 1-16, 2020.
  • Cuffaro, M, E Miglio, M Penati, M Viganò. Mantle thermal structure at northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge from improved numerical methods and boundary conditions. Geophys J Int, 220, 1128-1148, 2020.
  • Li, P, Q-K Xia, L Dallai, E Bonatti, D Brunelli, A Cipriani, M Ligi. High H2O Content in Pyroxenes of Residual Mantle Peridotites at a Mid Atlantic Ridge Segment. Sci Rep, 10:579,1-11, 2020. LiEtAl2020-ScientificReports.pdf
  • Sanfilippo, A, C MacLeod, R Tribuzio, J Lissenberg, A Zanetti. Early-stage melt-rock reaction in a cooling crystal mush beneath a slow-spreading mid-ocean ridge (IODP Hole U1473A, Atlantis Bank, Southwest Indian Ridge). Frontiers in Earth Science, 8: 473, 2020. SanfilippoEtAl2020-FrontiersEarthSci.pdf
  • Sani, C, A Sanfilippo, C Ferrando, AA Peyve, SG Skolotonev, F Muccini, A Zanetti, V Basch, C Palmiotto, E Bonatti, M Ligi. Ultra-depleted melt refertilization of mantle peridotites in a large intra-transform domain (Doldrums Fracture Zone; 7-8ºN, Mid Atlantic Ridge). Lithos, 374-375:105698, 1-14, 2020.
  • Skolotnev, SG, A Sanfilippo, AA Peyve, F Muccini, YuS Sokolov, C Sani, KO Dobroliubova, C Ferrando, NP Chamov, C Palmiotto, AN Pertsev, E Bonatti, M Cuffaro, AC Gryaznova, , KN Sholukhov, AS Bich, M Ligi. Large-scale structure of the Doldrums multi-fault transform system (7-8ºN Equatorial Atlantic): Results from the 45th Expedition of the R/V A. N. Strakhov. Ofioliti, 45, 25-41, 2020. SkolotnevEtAl2020-Ofioliti.pdf
  • Skolotnev, SG, A Sanfilippo, AA Peyve et al. New Data on the Structure of the Megatransform System of the Doldrums (Central Atlantic). Dokl Earth Sci, 491, 131-134, 2020.
  • Zitellini, N, CR Ranero, MF Loreto, M Ligi et al. Recent inversion of the Tyrrhenian Basin. Geology, 48, 123-127, 2020.


  • Bertotto GW, M Mazzucchelli, A Zanetti, AD Ponce, T Giovanardi, D Brunelli, MI Bernardi, C Hémond, A Cipriani. Mantle heterogeneities produced by open-system melting and melt/rock reactions in Patagonian extra-Andean backarc mantle (Paso de Indios, Argentina). J South Am Earth Sci, 106:103002, 2021.
  • Di Giuseppe D, N Perchiazzi, D Brunelli, T Giovanardi, L Nodari, G Della Ventura, D Malferrari, M Maia, AF Gualtieri. Occurrence and characterization of tremolite asbestos from the Mid Atlantic Ridge. Sci Rep, 11:6285, 2021. DiGiuseppeEtAl2021-SciRep.pdf
  • Haws AA, PG Starr, B Dragovic, M Scambelluri, D Belmonte, MJ Caddick, KS Broadwell, JJ Ague, EF Baxte. Meta-rodingite dikes as recorders of subduction zone metamorphism and serpentinite dehydration: Voltri Ophiolite, Italy. Chem Geol, 565:120077, 2021.
  • Le Roux V, BM Urann, D Brunelli, E Bonatti, A Cipriani, S Demouchy, BD Monteleone. Postmelting hydrogen enrichment in the oceanic lithosphere. Sci Adv, 7:eabf6071, 2021. LeRouxEtAl2021-SciAdv.pdf
  • Ottonello G. Protonic effects on the melting behavior of magmas: the forsterite-diopside-silica system at high pressure as an example. Chem Geol, 559:119914, 2021.
  • Rampone E, A Sanfilippo. The heterogeneous Tethyan oceanic lithosphere of the Alpine Ophiolites. In: Shedding new Light on the European Alps, eds. A. McCarthy and O. Müntener, Elements, 17, 23–28, 2021.
  • Sanfilippo A, C Sani, N Rasul, I Stewart, L Vigliotti, N Widinly, A Osemi, M Ligi. Hidden but Ubiquitous: The Pre-Rift Continental Mantle in the Red Sea Region, Frontiers in Earth Science, 9:666, 2021. SanfilippoEtAl2021-FrontiersEarthSci.pdf
  • Sanfilippo A, V Salters, SY Sokolov, AA Peyve, A Stracke. Ancient, refractory asthenosphere revealed by mantle re-melting in the Arctic Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Earth Planet Sci Lett, 566:116981, 2021.
  • Skolotnev SG, A Sanfilippo, AA Peyve, Y Nestola, SYu Sokolov, L Petracchini, KO Dobrolybova, V Basch, AN Pertsev, C Ferrando, AN Ivanenko, C Sani, AA Razumovskii, F Muccini, AS Bich, C Palmiotto, YV Brusilovsky, E Bonatti, KN Sholukhov, M Cuffaro, IA Veklich, VN Dobrolybov, M Ligi. Seafloor Spreading and Tectonics at the Charlie Gibbs Transform System (52-53ºN, Mid Atlantic Ridge): Preliminary Results from R/V AN Strakhov Expedition S50. Ofioliti, 46, 83–101, 2021. SkolotnevEtAl2021-Ofioliti.pdf
  • Skolotnev SG, A Sanfilippo, AA Peyve, et al. Geological and Geophysical Studies of the Charlie Gibbs Fracture Zone (North Atlantic). Dokl Earth Sci, 497, 191–194, 2021.
  • Yu Z, SC Singh, EPM Gregory, M Maia, Z Wang, D Brunelli. Semibrittle seismic deformation in high-temperature mantle mylonite shear zone along the Romanche transform fault. Sci Adv, 7:eabf338, 2021. YuEtAl2021-SciAdv.pdf


  • Belmonte D, M La Fortezza, F Menescardi. Ab initio thermal expansion and thermoelastic properties of ringwoodite (γ-Mg2SiO4) at mantle transition zone conditions, Eur J Mineral, 34, 167–182, 2022. BelmonteEtAl2022-EurJMineral.pdf
  • Basch V, A Sanfilippo, SG Skolotnev, C Ferrando, F Muccini, C Palmiotto, AA Peyve, BV Ermolaev, OI Okina, M Ligi. Genesis of oceanic oxide gabbros and gabbronorites during reactive melt migration at transform walls (Doldrums Megatransform System; 7-8°N Mid-Atlantic Ridge). J Petrol, 63, 1–23, 2022.
  • Ferrando C, Tribuzio R, Lissenberg CJ, France L., MacLeod CJ, Basch V, Vilneuve J, Deloule E, Sanfilippo A. Brown amphibole as tracer of tectono-magmatic evolution of the Atlantis Bank Oceanic Core Complex (IODP Hole U1473A). J Petrol, 63, 1–27, 2022. FerrandoEtAl2022-JPetrol.pdf
  • Ligi M, M Cuffaro, F Muccini, E Bonatti. Generation and Evolution of the Oceanic Lithosphere in the North Atlantic. La Rivista del Nuovo Cimento, 45, 460–533, 2022. LigiEtAl2022-RivistaNuovoCimento.pdf
  • Sanfilippo A et al. A 400 Ma-long Nd-Hf isotopic evolution of melt-modified garnet-pyroxenites in an ancient subcontinental lithosphere (Lanzo North ophiolite, Western Alps). Chem Geol, 588:120643, 2022.
  • Skolotnev SG, Dobrolybova, AA Peyve, SYu Sokolov, NP Chamov, M Ligi. Structure of Spreading Segments KO of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between the Arkhangelsky and Bogdanov Transform Faults, Equatorial Atlantic. Geotectonics, 56(1), 1–20, 2022.


  • Ardit M, S Conte, D Belmonte, F Menescardi, S Pollastri, G Cruciani, M Dondi. Structure evolution of Ge-doped CaTiO3 (CTG) at high pressure: search for the first 2:4 locked-tilt perovskite by synchrotron X-ray diffraction and DFT calculations. Inorganic Chemistry, 62:16943-16953, 2023. ArditEtAl2023-InorganicChemistry.pdf
  • Basch V, C Ferrando., A Sanfilippo. A frozen oceanic crystal mush. Terra Nova, 35, 305–312, 2023. BaschEtAl2023-TerraNova.pdf
  • Bickert M, MA Kaczmarek, D Brunelli, M Maia, TFC Campos, SE Sichel. Fluid-assisted grain size reduction leads to strain localization in oceanic transform faults. Nat Commun, 14:4087, 2023. BickertEtAl2023-NatComm.pdf
  • Bickert M, M Cannat, D Brunelli. Hydrous fluids down to the semi-brittle root zone of detachment faults in nearly amagmatic ultra-slow spreading ridges. Lithos, 442-443: 107084, 2023.
  • Campos TFC, JH Araujo, SE Sichel, VFS Pastura, KF Motoki, LM Barão, M Maia, EM Fonseca, J Navoni, T Vargas, P Szatmari, D Brunelli. Mapping of surface radiogenic heat production from in situ gamma spectrometry and chemical data of exhumed mantle peridotites at the St. Peter and St. Paul archipelago (equatorial Atlantic). Appl Radiat Isot, 192:110608, 2023.
  • Cipriani A, T Giovanardi, M Mazzucchelli, F Lugli, MC Sforna, AF Gualtieri, D Di Giuseppe, M Gaeta, D Brunelli. Origin of a carbonate-bearing fluorapatite from Tertiary volcanics of the Veneto Volcanic Province, Italy. Miner Petrol, 117, 573–594, 2023.
  • Frey DI, VA Krechik, LD Bashirova, SA Ostroumova, DA Smirnova, LA Kuleshova, EP Ponomarenko, EG Morozov, M Ligi, IYu Dudkov, VV Sivkov. Multiple abyssal jets flowing into the Vema Deep, Romanche Fracture Zone. J Geophys Res: Oceans, 128:e2022JC019434, 2023. FreyEtAl2023-JGROcean.pdf
  • Ma C, C Carbone, D Belmonte. Cortesognoite, CaV2Si2O7(OH)2·H2O, a new mineral from the Molinello Manganese Mine, Graveglia Valley, Italy. Crystals, 13:1295, 2023. MaEtAl2023-Crystals.pdf
  • Nestola F, M Prencipe, D Belmonte. Mg3Al2Si3O12 jeffbenite inclusion in super-deep diamonds is thermodynamically stable at very shallow Earth’s depths. Sci Rep, 13:83, 2023. NestolaEtAl2023-SciRep.pdf
  • Sanfilippo A, et al. Preserved Nd-Hf-Os isotope variability in replacive channels from the Lanzo ophiolite: Traces of incomplete melt aggregation in the shallow mantle. Chemical Geology, 121779. 2023.
  • Sani C, A Sanfilippo, A Peyve, F Genske, A Stracke. Earth mantle’s isotopic record of progressive chemical depletion. AGU Adv. 4:e2022AV000792, 2023. SaniEtAl2023-AGUAdv.pdf
  • Skolotnev SG, KO Dobrolybova, AA Peyve, SYu Sokolov, NP Chamov, M Ligi. Fracture Zones of the Doldrums Megatransform System (Equatorial Atlantic). Geotectonics, 57(4), 361–385, 2023.
  • Skolotnev S, A Sanfilippo, A Peyve, C Palmiotto, A Ivanenko, M Cuffaro, I Veklich, F Muccini, E Ponomarenko, L Petracchini, D Kuleshov, V Basch, V Dobrolyubov, C Ferrando, N Shkittin, C Sani, T Pugacheva, E Bonatti, S Dokashenko, Y Nestola, E Yakovenko, M Bickert, P Gladkich, M Ligi. Crustal accretion along the northern Mid Atlantic Ridge (52°–57°N): Preliminary results from expedition V53 of R/V Akademik Sergey Vavilov. Ofioliti, 48, 13–30, 2023. SkolotnevEtAl2023-Ofioliti.pdf
  • Vincent C, M Maia, A Briais, D Brunelli, M Ligi, S Sichel. Evolution of a cold intra-transform ridge segment through oceanic core complex splitting and mantle exhumation, St Paul Transform system, Equatorial Atlantic. Geochem Geophys Geosyst, 24:e2023GC010870, 2023. VincentEtAl2023-GCubed.pdf


  • Bonazzi M, G Bonacina, EP Massara, A Piva, P Scotti, P Viaggi, A Sanfilippo. Reconstructing redox variations in a young, expanding ocean basin (Cretaceous Central Atlantic). Cretaceous Res, 153:105681, 2024.
  • Ferrando C, G Borghini, C Sani, F Genske, M Ligi, A Stracke, A Sanfilippo. Deep segregation and crystallization of ultra-depleted melts in the sub-ridge mantle. Chem Geol, 643, 121840, 2024. FrrandoEtAl2024-ChemicalGeology.pdf
  • Sanfilippo A, M Bonazzi, Y Cai., N Rasul, L Vigliotti, M Ligi. The role of the Nubian-Arabian shield mantle in the Cenozioc magmatism of western Arabia, in Rifting and Sediments in the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf Region, Francis & Taylor, 2024.


Presentations and organization of thematic sessions at conferences


  • Basch V, Sani C, Sanfilippo A et al. Crustal accretion in a back-arc slow-spreading ridge. #gold2020.141, Goldschmidt 2020.
  • Belmonte D. Computational mineralogy: from atomic to global-scale processes. Convegno SIMP-AIC, Pavia 14 Giugno 2019 (invited).
  • Belmonte D. Thermodynamics, elasticity and phase stability of grossite at high pressure and temperature. MISCA V 2019 – Napoli, 4-7/09/2019 (invited).
  • Belmonte D. Thermodynamics and melting phase relations of MgSiO3 polymorphs. 11th Silicate Melt Workshop, La Petite Pierre, 1-5/10/2019 (invited).
  • Brunelli D, Maia M, Cipriani A, Bonatti E, Ligi M, Seyler M. The Interplay between Mantle fertility and Low Melting Lithologies Defines Crustal Thickness and Tectonic Style at Slow/Ultraslow Spreading Ridges. #T13A-03, AGU Fall Meeting 2019 (invited).
  • Dick HJ, Zhou H, Koepke J, Tivey M, Cheadle MJ, Salters VJM, Alodia G, Bröcker M, Brunelli D et al. Mapping the Mantle on the Marion Rise. #T13A-01, AGU Fall Meeting 2019.

Congresso SIMP-SGI-SoGeI, Parma, 16-19/09/2019

Session S1 Conveners: Mazzuchelli M, Gilio M, Scambelluri M, Belmonte D

Session S11 Conveners: Bonatti E, Ottonello G

  • Belmonte D. Ab initio thermodynamics of deep mantle phase transitions and seismic discontinuities: the role of MgSiO3 polymorphs
  • Li P, Xia Q-K, Dallai L, Bonatti E, Brunelli D, Cipriani A, Ligi M. H2O Enrichement in Residual Mantle Peridotites at a Mid-Atlantic Ridge Segment
  • Ottonello G, Belmonte D, Vetuschi Zuccolini M. Thermochemistry of silicate melts in high-rank simplexes: the new HPA model
  • Vetuschi Zuccolini M, Ottonello G, Belmonte D. TRIangular DIagram and deSCENT line analysis

Session S12 Conveners: Borghini G, Palmiotto C, Sanfilippo A

  • Bonatti E. Early days of the plate tectonics revolution
  • Brunelli D, Maia M, Ligi M, Bonatti E, Briais A, Campos T, Ceuleneer G, Cipriani A, Cuffaro M, Gregory E, Hamelin C, Jbara R, Kaczmarek M-A, Lombardi F, Moreira S, Mougel B, Petracchini L, Puzenat V, Revillon S, Seyler M, Soltanmohammadi A, Verhoest L, Trivellato T, Wang Z. Cold spots at Mid Ocean Ridges help revealing mantle heterogeneity
  • Ligi M, Bonatti E, Brunelli D, Cuffaro M. Global Seafloor Spreading Variations and the Evolution of Seawater Composition since the Mesozoic
  • Verhoest L, Brunelli D, Hemond C, Bonatti E, Ligi M, Cipriani A. Mantle source heterogeneity in the Equatorial Mid Atlantic Ridge

Congresso EGU2020, online, 4-8/05/2020

Session TS8.1 Conveners Duarte J, Maia M, Rodriguez M, Brunelli D, Hanan B

  • Maia M, D Brunelli. The Eastern Romanche ridge-transform intersection: slow spreading under extreme low mantle temperatures. Preliminary results of the SMARTIES cruise, #EGU2020-10314
  • Yu ZC, S Singh, E Gregory, W Crawford, M Maia, D Brunelli. Microseismicity constrains on the lithospheric structure at the ridge-transform intersection at the Romanche Transform Fault and Mid-Atlantic Ridge, #EGU2020-6006


  • Belmonte D, F Cámara, P Lotti, M Merlini, M La Fortezza. Thermodynamics, elasticity and phase stability of grossite (CaAl4O7) at HP-HT. EMPG-XVII, Potsdam, 1-3/3/ 2021.
  • La Fortezza M, D Belmonte. Towards ab initio physically-consistent thermodynamic dataset for deep mantle phases: the case of Mg2SiO4 ringwoodite. Oral presentation. MEREMA 2nd Edition, International School on Mantle Dynamics, Sestri Levante (Italy). 24-29 October 2021.
  • Sanfilippo A. Deep Ocean drilling in lower crust and mantle: why should we go further?. IODP-Italia Webinar 14/05/2021
  • Verhoest L, C Hemond, P Nonnotte, A Cipriani, F Lugli, M Maia, D Brunelli. Cold Spots as a Tool to Reveal Short-Scale Mantle Heterogeneities. AGU Fall Meeting, 13-17/12/2021.

Virtual Meeting GLOM2021, 12/02/2021

  • Bickert M, M Cannat, A Tommasi, S Jammes, L Lavier, D Brunelli. Strain localization at the root of detachment faults: a microstructural study.
  • Skolotnev S, C Ferrando, A Sanfilippo, A.A. Peyve and the S50 Science Party. Sea-floor spreading at the Charlie Gibbs Transform system (52-53ºN, Mid Atlantic Ridge): Preliminary results from A.N. Strakhov Expedition S50.

Congresso EGU2021, online, 19-30/04/2021

  • Basch V, A Sanfilippo, L Vigliotti, A Langone, N Rasul, S. AlNomani, A. AlTharowi, A. Jerais, M. Ligi. Crustal contamination and hybridization of an embryonic oceanic crust during the Red Sea rifting: An example from the Tihama Asir igneous complex, Saudi Arabia, #EGU2021-9474
  • McClay K, B Bosworth, S Khalil, M Ligi, D. Stockli. The Northern Red Sea - a model for rifting leading to continental break-up, #EGU2021-71
  • Sanfilippo A, S. Skolotnev, A. Peyve and the A.N. Strakhov Expedition S50 Science Party. Geology of the Charlie Gibbs transform system (52-53ºN, Mid Atlantic Ridge): preliminary results from Akademik Nikolaj Strakhov Expedition S50, #EGU2021-11160.
  • Sani C, A Sanfilippo, NMA. Rasul, L Vigliotti, N Widinly, AS AlQutub, A Osemi, M Ligi. Hidden but ubiquitous: the pre-rift continental mantle in the Red Sea region, #EGU2021-10863

Webinar IGAG-CNR Aprile 2021 (Oceanic transform faults)

  • Ligi M. Trasformi oceaniche lente e a grande dislocazione: una nuova classe di limiti di placca, 06/04/2021
  • Sanfilippo A. Variable oceanic lithosphere-forming processes in the vicinity of the Doldrums Fracture Zone, Mid Atlantic Ridge, 13/04/2021
  • Cuffaro M. Mantle thermal structure at the Vema transform fault (Mid Atlantic Ridge) by numerical solutions and geophysical constraints, 20/04/2021
  • Brunelli D. The end member of Oceanic detachment at an ultracold Ridge-Megatransform intersection: the Eastern Romanche tectonomagmatic region, 27/04/2021

Invited seminar University of Genova (07/05/2021)

  • Basch V, A Sanfilippo, M Ligi. Formation of the oceanic crust at slow-spreading ridges: understanding megatransform systems (I)
  • Ferrando C. Formation of the oceanic crust at slow-spreading ridges: understanding the megatransform systems (II)

BeGEO, I° Congresso Naz. Giovani GeoScienziati, Napoli, 7-10/10/2021

  • La Fortezza M, D Belmonte. Ab initio thermodynamics of minerals at deep Earth’s conditions: the case of ringwoodite.
  • Bickert M, M Cannat, A Tommasi, S Jammes, L Lavier, D Brunelli. Strain localization in oceanic detachment faults: the extreme case of a magma-starved slow spreading ridge.
  • La Fortezza M, D. Belmonte. Towards ab initio physically-consistent thermodynamic dataset for deep mantle phases: the case of Mg2SiO4 ringwoodite
  • Verhoest L, A Cipriani, C Hémond, F Lombardi, F Lugli, P Nonnotte, M Maia, D Brunelli. Using of cold mantle region to unveil short-scale mantle heterogeneities


  • Urann B, C Sun, D Brunelli. Modulation of Mid-Ocean Ridge Basalt and Abyssal Peridotite H2O Abundances by Melt-Penetration and Diffusive Equilibration. AGU Fall Meeting 2022, DI22A-02

EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-27/05/2022

  • A Sanfilippo, S Skolotnev, M Ligi, A Peyve. Seafloor spreading modes across the Charlie Gibbs transform system (52° N, Mid Atlantic Ridge)
  • C Sani, A Sanfilippo, AA Payve, F Genske, A Stracke. Kilometre-scale isotopic heterogeneity in abyssal peridotites from the Doldrums Fracture Zone (Mid Atlantic Ridge, 7-8ºN)

1° Congresso Nazionale della Società Geochimica Italiana, Genova, 05-08/07/2022

Chair del Congresso, Comitato Scientifico e Comitato Organizzatore: Belmonte D

  • La Fortezza M, Belmonte D. Stability and metastability of MgSiO3 pyroxenes at deep mantle conditions: new insights from ab initio calculations

Goldschmidt Conference 2022, Hawai’i, Honolulu, USA, 11-15/07/2022

  • Motoki KF, TFC Campos, S Sichel, EM Fonseca, M Maia, D Brunelli, L Barão, JV Neto, T Vargas, P Szatmari, AMR Neiva, A Motoki. Compressive tectonics recorded in the joint system of the St. Peter and St. Paul Archipelago, Equatorial Atlantic Ocean
  • Owens JD, SM Newby, S Li, TR Them, G Bonacina, A Sanfilippo. Spatiotemporal redox variability enveloping an Oceanic Anoxic Event
  • A Sanfilippo Vanishing traces of mantle heterogeneity in the oceanic crust

Congresso AIC-SILS 2022, Trieste, 12-15/09/2022

Comitato Scientifico: Belmonte D

Session MS-04 Conveners: Belmonte D, Giuli G

  • La Fortezza M, Belmonte D, Menescardi F. Ab initio thermodynamics of MgSiO3 protoenstatite at HT-HP conditions.
  • Menescardi ., Ceresoli D, Belmonte D. Molecular dynamics strategies to determine the melting curve of CaO – Premio per la miglior presentazione orale assegnato dal Cambridge Crystallographic Data Center.

Congresso SGI-SIMP 2022, Torino, 19-21/09/2022

Comitato Organizzatore: Belmonte D.

  • La Fortezza M, Belmonte D. Ab initio thermodynamics of MgSiO3 protoenstatite at high temperatures and implications for planetary processes.

Conferenza Rittmann 2022, Catania, 29/09/2022-01/10/2022

  • Belmonte D. Assessing the role of equilibrium thermodynamics in magma evolution by molecular dynamics and phase diagram calculations.


ECORD MagellanPlus Workshop “MAREXKUS”, Roma, Italy, 1-3/03/20’23

Comitato Organizzatore: Sanfilippo A, Cuffaro M

EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28/04/2023

  • Belmonte D, M La Fortezza., F Menescardi. Ab initio-assisted computational thermodynamics: a modern approach to phase diagram calculation at planetary conditions #EGU23-14346
  • Bickert M, MA Kaczmarek, M Maia, D Brunelli. Fluid-assisted deformation processes at the roots of oceanic transform faults
  • Grenet L, M Maia, C Hamelin, A Briais, D Brunelli. Construction of the neo-volcanic area of a slow-spreading ridge in a cold mantle context: Mid-Atlantic Ridge Eastern Intersection with Romanche Transform Fault
  • La Fortezza M., Belmonte D. Ab initio thermodynamics and phase stability of MgSiO3 pyroxene polymorphs: new insights on protoenstatite #EGU23-12045
  • Maia M, A Briais, L Petracchini, M Cuffaro, M Ligi, D Brunelli, L Grenet, C Hamelin. Temporal variation in spreading processes at the Eastern Romanche-Mid-Atlantic Ridge intersection

SEP IODP Summer Meeting, June 2023

Comitato Organizzatore: Sanfilippo A

Goldschmidt Conference 2023, Lyon, France, 9-14/07/2023

  • Flahaut J, E Pelleter, M Maia, O Rouxel, J Langlade, S Cheron, A Boissier, D Brunelli. Geological, mineralogical, and geochemical characterization of an inactive ultramafic-hosted seafloor massive sulfide (SMS) deposit: Example of the RTI Romanche (MAR)
  • Motoki KF, TF Campos, S Sichel, JH Araujo, VFS Pastura, L Barão, EM Fonseca, M Maia, J Navoni, T Vargas, P Szatmari, D Brunelli. St. Peter and St. Paul archipelago, Equatorial Atlantic: your surface radiogenic heat flow suggest that is colder than the surroundings lithospheric Atlantic Ocean
  • Verhoest L, C Hémond, A Cipriani, P Nonnotte, M Maia, D Brunelli. Small-scale Mantle Heterogeneities revealed by Mid Ocean Ridge cold spots

Session 2e Convener: Sanfilippo A

  • Berno D, A Sanfilippo, M Bonazzi, J Fedorik, A Afifi. Post-accretion magmatic events in the Arabian Shield: insights from the Neoproterozoic Khamal intrusive complex
  • Ferrando C, G Borghini, C Sani, F Genske, A Stracke, A Sanfilippo. Deep segregations of ultra-depleted melts in abyssal pyroxenite layers
  • Sani C, A Sanfilippo, A Peyve, F Genske, A Stracke. Variable depletion signatures in the oceanic upper mantl

Congresso congiunto SIMP-SGI-SoGeI-AIV 2023, Potenza, 19-21/09/2023

Comitato Organizzatore: Belmonte D

  • La Fortezza M, D Belmonte. Stability and metastability of MgSiO3 pyroxenes at deep mantle conditions: new insights from ab initio calculations.