List of Publications

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  1. Fabbrizio A., Schmidt M.W., Petrelli M. (2021). Effect of fO2 on Eu partitioning between clinopyroxene, orthopyroxene and basaltic melt: Development of a Eu3+/Eu2+ oxybarometer. Chemical Geology, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2020.119967

  2. Viccaro M., Cannata A., Cannavo F., De Rosa R., Giuffrida M., Nicotra E., Petrelli M., Sacco G. (2021). Shallow conduit dynamics fuel the unexpected paroxysms of Stromboli volcano during the summer 2019. Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/s41598-020-79558-7

  3. Tommasini S., Bindi L., Petrelli M., Asimow P.D., Steinhardt P.J. (2021). Trace Element Conundrum of Natural Quasicrystals. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry, doi:10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00004

  4. Bonechi B., Perinelli C., Gaeta M., Fabbrizio A., Petrelli M., Strnad L. (2021). High pressure trace element partitioning between clinopyroxene and alkali basaltic melts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2021.04.023

  5. Razum I., Miko S., Ilijanic N., Petrelli M., Rohl U., Hasan O., Giaccio B. (2020). Holocene tephra record of Lake Veliko jezero, Croatia: implications for the central Mediterranean tephrostratigraphy and sea level rise. Boreas, doi:10.1111/bor.12446

  6. Caricchi L., Petrelli M., Bali E., Sheldrake T., Pioli L., Simpson G. (2020). A Data Driven Approach to Investigate the Chemical Variability of Clinopyroxenes From the 2014–2015 Holuhraun–Bárdarbunga Eruption (Iceland). Frontiers in Earth Science, doi:10.3389/feart.2020.00018

  7. Nazzareni S., Barbarossa V., Skogby H., Zanon V., Petrelli M. (2020). Magma water content of Pico Volcano (Azores Islands, Portugal): a clinopyroxene perspective. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, doi:10.1007/s00410-020-01728-7

  8. Del Carlo P., Smedile A., Petrelli M., Di Roberto A. (2020). Evidence for an unknown explosive eruption of Mt. Etna volcano (Italy) during the Late Glacial. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2020.106992

  9. Petrelli M., Caricchi L., Perugini D. (2020). Machine Learning Thermo-Barometry: Application to Clinopyroxene-Bearing Magmas. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, doi:10.1029/2020JB020130

  10. Di Roberto A., Colizza E., Del Carlo P., Petrelli M., Finocchiaro F., Kuhn G. (2019). First marine cryptotephra in Antarctica found in sediments of the western Ross Sea correlates with englacial tephras and climate records. Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/s41598-019-47188-3

  11. Jankovics M.E., Sagi T., Astbury R.L., Petrelli M., Kiss B., Ubide T., Nemeth K., Ntaflos T., Harangi S. (2019). Olivine major and trace element compositions coupled with spinel chemistry to unravel the magmatic systems feeding monogenetic basaltic volcanoes. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2018.11.027

  12. Arzilli F., Morgavi D., Petrelli M., Polacci M., Burton M., Di Genova D., Spina L., La Spina G., Hartley M.E., Romero J.E., Fellowes J., Diaz-Alvarado J., Perugini D. (2019). The unexpected explosive sub-Plinian eruption of Calbuco volcano (22–23 April 2015; southern Chile): Triggering mechanism implications. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.04.006

  13. Ferrando S., Petrelli M., Frezzotti M.L. (2019). Gradual and selective trace-element enrichment in slab-released fluids at sub-arc depths. Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/s41598-019-52755-9

  14. Tzifas I.T., Papadopoulos A., Misaelides P., Godelitsas A., Gottlicher J., Tsikos H., Gamaletsos P.N., Luvizotto G., Karydas A.G., Petrelli M., Noli F., Kantarelou V., Kontofakas A., Hatzidimitriou A. (2019). New insights into mineralogy and geochemistry of allanite-bearing Mediterranean coastal sands from Northern Greece. Chemie der Erde, doi:10.1016/j.chemer.2019.05.002

  15. Stabile P., Bello M., Petrelli M., Paris E., Carroll M.R. (2019). Vitrification treatment of municipal solid waste bottom ash. Waste Management, doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2019.06.021

  16. Lenaz D., Lughi V., Perugini D., Petrelli M., Turco G., Schmitz B. (2019). MgAl2O4 spinels from Allende and NWA 763 carbonaceous chondrites: Structural refinement, cooling history, and trace element contents. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, doi:10.1111/maps.13400

  17. Nazzareni S., Nestola F., Zanon V., Bindi L., Scricciolo E., Petrelli M., Zanatta M., Mariotto G., Giuli G. (2019). Discovery of moissanite in a peralkaline syenite from the Azores Islands. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2018.10.036

  18. Rossi S., Petrelli M., Morgavi D., Vetere F.P., Almeev R.R., Astbury R.L., Perugini D. (2019). Role of magma mixing in the pre-eruptive dynamics of the Aeolian Islands volcanoes (Southern Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy). Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2018.11.004

  19. Gonzalez-Garcia D., Vetere F., Behrens H., Petrelli M., Morgavi D., Perugini D. (2019). Interdiffusion of major elements at 1 atmosphere between natural shoshonitic and rhyolitic melts. American Mineralogist, doi:10.2138/am-2019-6997

  20. Landi P., La Felice S., Petrelli M., Vezzoli L.M., Principe C. (2019). Deciphering textural and chemical zoning of K-feldspar megacrysts from Mt. Amiata Volcano (Southern Tuscany, Italy): Insights into the petrogenesis and abnormal crystal growth. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2018.11.032

  21. Laeger K., Petrelli M., Morgavi D., Lustrino M., Pimentel A., Paredes-Marino J., Astbury R.L., Kueppers U., Porreca M., Perugini D. (2019). Pre-eruptive conditions and triggering mechanism of the ~ 16 ka Santa Bárbara explosive eruption of Sete Cidades Volcano (São Miguel, Azores). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, doi:10.1007/s00410-019-1545-y

  22. Paoli G., Dini A., Petrelli M., Rocchi S. (2019). Hfse-ree transfer mechanisms during metasomatism of a late miocene peraluminous granite intruding a carbonate host (Campiglia marittima, tuscany). Minerals, doi:10.3390/min9110682

  23. Petrosino P., Arienzo I., Mazzeo F.C., Natale J., Petrelli M., Milia A., Perugini D., D'Antonio M. (2019). The San Gregorio Magno lacustrine basin (Campania, southern Italy): improved characterization of the tephrostratigraphic markers based on trace elements and isotopic data. Journal of Quaternary Science, doi:10.1002/jqs.3107

  24. Lenaz D., Princivalle F., De Min A., Petrelli M., Caldeira R., Marzoli A., Mata J., Perugini D., Youbi N., Boumehdi M.A., Ahmadi Ben Said I.A. (2019). A comparison between the sub-continental lithospheric mantle of Libya, Morocco and Cameroon: Evidences from structural data and trace element of mantle xenolith Cr-diopsides. Journal of African Earth Sciences, doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2019.103521

  25. Astbury R.L., Petrelli M., Ubide T., Stock M.J., Arienzo I., D'Antonio M., Perugini D. (2018). Tracking plumbing system dynamics at the Campi Flegrei caldera, Italy: High-resolution trace element mapping of the Astroni crystal cargo. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2018.08.033

  26. Mercurio M., Rossi M., Izzo F., Cappelletti P., Germinario C., Grifa C., Petrelli M., Vergara A., Langella A. (2018). The characterization of natural gemstones using non-invasive FT-IR spectroscopy: New data on tourmalines. Talanta, doi:10.1016/j.talanta.2017.09.030

  27. Petrelli M., El Omari K., Spina L., Le Guer Y., La Spina G., Perugini D. (2018). Timescales of water accumulation in magmas and implications for short warning times of explosive eruptions. Nature Communications, doi:10.1038/s41467-018-02987-6

  28. Vezzoni S., Biagioni C., D'Orazio M., Pieruccioni D., Galanti Y., Petrelli M., Molli G. (2018). Evidence of Permian magmatism in the Alpi Apuane metamorphic complex (Northern Apennines, Italy): New hints for the geological evolution of the basement of the Adria plate. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2018.08.003

  29. Gonzalez-Garcia D., Petrelli M., Behrens H., Vetere F., Fischer L.A., Morgavi D., Perugini D. (2018). Diffusive exchange of trace elements between alkaline melts: Implications for element fractionation and timescale estimations during magma mixing. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2018.05.003

  30. D'Amato R., Petrelli M., Proietti P., Onofri A., Regni L., Perugini D., Businelli D. (2018). Determination of changes in the concentration and distribution of elements within olive drupes (cv. Leccino) from Se biofortified plants, using laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, doi:10.1002/jsfa.9030

  31. Roberto A.D., Smedile A., Del Carlo P., De Martini P.M., Iorio M., Petrelli M., Pantosti D., Pinzi S., Todrani A. (2018). Tephra and cryptotephra in a ~ 60,000-year-old lacustrine sequence from the fucino basin: New insights into the major explosive events in Italy. Bulletin of Volcanology, doi:10.1007/s00445-018-1200-x

  32. Del Carlo P., Di Roberto A., D'Orazio M., Petrelli M., Angioletti A., Zanchetta G., Maggi V., Daga R., Nazzari M., Rocchi S. (2018). Late Glacial-Holocene tephra from southern Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego (Argentina, Chile): A complete textural and geochemical fingerprinting for distal correlations in the Southern Hemisphere. Quaternary Science Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.07.028

  33. Arzilli F., Fabbrizio A., Schmidt M.W., Petrelli M., Maimaiti M., Dingwell D.B., Paris E., Burton M., Carroll M.R. (2018). The effect of diffusive re-equilibration time on trace element partitioning between alkali feldspar and trachytic melts. Chemical Geology, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.07.035

  34. Fabbrizio A., Gaeta M., Carroll M.R., Petrelli M. (2018). Sulfur and REE zoning in apatite: The example of the Colli Albani magmatic system. European Journal of Mineralogy, doi:10.1127/ejm/2018/0030-2701

  35. Zucchini A., Petrelli M., Frondini F., Petrone C.M., Sassi P., Di Michele A., Palmerini S., Trippella O., Busso M. (2018). Chemical and mineralogical characterization of the mineo (Sicily, Italy) pallasite: A unique sample. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, doi:10.1111/maps.13002

  36. Palmerini S., Trippella O., Busso M., Vescovi D., Petrelli M., Zucchini A., Frondini F. (2018). s-Processing from MHD-induced mixing and isotopic abundances in presolar SiC grains. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2017.05.030

  37. Rapa G., Groppo C., Rolfo F., Petrelli M., Mosca P., Perugini D. (2017). Titanite-bearing calc-silicate rocks constrain timing, duration and magnitude of metamorphic CO2 degassing in the Himalayan belt. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2017.09.024

  38. Laeger K., Petrelli M., Andronico D., Misiti V., Scarlato P., Cimarelli C., Taddeucci J., Del Bello E., Perugini D. (2017). High-resolution geochemistry of volcanic ash highlights complex magma dynamics during the Eyjafjallajökull 2010 eruption. American Mineralogist, doi:10.2138/am-2017-5860

  39. Vetere F., Rossi S., Namur O., Morgavi D., Misiti V., Mancinelli P., Petrelli M., Pauselli C., Perugini D. (2017). Experimental constraints on the rheology, eruption, and emplacement dynamics of analog lavas comparable to Mercury's northern volcanic plains. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, doi:10.1002/2016JE005181

  40. Lenaz D., Musco M.E., Petrelli M., Caldeira R., De Min A., Marzoli A., Mata J., Perugini D., Princivalle F., Boumehdi M.A., Bensaid I.A.A., Youbi N. (2017). Restitic or not? Insights from trace element content and crystal — Structure of spinels in African mantle xenoliths. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2017.02.012

  41. Rossi S., Petrelli M., Morgavi D., Gonzalez-Garcia D., Fischer L.A., Vetere F., Perugini D. (2017). Exponential decay of concentration variance during magma mixing: Robustness of a volcanic chronometer and implications for the homogenization of chemical heterogeneities in magmatic systems. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2017.06.022

  42. Gonzalez-Garcia D., Behrens H., Petrelli M., Vetere F., Morgavi D., Zhang C., Perugini D. (2017). Water-enhanced interdiffusion of major elements between natural shoshonite and high-K rhyolite melts. Chemical Geology, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.05.023

  43. Paredes-Marino J., Dobson K.J., Ortenzi G., Kueppers U., Morgavi D., Petrelli M., Hess K.-U., Laeger K., Porreca M., Pimentel A., Perugini D. (2017). Enhancement of eruption explosivity by heterogeneous bubble nucleation triggered by magma mingling. Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-17098-3

  44. Sparice D., Scarpati C., Mazzeo F.C., Petrosino P., Arienzo I., Gisbert G., Petrelli M. (2017). New proximal tephras at Somma-Vesuvius: evidences of a pre-caldera, large (?) explosive eruption. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2017.02.004

  45. Petrelli M., Bizzarri R., Morgavi D., Baldanza A., Perugini D. (2017). Combining machine learning techniques, microanalyses and large geochemical datasets for tephrochronological studies in complex volcanic areas: New age constraints for the Pleistocene magmatism of central Italy. Quaternary Geochronology, doi:10.1016/j.quageo.2016.12.003

  46. Petrelli M., El Omari K., Le Guer Y., Perugini D. (2016). Effects of chaotic advection on the timescales of cooling and crystallization of magma bodies at mid crustal levels. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi:10.1002/2015GC006109

  47. Petrelli M., Perugini D. (2016). Solving petrological problems through machine learning: the study case of tectonic discrimination using geochemical and isotopic data. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, doi:10.1007/s00410-016-1292-2

  48. D'Antonio M., Mariconte R., Arienzo I., Mazzeo F.C., Carandente A., Perugini D., Petrelli M., Corselli C., Orsi G., Principato M.S., Civetta L. (2016). Combined Sr-Nd isotopic and geochemical fingerprinting as a tool for identifying tephra layers: Application to deep-sea cores from Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Chemical Geology, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.09.022

  49. Petrelli M., Laeger K., Perugini D. (2016). High spatial resolution trace element determination of geological samples by laser ablation quadrupole plasma mass spectrometry: implications for glass analysis in volcanic products. Geosciences Journal, doi:10.1007/s12303-016-0007-z

  50. Rocchi S., Di Vincenzo G., Dini A., Petrelli M., Vezzoni S. (2015). Time-space focused intrusion of genetically unrelated arc magmas in the early Paleozoic Ross-Delamerian Orogen (Morozumi Range, Antarctica). Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.06.006

  51. Perugini D., De Campos C.P., Petrelli M., Morgavi D., Vetere F.P., Dingwell D.B. (2015). Quantifying magma mixing with the Shannon entropy: Application to simulations and experiments. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.09.008

  52. Vetere F., Petrelli M., Morgavi D., Perugini D. (2015). Dynamics and time evolution of a shallow plumbing system: The 1739 and 1888-90 eruptions, Vulcano Island, Italy. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.09.024

  53. Perugini D., De Campos C.P., Petrelli M., Dingwell D.B. (2015). Concentration variance decay during magma mixing: A volcanic chronometer. Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/srep14225

  54. El Omari K., Le Guer Y., Perugini D., Petrelli M. (2015). Cooling of a Magmatic System Under Thermal Chaotic Mixing. Pure and Applied Geophysics, doi:10.1007/s00024-014-1029-y

  55. Petrelli M., Perugini D., Poli G. (2011). Transition to chaos and implications for time-scales of magma hybridization during mixing processes in magma chambers. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2011.02.007

  56. Perugini D., Poli G., Petrelli M., de Campos C.P., Dingwell D.B. (2010). Time-scales of recent Phlegrean Fields eruptions inferred from the application of a 'diffusive fractionation' model of trace elements. Bulletin of Volcanology, doi:10.1007/s00445-009-0329-z

  57. Frezzotti M.L., Ferrando S., Peccerillo A., Petrelli M., Tecce F., Perucchi A. (2010). Chlorine-rich metasomatic H2O-CO2 fluids in amphibole-bearing peridotites from Injibara (Lake Tana region, Ethiopian plateau): Nature and evolution of volatiles in the mantle of a region of continental flood basalts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2010.02.007

  58. Piochi M., De Astis G., Petrelli M., Ventura G., Sulpizio R., Zanetti A. (2009). Constraining the recent plumbing system of Vulcano (Aeolian Arc, Italy) by textural, petrological, and fractal analysis: The 1739 A.D. Pietre Cotte lava flow. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi:10.1029/2008GC002176

  59. Ferrando S., Frezzotti M.L., Petrelli M., Compagnoni R. (2009). Metasomatism of continental crust during subduction: The UHP whiteschists from the Southern Dora-Maira Massif (Italian Western Alps). Journal of Metamorphic Geology, doi:10.1111/j.1525-1314.2009.00837.x

  60. Gemelli M., Rocchi S., Di Vincenzo G., Petrelli M. (2009). Accretion of juvenile crust at the Early Palaeozoic Antarctic margin of Gondwana: Geochemical and geochronological evidence from granulite xenoliths. Terra Nova, doi:10.1111/j.1365-3121.2009.00868.x

  61. Petrelli M., Perugini D., Alagna K.E., Poli G., Peccerillo A. (2008). Spatially resolved and bulk trace element analysis by laser ablation - Inductively coupled plasma - Mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS). Periodico di Mineralogia, doi:10.2451/2008PM0001

  62. Perugini D., De Campos C.P., Dingwell D.B., Petrelli M., Poli G. (2008). Trace element mobility during magma mixing: Preliminary experimental results. Chemical Geology, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.06.032

  63. Perugini D., Petrelli M., Poli G. (2008). A virtual voyage through 3D structures generated by chaotic mixing of magmas and numerical simulations: A new approach for understanding spatial and temporal complexity of magma dynamics. Visual Geosciences, doi:10.1007/s10069-006-0004-x

  64. Alagna K.E., Petrelli M., Perugini D., Poli G. (2008). Micro-analytical zircon and monazite U-Pb isotope dating by laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-quadrupole mass spectrometry. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, doi:10.1111/j.1751-908X.2008.00866.x

  65. Di Bella M., Russo S., Petrelli M., Peccerillo A. (2008). Origin and evolution of the Pleistocene magmatism of Linosa Island (Sicily channel, Italy). European Journal of Mineralogy, doi:10.1127/0935-1221/2008/0020-1832

  66. Petrelli M., Caricchi L., Ulmer P. (2007). Application of high spatial resolution laser ablation ICP-MS to crystal-melt trace element partition coefficient determination. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, doi:10.1111/j.1751-908X.2007.00825.x

  67. Perugini D., Petrelli M., Poli G. (2007). Influence of landscape morphology and vegetation cover on the sampling of mixed plutonic bodies. Mineralogy and Petrology, doi:10.1007/s00710-006-0173-1

  68. Petrelli M., Perugini D., Poli G., Peccerillo A. (2007). Graphite electrode lithium tetraborate fusion for trace element determination in bulk geological samples by laser ablation ICP-MS. Microchim. Acta, doi:10.1007/s00604-006-0731-6

  69. Petrelli M., Perugini D., Poli G. (2006). Time-scales of hybridisation of magmatic enclaves in regular and chaotic flow fields: Petrologic and volcanologic implications. Bulletin of Volcanology, doi:10.1007/s00445-005-0007-8

  70. Perugini D., Petrelli M., Poli G. (2006). Analysis of concentration patterns in volcanic rocks: Insights into dynamics of highly explosive volcanic eruptions. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, doi:10.1016/j.physa.2006.02.023

  71. Perugini D., Petrelli M., Poli G. (2006). Diffusive fractionation of trace elements by chaotic mixing of magmas. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.01.026

  72. Petrelli M., Poli G., Perugini D., Peccerillo A. (2005). PetroGraph: A new software to visualize, model, and present geochemical data in igneous petrology. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi:10.1029/2005GC000932

  73. Perugini D., Ventura G., Petrelli M., Poli G. (2004). Kinematic significance of morphological structures generated by mixing of magmas: A case study from Salina Island (southern Italy). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2004.03.038

  74. Petrelli M., Perugini D., Moroni B., Poli G. (2003). Determination of travertine provenance from ancient buildings using self-organizing maps and fuzzy logic. Applied Artificial Intelligence, doi:10.1080/713827251