Publications

Books

FERRARIS G. (2008). Heterophyllosilicates, a potential source of nanolayers for materials science. In S. V. Krivovichev (ed.): Minerals as advanced materials I. Springer, pp. 157-163. http://www.springer.com/geosciences/mineralogy/book/978-3-540-77122-7
   
FERRARIS G. , MAKOVICKY E., MERLINO S. Crystallography of modular materials, Oxford University Press, 2004, 370 pp
   
FERRARIS G. , IVALDI G. Structural aspects of micas. In Mottana A., Sassi F.P, Thompson J.B. & Guggenheim S. (Eds.) Micas: Crystal Chemistry & Metamorphic Petrology. Reviews Miner. Geochem., 46, 117-153 (2002).
   
FERRARIS G. Mineral and inorganic crystals. In Giacovazzo C. (Ed.) Fundamentals of Crystallography, Oxford University Press, 503-584 (2002)
   
NESPOLO M., TAKEDA H., FERRARIS, G.. Crystallography of mica polytypes. In Merlino S. (Ed.): Modular aspects of minerals. Eötvös University Press, Budapest, 81-118 (1997). http://www.univie.ac.at/Mineralogie/EMU/
 
FERRARIS G. , CADONI, M. (2008). Recurrent complex modules instead of molecules in non-molecular compounds - describing and modelling modular inorganic structures. In J.C.A. Boeyens and J.F. Ogilvie (eds) Models, mysteries and magic of molecules. Springer, in press.
   
FERRARIS G. (2006). Heterophyllosilicates: prospects of technological applications. In A. M. Pystin (ed.): Problems of geology and mineralogy, Komy Institute of Geology, Syktyvkar, Russia, pp. 65-75
   
FERRARIS G. , MERLINO S. (Eds.) (2005). Micro- and mesoposorous mineral phases. Vol. 57 of Rev. Mineral. Geochem. Mineralogical Soc. America, Washington DC.
   
FERRARIS G. , GULA A. (2005). Polysomatic aspects of microporous minerals - Heterophyllosilicates, palysepioles and rhodesite-related structures. In G. Ferraris and S. Merlino (Eds.). Micro- and Mesoporous Mineral Phases. Rev. Mineral. Geochem., 57, 57, 69-104.
   
CHOPIN C., FERRARIS G. Mineral chemistry and mineral reactions in UHPM rocks. In D.A. Carswell and R. Compagnoni. (Eds.): Ultra-High pressure metamorphism. EMU Notes in Mineralogy, 5, 191-227 (2003).
   
FERRARIS G. Polysomatism as a tool for correlating properties and structure. In Merlino S. (Ed.): Modular aspects of minerals. Eötvös University Press, Budapest, 275-295 (1997).
   
   


Recent papers

     


2008

   
     
CURETTI, N., FERRARIS, G. , IVALDI, G. (2008). Correlation between crystallization pressure and structural parameters of phengites. Am. Min., 93, 451-455  
   
FERRARIS, G. (2008). Modular structures - The paradigmatic case of heterophyllosilicates. Z. Kristallogr., 223, 76-84.
 
   
FERRARIS, G. , BLOISE, A., CADONI, M. (2008)). Layered titanosilicates -A review and some results on the hydrothermal synthesis of bafertisite. Micropor. Mesopor. Materials, 107, 108-112.
 
     


2007

 
   
BLOISE, A., BARRESE, E., FERRARIS, G. (2007). Flux growth of straw-like rutile monocrystals. Cryst. Res. Technol., 43, 121-126;  
   
CURETTI, N., FERRARIS, G. , IVALDI, G. (2007). Correlation between crystallization pressure and structural parameters of phengites. Am. Mineral., submitted.
   
NÈMETH, P., FERRARIS, G. , KHOMYAKOV, A.P. (2007). Electron diffraction study and structure models of bykovaite and a new related member of the bafertisite series. Can. Mineral., submitted.
   
CADONI, M., FERRARIS, G. (2007). Microporous titanosilicates - Synthesis and structural characterization of a new orthorhombic-type labuntsovite, Eur. J. Mineral., in press.
   
FERRARIS, G. , BLOISE, A., CADONI, M. (2007)). Layered titanosilicates -A review and some results on the hydrothermal synthesis of bafertisite. Micropor. Mesopor. Materials, in press.  
   
NESPOLO, M., FERRARIS, G. (2007). Overlooked problems in manifold twins: twin misfit in zero-obliquity TLQS twinning and twin index calculation. Acta Cryst. A63 (2007) 278-286. PDF
 
2006  
   
BELLUSO, E., BELLIS, D., BRUNI B.M., CAPELLA, S., COVERIZZA, S., FERRARIS, G. , FORNERO, E., PALETTI, L., RINAUDO C. (2006). Studio preliminare sulla valutazione indiretta delle fibre inorganiche respirabili aerodisperse in Valle di Susa (Piemonte - Alpi Occidentali). Rend. Soc. Geol. It., 3, 41-45.
   
NESPOLO, M., FERRARIS, G. (2006). The derivation of twin laws in non-merohedric twins - Application to the analysis of hybrid twins. Acta Cryst. A62, 336-349. PDF
   
KRIVOVICHEV, S.V., CHERNYSHOV, D. YU., DOBELIN, N., ARMBRUSTER, TH., KAHLENBERG, V., KAINDL, R., FERRARIS, G. , TESSADRI, R., KALTENHAUSER, G. (2006). Crystal chemistry and polytypism of tyrolite. Am. Mineral., 91, 1378-1384.
   
KARTASHOV, P.M., FERRARIS, G. ., SOBOLEVA, S.V., CHUKANOV, N.V. (2006). Caryochroite, a new heterophyllosilicate mineral species related to nafertisite from the Lovozero massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Can. Min., 44, 1331-1339.
   
BELLUSO, E., BELLIS, D., FORNERO, E., CAPELLA, S., FERRARIS, G. , COVERIZZA, S. (2006). Assessment of inorganic fibre burden in biological samples by SEM-EDS. Microchim. Acta, 155, 95-100. PDF
   
BURKE, A.J., FERRARIS, G. (2006). New minerals approved in 2005 - Nomenclature modifications approved in 2005 by the Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names - International Mineralogical Association. Can. Mineral., 44, 547-552.
   
FERRARIS, G. (2006). Pillared materials from layer titanosilicates? Solid State Phenomena, 111, 47-50.
 
   
2005  
   
FERRARIS, G. (2005) - Micro- and Mesoporous Mineral Phases - Episodes, 28, 218-219.
   
KHOMYAKOV, A.P., MENSHIKOV, YU.P., FERRARIS, G. , NÉMETH, P., NECHELYUSTOV, G.N. (2005). Bykovaite, BaNa{(Na,Ti) 4 [(Ti,Nb) 2 (OH,O) 3 Si 4 O 14 ](OH,F) 2 }·3H 2 O, a new heterophyllosilicate from the Lovozero alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Zapiski VMO, 134(5), 40-49 (in Russian).
   
NÉMETH, P., FERRARIS, G. , RADNÓCZI, G., AGEEVA, O.A. (2005). TEM and X-ray study of syntactic intergrowths of epistolite, murmanite and shkatulkalite. Can. Min., 43, 45, 973-987. PDF
   
NESPOLO, M., FERRARIS, G. (2005). Hybrid twinning - A cooperative type of oriented crystal association. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie , 220, 317-323. PDF
 
   
2004  
   
PISCHEDDA, V., FERRARIS, G. , RAADE, G. (2004). (2005). Single-crystal X-ray diffraction study on neighborite (NaMgF3) from Gjerdingselva, Norway. N. Jb. Miner. Mh., 182, 23-29.
   
NESPOLO, M., FERRARIS, G. , DUROVIC S., TAKÉUCHI Y. (2004). Twins vs. modular crystal structures. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie , 219, 773-778. PDF
   
FERRARIS, G. , GULA, A., ZUBKOVVA N.V., PUSHCHAROVSKY, D. YU., GOBETCHIYA, E.R., PEKOV, I.V. (2004). The crystal structure of ilímaussite-(Ce), (Ba,Na) 10 K 3 Na 4.5 Ce 5 (Nb,Ti) 6 [Si 12 O 36 ][Si 9 O 18 (O,OH) 24 ]O 6 , and the "ilímaussite" problem. Can. Min., 42, 787-795. PDF
   
BURKE, E.A.J., FERRARIS, G. (2004). New minerals approved in 2003 nomenclature modifications approved in 2003 by the commission on new minerals and mineral names international mineralogical association. Can. Min., 42, 905-913 PDF
   
PEKOV I.V., CHUKANOV N.V., LEBEDEVA, Yu. S., PUSHCHAROVSKY, D.Yu., FERRARIS, G.. , GULA A., ZADOV A.E., NOVAKOVA A.A., PETERSEN, O.V. (2004). Potassicarfvedsonite, KNa 2 Fe 2+ 4 Fe 3+ Si 8 O 22 (OH) 2 , a K-dominant amphibole of the arfvedsonite series from the agpaitic pegmatites: mineral description and refinement of the crystal structure. N J. Miner. Mh., 555-574 PDF
   
NESPOLO M,, FERRARIS, G.. (2004). The oriented attachment mechanism in the formation of twins - a survey. Eur. J. Mineral., 16, 401-406.
   
CHUKANOV N.V., MOISEEV M.M., PEKOV I.V., LAZEBNIK K.A., RASTSVETAEVA R.K., ZAYAKINA N.V., FERRARIS, G.. , IVALDI G. Nabalamprophyllite Ba(Na,Ba){Na 3 Ti[Ti 2 O 2 Si 4 O 14 ](OH,F) 2 }, a new layer titanosilicate of the lamprophyllite group from Inagli and Kovdor alkaline-ultramafic massifs, Russia. Zapiski VMO, 133(1), 59-72. (In Russian).
   
NESPOLO M., FERRARIS, G.. (2004). Applied geminography - Symmetry analysis of twinned crystals and definition of twinning by reticular polyholohedry. Acta Cryst., A60, A60, 89-95 PDF
   
KHOMYAKOV A.P., DUSMATOV V.D., FERRARIS, G.. , GULA A., IVALDI G., NECHELYUSTOV G.N. Zirsilite-(Ce), (Na,?) 12 (Ce,Na) 3 Ca 6 Mn 3 Zr 3 Nb(Si 25 O73 )(OH) 3 (CO 3 )×H 2 O, and carbokentbrooksite, (Na,?) 12 (Na,Ce) 3 Ca 6 Mn 3 Zr 3 Nb(Si 25 O 73 )(OH) 3 (CO 3 )×H 2 O, two new eudialyte-group minerals from the Dara-i-Pioz alkaline massif, Tajikistan. Zapiski VMO, 132(5), 40-51. (In Russian).
 
   
2003  
   
CHUKANOV, N.V., SUBBOTIN, V.V., PEKOV, I.V., ZADOV, A.E., TSEPIN, A.I., ROZENBERG, K.A., RASTSVETAEVA, R.K., FERRARIS, G. (2003). Neskevaaraite-Fe, NaK 3 Fe(Ti,Nb) 4 (Si 4 O 12 ) 2 (OH,O) 4 ´6 H 2O - a new labuntsovite group mineral. New data on minerals, 38, 9-14. PDF
   
ALBERICO A., FERRANDO S., IVALDI G., FERRARIS, G.. (2003). X-ray single-crystal structure refinement of an OH-rich topaz from Sulu UHP terrane (Eastern China) Structural foundation of the correlation between cell parameters and fluorine content. Eur J. Mineral., 15, 875-881.
   
FERRARIS, G.. , BELLUSO, E., GULA, A., KHOMYAKOV, A.P., SOBOLEVA, S.V. (2003). The crystal structure of seidite-(Ce), Na4(Ce,Sr) 2 {Ti(OH) 2 (Si 8 O 18 )}(O,OH,F) 4 ×5H 2 O, a modular microporous titanosilicate of the rhodesite group. Can. Min., 41, 1183-1192 (2003). PDF 441 KB
     
BELLIS D., BELLUSO E., CAPELLA S., COVERIZZA S., FERRARIS, G.. Fibre minerali e carcinoma vescicole. Indagine morfologica e mineralogica in un soggetto non professionalmente esposto. Pathologica, 95, 157.161 (2003).  
     
GOBETCHIA E.R., PEKOV I.V., PUSHCHAROVSKY D.YU., FERRARIS, G.. , GULA A., ZUBKOVA N.V., CHUKANOV N.V. New data on vlasovite: refinement of the crystal structure and radiation damage during the X-ray experiment. Cryst. Reports, 48, 750-754 (2003). PDF 53 KB
     
Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula - Novel disordered sites in the vuoriyarvite subgroup structure. - N. Jb. Miner. Mh., pp. 461-480 (2003). PDF 395 KB
     
PEKOV I.V., CHUKANOV N.V., FERRARIS, G.. , GULA A., PUSHCHAROVSKY D.YU., ZADOV A.E. Tsepinite-Ca, (Ca,K,Na,?) 2 (Ti,Nb) 2 (Si 4 O 12 )(OH,O) 2 ×4H 2 O, a new mineral of the labuntsovite group from the  
     
FERRARIS, G.. , CIRIOTTI M.. From anorthite to vesuvianite: an excursion through the minerals first discovered in Italy. Episodes, 26(3), 256-258 (2003). PDF 65 KB
     
JOHNSEN O., FERRARIS, G.. , GAULT R.A., GRICE J.D., KAMPF A.R., PEKOV I.V. Nomenclature of eudialyte-group minerals - Report from the Eudialyte Nomenclature Subcommittee (ENS) of the IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names (CNMMN). Can. Min., 41, 785-794 (2003). PDF 978 KB
     
PEKOV I.V., CHUKANOV N.V., FERRARIS, G.. , IVALDI G., PUSHCHAROVSKY D.Yu., ZADOV A.E. Shirokshinite, K(NaMg 2 )Si 4 O 10 F 2 , a new mica with octahedral Na from Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula: descriptive data and structural disorder. Eur. J. Mineral., 15, 447-454 (2003).  
     
PAVESE A., CURETTI N., FERRARIS, G.. , IVALDI G., RUSSO U., IBBERSON R. Deprotonation and order-disorder reactions as a function of temperature in a phengite 3 T (Cima Pal, western Alps) by neutron diffraction and Mössbauer spectroscopy. Eur. Miner. J., 15, 357-363 (2003).  
     
PUSHCHAROVSKY D.YU., LEBEDEVA YU.S., PEKOV I.V, FERRARIS, G.. , NOVAKOVA A.A., IVALDI G. Crystal structure of magnesioferrikatophorite. Crystallogr. Report, 48, 16-23 (2003). PDF 255 KB
     
NESPOLO M., FERRARIS, G.. Geminography - The science of twinning applied to the early-stage derivation of non-merohedric twin laws. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie , 218, 178-181 (2003). PDF 66 KB
     
MENSHIKOV Yu. P., KHOMYAKOV A.P., FERRARIS, G.. , BELLUSO E., GULA A., KULCHITSKAYA E.A. Eveslogite, (Ca,K,Na,Sr,Ba) 48 [(Ti,Nb,Fe,Mn) 12 (OH) 12 Si 48 O 148 ](F,OH,Cl) 14 , a new mineral from the Khibina alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Zapiski VMO, 132(1), 59-67 (2003). (in Russian).  
     
KARTASHOV P.M., FERRARIS, G.. , IVALDI G., SOKOLOVA E., McCAMMON C. Ferriallanite-(Ce), CaCeFe 2+ AlFe 3+ (SiO 4 )(Si 2 O 7 )O(OH), a new member of the epidote group: description, X-ray and Mössbauer study. Can. Miner., 40, 1641-1648 (2002). + Erratum in Can. Min., 41, 829,830 (2003). PDF
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2002    
   
RAADE G., FERRARIS, G.. , GULA A., IVALDI G. Gjerdingenite-Fe from Norway, a new mineral species in the labuntsovite group: description, crystal structure and twinning. Can. Min., 40, 1629-1639 (2002). PDF
     
RAADE G., FERRARIS, G.. , GULA A., IVALDI G., BERNHARD F. Kristiansenite, a new calcium-scandium-tin sorosilicate from granite pegmatite in Tördal, Telemark, Norway. Min. Petr., 75, 89-99 (2002). PDF 123 KB
     
BRITVIN S.N., FERRARIS, G.. , IVALDI G., BOGDANOVA A.N., CHUKANOV N.V. Cattiite, Mg 3 (PO 4 ) 2 ×22H 2 O, a new mineral from Zhelezny Mine (Kovdor massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia). N. Jb. Miner., 160-168 (2002). PDF 120 KB
     
POPOVA V.I.., POPOV V.A., SOKOLOVA E.V., FERRARIS, G.. , CHUKANOV N.V. Kanonerovite MnNa 3 P 3 O 10 ×12H 2 O, first triphosphate mineral (Kazennitsa pegmatite, Middle Urals, Russia). N. Jb. Mineral. Mh., 117-127 (2002).
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ZUBKOVA N.V., PUSHCHAROVSKY D.Yu., IVALDI G., FERRARIS, G.. , PEKOV I.V., CHUKANOV N.V. Crystal structure of natrite, ?-Na 2 CO 3 . N. Jb. Miner. Mh., 85-96 (2002).
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2001    
     
FERRARIS G. , BELLUSO E., GULA A., SOBOLEVA S.V., AGEEVA O.A., BORUTSKII, B.E.A structural model of the layer titanosilicate bornemanite based on seidozerite and lomonosovite modules. Can. Mineral., 36, 1665-1675 (2001).  
     
FERRARIS G. , IVALDI G., PUSHCHAROVSKY D.Yu., ZUBKOVA N., PEKOV I.V. The crystal structure of delindeite, Ba 2 {(Na,K,?) 3 (Ti,Fe)[Ti 2 (O,OH) 4 Si 4 O 14 ](H 2 O,OH) 2 }, a member of the mero-plesiotype bafertisite series. Can. Mineral., 36, 1307-1316 (2001).  
     
NESPOLO M., FERRARIS G. Effects of the stacking faults on the calculated electron density of mica polytypes - The ?urovi? effect. Eur. J. Miner., 13, 1035-1045 (2001). PDF 363 KB
     
FERRARIS G. , GULA A, IVALDI G., NESPOLO M., RAADE R. Crystal structure of kristiansenite: a case of class IIB twinning by metric merohedry. Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie, 216, 442-448 (2001).  
     
2000    
     
FERRARIS G. , PRENCIPE M., SOKOLOVA E.V., GEKIMYANTS V.M., SPIRIDONOV E.M. Hydroxylclinohumite, a new member of the humite group: Twinning, crystal structure and crystal chemistry of the clinohumite subgroup. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie , 215, 169-173 (2000).  
     
NESPOLO M., FERRARIS G. Twinning by syngonic and metric merohedry. Analysis, classification and effects on the diffraction pattern. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie , 215, 77-81 (2000).  
     
NESPOLO M., FERRARIS G. , TAKEDA H. Twins and allotwins of basic mica polytypes: theoretical derivation and identification in the reciprocal space. Acta Cryst., A56, 132-148 (2000). PDF 915 KB
     
1999    
     
NESPOLO M., FERRARIS G. , DUROVIC S. OD character and twinning - Selective merohedry in class II merohedric twins of OD polytypes. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie , 214, 776-779 (1999).  
     
NESPOLO M., FERRARIS G. , TAKEDA H., TAKÉUCHI Y. Plesiotwinning: oriented associations based on a large coincidence-site lattice. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie , 214, 378-382 (1999).  
     
NESPOLO M., KOGURE T., FERRARIS G. Allotwinning: oriented crystal association of polytypes - Some warnings on consequences. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie , 214, 5-8 (1999).  
     
1998    
     
FERRARIS G. , KHOMYAKOV A.P., BELLUSO E., SOBOLEVA S.V. Kalifersite, a new alkaline silicate from Kola Peninsula (Russia) based on a palygorskite-sepiolite polysomatic series. Eur. J. Mineral., 10, 865-874 (1998).  
     
1997    
     
NESPOLO M., TAKEDA H., FERRARIS G. , KOGURE T. Composite twins of 1 M mica - Derivation and identification. Mineral. J., 19, 173-186 (1997).  
     
PAVESE A., CATTI M., FERRARIS G. , HULL S. P-V equation of state of portlandite, Ca(OH) 2 , from powder neutron diffraction data. Phys. Chem. Mineral. 24, 85-89 (1997).  
     
1996    
     
FERRARIS G. , IVALDI G., KHOMYAKOV A.P., SOBOLEVA S.V., BELLUSO E. & PAVESE A. Nafertisite, a layer titanosilicate member of a polysomatic series including mica. Eur. J. Mineral., 8, 241-249 (1996).  
     
1995    
     
CATTI M., FERRARIS G. , HULL S., PAVESE A. Static compression and H disorder in Mg(OH) 2 (brucite) to 11 GPa: a powder neutron diffraction study. Phys.Chem. Mineral., 22, 200-206 (1995).  
     
FERRARIS G. , IVALDI G., CHOPIN C. Magnesiodumortierite, a new mineral from very-high-pressure rocks (Western Alps). Part I: Crystal structure. Eur. J. Mineral.,7, 167-174 (1995).  
     
1994  
   
CATTI M., FERRARIS G. , HULL S., PAVESE A. Powder neutron diffraction study of 2 M 1 muscovite at room pressure and at 2 GPa. Eur. J. Mineral. 6, 171-178 (1994).  
   
1988  
   
FERRARIS G. , IVALDI G. Bond valence vs bond length in O-O hydrogen bonds. Acta Cryst B44, 341-3444 (1988).  
   
1986  
   
FERRARIS G. , MELLINI M., MERLINO S. Polysomatism and the classification of minerals. Rend. Soc. Ital. Miner. Petr. 41, 181-192 (1986).  
   
1985  
   
COMPAGNONI R., FERRARIS G. , MELLINI M. Carlosturanite, a new asbestiform rock-forming silicate from Val Varaita, Italy. Amer. Mineral.70, 767-772 (1985).  
   
1984  
   
FERRARIS G. , IVALDI G. X-OH and O-H...O bond lengths in protonated oxoanions. Acta Cryst. B40, 1-6 (1984).  
   
1983  
   
COMPAGNONI R., FERRARIS G. , FIORA L. Balangeroite, a new fibrous silicate related to gageite from Balangero, Italy. Amer. Mineral. 68, 214-219 (1983).  
   
1982  
   
CHIARI G., FERRARIS G. The water molecule in crystalline hydrates studied by neutron diffraction. Acta Cryst. B38, 2331-2341 (1982).  
   
1980  
   
CATTI M., CHIARI G., FERRARIS G. The structure of ferrarisite, Ca 5 (HAsO 4 ) 2 (AsO 4 ) 2 .9H 2 O: disorder, hydrogen bonding, and polymorphism with guerinite. Bull. Minéral. 103, 541-546 (1980).  
   
1978  
   
FERRARIS G. , FRANCHINI-ANGELA M., ORLANDI P. Canavesite a new carboborate mineral from Brosso, Italy. Can. Mineral. 16, 69-73 (1978).  
   
1976  
   
CATTI M., FERRARIS G. Very short hydrogen bonds and crystallographic symmetry. Acta Cryst. B32, 2754-2756 (1976).  
   
CATTI M.. FERRARIS G. Twinning by merohedry and X-ray crystal structure determination. Acta Cryst. A32, 163-165 (1976).  
   
1969  
   
FERRARIS G. The crystal structure of pharmacolite, CaH(AsO 4 ).2H 2 O. Acta Cryst. B25, 1544-1550 (1969).  
   
1966  
   
CALLERI M., FERRARIS G. , VITERBO D. The crystal and molecular structure of glyoxime. Acta Cryst. 20, 73-80 (1966).  
     
   
   


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