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Dipartimento di Fisica e Scienze della Terra


Petrology Group - Research Lines

  • Mantle petrology and geochemistry
  • Petrology and geochemistry of volcanic rocks with the aim to study modalities of formation, transport and eruption of magmas on the Earth’s surface
  • Petrologic study of different types of rocks with particular reference to the fluids responsible for their formation and evolution
  • Petrology and geochemistry of the oceanic lithosphere 
  • Petrology, geochemistry and metamorphic evolution of lower continental crust
  • Study of mineralization and ore deposits in alkaline rocks, ophiolites and rocks from orogenic environment, with particular reference to the composition, origin and role of fluids responsible for mineralization
  • Crustal anatexis