INDIMEDEA Publications

1) Dobson D.P., Miyajima N., Nestola F., Alvaro M., Casati N., Liebske C., Wood I.G., Walker A.M. (2013) Strong inheritance of texture between perovskite and post-perovskite in the D'' layer. Nature Geoscience, 6, 575-578.

2) Shirey S.B., Cartigny P., Frost D.J., Keshav S., Nestola F., Nimis P., Pearson D.G., Sobolev N.V., Walter M.J. (2013) Diamonds and the geology of mantle carbon. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 75, 355-421.

3) Woodland A.B., Schollenbruch K., Koch M., Boffa Ballaran T., Angel R.J., Frost D.J. (2013) Fe4O5 and its solid solutions in several simple systems. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 166, 1677-1686.

4) Yu Y.G., Angel R.J., Ross N.L., Gibbs G.V. (2013) Pressure impact on the structure, elasticity, and electron density distribution of CaSi2O5. Physical Review B, 87(18), 184112.

5) Alvaro M., Nestola F., Ross N.L., Domeneghetti M.C., Reznitsky L. (2014) High pressure behavior of thiospinel CuCr2S4. American Mineralogist, 99, 908-913.

6) Angel R.J., Gonzalez-Platas J., Alvaro M. (2014) EosFit7c and a Fortran module (library) for equation of state calculations. Zeitschrift fuer Kristallographie, 229, 405-419.

7) Angel R.J., Mazzucchelli M.L., Alvaro M., Nimis P., Nestola F. (2014) Geobarometry from host-inclusion systems: the role of elastic relaxation. American Mineralogist, 99(10), 2146-2149.

8) Bruno M., Massaro F.R., Prencipe M., Demichelis R., De La Pierre M., Nestola F. (2014) Ab initio calculations of the main crystal surfaces of forsterite (Mg2SiO4): a preliminary study to understand the nature of geochemical processes at the olivine interface. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118, 2498-2506.

9) De La Pierre M., Bruno M., Manfredotti C., Nestola F., Prencipe M. (2014) The (100),(110) and (111) surfaces of diamond: an ab initio B3LYP study. Molecular Physics, 112, 1030-1039.

10) Ferrari S., Nestola F., Massironi M., Maturilli A., Helbert J., Alvaro M., Domeneghetti M.C., Zorzi F. (2014) In situ high-temperature emissivity spectra and thermal expansion of C2/c pyroxenes: implications for the surface of Mercury. American Mineralogist, 99, 786-792.

11) Gatta G.D., Comboni D., Alvaro M., Lotti P., Cámara F., Domeneghetti M.C. (2014) Thermoelastic behavior and dehydration process of cancrinite. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 41(5), 373-386.

Lindsay-Scott, A., Dobson, D., Nestola, F., Alvaro, M., Casati, N., Liebske, C., Knight, K.S., Smith, R.I., Wood, I.G. (2014) Time-of-flight neutron powder diffraction with milligram samples: The crystal structures of NaCoF3 and NaNiF3 post-perovskites. Journal of Applied Crystallography, 47, 1939-1947. doi:10.1107/S1600576714021803.

13) Massaro F.R., Bruno M., Nestola F. (2014) Analysis of the configurations of a crystal surface. Pyrope (Mg2Al2Si3O12) as a case of study. Crystal Growth & Design, 14, 2357-2365.

14) Massaro F.R., Bruno M., Nestola F. (2014) Configurational and energy study of the (100) and (110) surfaces of the MgAl2O4 spinel by means of quantum-mechanical and empirical techniques. CrystEngComm, 16, 9224-9235.

15) Nestola F., Nimis P., Angel R.J., Milani S., Bruno M., Prencipe M., Harris J.W. (2014) Olivine with diamond-imposed morphology included in diamonds. Syngenesis or protogenesis? International Geology Review, 56(13), 1658-1667.

16) Nestola, F., Periotto, B., Andreozzi, GB, Bruschini, E., Bosi, F. (2014) Pressure-volume equation of state for chromite and magnesiochromite: A single-crystal X-ray diffraction investigation. American Mineralogist, 99(7), 1248-1253.

17) Pearson D.G., Brenker F., Nestola F., McNeill J.C.R., Nasdala L., Hutchison M.T., Matveed S., Mather K., Silversmit G., Schmitz S., Vekeman B., Vinzcze L. (2014) A hydrous mantle transition zone indicated by ringwoodite included within diamond. Nature, 507, 221-224.

18) Prencipe M., Bruno M., Nestola F., De La Pierre M., Nimis P. (2014) Toward an accurate ab initio estimation of compressibility and thermal expansion of diamond in the [0, 3000 K] temperature, and [0, 30 GPa] pressure ranges, at the hybrid HF/DFT theoretical level. American Mineralogist, 99, 1147-1154.

19) Alvaro, M., Domeneghetti, M.C., Fioretti, A.M., Cámara, F., and Marinangeli, L. (2015) A new calibration to determine the closure temperatures of Fe-Mg ordering in augite from nakhlites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, in press.

20) Angel R.J., Alvaro M., Nestola F., Mazzucchelli M.L. (2015) Diamond thermoelastic properties and implications for determining the pressure of formation of diamond-inclusion systems. Russian Geology and Geophysics, 56, 211-220.

21) Angel R.J., Milani S., Alvaro M., Nestola F. (2015) OrientXplot: a program to analyse and display relative crystal orientations. Journal of Applied Crystallography, 48, 1330-1334.

22) Angel R.J.,Nimis P., Mazzucchelli M.L., Alvaro M., Nestola F. (2015) How large are departures from lithostatic pressure? Constraints from host–inclusion elasticity. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 33, 801-813.

Bruno M., Rubbo M., Pastero L., Massaro F.R., Nestola F., Aquilano D. (2015) Computational approach to the study of epitaxy: natural occurrence in diamond/olivine and aragonite/zabuyelite. Crystal Growth & Design, 15, 2979-2987.

24) Demichelis R., Bruno M., Massaro F.R., Prencipe M., De La Pierre M., Nestola F. (2015) First-principle modelling of forsterite surfaces properties: accuracy of methods and basis sets. Journal of Computational Chemistry, 36, 1439-1445.

25) Malaspina, N., Alvaro, M., Campione, M., Wilhelm, H., and Nestola, F. (2015) Dynamics of mineral crystallization from precipitated slab-derived fluid phase: first in situ synchrotron X-ray measurements. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 169(3), 1-12.

26) Milani S., Nestola F., Alvaro M., Pasqual D., Mazzucchelli M.L., Domeneghetti M.C., Geiger C.A. (2015) Diamond–garnet geobarometry: The role of garnet compressibility and expansivity. Lithos, 227, 140-147.

27) Nestola, F. (2015) The crucial role of crystallography in diamond research. Rend. Fis. Acc. Lincei. doi: 10.1007/s12210-015-0398-1.

28) Nestola, F., Artac A., Pippinger T., Miletich R., Secco L., Milani S., Redhammer G.J. (2015) First evidence of P21/n to P21/c structural transformation in pyroxene-type LiAlGe2O6 under high-pressure conditions. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 228, 250-257.

29) Nestola F., Periotto B., Anzolini C., Andreozzi G.B., Woodland A., Lenaz D., Alvaro M., Princivalle F. (2015) Equation of state of hercynite spinel, FeAl2O4, and high-pressure systematics of Mg-Fe-Cr-Al spinels. Mineralogical Magazine, 79(2), 285-294.

30) Novella D., Bolfan-Casanova N., Nestola F., Harris J.W. (2015) H2O in olivine and garnet inclusions still trapped in diamonds from the Siberian craton: Implications for the water content of cratonic lithosphere peridotites. Lithos, 230, 180-183.

31) Pandolfo F., Cámara F., Domeneghetti M.C., Alvaro M., Nestola F., Karato S., Amulele G. (2015) Volume thermal expansion along the jadeite-diopside join. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 42(1), 1-14.

32) Scandolo L., Mazzucchelli M.L., Alvaro M., Nestola F., Pandolfo F., Domeneghetti M.C. (2015) Thermal expansion behavior of orthopyroxenes: the role of the Fe-Mn substitution. Mineralogical Magazione, 79(1), 71-87.

33) Agroś G., Nestola F., Tempesta G., Bruno M., Scandale E., Harris J.W. (2016) X-ray topographic study of a diamond from Udachnaya: implications for the genetic nature of inclusions. Lithos, 248-251, 153-159.

34) Bruno M., Rubbo M., Aquilano D., Massaro F.R., Nestola F. (2016) Diamond and its olivine inclusions: a strange relation revealed by ab initio simulations. Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 435, 31-35.

35) Ferrero S., Ziemann M.A., Angel R.J., 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.

36) Gonzalez-Platas J., Alvaro M., Nestola F., Angel R. (2016) EosFit7-GUI: a new graphical user interface for equation of state calculations, analyses and teaching. Journal of Applied Crystallography, 2016, Volume 49, pages 1377-1382. A reprint is also available as a pdf file.

37) Nestola F., Smyth J.R. (2016) Diamonds and water in the deep Earth: a new scenario. International Geology Review, 58-3, 263-276.

38) Nimis P., Alvaro M., Nestola F., Angel R.J., Marquardt K., Rustioni G., Harris J.W. (2016) First evidence of hydrous silicic fluid films around solid inclusions in gem-quality diamonds. Lithos, 260, 384-389.