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ISI publications:

Malaspina N.,Campione M.,Tumiati S., Murri M., Fumagalli P., Cerantola V., La Fortezza M., Scambelluri M. (2023) Epitactic magnetite growth in fluid inclusions as driving force for olivine oxidation coupled with hydrogen production at high pressure. Chemical Geology, 629: 121495. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2023.121495.

Toffolo L., Tumiati S., Villa A., Fumagalli P., Miozzi F. (2023) Experimental dissolution of carbonaceous materials in water at 1 GPa and 550° C: Assessing the role of carbon forms and redox state on COH fluid production and composition during forearc subduction of organic matter. Frontiers in Earth Science, 11: 1-18. DOI: 10.3389/feart.2023.1013014.

Malaspina N., Borghini G., Zanchetta S., Pellegrino L., Corti M., Tumiati S. (2023) Geochemical evolution of melt/peridotite interaction at high pressure in subduction zones. Geochemical Perspectives Letters, 24: 48-52. DOI: 10.7185/geochemlet.2305.

Tumiati S., Merlini M., Amalfa A.Di Michiel M., Toffolo L. (2022) Non-destructive analysis of a mixed H2O–CO2 fluid in experimental noble-metal capsule by means of freezing and high-energy synchrotron X-ray diffraction​. Scientific Reports, 12: 20240 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-24224-3.

Zhao S., Poli S., Schmidt M.W., Rinaldi M., Tumiati S. (2022) An experimental determination of the liquidus and a thermodynamic melt model in the CaCO3-MgCO3 binary, and modelling of carbonated mantle melting. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 336: 394-406. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2022.08.014.

Peng W., Tumiati S., Zhang L., Tiraboschi C., Vitale Brovarone A.Toffolo L., Poli S. (2022) An Experimental Study on Kinetics-Controlled Ca-Carbonate Aqueous Reduction into CH4 (1 and 2 GPa, 550 °C): Implications for C Mobility in Subduction Zones. Journal of Petrology, 68. DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egac070.

Tumiati S., Recchia S., Remusat L., Tiraboschi C., Sverjensky D. A., Manning C. E., Vitale-Brovarone A., Boutier A., Spanu D., Poli S (2022). Subducted organic matter buffered by marine carbonate rules the carbon isotopic signature of arc emissions. Nature Communications, 13: 2909. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-30421-5.

Tiraboschi C., Miozzi F., Tumiati S. (2022) Carbon-saturated COH fluids in the upper mantle: a review of high-pressure and high-temperature ex situ experiments. European Journal of Mineralogy, 34: 59-75.

Barlocco I., Bellomi S., Tumiati S., Fumagalli P., Dimitratos N., 

Roldan A., Villa A. (2022) Selective decomposition of hydrazine over metal free carbonaceous materials. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 5. DOI: 10.1039/D1CP05179B

Pellegrino L.Menegon L.Zanchetta S.Langenhorst F.Pollok K.Tumiati S., Malaspina N. (2021) Reaction-Induced Mantle Weakening at High-Pressure Conditions: An Example From Garnet Pyroxenites of Ulten Zone (Eastern Alps, N Italy). Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126, e2021JB022584.

Peng W., Zhang L., Tumiati S., Vitale Brovarone A., Hu H., Cai Y., Shen T. (2021) Abiotic methane generation through reduction of serpentinite-hosted dolomite: Implications for carbon mobility in subduction zones. GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA, 311: 119-140

Bonazzi M., Langone A., Tumiati S., Dellarole E., Mazzucchelli M., Giovanardi T., Zanetti A.  (2020) Mantle-Derived Corundum-Bearing Felsic Dykes May Survive Only within the Lower (Refractory/Inert) Crust: Evidence from Zircon Geochemistry and Geochronology (Ivrea–Verbano Zone, Southern Alps, Italy). Geosciences, 10(8), 281.

Miozzi F., Tumiati S. (2020) Aqueous concentration of CO2 in carbon-saturated fluids as a highly sensitive oxybarometer. Geochemical Perspectives Letters, 16: 30–34.

Barlocco I., Capelli S., Lu X., Tumiati S., Dimitratos N., Roldan A., Villa A. (2020) Role of defects in carbon materials during metal-free formic acid dehydrogenation. Nanoscale, 12: 22768–22777.

Vitale Brovarone A., Tumiati S., Piccoli F., Ague J. J., Connolly J. A. D., Beyssac O. (2020) Fluid-mediated selective dissolution of subducting carbonaceous material: Implications for carbon recycling and fluid fluxes at forearc depths. CHEMICAL GEOLOGY, 549: 119682.

Tumiati S., Merlini M., Godard G., Hanfland M., Fumagalli P. (2020) Orthovanadate wakefieldite-(Ce) in symplectites replacing vanadium-bearing omphacite in the ultra-oxidized manganese deposit of Praborna (Aosta Valley, Western Italian Alps). AMERICAN MINERALOGIST, 105: 1242-1253.

Tumiati S., Tiraboschi C., Miozzi F., Vitale-Brovarone A., Manning C. E., Sverjensky D. A., Milani S., Poli S. (2020) Dissolution susceptibility of glass-like carbon versus crystalline graphite in high-pressure aqueous fluids and implications for the behavior of organic matter in subduction zones. GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA, 273: 383-402.

Pellegrino L.,  Malaspina N., Zanchetta S., Langone A., Tumiati S. (2020) High pressure melting of eclogite and metasomatism of garnet peridotites from Monte Duria Area (Central Alps, N Italy): a proxy for melt-rock reaction during subduction. LITHOS, 358-359: 105391.

Sheik C. S., Cleaves II H. J., Johnson-Finn K., Giovannelli D., Kieft T. L., Papineau D., Schrenk M. O., Tumiati S. (2020) Abiotic and biotic processes that drive carboxylation and decarboxylation reactions. AMERICAN MINERALOGIST, 105: 609-615.

Peng W., Zhang L., Menzel M.D., Vitale Brovarone A., Tumiati S., Shen T., Hu H. (2020) Multistage CO2 sequestration in the subduction zone: Insights from exhumed carbonated serpentinites, SW Tianshan UHP belt, China. GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA, 270: 218-243.

Bonazzi M., Tumiati S., Thomas J., Angel R. J., Alvaro M. (2019) Assessment of the reliability of elastic geobarometry with quartz inclusions. LITHOS, 350-351: 105201.

Tumiati S., Malaspina, N. (2019) Redox processes and the role of carbon-bearing volatiles from the slab-mantle interface to the mantle wedge. JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 176: 388-397. 

Tumiati S., Zanchetta S., Pellegrino L., Ferrario C., Casartelli S., Malaspina N. (2018) Granulite-facies overprint in garnet peridotites and kyanite eclogites of Monte Duria (Central Alps, Italy): clues from srilankite- and sapphirine-bearing symplectites. JOURNAL OF PETROLOGY, 59:115-152.

Tiraboschi C., Tumiati S., Sverjensky D. A., Pettke T., Ulmer P., Poli S. (2018) Experimental determination of magnesia and silica solubilities in graphite-saturated and redox-buffered high-pressure COH fluids in equilibrium with forsterite + enstatite and magnesite + enstatite. CONTRIBUTIONS TO MINERALOGY AND PETROLOGY, 173:2.

Tumiati S., Tiraboschi C., Sverjensky D. A., Pettke T., Recchia S., Ulmer P., Miozzi F., Poli S. (2017) 

Silicate dissolution boosts the CO2 concentrations in subduction fluids. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 8: 616.

Campione M., Tumiati S., & Malaspina N. (2017) Primary spinel + chlorite inclusions in mantle garnet formed at ultrahigh-pressure. GEOCHEMICAL PERSPECTIVES LETTERS, 4: 19-23.


Sessa G., Moroni M., Tumiati S., Caruso S., Fiorentini M.L. (2017) Ni-Fe-Cu-PGE ore deposition driven by metasomatic fluids and melt-rock reactions in the deep crust: The ultramafic pipe of Valmaggia, Ivrea-Verbano, Italy. ORE GEOLOGY REVIEWS, 90: 485-509.

Malaspina N., Langenhorst F., Tumiati S., Campione M., Frezzotti M.L., Poli S. (2017) The redox budget of crust-derived fluid phases at the slab-mantle interface. GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA, 209: 70-84.


Martin S., Toffolo L., Moroni M., Montorfano C., Secco L., Agnini C., Nimis P., Tumiati S. (2017) Siderite deposits in northern Italy: Early Permian to Early Triassic hydrothermalism in the Southern Alps. LITHOS, 284-285: 276-295.


Toffolo L., Nimis P., Martin S., Tumiati S., Bach W. (2017) The Cogne magnetite deposit (Western Alps, Italy): A Late Jurassic seafloor ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal system? ORE GEOLOGY REVIEWS, 83: 103-126.


Tiraboschi C., Tumiati S., Recchia S., Miozzi F., Poli S. (2016) Quantitative analysis of COH fluids synthesized at HP–HT conditions: an optimized methodology to measure volatiles in experimental capsules. GEOFLUIDS, 16: 841-855.


Merlini, M.Sapelli, F.Fumagalli, P.Gatta, G.D.Lotti, P.Tumiati, S.Aabdellatief, M.Lausi, A.Plaisier, J.Hanfland, M.Crichton, W.Chantel, J.Guignard, J.Meneghini, C.Pavese, A.Poli, S. (2016) High-temperature and high-pressure behavior of carbonates in the ternary diagram CaCO3-MgCO3-FeCO3. AMERICAN MINERALOGIST, 101: 1423-1430.


Tumiati S., Godard G., Martin S., Malaspina N., Poli S. (2015). Ultra-oxidized redox conditions in subduction mélanges? Decoupling between oxygen fugacity and oxygen availability in a Mn-rich metasomatic environment. LITHOS, 226: 116-130.


Carbonin S., Martin S., Tumiati S., Rossetti P. (2015). Magnetite from the Cogne serpentinites (Piemonte ophiolite nappe, Italy). Insights into seafloor fluid-rock interaction. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MINERALOGY, 27: 31-50.


Tumiati S., Fumagalli P., Tiraboschi C., Poli S. (2013). An Experimental Study on COH-bearing Peridotite up to 3.2GPa and Implications for Crust-Mantle Recycling. JOURNAL OF PETROLOGY, 54: 453-479


Malaspina, N., Tumiati, S. (2012) The role of C-O-H and oxygen fugacity in subduction-zone garnet peridotites. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MINERALOGY, 24: 607-618


Malaspina, N., Langenhorst, F., Fumagalli, P., Tumiati, S., Poli, S. (2012) Fe3+ distribution between garnet and pyroxenes in mantle wedge carbonate-bearing garnet peridotites (Sulu, China) and implications for their oxidation state. LITHOS, 146-147: 11-17


Vigano, A., Tumiati, S., Recchia, S., Martin, S., Marelli, M., Rigon, R. (2011) Carbonate pseudotachylytes: evidence for seismic faulting along carbonate faults. Terra Nova, 23, 187-194.


Tumiati, S., Martin, S., Godard, G. (2010) Hydrothermal origin of manganese in the high-pressure ophiolite metasediments of Praborna ore deposit (Aosta Valley, Western Alps). European Journal of Mineralogy, 22(4), 577-594. 


Tumiati, S., Godard, G., Masciocchi, N., Martin, S., Monticelli, D. (2008) Environmental factors controlling the composition of Cu-bearing hydrotalcite-like compounds precipitating from mine waters. The case of the "Eve verda" spring (Valle d'Aosta, Western Italian Alps). European Journal of Mineralogy, 20, 73-94. 


Tumiati, S., Godard G., Martin S., Kloetzli U., Monticelli D. (2007) Fluid-controlled crustal metasomatism within a high-pressure subducted melange (Mt. Hochwart, Eastern Italian Alps). Lithos, 94, 148-167.


Lavina B., Carbonin S., Russo U. and Tumiati, S. (2006) The crystal structure of dissakisite-(La) and structural variations after annealing of radiation damage. American Mineralogist, 91, 104-110. 


Tumiati, S., Godard G., Martin S., Nimis P., Mair V. and Boyer B. (2005) Dissakisite-(La) from the Ulten zone peridotite (Italian Eastern Alps): A new end-member of the epidote group. American Mineralogist, 90, 1177-1185.


Tumiati, S., Casartelli P., Mambretti A., Martin S., Frizzo P. and Rottoli M.(2005)  "The ancient mine of Servette (Saint-Marcel, Aosta Valley, Western Italian Alps): A mineralogical, metallurgical and charcoal analysis of furnace slags". Archaeometry, 47(2), 319-342.


Tumiati, S., Thoeni M., Nimis P., Martin, S. and Mair V. (2003) Mantle-crust interactions during Variscan subduction in the Eastern Alps (Nonsberg-Ulten Zone): geochronology and new petrological constraints. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 210, 509-526.


Other publications:


Martin S., Sampietro C., Gambillara R., Tumiati S., Terrana S., Casartelli P. (2012) Le miniere di ferro della Val Cavargna. In: Il fuoco e la montagna. Archeologia del paesaggio dal Neolitico all’Età Moderna in alta Val Cavargna (Castalletti L., Motella De Carlo S., a cura di), Musei Civici di Como.


Bargossi, G.M., Bove, G., Cucato, M., Gregnanin, A., Morelli, C., Moretti, A., Poli, S., Zanchetta, S., Zanchi, A. con contributi di Ambrosi, S., Cortini, P., Crottini, A., Macconi, P., Mair, V., Marocchi, M., Montresor, L., Toffolon, G., Tumiati, S. (2010) Note illustrative della Carta Geologica d'Italia alla scala 1:50.000 foglio 013 MERANO - Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca e Ambientale.


Martin, S., Piatti, M., Tumiati, S. (2009) I materiali litici dell'architettura e della scultura altomedievale dell'area lombarda. Casus studi: La provincia comasca e il Seprio. In: I Magistri Commacini. Mito e Realta del medioevo lombardo. Atti del XIX congresso internazionale di studio sull'alto medioevo, Varese 23-25 ottobre 2008, Fondazione Centro Studi sull'Alto Medioevo, Spoleto, 595-634.


S. Martin, L. Montresor, V. Mair, G. B. Pellegrini, M. Avanzini, G. Fellin, R. Gambillara, S. Tumiati, E. Santuliana, B. Monopoli, D. Gaspari, M. Sapigni (2009) Note illustrative della Carta Geologica d'Iitalia alla scala 1:50.000 foglio 025 RABBI - Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca e Ambientale.


Piatti, M., Martin, S., Rampazzi, L., Zanardini, E., Tumiati, S. (2008) Il marmo di Musso: analisi petrografiche, chimiche e microbiologiche, Letture di Georisorse e Ambiente. Firenze, 81-88. 


Tumiati, S., Carbonin S., Mair V., Russo, U. (2006) Dissakisite-(La). Nuova specie dalla Val d'Ultimo, Alto Adige. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4, 244-249.


S.Martin, P. Casartelli, S. Franchi, P. Frizzo, A. Mambretti, E. Pieillier, S. Tumiati, G. Zinetti (2004) Le miniere di rame e ferro di Servette, 19 p., Tipografia valdostana.


Tumiati, S. and Martin S. (2003) Garnet-peridotite in the Italian Eastern Alps: 150 years of discoveries. Memorie di Scienze Geologiche, 55, 31-46.


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