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giorgio pennacchioni

  • Full professor
  • Universita Padova Department of Geological Sciences
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Research interests

Fluid-rock interaction during ductile deformationDeformation of quartz in mylonitesPseudotachylytesDuctile shear zones


I am currently working on: (i) the process of nucleation and growth of ductile shear zones in isotropic rocks (e.g. granitoids); (ii) the association of pseudotachylytes (friction-induced melts along faults) and synkinematic mylonites a proxy of seismic processes at depth.

Co-authors (96)

  • Ivan Zibra

Publications (5)

  • The fate of garnet during (deep-seated) coseismic frictional heating: The role of thermal shock

    • Papa S
    • Pennacchioni G
    • Angel R
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  • Crystallographic control and texture inheritance during mylonitization of coarse grained quartz veins

    • Ceccato A
    • Pennacchioni G
    • Menegon L
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  • <sup>40</sup>Ar/<sup>39</sup>Ar dating of synkinematic white mica: Insights from fluid-rock reaction in low-grade shear zones (Mont Blanc Massif) and constraints on timing of deformation in the NW external Alps

    • Rolland Y
    • Rossi M
    • Cox S
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  • Energy partitioning during seismic slip in pseudotachylyte-bearing faults (Gole Larghe Fault, Adamello, Italy)

    • Pittarello L
    • Di Toro G
    • Bizzarri A
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  • Report on a structural and sedimentological analysis in the uranium province of the Orobic Alps, Italy.

    • Cassinis G
    • Dal Piaz G
    • Eusebio A
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Professional experience

Full professor

Universita Padova Department of Geological Sciences

October 2013 - Present