Giovanni Ferraris

Università degli Studi di Torino
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra
Via Valperga Caluso 35
10125 Torino, Italy

Scientific Activity

(Co)-author of more than 250 papers and about 350 presentations in conferences and meetings.

Main fields of research are as follows.

Results have been obtained mainly by diffraction (X-rays, neutrons, electrons) and electron microscopy. The main results can be grouped as follows.

Books (and contributions to)

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).

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).

FERRARIS G. Mineral and inorganic crystals. In Giacovazzo C. (Ed.) Fundamentals of Crystallography, Oxford University Press, 503-584 (2002)

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).

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., MAKOVICKY E., MERLINO S. Crystallography of modular materials, Oxford University Press, 2004, 370 pp Revised paperback edition (2008)

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.

FERRARIS G., MERLINO S. (Eds.) (2005). Micro- and mesoporous mineral phases. Vol. 57 of Rev. Mineral. Geochem. Mineralogical Soc. America, Washington DC.

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., 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, pp. 365-390.

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.

FERRARIS G. (Ed., Special Issue) (2009). Layered materials: structure and properties. Zeit. Kristallogr. 224 (5-6), IV + 241 - 324.

FERRARIS G. & CADONI, M. (2009). From minerals to materials: some examples of microporous minerals. In N. Anastasiu & O. Duliu (eds.): Mineralogy and geodiversity. Romania Academy, Bucharest pp. 19-27.

CADONI, M. & FERRARIS G. (2011). Minerals and materials - Silicate sheets based on mixed rings as modules to build heteropolyhedral microporous frameworks. In S. V. Krivovichev (ed.): Minerals as advanced materials II. Springer, Berlin, pp. 153-162. DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-20018-2_14

FERRARIS G. (2011). Inorganic and mineral crystals. In Giacovazzo, G. (Ed.): Fundamentals of Crystallography, Oxford University Press, pp. 512-591

Recent papers

NESPOLO, M., FERRARIS, G. (2005). Hybrid twinning - A cooperative type of oriented crystal association. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 220, 317-323. PDF Electronic reprint  (PDF)

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 Electronic reprint  (PDF)

KHOMYAKOV, A.P., MENSHIKOV, YU.P., FERRARIS, G., NÉMETH, P., NECHELYUSTOV, G.N. (2005). Bykovaite, BaNa{(Na,Ti)4[(Ti,Nb)2(OH,O)3Si4O14](OH,F)2}·3H2O, a new heterophyllosilicate from the Lovozero alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Zapiski VMO, 134(5), 40-49 (in Russian).

FERRARIS, G. (2005) - Micro- and Mesoporous Mineral Phases - Episodes, 28, 218-219.

FERRARIS, G. (2006). Pillared materials from layer titanosilicates? Solid State Phenomena, 111, 47-50.

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.

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 Electronic reprint 

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.

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.

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 Electronic reprint 

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. (2007). Overlooked problems in manifold twins: twin misfit in zero-obliquity TLQS twinning and twin index calculation. Acta Cryst. A63, 278-286. PDF Electronic reprint  (330 Kb)

CADONI, M., FERRARIS, G. (2007). Microporous titanosilicates - Synthesis and structural characterization of a new orthorhombic-type labuntsovite. Eur. J. Mineral., 19, 217-222.

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. PDF Electronic reprint  (851 Kb)

FERRARIS, G. (2008). Modular structures - The paradigmatic case of heterophyllosilicates. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 223, 76-84.
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BLOISE, A., BARRESE, E., FERRARIS, G. (2008). Flux growth of straw-like rutile monocrystals. Cryst. Res. Technol., 43, 121-126; DOI DOI 10.1002/crat.200711069 . PDF Electronic reprint  (1.6 Mb)

CURETTI, N., FERRARIS, G., IVALDI, G. (2008). Correlation between crystallization pressure and structural parameters of phengites. Am. Min., 93, 451-455

CADONI, M., FERRARIS, G.. (2008). Penkvilksite-2O: Na2TiSi4O11.2H2O. Acta Crystallogr., C64, i87-i90. PDF Electronic reprint  (715 Kb)

CADONI, M., BLOISE, A., FERRARIS, G., MERLINO, S. (2008). OD-character and twinning in the structure of a new titanosilicate: (Ba,Sr)4Ti6Si4O24.H2O. Acta Crystallogr. B, B64, 669-675. PDF Electronic reprint  (809 Kb)

NÈMETH, N., KHOMYAKOV, A.P., FERRARIS, G., MENSHIKOV, YU. P. (2009). Nechelyustovite, a new heterophyllosilicate mineral, and new data on bykovaite: A comparative TEM study. Eur. J. Mineral., 21, 251-260. doi 10.1127/0935-1221/2009/0021-1864.

CADONI, M., FERRARIS, G. (2009). Synthesis and crystal structure of two new members of the rhodesite mero-plesiotype series close to delhayelite and hydrodelhayelite. Eur. J. Mineral., 21, 485-493. DOI 10.1127/0935-1221/2009/0021-1918.

NESPOLO M., FERRARIS, G. (2009). A survey of hybrid twins in non-silicate minerals. Eur. J. Mineral., 21, 673-690 DOI 10.1127/0935-1221/2009/0021-1937.

FERRARIS, G. (2009). Book review: Structural crystallography of inorganic oxysalts, by Sergey V. Krivovichev. Crystallography Reviews, 15, 279-281. DOI 10.1080/08893110903020634.

CADONI, M., FERRARIS, G. (2010). Two new silicate structures based on a rhodesite-type heteropolyhedral microporous framework. Acta Crystallogr., B66, 151-157. DOI 10.1107/S0108768109050009

CADONI, M., CHEAH, Y.L., FERRARIS G. (2010). New RE microporous heteropolyhedral silicates containing 41516182 tetrahedral sheets. Acta Crystallogr., B66, 158-164. DOI 10.1107/S0108768109055359

RIGAULT, G. & FERRARIS G. (2010). Sui tipi di cella elementare in un reticolo a n-dimensioni. Atti Acad. Sci. Torino, in press

CADONI, M. & FERRARIS G. (2011). Polytypic and polymorphic relations between sazhinite and isochemical alkali-REE layer silicates. Eur. J. Mineral., 23, 85-90. DOI 10.1127/0935-1221/2011/0023-2076.

PIGNATELLI, I., NESPOLO, M. & FERRARIS G. (2011). A survey of hybrid twins in silicate minerals. Eur. J. Mineral., 23, 779-794. DOI 10.1127/0935-1221/2011/0023-2142.

CADONI, M. & FERRARIS G. (2011). Synthesis and crystal structure of Na2MnSi4O10 - Relationship with the manaksite group. Rend. Fis. Acc. Lincei, 22, 225-234 DOI 10.1007/s12210-011-0125-5

CADONI, M., CIRIOTTI M. E. & FERRARIS G. (2011). Wakefieldite-(Y) from Montaldo di Mondov? (Italy): new data and crystal structure. Rend. Fis. Acc. Lincei, 22, 307-314 DOI 10.1007/s12210-011-0134-4

FERRARIS G. (2012). Book review: Structural Mineralogy and Inorganic Crystal Chemistry by Sergey V. Krivovichev. Acta Crystallogr., B68, 98-99. DOI 10.1107/S010876811105484X

MILLS, S.J., FERRARIS G., KAMPF, A.R., FAVREAU, G. (2012). Twinning in pyromorphite: The first documented occurrence of twinning by merohedry in a mineral of the apatite supergroup. Am. Mineral., 95, 415-418. DOI 10.2138/am.2012.3984

BONACCORSI, E., FERRARIS G., MERLINO. S. (2012). Crystal structure of 2M and 1A polytypes of balangeroite. Z. Kristallogr., 227, 460-467. DOI 10.1524/zkri.2012.1498

MILLS, S.J., BINDI, L., CADONI, M., KAMPF, A.R., CIRIOTTI M. E., FERRARIS G. (2012). Paseroite, PbMn2+(Fe3+,□)2(V5+,Ti,□)18O38, a new member of the crichtonite group. Eur. J. Mineral., 24, 1061-1067. DOI 10.1127/0935-1221/2012/0024-2243

MOTTANA, A., FERRARIS G., BRUNORI, M. (2013) - The centennial of X-ray diffraction (1912-2012). Foreword. Rend. Fis. Acc. Lincei, 24 (Suppl 1), S1-S5. DOI 10.1007/s12210-013-0225-5

FERRARIS G. (2013). Quintino Sella tra matematica, cristallografia e mineralogia. Atti dei Convegni Lincei, 269, 207-235.

FERRARIS G. (2013). Amedeo Avogadro e la cristallografia. In: A duecento anni dall'ipotesi di Avogadro. Quaderni dell'Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, 19, 41-52.

NESPOLO, M., SOUVIGNIER, B., FERRARIS G. (2014). Effects Effects of merohedric twinning on the diffraction pattern. Acta Crystallogr. A70 (in press).

Selected Older Papers

CALLERI M., FERRARIS G., VITERBO D. The crystal and molecular structure of glyoxime. Acta Cryst. 20, 73-80 (1966).

FERRARIS G. The crystal structure of pharmacolite, CaH(AsO4).2H2O. Acta Cryst. B25, 1544-1550 (1969).

CATTI M.. FERRARIS G. Twinning by merohedry and X-ray crystal structure determination. Acta Cryst. A32, 163-165 (1976).

CATTI M., FERRARIS G. Very short hydrogen bonds and crystallographic symmetry. Acta Cryst. B32, 2754-2756 (1976).

FERRARIS G., FRANCHINI-ANGELA M., ORLANDI P. Canavesite a new carboborate mineral from Brosso, Italy. Can. Mineral. 16, 69-73 (1978).

CATTI M., CHIARI G., FERRARIS G. The structure of ferrarisite, Ca5(HAsO4)2(AsO4)2.9H2O: disorder, hydrogen bonding, and polymorphism with guerinite. Bull. Minéral. 103, 541-546 (1980).

CHIARI G., FERRARIS G. The water molecule in crystalline hydrates studied by neutron diffraction. Acta Cryst. B38, 2331-2341 (1982).

COMPAGNONI R., FERRARIS G., FIORA L. Balangeroite, a new fibrous silicate related to gageite from Balangero, Italy. Amer. Mineral. 68, 214-219 (1983).

FERRARIS G., IVALDI G. X-OH and O-H...O bond lengths in protonated oxoanions. Acta Cryst. B40, 1-6 (1984).

COMPAGNONI R., FERRARIS G., MELLINI M. Carlosturanite, a new asbestiform rock-forming silicate from Val Varaita, Italy. Amer. Mineral.70, 767-772 (1985).

FERRARIS G., MELLINI M., MERLINO S. Polysomatism and the classification of minerals. Rend. Soc. Ital. Miner. Petr. 41, 181-192 (1986).

FERRARIS G., IVALDI G. Bond valence vs bond length in O-O hydrogen bonds. Acta Cryst B44, 341-3444 (1988).

CATTI M., FERRARIS G., HULL S., PAVESE A. Powder neutron diffraction study of 2M1 muscovite at room pressure and at 2 GPa. Eur. J. Mineral. 6, 171-178 (1994).

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., 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).

NESPOLO M., TAKEDA H., FERRARIS G., KOGURE T. Composite twins of 1M mica - Derivation and identification. Mineral. J., 19, 173-186 (1997).

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).

NESPOLO M., KOGURE T., FERRARIS G. Allotwinning: oriented crystal association of polytypes - Some warnings on consequences. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 214, 5-8 (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., FERRARIS G., ĎUROVIČ 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. Twins and allotwins of basic mica polytypes: theoretical derivation and identification in the reciprocal space. Acta Cryst., A56, 132-148 (2000). PDF Electronic reprint

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., IVALDI G., HOPPE R. Charge distribution as a tool to investigate structural details. II. Extension to hydrogen bonds, distorted and hetero-ligand polyhedra. Acta Crystallogr., B57, 652-664 (2001). PDF Electronic reprint

NESPOLO M., FERRARIS G. Effects of the stacking faults on the calculated electron density of mica polytypes - The Ďurovič effect. Eur. J. Miner., 13, 1035-1045 (2001).

BRITVIN S.N., FERRARIS G., IVALDI G., BOGDANOVA A.N., CHUKANOV N.V. Cattiite, Mg3(PO4)2×22H2O, a new mineral from Zhelezny Mine (Kovdor massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia). N. Jb. Miner., 160-168 (2002). PDF Electronic reprint

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 Electronic reprint

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 Electronic reprint

POPOVA V.I.., POPOV V.A., SOKOLOVA E.V., FERRARIS G., CHUKANOV N.V. Kanonerovite MnNa3P3O10×12H2O, first triphosphate mineral (Kazennitsa pegmatite, Middle Urals, Russia). N. Jb. Mineral. Mh., 117-127 (2002). PDF Electronic reprint

KARTASHOV P.M., FERRARIS G., IVALDI G., SOKOLOVA E., McCAMMON C. Ferriallanite-(Ce), CaCeFe2+AlFe3+(SiO4)(Si2O7)O(OH), a new member of the epidote group: description, X-ray and Mössbauer study. Can. Miner., 40, 1641-1648 (2002). PDF Electronic reprint + Erratum in Can. Min., 41, 829,830 (2003). PDF Electronic reprint

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 Electronic reprint

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 Electronic reprint

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 3T (Cima Pal, western Alps) by neutron diffraction and Mössbauer spectroscopy. Eur. Miner. J., 15, 357-363 (2003).

PEKOV I.V., CHUKANOV N.V., FERRARIS G., IVALDI G., PUSHCHAROVSKY D.Yu., ZADOV A.E. Shirokshinite, K(NaMg2)Si4O10F2, a new mica with octahedral Na from Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula: descriptive data and structural disorder. Eur. J. Mineral., 15, 447-454 (2003).

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 Electronic reprint

FERRARIS G., CIRIOTTI M.. From anorthite to vesuvianite: an excursion through the minerals first discovered in Italy. Episodes, 26(3), 256-258 (2003). PDF Electronic reprint

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(Si4O12)(OH,O)2×4H2O, a new mineral of the labuntsovite group from the Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula - Novel disordered sites in the vuoriyarvite subgroup structure. - N. Jb. Miner. Mh., pp. 461-480 (2003). PDF Electronic reprint

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 Electronic reprint

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(Si8O18)}(O,OH,F)4×5H2O, a modular microporous titanosilicate of the rhodesite group. Can. Min., 41, 1183-1192 (2003). PDF Electronic reprint

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, NaK3Fe(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(OH,O)4´6H2O - a new labuntsovite group mineral. New data on minerals, 38, 9-14. PDF Electronic reprint

KHOMYAKOV A.P., DUSMATOV V.D., FERRARIS G., GULA A., IVALDI G., NECHELYUSTOV G.N. Zirsilite-(Ce), (Na,□)12(Ce,Na)3Ca6Mn3Zr3Nb(Si25O73)(OH)3(CO3)×H2O, and carbokentbrooksite, (Na,□)12(Na,Ce)3Ca6Mn3Zr3Nb(Si25O73)(OH)3(CO3)×H2O, two new eudialyte-group minerals from the Dara-i-Pioz alkaline massif, Tajikistan. Zapiski VMO, 132(5), 40-51. (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  Electronic reprint

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){Na3Ti[Ti2O2Si4O14](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). The oriented attachment mechanism in the formation of twins - a survey. Eur. J. Mineral., 16, 401-406.

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, KNa2Fe2+4Fe3+Si8O22(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 Electronic reprint.

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 Electronic reprint.

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)10K3Na4.5Ce5(Nb,Ti)6[Si12O36][Si9O18(O,OH)24]O6, and the "ilímaussite" problem. Can. Min., 42, 787-795. PDF Electronic reprint.

PISCHEDDA, V., FERRARIS, G., RAADE, G. (2004). Single-crystal X-ray diffraction study on neighborite (NaMgF3) from Gjerdingselva, Norway. N. Jb. Miner. Mh., 182, 23-29.

NESPOLO, M., FERRARIS, G., ĎUROVIČ S., TAKÉUCHI Y. (2004). Twins vs. modular crystal structures. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 219, 773-778. PDF Electronic reprint.