First NameAntonio
Last NameLangone
Phone0382 985882 - 393 2011484
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  • July 2010 - October 2011 Research grant at the National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources - Pisa, on the topic: “Petrographic, geochemical and isotopic analyses of ophiolites and their alteration products”. Supervisor: Dr. Sonia Tonarini.
  • March 2010 - June 2010: research grant at the Dipartimento di Scienze de Terra e Geologico-Ambientali - Bologna, on the topic: “Crustal melting”. Supervisor: Dr. Roberto Braga.
  • June 2008 - February 2010: research grant at the National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources - Pavia, on the topic: “U-Th-Pb isotopic characterisation by LA-ICP-MS of accessory minerals in magmatic and metamorphic systems”. Supervisor: Dr. Massimo Tiepolo.
  • 2005 - 2008: Ph.D. student at the Department of the Earth and Geological-Environmental Sciences of the Bologna University (Italy). Ten months stage at the "Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris" (I.P.G.P.) and three months stage at the Tecnische Universität of München.
  • July 2004: Degree on geological sciences (cum laude) at the Department of Geological Sciences University of Basilicata.
  • November 2011- today: Researcher at the Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources (UOS of Pavia). 


  • Geochronology and P-T reconstructions of basements rocks (e.g. Alps, Himalaya)
  • Petrogenetic processes at the crust-mantle boundary.


  • 2014 - Winner of ‘Giorgio Dal Piaz’ Award sponsored by the Società Geologica Italiana (SGI)
  • 2011 - Winner of a grant for a short term mobility in a foreign country, sponsored by the Società Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia (SIMP)


  • From February 2015, technical and scientific manager of the LA-ICP-MS laboratory (IGG-UOS of Pavia).
  • (2013-today) Adjunct Professor on “Petrography laboratory” at the Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra e dell’Ambiente di Pavia.


  • Langone A., Zanetti A., Daczko N., Piazolo S., Tiepolo M., Mazzucchelli M. (2017) - Zircon U-Pb dating of a lower crustal shear zone: a case study from the northern sector of the Ivrea-Verbano Zone (Val Cannobina, Italy). Tectonics, DOI: 10.1002/2017TC004638
  • Tommasi A., Langone A., Padrón-Navarta J.A., Zanetti A., Vauchez A. (2017) -  Hydrous melts weaken the mantle, crystallization of pargasite and phlogopite does not: Insights from a petrostructural study of the Finero peridotites, southern Alps. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 477, 59-72.
  • Langone A., Padrón-Navarta J.A., Ji W.Q., Zanetti A., Mazzucchelli M., Tiepolo M., Giovanardi T., Bonazzi M. (2017) - Ductile–brittle deformation effects on crystal-chemistry and U–Pb ages ofmagmatic and metasomatic zircons from a dyke of the Finero MaficComplex (Ivrea–Verbano Zone, Italian Alps). Lithos, 284-285, 493-511
  • Zanetti A.; Giovanardi T.; Langone A.; Tiepolo M.; Wu F.-Y.; Dallai L.; Mazzucchelli M. (2016) - Origin and age of zircon-bearing chromitite layers from the Finero phlogopite peridotite (Ivrea-Verbano Zone, Western Alps) and geodynamic consequences. Lithos 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.06.015
  • Langone A. & Tiepolo M. (2015) - U-Th-Pb multi-phase approach to the study of crystalline basement : application to the northernmost sector of the Ivrea-Verbano Zone (Alps).
  • Langone, A., Caggianelli, A., Festa, V., Prosser, G., 2014. Time Constraints on the Building of the Serre Batholith: Consequences for the Thermal Evolution of the Hercynian Continental Crust Exposed in Calabria (Southern Italy). The Journal of Geology (DOI: 10.1086/675227)
  • Langone, A., Baneschi, I., Boschi, C., Dini, A., Guidi, M., Cavallo, A., 2013. Serpentinite-water interaction and chromium(VI) release in spring waters: examples from Tuscan ophiolites. Ofioliti, 38(1), 41-57, DOI: 10.4454/ofioliti.v38i1.415
  • Langone, A., Braga, R., Massonne, H-J., Tiepolo, M. (2011). Preservation of old (prograde metamorphic) Th-Pb ages in unshielded monazite from the high-pressure paragneisses of the Variscan Ulten Zone (Italy). Lithos, 127, 68-85 (doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2011.08.007).
  • Langone, A., Godard, G., Prosser, G., Caggianelli, A., Rottura, A., Tiepolo M., 2010. P–T–t path of the Hercynian low pressure rocks from the Mandatoriccio complex (Sila massif, Calabria, Italy): new insights for crustal–scale evolution. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 28, 137-162. (doi:10.1111/j.1525-1314.2009.00858.x)
  • Langone, A., Gueguen, E., Prosser, G., Caggianelli, A., Rottura, A., 2006. The Curinga-Girifalco fault zone (northern Serre, Calabria) and its significance within the Alpine tectonic evolution of the western Mediterranean. Journal of Geodynamics, 42, 140-158. (doi:10.1016/j.jog.2006.06.003)