• 姓名: 徐义刚
  • 性别: 男
  • 职务: 所长
  • 职称: 研究员
  • 学历: 博士研究生
  • 电话: 020-85290109
  • 传真: 020-85290130
  • 电子邮件: yigangxu@gig.ac.cn
  • 通讯地址: 广东省广州市天河区科华街511号
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  • 1987年毕业于浙江大学地质系,1994年获法国巴黎第七大学博士学位。1994-1995年英国伦敦大学 Royal Holloway 学院地质系博士后。现任中国科学院广州地球化学研究所研究员,所长,同位素地球化学国家重点实验室主任。2017年当选中国科学院院士,2018年入选美国地质学会会士。目前兼任国际火山和地球内部化学协会(IAVCEI)大火成岩省委员会委员,IAVCEI中国委员会主席,中国矿物岩石地球化学学会火山专业委员会主任广东省科学副主席;Terra Nova副主编。

    主要从事地幔岩石学、地球化学和深部动力学研究。先后主持了国家973项目、基金委创新群体和国家杰出青年基金项目和中科院B类先导专项等。主要成果包括:(1)系统总结了中国东部岩石圈减薄的地质学、岩石学和地球化学证据,根据中-新生代火山岩的地球化学演化规律,限定了岩石圈减薄的时间和机制。(2) 从沉积学、岩石学、地球化学和地球物理等方面系统地论证了地幔柱活动在峨眉山大火成岩省形成中的作用,提出了岩石分类方案,揭示了地幔柱活动方式及其对矿产资源形成的关系。已发表论文280余篇,其中SCI论文190篇,作为Guest EditorsLithosEpisodes 主编专集三部;SCI他引9000余次,H-index53, 入选美国信息科学研究所基本科学指数地学高引用率科学家目录和Elsevier高被引中国学者名录。曾获国家自然科学奖二等奖、广东省科学技术一等奖、李四光地质科学奖等。

  • 1. 地幔岩石学、地球化学和深部动力学

    2. 大火成岩省与地幔柱

    3. 地球深部过程与地表系统演变

  • 2018年,全国五一劳动奖章







    2000年, 广东省五四青年奖章

    1998年, 中国科学院杰出青年,中国青年科技奖,侯德封奖

    1997年, 金锤奖

  • 2018

    Ionov D, L-S Doucet, YG Xu; AV Golovin; OB Oleinikov, 2018. Reworking of Archean mantle in the NE Siberian craton by carbonatite and silicate melt metasomatism: evidence from a carbonate-bearing, dunite-to-websterite xenolith suite from the Obnazhennaya kimberlite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 224: 132-153

    Liu H, Cheng F, Leng W, Zhang HJ, Xu YG, 2018. Crustal footprint of the Hainan plume beneath southeast China. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 123: 3065-3079

    Liu, L., Morgan, J. P., Xu, Y.G., Menzies, M., 2018a. Craton Destruction Part I: Cratonic Keel Delamination along a weak Mid-Lithospheric Discontinuity layer. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 123. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017JB015372

    Liu, L., Morgan, J. P., Xu, Y.G., Menzies, M., 2018b. Craton destruction part II: Evolution of cratonic lithosphere after a rapid keel delamination event. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 123. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017JB015374

    Sun MD Xu, Y.G. et al. 2018. Continental arc and back-arc migration in eastern NE China: New constraints on Cretaceous Paleo-Pacific subduction and roll-back. Tectonics, DOI: 10.1029/2018TC005170

    Sun MD, Xu YG, Chen HL. 2018. Subaqueous volcanism in the Paleo-Pacific Ocean based on Jurassic basaltic tuff and pillow basalt in the Raohe Complex, NE China. Science China-Earth Sciences 61 (8): 1042-1056

    Wu Y-D, Z-Y Ren , M R. Handler, L Zhang, S-P Qian, Y-G Xu, C Y Wang , Y Wang , L-L Chen. Melt Diversity and Magmatic Evolution in the Dali Picrites, Emeishan Large Igneous Province. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. 123 DOI: 10.1029/2018JB015495

    Yu SY, YG Xu, SH Zhou, JB Lan, LM Chen, NP Shen, JX Zhao, YX Feng. 2018. Late Cenozoic basaltic lavas from the Changbaishan-Baoqing Volcanic Belt, NE China: Products of lithosphere-asthenosphere interaction induced by subduction of the Pacific plate. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 164, 260-273

    Zhong LF, GQ Cai, A Koppers, YG Xu, HH Xu, HF Gao, B Xia. 2018. Ar-40/Ar-39 dating of oceanic plagiogranite: Constraints on the initiation of seafloor spreading in the South China Sea. Lithos, 302: 421-426

    Zhang L, J Li, Y-G Xu and Z-Y Ren, 2018. The influence of the double spike proportion effect on stable isotope (Zn, Mo, Cd, and Sn) measurements by multicollector-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (MC-ICP-MS). J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 33, 555–562

    Xu YG, Li HY, Hong LB et al., 2018. Generation of Cenozoic intraplate basalts in the big mantle wedge under eastern Asia. Science China-Earth Sciences 61(7): 869-886


    Cao J, Wang CY, Xu Y-G*, Xing CM, Wei X, Sun YL, Li J., 2017. Triggers on sulfide saturation in Fe-Ti oxide-bearing, mafic-ultramafic layered intrusions in the Tarim large igneous province, NW China. Mineralium Deposita, 52: 471-494 DOI: 10.1007/s00126-016-0670-z

    Hou YL, Zhong YT, Xu YG, He B. 2017. The provenance of late Permian karstic bauxite deposits in SW China, constrained by the geochemistry of interbedded clastic rocks, and U–Pb–Hf–O isotopes of detrital zircons. Lithos, 278, 240-254

    Hong LB; Y.-H. Zhang; Y-G Xu; ZY Ren; W Yan; Q Ma; L Ma; W Xie, 2017. Hydrous orthopyroxene-rich pyroxenite source of the Xinkailing high magnesium andesites, Western Liaoning: Implication for the subduction-modified lithosphere mantle and destruction mechanism of the North China Craton. Lithos, 282, 1-22

    Li, H. Y., Xu, Y. G., Ryan, J. G., Whattam, S. A., 2017. Evolution of the mantle beneath the eastern North China Craton during the Cenozoic: Linking geochemical and geophysical observations. Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth, 194, 77-90

    Ma Q., Y-G Xu, M Sun, J-P Zheng, W L. Griffin, X-P Xia, S- Pan. 2017. Phanerozoic crust growth by magma underplating in the North China Craton. Terra Nova, 29, 211-217, 10.1111/ter.12265

    Ren ZY, Y-D Wu, L Zhang, AR.L. Nichols, L-B Hong, Y-H Zhang, Y Zhang, J-Q Liu, Y-G Xu. 2017. Primary magmas and mantle sources of Emeishan basalts constrained from major element, trace element and Pb isotope compositions of olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 208, 63-85

    Tang, G.-J., Chung, S.-L., Hawkesworth, C.J., Cawood, P.A., Wang, Q., Wyman, D.A., Xu, Y.-G., Zhao, Z.-H., 2017. Short episodes of crust generation during protracted accretionary processes: Evidence from Central Asian Orogenic Belt, NW China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 464, 142-154.

    Tao N, Z-X Li, M Dani?ík, G E. Batt, N J. Evans, W-X Li, C-J Pang, F Jourdan, Y-G Xu, L-P Liu, 2017. Thermochronological records of tectonic events in SE South China: from a Late Jurassic magmatic and burial reheating to an Eocene rift-related rapid cooling. Gondwana Research,

    Tong LX, B-M Jahn, X Liu, X Liang, YG Xu, D Ionov, 2017. Ultramafic to mafic granulites from the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica: Geochemistry and tectonic implications. JAES

    Wang F, Y-G Xu, W-L Xu, L Yang, W Wu. 2017. Initiation of Paleo-Pacific Plate subduction beneath the Eurasian continent: Evidence from Early Jurassic calc-alkaline magmatism in NE northeast China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 143: 249-268

    Zhang Y-H; Z-Y Ren; L-B Hong; Y Zhang; L Zhang; S-P Qian; Y-G Xu; L-L Chen. 2016. Differential partial melting process for temporal variations of Shandong basalts revealed by melt inclusions and their host olivines. GR, in press

    Zhang Y, X Wei, YG Xu, XP Long, XF Shi, JX Zhao, YX Feng, 2017. Sr-Nd-Pb isotopic compositions of the lower crust beneath northern Tarim: insights from igneous rocks in the Kuluketage area, NW China. Mineralogy and Petrology 111 (2), 237-252

    Zhong YT, Mundil R, Xu YG et al., 2017. Development of CA-ID-TIMS zircon U-Pb dating technique at Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Solid Earth Sciences, 2 (2), 55-61


    Chen J, S-z Shen, X-h Li, Y-G Xu, M M. Joachimski, S A. Bowring, D H. Erwin, D Yuan, B Chen, H Zhang, Y Wang, C-q Cao, Q-f Zheng, L Mu, 2016. High-resolution SIMS oxygen isotope analysis on conodont apatite from South China and implications for the end-Permian mass extinction. Paleography, Paleoclimat Paleoenvironment, 448: 26-38

    Chen X-Y, S Blockley, P E Tarasov, Y-G Xu, D McLean, E Tomlinson, PG Albert, J-Q Liu, S Müller, M Wagner; MA Menzies. 2016 Clarifying the distal to proximal tephrochronology of the Millennium Eruption, Changbaishan Volcano, northeast China. Quaternary Geochronology. 33, 61-75

    He P-L, X-L Huang, Y-G Xu, H-Y Li, X Wang, W-X Li, 2016. Plume-orogenic lithosphere interaction recorded in the Haladala layered intrusion in the Southwest Tianshan Orogen, NW China. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth 121: 1525-1545

    Huang XL, He PL, Wang X, Zhong JW, Xu Y-G. 2016. Lateral variation in oxygen fugacity and halogen contents in early Cretaceous magmas in Jiaodong area, East China: Implication for triggers of the destruction of the North China Craton. Lithos, 248-251:478-492

    Li H-Y, Y-G Xu, J G. Ryan, X-L Huang, Z-Y Ren, H Guo, Z-G Ning. 2016. Olivine and melt inclusion chemical constraints on the source of intracontinental basalts from the eastern North China Craton: discrimination of contributions from the subducted Pacific slabs. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta. 178: 1–19

    Li HY, Z Zhou; JG Ryan, G-J Wei, Y-G Xu. 2016. Boron isotopes reveal multiple metasomatic events in the mantle beneath the eastern North China Craton. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta. 194: 77–90

    Liu H-Q, Y-G Xu, Y Liu, G-J Wei, J-X Wei, F Yang, X-Y Chen, L Liu, X Wei. 2016. B isotopes of Carboniferous-Permian volcanic rocks in the Tuha basin mirror a transition from subduction to intraplate setting in Central Asian Orogenic Belt. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, in press

    Ma Q, Y-G Xu*, J-P Zheng, W L. Griffin and L-B Hong. 2016. Coexisting high-Mg andesites and adakitic rocks in the North China Craton: The role of water in intraplate magmatism and craton destruction. Journal of Petrology, 57: 1279-1308

    Ma Q, Xu Y-G, Zheng JP, Sun M, Griffin WL, Wei Y, Ma L, Yu XL, 2016. High-Mg adakitic rocks and their complementary cumulates formed by hydrous fractionation of mafic magmas in a deep continental crustal magma chamber. Lithos 260: 211-224

    Ma L, S-Y Jiang, A W. Hofmann, Y-G Xu, B-Z Dai, M-L Hou. 2015.?? Rapid lithospheric thinning of the North China Craton: New evidence from cretaceous mafic dikes in the Jiaodong Peninsula. Chemical Geology 432: 1-15

    Pang C-J, Z-X Li, Y-G Xu, S-N Wen, B Krape, 2016. Climatic and tectonic controls on Late Triassic to Middle Jurassic sedimentation in northeastern Guangdong Province, South China. Tectonophysics 677-678: 68-87

    Shangguan SM, Uskins-Peate, Tian W, Xu Y-G, 2016. Re-evaluating the geochronology of the Permian Tarim volcanics: implications for temporal evolution of volcanism. Journal of Geological Society London, 173(1): 228-239

    Wei X, Y-G Xu*, Z-Y Ren, Z-Y Luo. 2016. Origin of high-An plagioclase in the Xiaohaizi wehrlites, NW China: insights from melt inclusions in the clinopyroxene macrocrysts and Zircon Oxygen Isotope. International Geology Review 58(8): 1005-1019

    Xie W, Z-Y Luo, Y-G Xu, Y-B Chen, L-B Hong, L Ma, Qiang Ma, 2016. Petrogenesis and geochemistry of the Late Carboniferous rear-arc (or back-arc) pillow basaltic lava in the Bogda Mountains, Chinese North Tianshan. Lithos 244: 30-42

    Xie W, Y-G Xu*, Y-B Chen, Z-Y Luo, L-B Hong, 2016. High–alumina basalts from Bogda Mountain suggest an arc setting for Chinese Northern Tianshan during the Late Carboniferous. Lithos 211-224

    Xie W, Z-Y Luo, Y-G Xu, H-Q Liu. 2016. Petrogenesis and geodynamic implications of Late Carboniferous felsic volcanics in the Bogda belt, Chinese Northern Tianshan. Gondawana Research 39: 165-179

    Zhang Y., Wei X, Y-G Xu, X-P Long, J-X Zhao, Y-X Feng. 2016. Sr-Nd-Pb isotopic compositions of the lower crust beneath northern Tarim: insights from igneous rocks in the Kuluketage area, NW China. Mineralogy and Petrology


    Chen Y, Y-G Xu, T Xu, et al.. 2015 Magmatic underplating and crustal growth in the Emeishan Large Igneous Province, SW China, revealed by a passive seismic experiment. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 432: 103-114.

    Li J, X-C Wang, J-F Xu, Y-G Xu, G-J Tang, Q Wang. 2015. Disequilibrium-induced initial Os isotopic heterogeneity in gram aliquots of single basaltic rock powders: implications for dating and source tracing. Chemical Geology 406: 10–17

    Ma Q, J-P Zheng, Y-G Xu*, W L. Griffin, R-S Zhang. 2015. Are continental adakites derived from thickened or foundered lower crust? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 419: 125–133

    Pang CJ, Wang XC, Xu YG*, Kuang YS, Hong LB, 2015. Pyroxenite-derived Early Cretaceous lavas in the Liaodong Peninsula, North China Craton: implication for metasomatism and thinning of lithospheric mantle. Lithos 227: 77-93

    Wang, F., Xu, W.L., Xu, Y.G., Gao, F.H., Ge, W.C., 2015. Late Triassic bimodal igneous rocks in eastern Heilongjiang Province, NE China: Implications for subduction beginning of the Paleo-Pacific plate beneath the Eurasian continent. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 97: 406-423

    Wei X, Xu YG*, ZY Luo, JX Zhao, YX Feng, 2015. Composition of the Tarim mantle plume: Constraints from clinopyroxene antecrysts in the early Permian Xiaohaizi dykes, NW China. Lithos. 230: 69–81

    Shangguan SM, Uskins-Peate, Tian W, Xu YG, 2015. Re-evaluating the geochronology of the Permian Tarim volcanics: implications for temporal evolution of volcanism. Journal of Geological Society, in press

    Sun MD, Xu YG, Wilde SA, Chen HL, 2015. Provenance of Cretaceous trench-slope sediments from the Mesozoic Wandashan Orogen, NE China: implications for determining ancient drainage systems and tectonics of the Paleo-Pacific. Tectonics 34(6): 1269-1289

    Sun MD, Xu YG, Wilde SA, Chen HL, Yang SF., 2015. The Permian Dongfanghong island-arc gabbro of the Wandashan Orogen, NE China: implications for Paleo-Pacific subduction. Tectonophysics in press

    Zhang YY, Yuan C, M Sun; YG Xu, X Long, D Tomurhuu, CY Wang, B He, 2015. Magma mixing origin for high Ba-Sr granitic pluton in the Bayankhongor area, central Mongolia: Response to slab roll-back. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes. 2014.11.029.

    Zou SY, Li ZL, Song B, R E Ernst, Y-Q Li, Z-Y Ren, S-F Yang, H-L Chen, Y-G Xu, X-y Song. 2015. Zircon U-Pb dating, geochemistry and Sr-Nd-Pb-Hf isotopes of the Wajilitag alkali mafic dikes, and associated diorite and syenitic rocks: Implications for magmatic evolution of the Tarim Large Igneous Province. Lithos, 212: 428-442


    Xu YG., 2014. Recycled oceanic crust in the source of 90-40 Ma basalts in North China Craton: Evidence, provenance and significance. Geochimica et Cosmochmica Acta, 143: 49–67

    Xu YG, Wang CY, Shen SZ, 2014. Permian large igneous provinces: characteristics, mineralization and paleo-environment effects. Lithos 204: 1-3

    Xu YG, Wei X., Luo ZY, Liu HQ, Cao J., 2014. The Early Permian Tarim Large Igneous Province: main characteristics and a plume incubation model. Lithos, 204: 20-35

    Cao J, Wang CY, Xing CM, Xu YG*, 2014. Origin of the early Permian Wajilitag igneous complex and associated Fe-Ti oxide mineralization in the Tarim large igneous province, NW China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 84: 51-68

    He B, Zhong YT, Xu YG*, Li XH, 2014. Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction: Siberian Traps or an ignimbrite flare-up? Lithos, 204: 258-267

    Li J, Wang XC, Ren ZY, Xu JF, He B., Xu YG. 2014. Chemical heterogeneity of the Emeishan mantle plume: Evidence from highly siderophile element abundances in picrites. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 79: 191–205

    Liu HQ, Xu YG*, Tian W, Zhong YT, Mundil R, Li XH, Yang YH, Luo ZY, Shangguan, SM., 2014. Origin of two types of rhyolites from Tarim Large Igneous Province: consequences of plume incubation and melting. Lithos, 204: 59-72

    Pang CJ, Krapez B, Li ZX, Xu YG, Liu HQ, Cao J. 2014. Stratigraphic evolution of a Late Triassic to Early Jurassic intracontinental basin in southeastern South China: a consequence of flat-slab subduction? Sedimentary Geology. 302, 44–63

    Wei X, Xu YG*, Feng, YX, Zhao, JX. 2014. Lithosphere-mantle plume interaction in the formation of Tarim Large Igneous Province: Geochronological and geochemical constraints. American Journal of Sciences. 314, 314-356.

    Wei X, Xu YG*, C-L Zhang, JX Zhao, YX Feng, 2014. Petrology of and SrNd Isotopic Disequilibrium in the Xiaohaizi Intrusion, NW China: Genesis of Layered Intrusions in the Tarim Large Igneous Province. Journal of Petrology. 55 (12): 2567-2598

    Tong LX, Xu YG, Peter A. Cawood, Zhou X, Chen YB, Liu Z. 2014. Anticlockwise P-T evolution at 280 Ma recorded from ultrahigh-temperature metapelitic granulite in the Chinese Altai orogenic belt, a possible link with the Tarim mantle plume? Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 94: 1-11

    Zhao YW, Li N, Fan QC, Zou HB, Xu YG. 2014. Two episodes of volcanism in the Wudalianchi volcanic belt, NE China: Evidence for tectonic controls on volcanic activities. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 285: 170-179

    Zhong YT, He B, Mundil R, Xu YG*. 2014. CA-TIMS zircon U-Pb dating of felsic ignimbrite from the Binchuan section: Implications for the termination age of Emeishan large igneous province. Lithos, 204: 14-19.


    Hong, L. B., Y.H. Zhang, S.P. Qian, J.Q. Liu, Z.Y. Ren, Y.G. Xu, 2013. Constraints from melt inclusions and their host olivines on the petrogenesis of Oligoence-Early Miocene Xindian basalts, Chifeng area, North China Craton. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology,  165: 305-326

    Huang, X.L., Niu, Y.L., Xu, Y.G., Qiu, H.N., Ma, J.L., Zhong, J.W., 2013. Geochronology and geochemistry of Cenozoic basalts from eastern Guangdong, SE China: constraints on the lithosphere evolution beneath the northern margin of the South China Sea. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 165 (3): 437-455

    Li HY, Xu YG, Huang XL, He B and Liu YM. 2013. Detrital zircons reveal no Jurassic-Early Cretaceous plateau in the eastern North China Craton. Gondwana Research,  24622-634

    Liu HQ, Xu YG*, He B, 2013. Implications from zircon-saturation temperatures and lithological assemblages for Early Permian thermal anomaly in northwest China. Lithos, 182-183: 125-133

    Ma JL, Wei GJ, Liu Y., Ren ZY, Xu YG, Yang YH, 2013. Precise measurement of stable neodymium isotopes of geological materials by using MC-ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometer, 28: 1926–1931

    Wang XC, Li ZX, Li XH, Li J, Xu YG, 2013. Coexistence of an ancient mantle reservoir and young recycled materials in the source region of a young mantle plume: Implications for potential linkage between plume and plate tectonics. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 377–378: 248–259

    Wei GJ, Wei JX, Liu Y, Ke T, Ren ZY, Ma JL, Xu YG. 2013. Measurement of high precision boron isotope of silicate materials by a single column purification method and MC-ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometer, 28: 606-612

    Yang, De-Bin; Xu, Wen-Liang; Xu, Yi-Gang; et al. 2013. Provenance of sediments from Mesozoic basins in western Shandong: Implications for the evolution of the eastern North China Block. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences , 76: 12-29

    Zhang Y, Ren ZY, Xu YG. 2013. Sulfur in olivine-hosted melt inclusions of Emeishan picrites: Implications for S degassing and its impact on environment. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere. 118(8):4063–4070

    Zhong Y-T, B He, Y-G Xu*, 2013. Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Claystones from the Guadalupian-Lopingian Boundary at Penglaitan, South China: Insights into the pre-Lopingian Geological Events. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 62: 438-462


    Xu YG,  Zhang HH, Qiu HN, Ge WC, Wu FY. 2012. Oceanic crust components in continental basalts from Shuangliao, Northeast China: Derived from the mantle transition zone? Chemical Geology    328: 168-184, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.01.027

    Xu YG, Q-J Yang, J-B Lan, X-L Huang, Z-Y Luo, Y-R Shi, L-W Xie, 2012. Temporal–spatial distribution and tectonic implications of the batholiths in the Gaoligong–Tengliang–Yingjiang area, western Yunnan: Constraints from zircon U–Pb ages and Hf isotopes. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences,  53: 151-175

    Huang XL, Zhong JW and Xu YG, 2012. Two tales of the continental lithospheric mantle prior to the destruction of the North China Craton: insights from Early Cretaceous mafic intrusions in western Shandong, East China. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 96: 193-214

    Hong LB, Xu Y-G*, Ren ZY, Kuang YS, Li J, 2012. Petrology, geochemistry and Re-Os isotopes of peridotite xenoliths from Yantai, Shandong Province: Evidence for Phanerozoic lithospheric mantle beneath eastern North China Craton. Lithos, 155: 256-271

    Kuang, Y.S., Wei X, L.B. Hong, C.J. Pang, Y.T. Zhong, J.L., Ma, JX Zhao, Y.-G. Xu, 2012. Petrogenetic evaluation of the Laohutai basalts from North China Craton: Melting of a two component source during lithospheric thinning in the late Cretaceous-early Cenozoic. Lithos, 154, 68-82,

    Jiang Y.-D., Qiu H.N., Xu YG, 2012. Hydrothermal fluids, argon isotopes and mineralization ages of the Fankou Pb-Zn deposit in south China: Insights from sphalerite 40Ar/39Ar progressive crushing. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 84: 369-379

    Tang, GJ, Q Wang, DA Wyman, ZX Li, YG Xu, ZH Zhao. 2012. Metasomatized lithosphere-asthenosphere interaction during slab roll-back: Evidence from Late Carboniferous gabbros in the Luotuogou area, Central Tianshan. Lithos 155: 67–80

    Tang GJ, Wang Q, Wyman D A, Li ZX, Xu YG, Zhao ZH, 2012. Recycling oceanic crust for continental crustal growth: Sr–Nd–Hf isotope evidence from granitoids in the western Junggar region, NW China. Lithos, 128-131: 73–83

    Yang D-B, W-L Xu, Y-G Xu, Q-H Wang, F-P Pei, F Wang, 2012. Constraints from U–Pb ages and Hf isotopes of detrital zircons on the depositional age and provenance of the Neoproterozoic sandstones from the northern Jiangsu and southern Liaoning provinces: Implications for the evolution of the North China Craton. Precambrian Research, 216–219, 162–176

    Zhang C-L; M. Santosh; Zou H-B; Xu Y-G; Zhou G; Dong Y-G; Wang H-Y. 2012. Revisiting the "Irtish tectonic belt": implications for the Paleozoic tectonic evolution of the Altai orogen. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 52: 117-133


    He B; Xu Y-G*; Guan J-P., Zhong YT. 2011. Reply to comment on 'Paleokarst on the top of the Maokou Formation: further evidence for domal crustal uplift prior to the Emeishan flood volcanism'. Lithos 125: 1009-1011 DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2011.05.009

    Liu, JG; Rudnick, RL; Walker, RJ; Gao, S; Wu, FY; Piccoli, PM; Yuan, HL; Xu, WL; Xu, YG. 2011. Mapping lithospheric boundaries using Os isotopes of mantle xenoliths: An example from the North China Craton. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta??75: 3881-3902

    Qiu HN, Wu HY, Yun JB, Feng ZH, Xu YG, Mei LF, J. R. Wijbrans 2011. High-precision 40Ar/39Ar age of the gas emplacement into the Songliao Basin. Geology, 39; no. 5; p. 451–454

    Yuan C, M Sun, Xu YG, GC Zhao, W Xiao, X Long, J Yin, 2011. Oceanic lithospheric mantle beneath the continental crust of the Chinese Altai. Journal of the Geological Society. 168: 995–1000


    Xu Y-G, S-L Chung, H Shao and B He, 2010. Silicic magmas from the Emeishan large igneous province, Southwest China: Petrogenesis and their link with the end-Guadalupian biological crisis. Lithos 119: 47-60

    He B, YG Xu*, YT Zhong, JP Guan, 2010. The Guadalupian-Luopingian Boundary mudstones at Chaotian (SW China) are clastic rocks rather than acidic tuffs: Implication for a temporal coincidence between the end-Guadalupian mass extinction and the Emeishan volcanism. Lithos 119: 10-19

    He B, YG Xu , YT Zhong , JP Guan, 2009, Paleokarst on the top of the Maokou Formation: Further evidence for domal crustal uplift prior to the Emeishan flood volcanism. Lithos 119: 1-9

    Hanski E., Kamenetsky VS, Z-Y Luo, YG Xu, D V. Kuzmin, 2010. Primitive magmas in the Emeishan Large Igneous Province, southwestern China and northern Vietnam. Lithos 119: 75-90

    Huang XL and Xu YG*, 2010. Heterogeneous thermal state and structure of the lithosphere beneath eastern China: A synthesis on basalt-borne xenoliths. Journal of Earth Sciences. 21: 711-730

    Huang XL, YL Niu; YG Xu; LL Chen; QJ Yang, 2010. Mineralogical and Geochemical Constraints on the Petrogenesis of Post-collisional Potassic and Ultrapotassic Rocks from Western Yunnan, SW China. Journal of Petrology, 51: 1617-1654

    Huang XL, YL Niu, YG Xu; QJ Yang, 2010. Geochemistry of TTG and TTG-like gneisses from Lushan-Taihua complex in the southern North China Craton: implications for late Archean crustal accretion. Precam Res 182: 43-56

    Huang DY, PA Peng, YG Xu, YY Deng, HM Deng. 2010. Distribution, regional sources, and deposition fluxes of organochlorine pesticides in precipitation in Guangzhou, South China. Atmospheric Research, 97: 115-123

    Li, H.-Y., He, B., Xu, Y.-G., Huang, X.-L. 2010. U-Pb and Hf isotope analyses of detrital zircons from Late Paleozoic sediments: Insights into interactions of the North China Craton with surrounding plates. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 39, 335 – 346

    Ma JL, Wei GJ, Xu YG, Long WG, 2010. Variations of Sr-Nd-Hf isotopic systematics in basalt during intensive weathering. Chemical Geology. 269: 376-385

    Qiu H.-N., J.R. Wijbrans, M. Brouwer, J.-B. Yun, L.-H. Zhao and Y.-G. Xu, 2010 Amphibolite facies retrograde metamorphism of the Zhujiachong eclogite, SE Dabieshan: 40Ar/39Ar age constraints from argon extraction using UV-laser microprobe, in vacuo crushing and stepwise heating. J. Metam. Geol., 28: 477-487

     Yu SY, Xu YG*, Ma JL, Zheng YF, Kuang YS, Hong LB, Ge WC, Tong LX. 2010. Remnants of oceanic lower crust in the subcontinental lithospheric mantle: trace element and O isotope evidence from aluminous garnet pyroxenite xenoliths from Jiaohe, Northeast China.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters 297: 413-422

    Yuan, C., Sun M., Wilde S., Xiao W.J., Xu Y.G., Long X.P., Zhao G.C., 2010. Post-collisional plutons in the Balikun area, East Chinese Tianshan: Evolving magmatism in response to extension and slab break-off. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2010.07.004. 119: 269-288 ??

    Zhang C.L., Li Z.X., Li X.H., Xu Y.G., Zhou, G., Ye, H.M., 2010. A Permian large igneous province in Tarim and Central Asian Orogenic Blet (CAOB), NW China: Results of a ca. 275 Ma mantle plume? Geological Society of American Bulletin. 122: 2020-2040

    Zhang CL, Xu YG, Li ZX, Wang HY, 2010. Diverse Permian magmatism at the northern margin of the Tarim Block, NW China: genetically linked to the Permian Bachu mantle plume? Lithos, 119: 537-552 ??


    He B, Xu Y.G.*, Campbell I, 2009. Pre-eruptive uplift in the Emeishan? Nature Geosciences, 2: 530-531

    He B, Xu YG, S Patterson, 2009. Magmatic diapirism of the Fangshan pluton, southwest of Beijing, China. Journal of Structural Geology, 31: 615-626

     Huang DY, YG Xu, PA Peng, HH Zhang and JB Lan, 2009. Chemical composition and seasonal variation of acid depositions in Guangzhou, South China: A comparison with precipitation in other Chinese major cities. Environmental pollution 157: 35-41.

    Huang XL, YG Xu, JB Lan, QJ Yang, ZY Luo, 2009. Neoproterozoic adakitic rocks from Mopanshan in western Yangtze Craton: partial melts of a thickened lower crust. Lithos, 112: 367-381.

     Yu SY, YG Xu*, XL Huang, JL Ma, WC Ge, HH Zhang, XF Qin, Hf-Nd isotopic decoupling in continental mantle lithosphere beneath Northeast China: Effects of pervasive mantle metasomatism, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 35: 554-570


    Xu YG, Lan JB, Yang QJ, Huang XL, Qiu HN, 2008. Eocene break-off of the Neo-Tethyan slab as inferred from intraplate-type basaltic dykes in the Gaoligong belt, eastern Tibet. Chemical Geology 255: 439-453

    Xu YG, J. Blusztajn, JL Ma, K Suzuki, J-F Liu and S R. Hart, 2008. Late Archean to Early Proterozoic lithospheric mantle beneath a reactivated craton: Sr-Nd-Os isotopes of peridotite xenoliths from Yangyuan and Fansi, western North China. Lithos 102: 25-42

    Xu YG, L Farmer, Menzies MA, Rudnick RL and Zhou MF, 2008. Continental volcanism and lithospheric evolution. Special volume, Lithos, 102: VIII-X

    Xu YG, Luo ZY, Huang XL, He B, Xiao L, Xie LW and Shi YR, 2008. Zircon U-Pb and Hf isotope constraints on crustal melting associated with the Emeishan mantle plume. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72(13): 3084-3104

    Liang Y-H, Chung SL, Liu DY, Xu Y-G, FY Wu, JH Yang, YB Wang, CH Lo, 2008. Detrital zircon evidence from Burma for reorganization of the eastern Himalayan river system. American J Sci. 308: 618-638

    Huang, XL, YG Xu, XH Li, WX Li, JB Lan, HH Zhang, YS Liu, YB Wang, HY Li, ZY Luo, QJ Yang, 2008. Petrogenesis and tectonic implications of Neoproterozoic, highly fractionated A-type granites from Mianning, South China. Precambrian Research 165: 190-204


    Xu YG, 2007. Diachronous lithospheric thinning of the North China Craton and formation of the Daxin’anling-Taihangshan gravity lineament. Lithos 96: 281-298 doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2006.09.013

    Xu YG, B He, XL Huang, ZY Luo, SL Chung, L Xiao, D Zhu, H Shao JF Xu,, WM Fan, YJ Wang. 2007. Testing plume hypothesis in the Emeishan large igneous province. Episodes 30: 32-42

    Xu YG, 2007. Mantle plume, large igneous provinces and lithospheric evolution. Episodes 30 (1): 5-5

    Xu YG, B He, 2007.  Thick and high velocity crust in Emeishan large igneous province, SW China: Evidence for crustal growth by magmatic underplating/intraplating. The Origins of Melting Anomalies: Plates, Plumes, and Planetary Processes, edited by G Foulger and D Jurdy. Geological Society of America Special Publication 430: 841-858

    Menzies MA, YG Xu, HF Zhang and WM Fan, 2007. Integration of geology, geophysics & geochemistry: the key to understanding the North China Craton. Lithos 96: 1-21

    He B, YG Xu, XL Huang, ZY Luo, YR Shi , QJ Yang, SY Yu, 2007. Age and duration of the Emeishan flood volcanism, SW China: Geochemistry and SHRIMP zircon U-Pb dating of silicic ignimbrites, post-volcanic Xuanwei Formation and clay tuff at the Chaotian section. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 255: 306-323

    Huang XL, YG Xu, Ching-Hua Lo, RC Wang and CY Lin (2007) Multiple exsolutions in a clinopyroxene megacryst aggregate from Cenozoic basalts, Leizhou Peninsula, South China: Petrographic-chemical evolution and driving forces. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 154: 691-705

    Saunders A.D., S.M. Jones, L.A. Morgan, K.L. Pierce, M. Widdowson, Y.G. Xu, 2007. The role of mantle plumes in the formation of continental large igneous provinces: field evidence used to constrain the effects of regional uplift. Chemical Geology, 241: 282-318

    Xu JF, K. Suzuki, YG Xu, HJ Mei, J Li, 2007, Os, Pb, and Nd isotope geochemistry of the Permian Emeishan Continental flood basalts: Insights into the source of a large igneous province. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71: 2104-2119

    Ma JL, Wei GJ, Xu YG, Long WG, Sun WD, 2007. Mobilization and re-distribution of major and trace elements during extreme weathering of basalt in Hainan Island, South China. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71, 3223-3237


    He B., YG Xu, Ya-Mei Wang , Zhen Yu Luo, 2006. Sedimentation and lithofacies paleogeography in SW China before and after the Emeishan flood volcanism: New insights into surface response to mantle plume activity. Journal of Geology 114: 117-132

    Wang YJ, Fan WM, Zhang YH, Peng TP, Cheng XY, Xu YG, 2006. Early Oligocene rotational extrusion on the east of India: structural and 40Ar/39Ar geochronological evidences from the ductile fault systems surrounding southeastern Tibetan syntaxis (western Yunnan). Tectonophysics 418 (3-4): 235-254


    Xu YG, Ma JL, Feigenson MD, Frey FA and Liu JF, 2005. The role of lithosphere-asthenosphere interaction in the genesis of Quaternary tholeiitic and alkali basalts from Datong, western North China Craton. Chemical Geology 224: 247-271

    Ross P.-S., I. Ukstins Peate, M.K. McClintock, Y.G. Xu, I.P. Skilling, J.D.L. White and B.F. Houghton, 2005. Mafic volcaniclastic deposits in flood basalt provinces: A review. J Vol. Geotherm Res. 145: 281-314


    Xu Y-G, Ma JL, Huang XL, Iizuka Y, Chung S-L, Wang Y-B, Wu X-Y, 2004. Early Cretaceous gabbroic complex from Yinan, Shandong Province: Petrogenesis and mantle domains beneath the North China Craton. International Journal of Earth Sciences 93: 1025-1041

    Xu Y-G, He B, Chung SL, Menzies MA, Frey FA. 2004. The geologic, geochemical and geophysical consequences of plume involvement in the Emeishan flood basalt province. Geology 30: 917-920

    Xu Y-G, S.-L. Chung, J. Ma and L. Shi. 2004. Contrasting Cenozoic lithospheric evolution and architecture in western and eastern Sino-Korean Craton: Constraints from geochemistry of basalts and mantle xenoliths. Journal of Geology 112 (5): 593-605

    Xu Y-G, Huang X.L., Ma J.L., Wang YB, Iizuka Y, Xu JF, Wang Q, Wu XY. 2004. Crustal-mantle interaction during the thermo-tectonic reactivation of the North China Craton: SHRIMP zircon U-Pb age, petrology and geochemistry of Mesozoic plutons in western Shandong. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 147: 750-767

    Xu Y.G. and Bodinier J.-L., 2004. Contrasting enrichments in high and low temperature xenoliths from Nushan, Eastern China: Results of a single metasomatic event during lithospheric accretion? Journal of Petrology 45: 321-341

    Huang XL, Xu YG and Liu DY. 2004. Geochronology, petrology and geochemistry of the granulite xenoliths from Nushan, eastern China: Implication for a heterogeneous lower crust beneath the Sino-Korean Craton. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68127-149

    Xiao L, Y.G. Xu, H.J. Mei, Y.F. Zheng, B. He, F Pirajno, 2004. Distinct mantle sources of low-Ti and high-Ti basalts from the western Emeishan large igneous province, SW China: implications for plume–lithosphere interaction. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 228525-546


    Xu Y.-G., Huang X.L., Menzies MA and Wang RC. 2003, Highly magnesian olivines and green-core clinopyroxenes in ultrapotassic lavas from western Yunnan, China: evidence for a complex hybrid origin. European Journal of Mineralogy 15: 965-975

    Xu Y.G., Menzies MA, Thirlwall MF, Huang X.L., Liu Y., Chen X.M., 2003. Reactive harzburgites from Huinan, NE China: products of lithosphere-asthenosphere interaction during lithospheric thinning? Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67487-505

    He B., Xu Y-G, Chung S-L, Xiao, L. and Wang Y, 2003. Sedimentary evidence for a rapid crustal doming prior to the eruption of the Emeishan flood basalts. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 213(3-4): 389-403

    Xiao L., Xu Y-G, Chung S-L, Bin He, Mei HJ. 2003. Chemostratigraphic Correlation of Upper Permian Lava Succession from Yunnan Province, China: Extent of the Emeishan Large Igneous Province. International Geologic Review, 45: 753-766


    Xu Y.G., 2002. Evidence for crustal components in mantle source and constraints on recycling mechanism: pyroxenite xenoliths from Hannuoba, North China. Chemical Geology 182(2-4): 301-322

    Xu Y.G., Sun M., Yan W., Liu Y., Huang X. and Chen XM, 2002. Xenolith evidence for polybaric melting and stratification of the upper mantle beneath South China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 20(8): 937-954


    Xu Y.G., 2001 Thermo-tectonic destruction of the Archaean lithospheric keel beneath eastern China: evidence, timing and mechanism. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth (A), 26: 747-757

    Xu Y.G., Menzies MA, Thirlwall MF, Xie GH, 2001. Exotic lithosphere beneath the Western Yangtze Craton: Petrogenetic links to Tibet using highly magnesian ultrapotassic rocks. Geology 39: 863-866

    Xu Y.G., Chung SL, Jahn BM, Wu GY. 2001. Petrological and geochemical constraints on the petrogenesis of the Permo-Triassic Emeishan flood basalts in southwestern China. Lithos, 58: 145-168

    Xu Y.G., Zhou G.Y., Wu Z.M., Luo T.S., He Z.C., 2001. Chemical composition of precipitation, throughfall and soil solutions at two forested sites at Guangzhou, South China. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 130: 1079-1084


    Xu Y.G., Lin C.Y. and Shi L.B., 1999. The geotherm of the lithosphere beneath Qilin, SE China: A re-appraisal and implications for P-T estimation of Fe-rich pyroxenites. Lithos, 47: 181-193

    Xu Y.G., Menzies MA, Vroon P, Mercier J.C.C. and Lin CY, 1998. Texture-temperature-Geochemistry relationship in the upper mantle as revealed from spinel peridotite xenoliths from Wangqing, NE China. J. Petrology, 39(3): 469-493.

    Xu Y.G., Menzies MA, Bodinier JL, Bedini RM, Vroon P and Mercier J.C.C., 1998. Melt percolation-reaction atop the plume: Evidence from spinel harzburgite poikiloblastic xenoliths from Boree Massif Central, France. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 132: 65-84

    Menzies M.A. and Xu Y.G., 1998. Geodynamics of the North China Craton. In: Flower M., Chung S.-L., Lo C.-H. and Lee T.-Y. (editors) Mantle dynamics and plate interactions in East Asia, American Geophysical Union Geodynamic Series, 27: 155-165

    Orberger B., Xu Y.G., S.J. Reeves, 1998. Platinum group elements in mantle xenoliths from E-China. Tectonophysics, 296: 87-101

    Xu Y.G., Menzies M.A., Mattey D.P., Lowry D., Harte B. and Hinton R.W., 1996. The nature of the lithospheric mantle near the Tancheng-Lujiang fault, China: an integration of texture, chemistry and O isotopes. Chem. Geol. 134: 67-82

    Xu Y.G., Mercier J.C., Menzies M.A., Ross J.V., Harte B., Lin C.Y. and Shi L.B., 1996. K-rich glass-bearing wehrlite xenoliths from Yitong, Northeastern China: petrological and chemical evidence for mantle metasomatism. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 125: 406-420

    Ross J.V., Mercier J.C. and Xu Y.G., 1996. Diffusion creep in the upper mantle: an example from Yitong graben, NE China. Tectonophysics. 261: 315-329

    Xu Y.G., Lin C.Y., Shi L.B., Mercier J.-C.C. and Ross J.V., 1995. Upper mantle geotherm for eastern China and its geological implications. Science in China (Series B), 38: 1482-1492

    Xu Y.G., Ross J.V. and Mercier J.-C.C., 1993. The upper mantle beneath the continental rift of Tanlu, eastern China: evidence for the intralithospheric shear zones. Tectonophysics, 225: 337-360

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