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Wenjiao Xiao
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Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences http://sourcedb.cas.cn/sourcedb_igg_cas/en/zjrck/200907/t20090713_2065500.html

 

 

Education and Appointments:

  • 2003-present Full Professor, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1999-2003    Associate Professor, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1998-1999    Associate Professor, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1997-1998    Assistant Professor, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1995-1997    Postdoc, Institute of Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1992-1995    Ph.D.  Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), P. R. China
  • 1989-1992    M.Sc.  China University of Geosciences (Beijing), P. R. China
  • 1985-1989    B.Sc.  Changchun College of Geology (now Jilin University), P. R. China

Editorial Responsibilities:

  • Global Tectonics and Metallogeny (Senior Chief Editor)
  • Gondwana Research (Associate Editor)
  • Terra Nova (Associate Editor, 2007-2009)
  • Journal of the Geological Society, London (Advisory Editor)
  • International Journal of Earth Sciences (Editorial Board)
  • Journal of Asian Earth Sciences (Editorial Board)
  • International Journal of Geosciences (Editorial Board)
  • Chinese Journal of Geology (Editor-in-chief)
  • Chinese Science Bulletin (Associate Editor)
  • Geological Review (Editorial Board)
  • Geological Bulletin of China (Editorial Board)
  • Earth-Science Frontiers (Editorial Board)
  • Northwestern Geology (Editorial Board)

Reviewers for Funding Bodies/Professional Positions:

  • Czech Science Foundation
  • National Research Foundation of Korea
  • National Science Foundation of the United States of America
  • Natural National Science Foundation of Sweden
  • Geological Survey of New South Wales, Australia
  • Louisiana State University, USA
  • Seoul National University, Korea
  • Natural National Science Foundation of China

Research Interests:
  • Plate tectonics of orogenic collages and continental crust
  • Structural analysis of ophiolites and accretionary complexes
  • Sedimentary basins in association with orogenesis
  • Accretionary orogenesis and metallogeny in Central Asia
  • Tectonics of the Tethys
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Honors:
  • 2012   The Second Award, National Natural Science Award of China
  • 2012   The First Award, Science and Technology Award of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
  • 2010   “Huang Jiqing Award”, Geological Society of China
  • 2009    Excellent Field-work Researcher, Ministry of Science and Technology of China
  • 2007   Outstanding Youth Researcher of the National Natural Science Foundation of China
  • 2004   Excellent Individual Researcher of the National Basic Science Program of China

Supported Projects:

a) Natural National Science Foundation of China 

  • 2014-2018 Geodynamic settings of the Central Asian porphyry-type deposits 
  • 2013-2017 Structures, deformation and ages of the high-grade metamorphic terranes, ophiolites, and accretionary complexes in the Beishan Orogen
  • 2007-2011 Tectonics: Structures of the accretionary complexes of the CAOB
  • 2002-2004 Structures and tectonics of the southern Western Kunlun 

b) Ministry of Science and Technology of China 

  • 2007-2011 Continental geodynamics and metallogeny of the CAOB 
  • 2002-2006 Paleogeography and continental lateral growth of W. China

Selected Publication:

First-authored papers in international SCI journals

  1. Xiao, W.J., Windley, B.F., Allen, M., Han, C.M., 2013. Paleozoic multiple accretionary and collisional tectonics of the Chinese Tianshan orogenic collage. Gondwana Research, 23, 1316-1341, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2012.01.012.
  2. Xiao, W., Li, S.Z., Santosh, M., Jahn, B.-M., 2012. Orogenic Belts in Central Asia: Correlations and connections. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 49, 1-6.
  3. Xiao, W.J., Mao, Q.G., Windley, B.F., Qu, J.F., Zhang, J.E., Ao, S.J., Guo, Q.Q., Cleven, N.R., Lin, S.F., Shan, Y.H., Li, J.L., 2010. Paleozoic multiple accretionary and collisional processes of the Beishan orogenic collage. American Journal of Science, 310, 1553-1594, doi: 10.2475/10.2010.12.
  4. Xiao, W.J., Huang, B.C., Han, C.M., Sun, S., Li, J.L., 2010. A review of the western part of the Altaids: A key to understanding the architecture of accretionary orogens. Gondwana Research, 18, 253-273, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2010.01.007.
  5. Xiao, W.J., Kr?ner, A., Windley, B.F., 2009. Geodynamic Evolution of Central Asia in the Paleozoic and Mesozoic. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 98, 1185–1188, Doi: 10.1007/s00531-009-0418-4.
  6. Xiao, W.J., Windley, B.F., Huang, B.C., Han, C.M., Yuan, C., Chen, H.L., Sun, M., Sun, S., Li, J.L., 2009. End Permian to mid-Triassic termination of the southern Central Asian Orogenic Belt. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 98, 1189–1217, Doi: 10.1007/s00531-008-0407-z.
  7. Xiao, W.J., Kusky, T., 2009. Geodynamic processes and metallogenesis of the Central Asian and related orogenic belts: Introduction. Gondwana Research, 16, 167-169, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2009.05.001.
  8. Xiao, W., Windley, B.F., Yong, Y., Yan, Z., Yuan, C., Liu, C., Li, J., 2009. Early Paleozoic to Devonian multiple-accretionary model for the Qilian Shan, NW China, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 35, 323-333, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2008.10.001.
  9. Xiao, W.J., Windley, B.F., Yuan, C., Sun, M., Han, C.M., Lin, S.F., Chen, H.L., Yan, Q.R., Liu, D.Y., Qin, K.Z., Li, J.L., Sun, S., 2009. Paleozoic multiple subduction-accretion processes of the southern Altaids. American Journal of Science, 309, 221-270, doi:10.2475/03.2009.02.
  10. Xiao, W.J., Pirajno, F., Seltmann, R., 2008. Geodynamics and metallogeny of the Altaid orogen. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 32, 77-81, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2007.10.003.
  11. Xiao, W.J., Han, C.M., Yuan, C., Sun, M., Lin, S.F., Chen, H.L., Li, Z.L., Li, J.L., Sun, S., 2008. Middle Cambrian to Permian subduction-related accretionary orogenesis of North Xinjiang, NW China: implications for the tectonic evolution of Central Asia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 32, 102-117, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2007.10.008.
  12. Xiao, W.J., Windley, B.F., Liu, D.Y., Jian, P., Liu, C.Z., 2005. Paleozoic accretionary tectonics of the Western Kunlun Range, China: new SHRIMP zircon ages from the Kudi ophiolite and associated granites, and implications for the crustal growth of Central Asia. Journal of Geology, 113, 687-705.
  13. Xiao, W.J., He, H.Q., 2005, Early Mesozoic thrust tectonics of the NW Zhejiang region (Southeast China). Geological Society of America Bulletin, 117(7/8), 945-961, doi: 10.1130/25417.
  14. Xiao, W.-J., Zhang, L.-C., Qin, K.-Z., Sun, S., Li, J.-L., 2004. Paleozoic accretionary and collisional tectonics of the Eastern Tianshan (China): Implications for the continental growth of central Asia. American Journal of Science, 304, 370-395.
  15. Xiao, W., Windley, B.F., Badarch, G., Sun, S., Li, J., Qin, K., Wang, Z., 2004. Palaeozoic accretionary and convergent tectonics of the southern Altaids: implications for the lateral growth of Central Asia. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 161, 339-342.
  16. Xiao, W.J., Windley, B.F., Hao, J., Zhai, M.G., 2003. Accretion leading to collision and the Permian Solonker suture, Inner Mongolia, China: Termination of the central Asian orogenic belt. Tectonics, 22 (6), 1069, doi: 10.1029/2002TC001484.
  17. Xiao, W.J., Han, F.L., Windley, B.F., Yuan, C., Zhou, H., Li J.L., 2003. Multiple accretionary orogenies and episodic growth of continents: Insights from the Western Kunlun Range, central Asia. International Geology Review, 45, 303-328.
  18. Xiao, W.J., Windley, B.F., Hao, J., Li, J.L., 2002. Arc-ophiolite obduction in the Western Kunlun Range (China): implications for the Palaeozoic evolution of central Asia. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 159, 517-528.
  19. Xiao, W.J., Windley, B.F., Chen, H.L., Zhang, G.C., Li, J.L., 2002. Carboniferous-Triassic subduction and accretion in the western Kunlun, China: implications for the collisional and accretionary tectonics of the northern Tibetan plateau. Geology, 30, 295-298.

Corresponding-authored papers in international SCI journals

  1. Cleven, N.R., Lin, S.F., Xiao, W.J., 2013. The Hongliuhe fold-and-thrust belt: Evidence of terminal collision and suture-reactivation after the Early Permian in the Beishan orogenic collage, Northwest China. Gondwana Research. Accepted pending minor revision.
  2. Feng, J.Y., Xiao, W.J., Windley, B., Han, C.M., Wan, B., Zhang, J.E., Ao, S.J., Zhang, Z.Y., Lin, L.N., 2013. Field geology, geochronology and geochemistry of mafic–ultramafic rocks from Alxa, China: Implications for Late Permian accretionary tectonics in the southern Altaids. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 78, 114-142.
  3. Guo, Q.Q., Xiao, W.J., Hou, Q.L., Windley, B., Han, C.M., Tian, Z.H., Song, D.F., 2013. Construction of Late Devonian Dundunshan arc in Beishan orogen and its implication for tectonics of southern Central Asian Orogenic Belt, Lithos, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2013.11.007.
  4. Han, C.M., Xiao, W.J., Zhao, G.C., Su, B.X., Sakyi, P.A., Ao, S.J., Wan, B., Zhang, J.E., Zhang, Z.Y., 2013. SIMS U–Pb zircon dating and Re–Os isotopic analysis of the Hulu Cu–Ni deposit, eastern Tianshan, Central Asian Orogenic Belt, and its geological significance. Journal of Geosciences, 58, 255–274.
  5. Mao, Q.G., Xiao, W.J., Fang, T.H., Windley, B., Sun, M., Ao, S.J., Zhang, J.E., Huang, X.K., 2013. Geochronology, geochemistry and petrogenesis of Early Permian alkaline magmatism in the Eastern Tianshan: Implications for tectonics of the Southern Altaids, Lithos, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2013.11.011.
  6. Song, D.F., Xiao, W.J., Han, C.M., Tian, Z.H., 2013. Geochronological and geochemical study of gneiss–schist complexes and associated granitoids, Beishan Orogen, southern Altaids. International Geology Review, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2013.792515.
  7. Song, D.F., Xiao, W.J., Han, C.M., Tian, Z.H., Wang, Z.M., 2013. Provenance of metasedimentary rocks from Beishan orogenic collage, southern Altaids: constraints from detrital zircon U-Pb and Hf isotopic data. Gondwana Research, 24, 1141-1157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2012.06.011.
  8. Tian, Z.H., Xiao, W.J., Shan, Y.H., Windley, B., Han, C.M., Zhang, J.E., Song, D.F., 2013. Mega-fold interference patterns in the Beishan orogen (NW China) created by change in plate configuration during Permo-Triassic termination of the Altaids. Journal of Structural Geology, 52, 119-135.
  9. Tian, Z.H., Xiao, W.J., Windley, B., Lin, L.N., Han, C.M., Zhang, J.E., Wan, B.,Ao, S.J., Song, D.F., Feng, J.Y., 2013. Structure, age, and tectonic development of the Huoshishan–Niujuanzi ophiolitic me?lange, Beishan, southernmost Altaids. Gondwana Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2013.05.006.
  10. Ao, S.J., Xiao, W.J., Han, C.M., Li X.H., Qu, J.F., Zhang, J.E., Guo, Q.Q., Tian, Z.H., 2012. Cambrian to Early Silurian accretionary process in the Beishan Collage, NW China: implications for architecture of the Altaids. Geological Magazine, 149, 606-625, doi:10.1017/S0016756811000884.
  11. Guo, Q.Q., Xiao, W.J., Windley, B.F., Mao, Q.G., Han, C.M., Qu, J.F., Ao, S.J., Li, J.L., Song, D.F., Yong, Y., 2012. Provenance and tectonic settings of Permian turbidites from the Beishan Mountains, NW China: Implications for the Late Paleozoic accretionary tectonics of the southern Altaids. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 48, 54-68, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.03.013.
  12. Ma, C., Xiao, W.J., Windley, B.F., Zhao, G.P., Han, C.M., Zhang, J.E., Luo, J., Li, C., 2012. Tracing a subducted ridge-transform system in a late Carboniferous accretionary prism of the southern Altaids: Orthogonal sanukitoid dyke swarms in western Junggar, NW China. Lithos, 140-141, 152-165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2012.02.005.
  13. Mao, Q.G., Xiao, W.J., Fang, T.H., Wang, J.B., Sun, M., Yuan, C., 2012. Late Ordovician to early Devonian adakites and Nb-enriched basalts in Liuyuan area, Beishan, NW China: Implications for early Paleozoic slab-melting and crustal growth in the southern Altaids. Gondwana Research, 22, 534-553, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2011.06.006.
  14. Mao, Q.G., Xiao, W.J., Windley, B.F., Han, C.M., Qu, J.F., Ao, S.J., Zhang, J.E., Guo, Q.Q., 2012. The Liuyuan complex in the Beishan, NW China: a Carboniferous-Permian ophiolitic forearc sliver in the southern Altaids. Geological Magazine, 149, 483-506, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0016756811000811.
  15. Song, D.F., Xiao, W.J., Li, J.L., Qu, J.F., Guo, Q.Q., Lin, L.N., Wang, Z.M., 2012. Progressive accretionary tectonics of the Beishan orogenic collage, Southern Altaids: insights from zircon U-Pb and Hf isotopic data of high-grade complexes. Precambrian Research, 227, 368-388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2012.06.011.
  16. Qu, J.F., Xiao, W.J., Windley, B.F., Han, C.M., Mao, Q.G., Ao, S.J., Zhang, J.E., 2011. Ordovician eclogites from the Chinese Beishan: implications for the tectonic evolution of the southern Altaids. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 29, 803-820, doi:10.1111/j.1525-1314.2011.00942.x.
  17. Zhang, J.E., Xiao, W.J., Han, C.M., Ao, S.J., Yuan C., Sun, M., Geng, H.Y., Zhao, G.C., Guo, Q.Q., Ma, C., 2011. Kinematics and age constraints of deformation in a Late Carboniferous accretionary complex in Western Junggar, NW China. Gondwana Research, 19, 958-974, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2010.10.003.
  18. Zhang, J.E., Xiao, W.J., Han, C.M., Mao, Q.G., Ao, S.J., Guo, Q.Q., Ma, C., 2011. A Devonian to Carboniferous intra-oceanic subduction system in Western Junggar, NW China. Lithos, 125, 592–606, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2011.03.013.
  19. Ao, S.J., Xiao, W.J., Han, C.M., Mao, Q.G., Zhang, J.E., 2010. Geochronology and geochemistry of Early Permian mafic-ultramafic complexes in the Beishan area, Xinjiang, NW China: implications for late Paleozoic tectonic evolution of the southern Altaids. Gondwana Research, 18, 466-478, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2010.01.004.

First-authored papers in domestic SCI journals

  1. Xiao, W.J., Han, C.M., Yuan, C., Chen, H.L., Sun, M., Lin, S.F., Li, Z.L., Mao, Q.G., Zhang, J.E., Sun, S., and Li, J.L., 2006. The unique Carboniferous-Permian tectonic-metallogenic framework of Northern Xinjiang (NW China):Constraints for the tectonics of the southern Paleoasian Domain. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 22(5), 1362-1376.
  2. Xiao, W.J., Hou, Q.L., Li, J.L., Windley, B.F., Hao, J., Fang, A.M., Zhou, H., Wang, Z.H., Chen, H.L., Zhang, G.C., Yuan, C., 2000. Tectonic facies and archipelago-accretion process of the West Kunlun, China. Science in China, 43 (suppl.), 134-143.
  3. Xiao, W.J., Li, J.L., He, H.Q., Chen, H.H., 1997. A preliminary study of NW Zhejiang fold and thrust belt. Science in China, 40(4), 418-423.
  4. Xiao, W.J., Li, J.L., He, H.Q., 1996. A preliminary study on the fold and thrust structural style in Meishan, Changxing, Zhejiang Province. Chinese Science Bulletin, 41(20), 1718-1721.

First-/co-guest-edited special issues in international SCI journals

  1. Xiao, W.J., Santosh, M., Li, S.Z., Jahn, B.-M. (Guest Editors), 2012. Orogenic belts in Central Asia: Correlations and connections. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, Special Issue, 49, 1-395.
  2. Xiao, W.J., Kr?ner, A., Windley, B. (Guest-Editors), 2009. Geodynamic Evolution of Central Asia in Paleozoic and Mesozoic. International Journal of Earth Sciences, Special Issue, 98, 1185-1556.
  3. Xiao, W.J., Kusky, T. (Guest Editors), 2009. Geodynamic processes and metallogenesis of the Central Asian and related orogenic belts. Gondwana Research. Special Issue, 16, 167-363.
  4. Xiao, W.J., Pirajno, F., Seltmann, R. (Guest Editors), 2008. Geodynamics and metallogeny of the Altaid orogen. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, Special Issue, 32(2-4), 1-299.
  5. Zhao, X.X., Xiao, W.J., Wang, C.S. (Guest Editors), 2012. Plate tectonics of Asia: Geological and geophysical constraints. Gondwana Research, Special Issue, 22, 353-644.
  6. Glen, R., Quinn, C., Xiao, W.J. (Guest-Editors), 2011. Island Arcs: Their role in growth of accretionary orogens and mineral endowment. Gondwana Research, Special Issue, 19, 567-830.
  7. Zhu, W.B., Charvet, J., Xiao, W.J., Jahn, B.-M. (Guest-Editors), 2011. Continental accretion and intra-continental deformation of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, Special Issue, 42, 769-1066.
  8. Zhai, M.G., Xiao, W.J., Kusky, T., Santosh, M. (Guest Editors), 2007. Tectonic evolution of China and adjacent crustal fragments. Gondwana Research. Special Issue, 12(1-2), 1-197.

Other co-authored papers in international SCI journals

  1. Wan, B., Xiao, W.J., Han, C.M., Zhang, L.C., Qu, W.J., Du, A.D., 2014. Re-Os molybdenite age of the Cu-Mo skarn ore deposit at Suoerkuduke in East Junggar, NW China and its geological significance. Ore Geology Reviews, 56, 541–548.
  2. Han, C.M., Xiao, W.J., Zhao, G.C., Su, B.X., Ao, S.J., Zhang, J.E., Wan, B., 2013. Age and tectonic setting of magmatic sulfide Cu–Ni mineralization in the Eastern Tianshan Orogenic Belt, Xinjiang, Central Asia. Journal of Geosciences, 58, 255–274.
  3. Shen, P., Xiao, W.J., Pan, H.D., Shen, Y.C., Dong, L.H., Li, C.F., 2013. Petrogenesis and tectonic settings of the Late Carboniferous Jiamantieliek and Baogutu ore-bearing porphyry intrusions in the southern West Junggar, NW China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 75, 158-173.
  4. Wan, B., Xiao, W.J., Windley, B., Yuan, C., 2013. Permian hornblende gabbros in the Chinese Altai from a subduction-related hydrous parent magma, not from the Tarim mantle plume. Lithosphere, 5, 290-299, doi:10.1130/L261.1.
  5. Cai, K.D., Sun, M., Xiao, W.J., Buslov, M.M., Yuan, C., Zhao, G.C., Long, X.P., 2013. Zircon U-Pb geochronology and Hf isotopic composition of Paleozoic granitiods in Russian Altai Mountain, Central Asian Orogenic Belt. American Journal of Science, accepted.
  6. Han, Z.K., Han, C.M., Xiao W.J., Zhao, G.C., Wang, Z.M., Ao, S.J., Zhang, J.E., Wan, B., 2013. Palaeozoic porphyry Cu–Au and ultramafic Cu–Ni deposits in the eastern Tianshan orogenic belt: temporal constraints from U–Pb geochronology. International Geology Review, 55, 842–862, DOI: 10.1080/00206814.2012.745977.
  7. Shen, P., Pan, H.D., Xiao, W.J., Shen, Y.C., 2013. An Ordovician intra-oceanic subduction system influenced by ridge subduction in the West Junggar, Northwest China. International Geology Review, 56, 206-223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2013.839096.
  8. Shen, P., Pan, H.D., Xiao, W.J., Li, X.H., Dai, H.W., Zhu, H.P., 2013. Early Carboniferous intra-oceanic arc and back-arc basin system in the West Junggar, NW China. International Geology Review, 55, 1991–2007, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2013.810385.
  9. Shen, P., Pan, H.D., Xiao, W.J., Chen, X.H., Eleonorad, S., Shen, Y.C., 2013. Two geodynamic–metallogenic events in the Balkhash (Kazakhstan) and the West Junggar (China): Carboniferous porphyry Cu and Permian greisen W-Mo mineralization. International Geology Review, 55, 1660–1687, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2013.792500.
  10. Liu, X.J., Xu, J.F., Castillo, P. R., Xiao, W.J., Shi, Y., Feng, Z., Guo, L., 2013, The Dupal isotopic anomaly in the southern Paleo-Asian Ocean: Nd-Pb isotope evidence from ophiolites in Northwest China. Lithos, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2013.08.020.
  11. Li, Y.L., Zhou, H.W., Brouwer, F., Xiao, W.J., Wijbrans, J., Zhao, J.H., Zhong, Z.Q., Liu, H.F., 2013. Nature and timing of the Solonker suture of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt: insights from geochronology and geochemistry of basic intrusions in the Xilin Gol Complex, Inner Mongolia, China. International Journal of Earth Sciences, DOI 10.1007/s00531-013-0931-3.
  12. Yin, C., Lin, S., Davis, D.W., Zhao, G., Xiao, W., Li, L., He, Y., 2013. 2.1-1.85 Ga tectonic events in the Yangtze Block, South China 2.1-1.85 Ga tectonic events in the Yangtze Block, South China: Petrological and geochronological evidence from the Kongling Complex and implications for the reconstruction of supercontinent Columbia. Lithos, 182-183, 200-210, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2013.10.012.
  13. Li, L., Lin, S., Xing, G., Davis, D.W., Davis, W.J., Xiao, W., Yin, C., 2013. Geochronology and geochemistry of volcanic rocks from the Shaojiwa Formation and Xingzi Group, Lushan area, SE China: Implications for Neoproterozoic back-arc basin in the Yangtze Block. Precambrian Research, 238, 1-17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2013.09.016.
  14. Li, L.M., Lin, S.F., Xing, G.F., Davis, D.W., Davis, W.J., Xiao, W.J., Yin, C.Q., 2013. Geochemistry and tectonic implications of late Mesoproterozoic alkaline bimodal volcanic rocks from the Tieshajie Group in the southeastern Yangtze Block, South China. Precambrian Research, 230, 179-192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2013.02.004.
  15. Yin, C.Q., Lin, S.F., Davis, D.W., Xing, G.F., Davis, W.J., Cheng, G.H., Xiao, W.J., Li, L.M., 2013. Tectonic evolution of the southeastern margin of the Yangtze Block: Constraints from SHRIMP U-Pb and LA-ICP-MS Hf isotopic studies of zircon from the eastern Jiangnan Orogenic Belt and implications for the tectonic interpretation of South China. Precambrian Research, 236, 145-156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2013.07.022.
  16. Zhao, X.X., Xiao, W.J., Hébert, R, Wang, C.S., 2012. Plate tectonics of Asia: Geological and geophysical constraints. Gondwana Research, 22, 353-359, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2012.01.002.
  17. Wan, B., Xiao, W.J., Zhang, L.C., Han, C.M., 2012. Iron mineralization associated with a major strike-slip shear zone: radiometric and oxygen isotope evidence from Mengku deposit, NW China. Ore Geology Reviews, 44, 136-147, doi:10.1016/j.oregeorev.2011.09.011.
  18. Liu, W., Liu, X.J., Xiao, W.J., 2012. Massive granitoid production, but not massive continental-crust growth in the Chinese Altay (CA)―An integration of zircon U-Pb age and Hf isotope, geochemical and Nd-Sr isotopic compositions of granitoids, volcanics, and metasedimentary rock of the CA as compared with its southern and northern terrains. American Journal of Science, 312, 629–684. DOI 10.2475/06.2012.02.
  19. Long, X.P., Yuan, C., Sun, M., Xiao, W.J., Wang, Y.J., Cai, K.D., Jiang, Y.D., 2012. Geochemistry and Nd isotopic composition of the Early Paleozoic flysch sequence in the Chinese Altai, Central Asia: Evidence for a northward derived mafic source and insight into Nd model ages in accretionary orogen. Gondwana Research, 22, 554-566, doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2011.04.009.
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