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  1. Liu, S.-L., Ma, L., Zou, X., Fang, L., Qin, B., Melnik, A.E., Kirscher, U., Yang, K.-F., Fan, H.-R., Mitchell, R.N., 2023. Trends and rhythms in carbonatites and kimberlites reflect thermo-tectonic evolution of Earth. Geology, 51(1), 101–105.
  2. Ma, L., Wang, Q., Kerr, A.C., Li, Z.-X., Dan, W., Yang, Y.-N., Zhou, J.-S., Wang, J., Li, C., 2023. Eocene magmatism in the Himalaya: Response to lithospheric flexure during early Indian collision?. Geology, 51 (1), 96–100.
  3. Wang, T., Tong, Y., Huang, H., Zhang, H., Guo, L., Li, Z., Wang, X., Eglington, B., Li, S., Zhang, J., Donskaya, T.V., Petrov, O., Zhang, L., Song, P., Zhang, X., Wang, C., 2023. Granitic record of the assembly of the Asian continent. Earth-Science Reviews, 237, 104298.
  4. Li, H., Yue, Z., Lin, Y., Di, K., Zhang, N., Liu, J., 2023. Olivine origination in lunar Das crater through three-dimensional numerical simultation. Icarus, 391, 115333.
  5. Huang, C., Li, Z.-X., 2023. Why supercontinents became shorter lived as the Earh evolved. Science Bulletin, 68(4), 436-440.
  6. Li, Z.-X., Liu, Y., Ernst, R., 2023. A dynamic 2000—540 Ma Earth history: From cratonic amalgamation to the age of supercontinent cycle. Earth-Science Reviews, 238, 104336.
  7. Evans, K., Reddy, S.M., Merle, R., Fougerouse, D., Rickard, W.D.A., Saxey, D.W., Park, J.-W., Doucet, L., Jourdan, F., 2023. The origin of platinum group minerals in oceanic crust. Geology.
  8. Doucet, L.S., Li, Z.-X., Brennan, D., Offler, R., Gamaleldien, H., Ware, B., Tessalina, S.G., Moine, B.N., 2023. Precambrian history of the Pacific Mantle Domain: New constraints from Woodsreef and Port Macquarie serpentinized spinel harzburgites of the New England Orogen, Australia. Journal of Petrology, egad028.
  9. Kirscher, U., Dallanave, E., Bachtadse, V., 2023. Paleoposition and Paleogeography of Egypt During the Phanerozoic Era. In: , et al. The Phanerozoic Geology and Natural Resources of Egypt. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation. Springer, Cham.
  10. Condie, K.C., Pisarevsky, S.A., Puetz, S.J., Roberts, N.M.W., Spencer, C.J., 2023. A-type granites in space and time: Relationship to the supercontinent cycle and mantle events. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 610, 118125.
  11. Laurent, O., Couzinié, S., Doucet, L.S., 2023. Timescales of ultra-high temperature metamorphism and crustal differentiation: Zircon petrochronology from granulite xenoliths of the Variscan French Massif Central. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 611, 118133.
  12. Hamdy, M., El-Shafei, S., Gamaleldien, H., Abu-Alam, T., 2023. Silica cycling in Neoproterozoic oceanic lithosphere: A case study from Wadi Igla carbonate-serpentinite (southern Eastern Desert of Egypt). Precambrian Research, 390, 107033.


  1. Kirscher, U., Mitchell, R. N., Liu, Y., Pisarevsky, S. A., Giddings, J., Li, Z.-X., 2022. Paleomagnetic evidence for a Paleoproterozoic rotational assembly of the North Australian craton in the leadup to supercontinent formation. Geophysical Research Letters, 49, e2022GL099842.
  2. Pisarevsky, S.A., Li, Z.X., Tetley, M.G., Liu, Y., Beardmore, J.P., 2022. An updated internet-based Global Paleomagnetic Database. Earth-Science Reviews, 104258.
  3. Gamaleldien, H., Li, Z.X., Anbar, M.A., Murphy, J.B., Doucet, L.S., 2022. Geochronological and isotopic constraints on Neoproterozoic crustal growth in the Egyptian Nubian Shield: Review and synthesis. Earth-Science Reviews, 104244.
  4. Doucet, L.S., Tetley, M.G., Li, Z.-X., Liu, Y., Gamaleldien, H., 2022. Geochemical fingerprinting of continental and oceanic basalts: A machine learning approach. Earth-Science Reviews, 233, 104192.
  5. Huang, C., Li, Z.X., Zhang, N., 2022. Will Earth’s next supercontinent assemble through the closure of the Pacific Ocean? National Science Review, nwac205.
  6. Yao, W., Zhu, X., Wang, J., Zhou, X., Spencer, C.J., Wang, Z.-J., Li, Z.-X., 2022. Position of South China and Indochina along northern Gondwana margin during the Ediacaran–Silurian period. Precambrian Research, 379, 106809.
  7. Nordsvan, A.R., Volante, S., Collins, W.J., Pourteau, A., Li, J., Withnall, I.W., Beams, S., Li, Z.-X., 2022. Post-collisional magmatism in NE Australia during Mesoproterozoic supercontinent Nuna: Insights from new zircon U-Pb and Lu-Hf data. Lithos, 428–429, 106827.
  8. Gamaleldien, H., Li, Z.-X., Abu Anbar, M., Murphy, J.B., Evans, N.J., Xia, X.-P., 2022. Formation of juvenile continental crust in northern Nubian Shield: New evidence from granitic zircon U-Pb-Hf-O isotopes. Precambrian Research, 379, 106791.
  9. Lagain, A., Bouley, S., Zanda, B., Miljković, K., Rajšić, A., Baratoux, D., Payré, V., Doucet, L.S., Timms, N.E., Hewins, R., Benedix, G.K., Malarewic, V., Servis, K., Bland, P.A., 2022. Early crustal processes revealed by the ejection site of the oldest martian meteorite. Nature Communications, 13, 3782.
  10. Liou, P., Wang, Z., Mitchell, R.N., Doucet, L.S., Li, M., Guo, J., Zhai, M., 2022. Fe isotopic evidence that “high pressure” TTGs formed at low pressure. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 592, 117645.
  11. Wu, L., Huang, W., Liang, H., Murphy, J.B., Kirscher, U., Mitchell, R.N., Hawkins, L.M.A., Halverson, G.P., Gu, Y.J., Zhang, J., Liu, X., 2022. Paleomagnetism of the Guanyang Devonian sedimentary successions in Guangxi province, South China. Gondwana Research, 105, 143-159.
  12. Mitchell, R.N., Spencer, C.J., Kirscher, U., Wilde, S.A., 2022. Plate tectonic-like cycles since the Hadean: Initiated or inherited? Geology, In press.
  13. Liu, Y., Mitchell, R.N., Brown, M., Johnson, T.E., Pisarevsky, S.A., 2022. Linking metamorphism and plate boundaries over the past 2 billion years. Geology.
  14. Liu, X., Dang, Z., Zhang, N., 2022. Study on the mechanism of mantle plume production: taking Ferrar as an example. Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, 58(2), 234-240. DOI:10.13209/j.0479-8023.2022.018
  15. Wu, L., Murphy, J.B., Collins, W.J., Waldron, J.W.F., Li, Z.-X., Pisarevsky, S.A., Halverson, G.P., 2022. A trans-Iapetus transform fault control for the evolution of the Rheic Ocean: Implications for an early Paleozoic transition of accretionary tectonics. GSA Bulletin.
  16. Volante, S., Collins, W.J., Barrote, V., Nordsvan, A.R., Pourteau, A., Li, Z.-X., Li, J., Beams, S., 2022. Spatio–temporal evolution of Mesoproterozoic magmatism in NE Australia: A hybrid tectonic model for final Nuna assembly. Precambrian Research, 372, 106602.
  17. Lagain, A., Kreslavsky, M., Baratoux, D., Liu, Y., Devillepoix, H., Bland, P., Benedix, G.K., Doucet, L.S., Servis, K., 2022. Has the impact flux of small and large asteroids varied through time on Mars, the Earth and the Moon? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 579, 117362.
  18. Gladkochub, D.P., Donskaya, T.V., Pisarevsky, S.A., Ernst, R.E., Söderlund, U., Kotov, A.B., Kovach, V.P., Okrugin, A.V., 2022. 1.79–1.75 Ga mafic magmatism of the Siberian craton and late Paleoproterozoic paleogeography. Precambrian Research, 370, 106557.
  19. Doucet, L.S., Gamaleldien, H., Li, Z.-X., 2022. Pitfalls in using the geochronological information from the EarthChem Portal for Precambrian time-series analysis. Precambrian Research, 369, 106514.
  20. Zhang, Y., Zhang, N., Tian, M., 2022. Internal dynamics of magma ocean and its linkage to atmospheres. Acta Geochimica, In press.
  21. Brennan, D.T., Link, P.K., Li, Z.-X., Martin, L., Johnson, T., Evans, N.J., Li, J., 2022. Closing the “North American Magmatic” Gap: Crustal evolution of the Clearwater Block from multi-isotope and trace element zircon data. Precambrian Research, 369, 106533.
  22. Zhang, N., Ding, M., Zhu, MH., Li, H., Li, H., Yue, Z., 2022. Lunar compositional asymmetry explained by mantle overturn following the South Pole–Aitken impact. Nature Geoscience, 15, 37–41.


  1. Ernst, R.E., Bond, D.P.G., Zhang, S.-H., Buchan, K.L., Grasby, S.E., Youbi, N., El Bilali, H., Bekker, A., Doucet, L.S., 2021. Large Igneous Province Record Through Time and Implications for Secular Environmental Changes and Geological Time-Scale Boundaries. In Large Igneous Provinces (eds R.E. Ernst, A.J. Dickson and A. Bekker).
  2. Youbi, N., Ernst, R.E., Mitchell, R.N., Boumehdi, M.A., El Moume, W., Lahna, A.A., Bensalah, M.K., Söderlund, U., Doblas, M., Tassinari, C.C.G., 2021. Preliminary Appraisal of a Correlation Between Glaciations and Large Igneous Provinces Over the Past 720 Million Years. In Large Igneous Provinces (eds R.E. Ernst, A.J. Dickson and A. Bekker).
  3. Li, H.-C., Zhang, N., Yue, Z.-Y., Zhang, Y.-Z., 2021. Lunar cratering asymmetries with high lunar orbital obliquity and inclination of the Moon. Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 21(6), 140.
  4. Gladkochub, D.P., Donskaya, T.V., Pisarevsky, S.A., Salnikova, E.B., Mazukabzov, A.M., Kotov, A.B., Motova, Z.L., Stepanova, A.V., Kovach, V.P., 2021. Evidence of the latest Paleoproterozoic (~1615 Ma) mafic magmatism the southern Siberia: Extensional environments in Nuna supercontinent. Precambrian Research, 354, 106049.
  5. Olierook, H.K.H., Affleck, R.G., Evans, N.J., Jourdan, F., Kirkland, C.L., Volante, S., Nordsvan, A.R., McInnes, B.I.A., McDonald, B., Mayers, C., Frew, R.A., Rankenburg, K., d’Offay, N., Nind, M., Larking, A., 2021. Mineralization proximal to the final Nuna suture in northeastern Australia. Gondwana Research, 92, 54-71.
  6. Liebmann, J., Spencer, C.J., Kirkland, C.L., Bucholz, C.E., He, X.-F., Santosh, M., Xia, X.P., Martin, L., Evans, N.J., 2021. Emergence of continents above sea-level influences sediment melt composition. Terra Nova, 33, 465– 474.
  7. Gamaleldien, H., 2021. Exploring mantle evolution with atom probe tomography. Nature Reviews Earth and Environment, 43017.
  8. Cawood, P.A., Martin, E.L., Murphy, J.B., Pisarevsky, S.A., 2021. Gondwana’s interlinked peripheral orogens. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 568, 117057.
  9. Condie, K.C., Pisarevsky, S.A., Puetz, S.J., 2021. LIPs, orogens and supercontinents: The ongoing saga. Gondwana Research, 96, 105-121.
  10. Mitchell, R.N., Kirscher, U., Kunzmann, M., Liu, Y., Cox, G.M., 2021. Gulf of Nuna: Astrochronologic correlation of a Mesoproterozoic oceanic euxinic event. Geology, 49(1), 25-29.
  11. Kirscher, U., Mitchell, R.N., Liu, Y., Nordsvan, A.R., Cox, G.M., Pisarevsky, S.A., Wang, C., Wu, L., Murphy, J.B., Li, Z.-X., 2021. Paleomagnetic constraints on the duration of the Australia-Laurentia connection in the core of the Nuna supercontinent. Geology, 49(2), 174-179.
  12. Qi, L., Zhang, N., Xu, B., Wang, Z., 2021. Geodynamic modeling on the formation mechanism of Linxi Basin: New constraints on the closure time of the Paleo-Asian Ocean. Tectonophysics, 810, 228866.
  13. Wu, L., J. Murphy, J.B., Quesada, C., Li, Z.-X., Waldron, J.W.F., Williams, S., Pisarevsky, S., Collins, W.J., 2021. The amalgamation of Pangea: Paleomagnetic and geological observations revisited. GSA Bulletin, 133(3-4), 625-646.  doi:
  14. Gan B., Diwu C., Wu L., Wang T. (2021). Geochronology, geochemistry, and Sr-Nd-Pb-Hf isotopes of the late Paleozoic Dongshuigou composite pluton in the Dunhuang Block, southernmost Central Asian Orogen: Petrogenesis and implications for crustal growth. Lithos, 384-385, 105970.
  15. Qi, Y., Hawkesworth, C.J., Wang, Q., Wyman, D.A., Li, Z.X., Dong, H., Ma, T., Chen, F., Hu, W.L., Zhang, X.Z., 2021. Syn-collisional magmatic record of Indian steep subduction by 50 Ma. GSA Bulletin, 133(5-6), 949–962.
  16. Gamal El Dien, H., Li, Z.X., Anbar, M.A., Doucet, L.S., Murphy, J.B., Evans, N.J., Xia, X.P., Li, J., 2021. Two-stage crustal growth in the Arabian-Nubian shield: Initial arc accretion followed by plume-induced crustal reworking. Precambrian Research, 359, 106211.
  17. Brennan, D.T., Li, Z., Rankenburg, K., Evans, N., Link, P.K., Nordsvan, A.R., Kirkland, C.L., Mahoney, J.B., Johnson, T., Mcdonald, B.J., 2021. Recalibrating Rodinian rifting in the northwestern United States: Geology, 49(6): 617–622.
  18. Brennan, D.T., Mitchell, R.N., Spencer, C.J., Murphy, J.B., Li, Z., 2021. A tectonic model for the Transcontinental Arch: Progressive migration of a Laurentian drainage divide during the Neoproterozoic‐Cambrian Sauk Transgression. Terra Nova, 33(4), 430-440.
  19. Mitchell, R.N., Zhang, N., Salminen, J., Liu, Y., Spencer, C.J., Steinberger, B., Murphy, J.B., Li, Z.X., 2021. The supercontinent cycle. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment
  20. Liu Y., Mitchell, R.N., Li, Z.X., Kirscher, U., Pisarevsky, S.A., Wang, C., 2021. Archean geodynamics: Ephemeral supercontinents or long-lived supercratons. Geology, 49(7), 794-798.
  21. Gamal El Dien, H., Li, Z.X., Abu Anbar, M., Doucet, L.S., Murphy, J.B., Evans, N.J., Xia, X.P., Li, J., 2021. The largest plagiogranite on Earth formed by re-melting of juvenile proto-continental crust. Communications Earth & Environment, 2, 138.
  22. Liebmann, J., Spencer, C.J., Kirkland, C.L., Bucholz, C.E., Xia, X.-P., Martin, L., Kitchen, N., Shumlyanskyy, L., 2021. Coupling sulfur and oxygen isotope ratios in sediment melts across the Archean-Proterozoic transition. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 307, 242-257.
  23. Cui, Y., Shao, L., Li, Z.X., Zhu, W., Qiao, P., Zhang, X., 2021. A Mesozoic Andean-type active continental margin along coastal South China: New geological records from the basement of the northern South China Sea. Gondwana Research, 99, 36-52.
  24. Collins, W.J., Murphy, J.B., Blereau, E., Huang, H.-Q., 2021. Water availability controls crustal melting temperatures. Lithos, 106351.
  25. Mitchell, R.N., Gernon, T.M., Cox, G.M., Nordsvan, A.R., Kirscher, U., Xuan, C., Liu, Y., Liu, X., He, X., 2021. Orbital forcing of ice sheets during snowball Earth. Nature Communications, 12, 4187.
  26. Doucet, L.S., Li, Z.X., Gamal El Dien, H., 2021. Oceanic and super-deep continental diamonds share a transition zone origin and mantle plume transportation. Scientific Reports, In Press.
  27. Pisarevsky, S.A., Gladkochub, D.P., Donskaia, T.V., 2021. Chapter 8 – Precambrian paleogeography of Siberia. In: Pesonen, L.J., Salminen, J., Elming, S.-Å., Evans, D.A.D., Veikkolainen, T. (eds.) Ancient Supercontinents and the Paleogeography of Earth, Elsevier, 263-275. ISBN: 9780128185339.
  28. Kirscher, U., Nordsvan, A., Schmidt, P., 2021. Chapter 9 – Whence Australia: Its Precambrian drift history and paleogeography. In: Pesonen L.J., Salminen J., Elming S.-Å., Evans D.A.D., Veikkolainen T. (eds.) Ancient Supercontinents and the Paleogeography of Earth, Elsevier, 277-303. ISBN: 9780128185339.
  29. Evans, D.A.D., Pesonen, L.J., Eglington, B.M., Elming, S.-Å., Gong, Z., Li, Z.-X., McCausland, P.J., Meert, J.G., Mertanen, S., Pisarevsky, S.A., Pivarunas, A.F., Salminen, J., Swanson-Hysell, N.L., Torsvik, T.H., Trindade, R.I.F., Veikkolainen, T., Zhang, S., 2021. Chapter 19 – An expanding list of reliable paleomagnetic poles for Precambrian tectonic reconstructions. In: Pesonen, L.J., Salminen, J., Elming, S.-Å., Evans, D.A.D., Veikkolainen, T. (eds.) Ancient Supercontinents and the Paleogeography of Earth, Elsevier, 605-639. ISBN: 9780128185339.
  30. Wu, L., Huang, W., Liang, H., Murphy, J.B., Kirscher, U., Mitchell, R.N., Hawkins, L.M.A., Halverson, G.P., Gu, Y.J., Zhang, J., Liu, X., 2021. Paleomagnetism of the Guanyang Devonian sedimentary successions in Guangxi province, South China. Gondwana Research, In Press.
  31. Wang, X.C., Li, Q., Wilde, S.A., Li, Z.X., Li, C., Lei, K., Li, S.J., Li, L., Pandit, M.K., 2021.  Decoupling between Oxygen and Radiogenic Isotopes: Evidence for Generation of Juvenile Continental Crust by Partial Melting of Subducted Oceanic Crust. Journal of Earth Science, 321212–1225.
  32. Lagain, A., Benedix, G.K., Servis, K., Baratoux, D., Doucet, L.S., Rajsick, A., Devillepoix, H.A.R, Bland, P.A., Towner, M.C., Sansom, E.K., Miljkovic, K., 2021. The Tharsis mantle source of depleted shergottites revealed by 90 million impact crater. Nature Communications, 12, 6352.
  33. Lloyd, S. J.Biggin, A. J., Li, Z.-X., 2021New paleointensity data suggest possible Phanerozoic-type paleomagnetic variations in the PrecambrianGeochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems22, e2021GC009990.
  34. Yan, P., Zhang, N., Yuan, H., Qi, L., Liu, X., 2021. Possible South-dipping Mesozoic subduction at southern Tethys Ocean – constrained from global tectonics reconstructions and seismic tomography. Journal of Earth Science, 33, 13-33.
  35. Brennan, D.T., Mahoney, J.B., Li, Z.X., Link, P.K., Evans, N.J., Johnson, T.E., 2021. Detrital zircon U–Pb and Hf signatures of Paleo-Mesoproterozoic strata in the Priest River region, northwestern USA: A record of Laurentia assembly and Nuna tenure. Precambrian Research, 367, 106445. https://doi.10.1016/j.precamres.2021.106445


  1. Zhang N., Behn M., Parmentier E.M., and Kincaid C., 2020. Melt Segregation and Depletion during Ascent of Buoyant Diapirs in Subduction Zones. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125(2), e2019JB018203.
  2. Olierook, H.K.H., Jourdan, F., Whittaker, J.M., Merle, R.E., Jiang, Q., Pourteau, A., Doucet, L.S., 2020. Timing and causes of the mid-Cretaceous global plate reorganization event. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 534, 116071.
  3. Tetley, M.G., Li, Z.-X., Matthews, K.J., Williams, S.E., Müller, R.D., 2020. Decoding earth’s plate tectonic history using sparse geochemical data. Geoscience Frontiers, 11(1), 265-276.
  4. Mitchell, R.N., Wu, L., Murphy, J.B., Li, Z.-X., 2020. Trial by fire: Testing the paleolongitude of Pangea of competing reference frames with the African LLSVP. Geoscience Frontiers, 11(4), 1253-1256.
  5. Wang, C., Peng, P., Li, Z.X., Pisarevsky, S., Denyszyn, S., Liu, Y., El Dien, H.G., Su, X. 2020. The 1.24–1.21 Ga Licheng large igneous province in the North China Craton: Implications for paleogeographic reconstruction. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125(4), e2019JB019005.
  6. Nordsvan, A.R., Kirscher, U., Kirkland, C.L., Barham, M., Brennan, D.T., 2020. Resampling (detrital) zircon age distributions for accurate multidimensional scaling solutions. Earth-Science Reviews, 204, 103149.
  7. Cawood, P.A., Wang, W., Zhao, T., Xu, Y., Mulder, J.A., Pisarevsky, S.A., Zhang, L., Gan, C., He, H., Liu, H., Qi, L., Wang, Y., Yao, J., Zhao, G., Zhou, M.-F., Zi, J.-W., 2020. Deconstructing South China and consequences for reconstructing Nuna and Rodinia. Earth-Science Reviews, 204, 103169.
  8. Beunon, H., Mattielli, N., Doucet, L.S., Moine, B., Debret, B., 2020. Mantle heterogeneity through Zn systematics in oceanic basalts: Evidence for a deep carbon cycling. Earth-Science Reviews, 205, 103174.
  9. Collins, W.J., Murphy, J.B., Johnson, T.E., Huang, H.-Q., 2020. Critical role of water in the formation of continental crust. Nature Geoscience, 13, 331-338.
  10. Gan, B., Diwu, C., Yan, J., Wang, T., Li, J., 2020. Formation and stabilization of the Dunhuang Block, NW China: Constraints from the Late Paleoproterozoic A-type granites of the Dunhuang Complex. Precambrian Research, 346, 105791.
  11. Doucet, L.S., Xu, Y., Klaessens, D., Hui, H., Ionov, D.A., Mattielli, N., 2020. Decoupled water and iron enrichments in the cratonic mantle: A study on peridotite xenoliths from Tok, SE Siberian Craton. American Mineralogist, 105(6), 803-819.
  12. Gamal El Dien, H., Doucet, L.S., Murphy, J.B., Li, Z.-X., 2020. Geochemical evidence for a widespread mantle re-enrichment 3.2 billion years ago: implications for global-scale plate tectonics. Scientific Reports, 10, 9461.
  13. Volante, S., Pourteau, A., Collins, W.J., Blereau, E., Li, Z.-X., Smit, M., Evans, N.J., Nordsvan, A.R., Spencer, C.J., McDonald, B.J., Li, J., Günter, C., 2020. Multiple P–T–d–t paths reveal the evolution of the final Nuna assembly in northeast Australia. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 38(6), 593-627.
  14. Li, T., Zhao, L., Wan, B., Li, Z.-X., Bodin, T., Wang, K., Yuan, H., 2020. New Crustal Vs model along an array in south‐east China: Seismic Characters and paleo‐Tethys continental amalgamation. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 21, e2020GC009024.
  15. Vernikovskaya, A., Vernikovsky, V.A., Matushkin, N., Kadilnikov, P., Metelkin, D.V., Romanova, I., Li, Z.-X., Bogdanov, E., 2020. Early Ediacaran Magmatism in the Yenisei Ridge and Evolution of the Southwestern Margin of the Siberian Craton. Minerals, 10, 565.
  16. Doucet, L.S., Laurent, O., Ionov, D.A., Mattielli, N., Debaille, V., Debouge, W., 2020. Archean lithospheric differentiation: Insights from Fe and Zn isotopes. Geology, 48(10), 1028-1032.
  17. Beunon, H., Chernonozhkin, S.M., Mattielli, N., Goderis, S., Doucet, L.S., Debaille, V., Vanhaecke, F., 2020. Innovative two-step isolation of Ni prior to stable isotope ratio measurements by MC-ICP-MS: Application to igneous geological reference materials. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 35, 2213-2223.
  18. Doucet, L.S., Li, Z.X., Gamal El Dien, H., Pourteau, A., Murphy, J.B., Collins, W.J., Mattielli, N., Olierook, H.K.H., Spencer, C.J., Mitchell, R.N., 2020. Distinct formation history for deep-mantle domains reflected in geochemical differences. Nature Geoscience 13, 511–515.
  19. Doucet, L.S., Li, Z.X., Ernst, R.E., Kirscher, U., Gamal El Dien, H., Mitchell, R.N., 2020. Coupled supercontinent–mantle plume events evidenced by oceanic plume record. Geology, 48(2), 159-163.
  20. Meert, J.G., Pivarunas, A.F., Evans, D.A.D., Pisarevsky, S.A., Pesonen, L.J., Li, Z.X., Elming, S.-Å., Miller, S.R., Zhang, S., Salminen, J.M., 2020. The magnificent seven: A proposal for modest revision of the Van der Voo (1990) quality index. Tectonophysics, 790, 228549.
  21. Gan, B., Li, Z.X., Song, Z., Li, J., 2020. Middle Cambrian granites in the Dunhuang Block (NW China) mark the early subduction of the southernmost Paleo-Asian Ocean. Lithos, 372-373, 105654.
  22. Kirscher, U., Gevorgyan, H., Meliksetian, K., Navasardyan, G., Dallanave, E., Breitkreuz, C., Bachtadse, V., 2020. Pleistocene ignimbrites of western Armenia – Paleomagnetic and magnetic anisotropy constraints on flow direction and stratigraphy. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 402, 106982.
  23. Pourteau, A., Doucet, L.S., Blereau, E.R., Volante, S., Johnson, T.E., Collins, W.J., Li, Z.X., Champion, D.C., 2020. TTG generation by fluid-fluxed crustal melting: Direct evidence from the Proterozoic Georgetown Inlier, NE Australia. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 550, 116548.
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  2. Belica, M.E., Tohver, E., Pisarevsky, S.A., Jourdan, F., Denyszyn, S., George. A.D., 2017. Middle Permian paleomagnetism of the Sydney Basin, Eastern Gondwana: Testing Pangea models and the timing of the end of the Kiaman Reverse Superchron. Tectonophysics, 699, 178-198.
  3. Lubnina, N.V., Pisarevsky, S.A., Stepanova, A.V., Bogdanova, S.V., Sokolov, S.J., 2017. Fennoscandia before Nuna/Columbia: paleomagnetism of 1.98−1.96 Ga mafic rocks of the Karelian craton and paleogeographic implications. Precambrian Research, 292, 1-12.
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  17. Meredith, A.S., Collins, A.S., Williams, S.E., Pisarevsky, S.A., Foden, J.D., Archibald, D.B., Blades, M.L., Alessio, B.L., Armistead, S., Plavsa, D., Clark. C., Müller, D., 2017. A full-plate global reconstruction of the Neoproterozoic. Gondwana Research, 50, 84-134.
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  21. Bállico, M.B., Scherer, C.M.S., Mountney, N.P., Souza, E.G., Chemale, F., Pisarevsky, S.A., Reis, A.D., 2017. Wind-pattern circulation as a palaeogeographic indicator: Case study of the 1.5–1.6 Ga Mangabeira Formation, São Francisco Craton, Northeast Brazil. Precambrian Research, 298, 1-15.
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  23. Mayr, C., Brandlmeier, B., Diersche, V., Stojakowits, P., Kirscher, U., Matzke-Karasz, R., Bachtadse, V., Eigler, M., Haas, U., Lempe, B., Reimer, P.J., Spötl, C., 2017. Nesseltalgraben, a new reference section of the last glacial period in southern Germany. Journal of Paleolimnology, 58(2), 213-229.
  24. Spencer, C.J., Roberts, N.M.W., Santosh, M., 2017. Growth, destruction, and preservation of Earth’s continental crust. Earth-Science Reviews, 172, 87-106.
  25. Belica, M.E., Tohver, E., Poyatos-Moré, M., Flint, S., Parra-Avila, L.A., Lanci, L., Denyszyn, S., Pisarevsky, S.A., 2017. Refining the chronostratigraphy of the Karoo Basin, South Africa: magnetostratigraphic constraints support an Early Permian age for the Ecca Group. Geophysical Journal International, 211(3), 1354–1374.
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