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  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, In Press.
  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, In Press, 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, In Press.
  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, In Press.
  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, In Press.
  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. Wu, L., J. Murphy, J.B., Quesada, C., Li, Z.-X., Waldron, J.W.F., Williams, S., Pisarevsky, S., Collins, W.J., 2020. The amalgamation of Pangea: Paleomagnetic and geological observations revisited. GSA Bulletin, In Press.  doi:
  22. 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.
  23. Murphy, J.B.Nance, R.D.Cawood, P.A.Collins, W.J.Dan, W.Doucet, L.S.Heron, P.J.Li, Z.-X.Mitchell, R.N.Pisarevsky, S.Pufahl, P.K.Quesada, C.Spencer, C.J.Strachan, R.A., Wu, L., 2020. Pannotia: In defence of its existence and geodynamic significance. 
  24. Mitchell, R.N., Kirscher, U., Kunzmann, M., Liu, Y., Cox, G.M., 2020. Gulf of Nuna: Astrochronologic correlation of a Mesoproterozoic oceanic euxinic event. Geology, In Press.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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., 2020. Syn-collisional magmatic record of Indian steep subduction by 50 Ma. GSA Bulletin, In Press.
  28. Fan, H.P., Zhu, W.G., Li, Z.X., 2020. Paleo- to Mesoproterozoic magmatic and tectonic evolution of the southwestern Yangtze Block, south China: New constraints from ca. 1.7–1.5 Ga mafic rocks in the Huili-Dongchuan area. Gondwana Research, 87, 248-262.


  1. Yao, W., Li, Z.X., 2019. Tectonostratigraphy and provenance analysis to define the edge and evolution of the eastern Wuyi-Yunkai orogen, South China. Geological Magazine, 156(1), 83-98.
  2. Pourteau, A., Scherer, E.E., Schorn, S., Bast, R., Schmidt, A., Ebert, L., 2019. Thermal evolution of an ancient subduction interface revealed by Lu–Hf garnet geochronology, Halilbağı Complex (Anatolia). Geoscience Frontiers, 10(1), 127-148.
  3. Gladkochub, D.P., Donskaya, T.V., Stanevich, A.M., Pisarevsky, S.A., Zhang, S., Motova, Z.L., Mazukabzov, A.M., Li, H., 2019. U-Pb detrital zircon geochronology and provenance of Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks in southern Siberia: New insights into breakup of Rodinia and opening of Paleo-Asian Ocean. Gondwana Research, 65, 1-16.
  4. Krijgsman, W., Tesakov, A., Yanina, T., Lazarev, S., Danukalova, G., Van Baak, C.G.C., Agustí, J., Alçiçek, M.C., Aliyeva, E., Bista, D., Bruch, A., Büyükmeriç, Y., Bukhsianidze, M., Flecker, R., Frolov, P., Hoyle, T.M., Jorissen, E.L., Kirscher, U., Koriche, S.A., Kroonenberg, S.B., Lordkipanidze, D., Oms, O., Rausch, L., Singarayer, J., Stoica, M., van de Velde, S., Titov, V.V., Wesselingh, F.P., 2019. Quaternary time scales for the Pontocaspian domain: Interbasinal connectivity and faunal evolution. Earth-Science Reviews, 188, 1-40.
  5. Hu, X.-K., Tang, L., Zhang, S.-T., Santosh, M., Spencer, C.J., Zhao, Y., Cao, H.-W., Pei, Q.-M., 2019. In situ trace element and sulfur isotope of pyrite constrain ore genesis in the Shapoling molybdenum deposit, East Qinling Orogen, China. Ore Geology Reviews, 105, 123-136.
  6. Li, Z.X., Mitchell, R.N., Spencer, C.J., Ernst, R., Pisarevsky, S., Kirscher, U., Murphy, J.B., 2019. Decoding Earth’s rhythms: modulation of supercontinent cycles by longer superocean episodes. Precambrian Research, 323, 1-5.
  7. Keller, C.B., Husson, J.M., Mitchell, R.N., Bottke, W.F., Gernon, T.M., Boehnke, P., Bell, E.A., Swanson-Hysell, N.L., Peters, S.E., 2019. Neoproterozoic glacial origin of the Great Unconformity.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
  8. Scheffler, F., Immenhauser, A., Pourteau, A., Natalicchio, M., Candan, O., Oberhänsli, O., 2019. A lost Tethyan evaporitic basin: Evidence from a Cretaceous hemipelagic meta‐selenite – red chert association in the Eastern Mediterranean realm. Sedimentology, 66(7), 2627-2660.
  9. Liu, P., Liu, Y., Hu, Y., Yang, J., Pisarevsky, S.A., 2019. Warm Climate in the “Boring Billion” Era. Acta Geologica Sinica, 93(supp.1), 40–43.
  10. Mitchell, R.N., Gernon, T.M., Nordsvan, A., Cox, G.M., Li, Z.X., Hoffman, P.F., 2019. Hit or miss: Glacial incisions of snowball Earth. Terra Nova, 31, 381– 389.
  11. Li, H., Zhang, N., Liang, Y., Wu, B., Dygert, N. J., Huang, J., & Parmentier, E. M., 2019. Lunar cumulate mantle overturn: A model constrained by ilmenite rheology. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 124, 1357–1378.
  12. Gamal El Dien, H., Li, Z.X., Kil, Y., Abu-Alam, T., 2019. Origin of arc magmatic signature: A temperature dependent process for trace element (re)-mobilization in subduction zones. Scientific Reports, 9, 7098.
  13. Jiang, X., Li, Z.X., Li, C., Gong, W., 2019. A gravity study of the Longmenshan Fault Zone: New insights into the nature and evolution of the fault zone and extrusion-style growth of the Tibetan Plateau since 40 Ma. Tectonics, 38, 176-189. Free online access availabe from
  14. Kirscher, U., Liu, Y., Li, Z.X., Mitchell, R.N., Pisarevsky, S.A., Denyszyn, S.W., Nordsvan, A., 2019. Paleomagnetism of the Hart Dolerite (Kimberley, Western Australia) – A two-stage assembly of the supercontinent Nuna? Precambrian Research, 329, 170-181.
  15. Tao, N., Li, Z.-X., Danišík, M., Evans, N.J., Li, R.-X., Pang, C.-J., Li, W.-X., Jourdan, F., Yu, Q., Liu, L.-P., Batt, G.E., Xu, Y.-G., 2019. Post-250 Ma thermal evolution of the central Cathaysia Block (SE China) in response to flat-slab subduction at the proto-Western Pacific margin. Gondwana Research, 75, 1-15.
  16. Spencer, C.J., Partin, C.A., Kirkland, C.L., Liebmann, J., Raub, T.D., EIMF, 2019. Paleoproterozoic increase in zircon δ18O driven by rapid emergence of continental crust. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 257, 16-25.
  17. Spencer, C.J., Danišík, M., Ito, H., Hoiland, C., Tapster, S., Jeon, H., McDonald, B., Evans, N.J., 2019. Rapid exhumation of Earth’s youngest exposed granites driven by subduction of an oceanic arc. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 1259– 1267.
  18. Spencer, C.J., Kirkland, C.L., Prave, A.R., Daly, J.S., Strachan, R.A., Pease, V., 2109. Crustal reworking and orogenic styles inferred from zircon Hf isotopes: Proterozoic examples from the North Atlantic region. Geoscience Frontiers, 10(2), 417-424.
  19. Manda, B., Cawood, P.A., Spencer, C.J., Prave, T., Robinson, R., Roberts, N., 2109. Evolution of the Mozambique Belt in Malawi constrained by granitoid U-Pb, Sm-Nd, and Lu-Hf isotopic data. Gondwana Research, 68, 93-107.
  20. Milanese, F.N., Olivero, E.B., Raffi, M.E., Franceschinis, P.R., Gallo, L.C., Skinner, S.M., Mitchell, R.N., Kirschvink, J.L., Rapalini, A.E., 2019. Mid Campanian‐Lower Maastrichtian magnetostratigraphy of the James Ross Basin, Antarctica: Chronostratigraphical implications. Basin Research, 31(3), 562-583.
  21. Spencer, C.J., Murphy, J.B., Hoiland, C.W., Johnston, S.T., Mitchell, R.N., Collins, W.J., 2019. Evidence for whole mantle convection driving Cordilleran tectonics. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 4239-4248.
  22. Wang, C., Li, Z.X., Peng, P., Pisarevsky, S., Liu Y., Kirscher, U., Nordsvan, A., 2019. Long-lived connection between the North China and North Australian cratons in supercontinent Nuna: paleomagnetic and geological constraints. Science Bulletin, 64, 873-876.
  23. Olierook, H.K.H., Agangi, A., Plavsa, D., Reddy, S.M., Yao, W., Clark, C., Occhipinti, S.A., Kylander-Clark, A.R.C., 2019. Neoproterozoic hydrothermal activity in the West Australian Craton related to Rodinia assembly or breakup? Gondwana Research, 68, 1-12.
  24. Gladkochub, D.P., Donskaya, T.V., Ernst, R.E., Hamilton, M.A., Mazukabzov, A.M., Pisarevsky, S.A., Kamo, S., 2019. A New Ectasian Event of Basitic Magmatism in the Southern Siberian Craton. Doklady Earth Sciences, 486(1), 507-511.
  25. Martin, E.L., Collins, W.J., Spencer, C.J., 2019. Laurentian origin of the Cuyania suspect terrane, western Argentina, confirmed by Hf isotopes in zircon. GSA Bulletin.
  26. Mitchell, R.N., Spencer, C.J., Kirscher, U., He, X.-F., Murphy, J.B., Li, Z.-X., Collins, W.J., 2019. Harmonic hierarchy of mantle and lithospheric convective cycles: Time series analysis of hafnium isotopes of zircon. Gondwana Research, 75, 239-248.
  27. Bucholz, C.E., Spencer, C.J., 2019. Strongly Peraluminous Granites across the Archean–Proterozoic Transition. Journal of Petrology, 60(7), 1299-1348.
  28. Tong, L., Liu, Z., Li, Z.-X., Liu, X., Zhou, X., 2019. Poly-phase metamorphism of garnet-bearing mafic granulite from the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica: P-T path, U-Pb ages and tectonic implications. Precambrian Research, 326, 385-398.
  29. Baker, T.R., Prave, A.R., Spencer, C.J., 2019. 1.99 Ga mafic magmatism in the Rona terrane of the Lewisian Gneiss Complex in Scotland. Precambrian Research, 329, 224-231.
  30. Tang, L., Hu, X.-K., Santosh, M., Zhang, S.-T., Spencer, C.J., Jeon, H., Zhao, Y., Cao, H.-W., 2019. Multistage processes linked to tectonic transition in the genesis of orogenic gold deposit: A case study from the Shanggong lode deposit, East Qinling, China. Ore Geology Reviews, 111, 102998.
  31. Spencer, C.J., Kirkland, C.L., Roberts, N.M.W., Evans, N.J., Liebmann, J., 2019. Strategies towards robust interpretations of in situ zircon Lu-Hf isotope analyses. Geoscience Frontiers, In Press.
  32. Zhang, C., Jiang, S., Liu, D.-D., Chakrabarti, R., Zeng, J.-H., Santosh, M., Luo, Q., Spencer, C.J., Ma, C., Liu, L.-F., Kong, X.-Y., 2019. A novel model for silicon recycling in the lithosphere: Evidence from the Central Asian Orogenic Belt. Gondwana Research, 76, 115-122.
  33. Liu, Y., Li, Z.-X., Pisarevsky, S., Kirscher, U., Mitchell, R.N., Stark, J.C., 2019. Palaeomagnetism of the 1.89 Ga Boonadgin dykes of the Yilgarn Craton: Possible connection with India, Precambrian Research, 329, 211-223.
  34. Stark, J.C., Wang, X.C., Denyszyn, S.W., Li, Z.X., Rasmussen, B., Zi, J.W., Sheppard, S., Liu, Y., 2019. Newly identified 1.89 Ga mafic dyke swarm in the Archean Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia suggests a connection with India. Precambrian Research, 329, 156-169.
  35. Gosso, G., Lardeaux, J.-M., Zanoni, D., Volante, S., Corsini, M., Bersezio, R., Mascle, J., Spaggiari, L., Spalla, M.I., Zucali, M., Giannerini, G., Camera, L., 2019. Mapping the progressive geologic history at the junction of the Alpine Mountain Belt and the Western Mediterranean Ocean. Ofioliti, 44(2), 97-110.
  36. Nordsvan, A.R., Barham, M., Cox, G., Kirscher, U., Mitchell, R.N., 2019. Major shoreline retreat and sediment starvation following Snowball Earth. Terra Nova, 31(6), 495-502.
  37. Huang, C., Zhang, N., Li, Z.‐X., Ding, M., Dang, Z., Pourteau, A., Zhong, S., 2019. Modeling the inception of supercontinent breakup: Stress state and the importance of orogens. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20(11), 4830-4848.
  38. Böhme, M., Spassov, N., Fuss, J., Tröscher, A., Deane, A.S., Prieto, J., Kirscher, U., Lechner, T., Begun, D.R., 2019. A new Miocene ape and locomotion in the ancestor of great apes and humans. Nature, 575, 489–493.
  39. Hofmayer, F., Kirscher, U., Sant, K., Krijgsman, W., Fritzer, T., Jung, D., Weissbrodt, V., Reichenbacher, B., 2019. Three-dimensional geological modeling supports a revised Burdigalian chronostratigraphy in the North Alpine Foreland Basin. International Journal of Earth Sciences, Accepted article.
  40. Gamal El Dien, H., Arai, S., Doucet. L.S., Li, Z.X., Kil, Y., Fougerouse, D., Reddy, S.M., Saxey, D.W., Hamdy, M., 2019. Cr-spinel records metasomatism not petrogenesis of mantle rocks. Nature Communications, 10, 5103.
  41. Gamal El Dien, H.Doucet. L.S., Li, Z.X., Cox, G., Mitchell, R., 2019. Global geochemical fingerprinting of plume intensity suggests coupling with the supercontinent cycle. Nature Communications, 10, 5270.
  42. McCausland, P.J.A., Murphy, J.B., Pisarevsky, S.A., Hall, C.M., Flemming, R.L., O’Brien, S.J., 2019. Early Avalonian arc paleogeography: preliminary paleomagnetism and 40AR/39AR geochronology of Neoproterozoic units, Burin Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada. Atlantic Geology, 55, Geological Association of Canada – Newfoundland and Labrador Section Abstracts – 2019 Spring Technical Meeting.
  43. Vernikovskaya, A.E., Vernikovsky, V.A., Matushkin, N.Y.,  Kadilnikov, P.I., Metelkin, D.V., Li, Z.-X., Wilde, S.A., Romanova, I.V., Bogdanov, E.A., 2019. Dike Magmatism in the Evolution of the Transform Active Continental Margin of the Siberian Craton in the Ediacaran. Doklady Earth Sciences, 489, 1285–1288.


  1. Zhang, N., Li, Z.-X., 2018. Formation of mantle “lone plumes” in the global downwelling zone — A multiscale modelling of subduction-controlled plume generation beneath the South China Sea. Tectonophysics, 723, 1-13.
  2. Gong, Z., Xu, X., Evans, D.A.D., Hoffman, P.F., Mitchell, R.N., Bleeker, W., 2018. Paleomagnetism and rock magnetism of the ca. 1.87 Ga Pearson Formation, Northwest Territories, Canada: A test of vertical-axis rotation within the Great Slave basin. Precambrian Research, 305, 295-309.
  3. Doucet, L.S., Laurent, O., Mattielli, N., Debouge, W., 2018. Zn isotope heterogeneity in the continental lithosphere: New evidence from Archean granitoids of the northern Kaapvaal craton, South Africa. Chemical Geology, 476, 260-271.
  4. Palozzi, J., Pantopoulos, G., Maravelis, A.G., Nordsvan, A., Zelilidis, A., 2017.  Sedimentological analysis and bed thickness statistics from a Carboniferous deep-water channel-levee complex: Myall Trough, SE Australia. Sedimentary Geology, 364, 160-179.
  5. Nordsvan, A.R., Collins, W.J., Li, Z.X., Spencer, C.J., Pourteau, A., Withnall, I.W., Betts, P.G., Volante, S., 2018. Laurentian crust in northeast Australia: Implications for the assembly of the supercontinent Nuna. Geology, 46(3), 251-254.
  6. Spencer, C.J., Murphy, J.B., Kirkland, C.L., Liu, Y., Mitchell, R.N., 2018. A Palaeoproterozoic tectono-magmatic lull as a potential trigger for the supercontinent cycle. Nature Geoscience, 11, 97-101.
  7. Kirscher, U., Winklhofer, M., Hackl, M., Bachtadse, V., 2018. Detailed Jaramillo field reversals recorded in lake sediments from Armenia – Lower mantle influence on the magnetic field revisited. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 484, 124-134.
  8. Dwyer, R.C., Collins, W.J., Hack, A.C., Hegarty, R., Huang, H., 2018. Age and tectonic significance of the Louth Volcanics: implications for the evolution of the Tasmanides of eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences65(7-8), 1049-1069.
  9. Antill, L.M., Beardmore, J.P., Woodward, J.R., 2018. Time-resolved optical absorption microspectroscopy of magnetic field sensitive flavin photochemistry. Review of Scientific Instruments, 89, 023707.
  10. Dallanave, E., Kirscher, U., Hauck, J., Hesse, R., Bachtadse, V., Wortmann, U.G., 2018. Paleomagnetic time and space constraints of the Early Cretaceous Rhenodanubian Flyschzone (Eastern Alps). Geophysical Journal International, 213(3), 1804–1817.
  11. Zhang, N., Dang, Z., Huang, C., Li, Z.X., 2018. The dominant driving force for supercontinent breakup: Plume push or subduction retreat? Geoscience Frontiers, 9(4), 997-1007.
  12. Ionov, D.A., Doucet, L.S., Xu, Y., Golovin, A.V., Oleinikov, O.B., 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.
  13. Cox, G.M., Lyons, T.W., Mitchell, R.N., Hasteroka, D., Garda, M., 2018. Linking the rise of atmospheric oxygen to growth in the continental phosphorus inventory. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 489, 28-36.
  14. Priyatkina, N., Collins, W.J., Khudoley, A.K., Letnikova, E.F., Huang, H.Q., 2018. The Neoproterozoic evolution of the western Siberian Craton margin: U-Pb-Hf isotopic records of detrital zircons from the Yenisey Ridge and the Prisayan Uplift. Precambrian Research, 305, 197-217.
  15. Wang, R., Weinberg, R.F., Collins, W.J., Richards, J.P, and Di-cheng Zhu, D.C., 2018. Origin of post-collisional magmas and formation of porphyry Cu deposits in southern Tibet. Earth Science Reviews, 181, 122-143.
  16. Henderson, B.J., Collins, W.J., Murphy, J.B., Hand, M., 2018. A hafnium isotopic record of magmatic arcs and continental growth in the Iapetus Ocean: The contrasting evolution of Ganderia and the peri-Laurentian margin. Gondwana Research, 58, 141-160.
  17. Murphy, J.B., Shellnutt, J.G., Collins, W.J., 2018. Late Neoproterozoic to Carboniferous genesis of A-type magmas in Avalonia of northern Nova Scotia: repeated partial melting of anhydrous lower crust in contrasting tectonic environments. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 107(2), 587–599.
  18. Bhattacharya, S., Kemp, A.I.S., Collins, W.J., 2018. Response of zircon to melting and metamorphism in deep arc crust, Fiordland (New Zealand): implications for zircon inheritance in cordilleran granites. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 173: 28.
  19. Pippèrr, M., Reichenbacher, B., Kirscher, U., Sant, K., Hanebeck, H., 2018. The middle Burdigalian in the North Alpine Foreland Basin (Bavaria, SE Germany) – a lithostratigraphic, biostratigraphic and magnetostratigraphic re-evaluation. Newsletters on Stratigraphy, 51(3), 285-309.
  20. Ding, M., Zhang, N., 2018. Early Geologic History of the Moon. In: Cudnik B. (eds), Encyclopedia of Lunar Science.
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