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Rocking Mantle”Group

Associate Research
Study/Work Experience

2019.01~                  Tongji University, Assocaite Research

2016.07~ 2018.12    Tongji University, Postdoctoral Research Associate

2010.09~2016.06     Nanjing University, Geology, Ph. D

2013.12~2015.12,    Rice University, Petrology and Geochemistry, Visiting student

2012.07~2013.07,    IGGCAS, Geochemistry, Visiting student

2011.04~2013.11,    Nanjing University, Lab Assistant

2006.09~2010.07,    Jilin University, Geology, B. Sc

Research interest
   Evolution of marginal sea basin
  Igneous petrology: Understanding the petro-genesis of Cenozoic basalts from the South China Sea region
   Mantle geochemistry: elemental and isotopic studies on mantle derived rocks
   Non-traditional stable isotopes
Petro-geochemical study of oceanic crustal accretion in the initial spreading stage of the South China Sea (IODP-Site U1500) (41906051), 2020-2022, 270K RMB, NSFC, Lead PI

Mg and Fe isotopic compositions of Miocene mid-ocean ridge basalts from the South China Sea (MG20190301), 2019.01-12, 150K RMB, SKMG Foundation, Lead PI

Petro-genesis of MORBs from South China Sea (17YF1420300), 2017-2020, 200K RMB, Shanghai Sailing Program, Lead PI

Petrogenetic study of Miocene mid-ocean ridge basalt from southeast subbasin of South China Sea and its tectonic significance (MG20160408), 2017-2018, 50K RMB, Chinese Postdoctoral Science Foundation, Lead PI

Genesis and source features of Miocene volcanic breccia from South China Sea (MG20160408), 2016-2017, 100K RMB, SKMG Foundation, Lead PI
1、Zeng, G., Chen, L.-H., Hofmann, A.W., Wang, X.-J., Liu, J.-Q., Yu, X., Xie, L.-W., 2021, Nephelinites in eastern China originating from the mantle transition zone, Chemical Geology, 576, 120276.
2、Liu, J.-Q., Erdmann, S., Chen, L.-H., Zhang, H.-L., Wu, B., Zeng, G., Wang, X.-J., Lei, Z.-L., Yu, X., 2021. Petrological evidence for magma recharge and mixing beneath the Ma’anshan monogenetic volcano of Xiaogulihe in Northeast China, Lithos, 382-383, 105928.
3、Wu, L., Wilson, D.J., Wang, R., Passchier, S., Krijgsman, W., Yu, X., Wen, T., Xiao, W., Liu, Z., 2020, Late Quaternary dynamics of the Lambert Glacier-Amery Ice Shelf system, East Antarctica, Quaternary Science Reviews, 10.1016/j.quascirev. 2020.106738.Yu, X., Chen, L.-H., 2020, Geochemical variation of back-arc basin basalt and its genesis, Acta Petrologica Sinica, 36, 1953-1972.
4、Yu, X., Liu, Z., 2020, Non-mantle-plume process caused the initial spreading of the South China Sea, Scientific Reports, 10:8500, 10.1038/s41598-020-65174-y.
5、Li, Y., Yue, W., Yu, X., Huang, X., Yao, Z., Song, J., Shan, X., Yu, X., Yang, S., 2020, Tectonic evolution of the West Bogeda: Evidences from zircon U-Pb geochronology and geochemistry proxies, NW China, Minerals, 10, 341, 10.3390/min10040341.
6、He, D., Lee, C.-T., Yu, X., Farner, M., 2019, Ge/Si partitioning in igneous systems: Constraints from laser ablation ICP-MS measurements on natural samples, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20. 10.1029/2019GC008514.

7、Yu, X., Zeng, G., Chen, L.-H., Wang, X.-J., Liu, J.-Q., Xie, L.-W., Yang, T., 2019, Evidence for rutile-bearing eclogite in the mantle sources of the Cenozoic Zhejiang basalts, eastern China, Lithos, 324-325, 152-164.

8、Yu, X., Zeng, G., Chen, L.-H., Hu, S.-L., Yu, Z.-Q., 2018, Magma-magma interaction in the mantle recorded by megacrysts from Cenozoic basalts in eastern China, International Geology Review, doi:10.1080/00206814.2018.1446190.

9、Zeng, G., Chen, L.-H., Yu, X., Liu, J.-Q., Xu, X.-S., Erdmann, S., 2017, Magma-magma interaction in the mantle beneath eastern China, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, doi: 10.1002/2017JB014023.

10、Yu, X., Chen, L.-H., Zeng, G., 2017, Magmatic recharge buffers the isotopic compositions against crustal contamination in formation of continental flood basalts, Lithos, 284-285, 1-10.

11、Liu, J.-Q., Chen, L.-H., Wang, X.-J., Zhong, Y., Yu, X., Zeng, G., Erdmann, S., 2017, The role of melt-rock interaction in the formation of Quaternary high-MgO potassic basalt from the Greater Khingan Range, northeast China, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, doi: 10.1002/2016JB013605.

12、Yu, X., Lee, C.-T., 2016, Critical porosity of melt segregation during crustal melting: constraints from zonation of peritectic garnets in a dacite volcano,Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.05.025.

13、Liu, J.-Q., Chen, L.-H., Zeng, G., Wang, X.-J., Zhong, Y., Yu, X., 2016, Lithospheric thickness controlled compositional variations in potassic basalts of Northeast China by melt-rock interactions potassic basalts of Northeast China, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016GL068332.

14、Yu, X., Chen, L.-H., Zeng, G., 2015, Growing magma chambers control the distribution of small-scale flood basalts, Scientific Reports 5, 16824. doi: 10.1038/srep 16824.

15、Yu, X., Lee, C.-T., Chen, L.-H., Zeng, G., 2015, Magmatic recharge in continental flood basalts: insights from the Chifeng igneous province in Inner Monogolia, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi: 10.1002/2015GC00585.

16、An, Y.-J., Wu, F., Xiang, Y.-X., Nan, X.-Y., Yu, X., Yang, J.-H., Yu, H.-M., Xie, L.-W., Huang, F., 2014, High-precision Mg isotope analyses of low-Mg rocks by MC-ICP-MS. Chemical Geology, 390:9-21.