General
Dr. Yanjie Yang
Email: tangyanjie@mail.igcas.ac.cn
Telephone: 010-82998536
Address: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
No.19 Beitucheng Western Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
Postcode: 100029

Research Areas

Mineralogy, Petrology, Mieral Deposit Geology
Petrogenesis of mantle-derived rocks, lithospheric evolution, geochemical tracing using Sr-Nd-Pb-Li isotopic systems and their geodynamic significance

Education

2000-2003, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, CAS, Ph.D. in Mineralogy, Petrology, Mineral Deposit Geology
1997-2000, Xi’an University of Geosciences, M.S. in Mineralogy, Petrology, Mineral Deposit Geology
1993-1997, Xi’an University of Geosciences, B.S. in Geologic Exploration Professional

Experience

   
Work Experience
2013.12-present, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, CAS, professor
2006.12-2013.12, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, CAS, associate professor
2003.07-2006.12, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, CAS, Post-doctoral fellow
2007.10-2007-12, Institute for Study of the Earth’s Interior, Okayama University, Japan, visiting researcher
2005.09-2005-11, Institute for Study of the Earth’s Interior, Okayama University, Japan, visiting researcher
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Honors & Distinctions

The 13th Hou Defeng Medal from the Chinese Society for Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, 2010.

Publications

   
Papers
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Deloule E., Su B.X., Ying J.F., Santosh M., Xiao Y. 2014. Abnormal lithium isotope composition from the ancient lithospheric mantle beneath the North China Craton. Scientific Reports, 4, 4274.
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Ying J.F., Su B.X., Li X.H., Santosh M., 2013. Rapid eruption of the Ningwu volcanics in eastern China: Response to cretaceous subduction of the Pacific plate. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14, 1703-1721.
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Ying J.F., Su B.X. 2013. Widespread refertilization of cratonic and circum-cratonic lithospheric mantle. Earth-Science Reviews, 118, 45-68. 
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Santosh M., Ying, J.F. 2013. Differential destruction of the North China Craton: A tectonic perspective. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 78, 71-82.
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Ying J.F., Su B.X., Chu Z.Y., Xiao Y., Zhao X.M. 2013. Highly heterogeneous lithospheric mantle beneath the Central Zone of the North China Craton evolved from Archean mantle through diverse melt refertilization. Gondwana Research, 23, 130-140. 
Ying J., Zhang H., Tang Y., Su B., Zhou X. 2013. Diverse crustal components in pyroxenite xenoliths from Junan, Sulu orogenic belt: Implications for lithospheric modification invoked by continental subduction. Chemical Geology 356, 181-192.
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Deloule E., Su B.X., Ying J.F., Xiao Y., Hu Y. 2012. Slab-derived lithium isotopic signatures in mantle xenoliths from northeastern North China Craton. Lithos, 149, 79-90. 
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Ying J.F. 2012. Secular evolution of lithospheric mantle beneath the central North China Craton: Implication from basaltic rocks and their xenoliths. In: A. I. Al-Juboury (eds.) Petrology-New Perspectives and Applications. Intech Open Access Publisher, Rijeka, Croatia. pp. 1-20.
Zhang, P.F., Tang Y.J., Hu, Y., Zhang, H.F., Su, B.X., Xiao, Y., Santosh, M. 2012. Review of melting experiments on carbonated eclogite and peridotite: insights into mantle metasomatism. International Geology Review, 54, 1443-1455.
Zhang, H.F., Sun, Y.L., Tang Y.J., Xiao, Y., Zhang, W.H., Zhao, X.M., Santosh, M., Menzies, M.A. 2012. Melt-peridotite interaction in the Pre-Cambrian mantle beneath the western North China Craton: Petrology, geochemistry and Sr, Nd and Re isotopes. Lithos, 149, 100-114.
Su, B.X., Zhang, H.F., Ying, J.F., Tang Y.J., Hu, Y., Santosh, M. 2012. Metasomatized lithospheric mantle beneath the Western Qinling, central China: Insight into carbonatite melts in the mantle. The Journal of Geology, 120, 671-681.
Su B.X., Zhang H.F., Hu Y., Santosh M, Tang Y.J., Xiao Y. 2012. The genesis of mantle-derived sapphirine. American Mineralogist, 97, 856-863.
Su B.X., Zhang H.F., Yang Y.H., Sakyi P.A., Ying J.F., Tang, Y.J. 2012. Breakdown of orthopyroxene contributing to melt pockets in mantle peridotite xenoliths from the Western Qinling, central China: constrains from in situ LA-ICP-MS mineral analyses. Mineralogy and Petrology, 104(3), 225-247.
Su B.X., Zhang H.F., Deloule E., Sakyi P.A., Xiao Y., Tang Y.J., Hu Y., Ying J.F., Liu P.P. 2012. Extremely high Li and low δ7Li signatures in the lithospheric mantle. Chemical Geology, 292-293, 149-157.
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Nakamura E., Ying J.F. 2011. Multistage melt/fluid-peridotite interactions in the refertilized lithospheric mantle beneath the North China Craton: Constraints from the Li-Sr-Nd isotopic disequilibrium between minerals of peridotite xenoliths. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 161, 845-861. [PDF]
Ying J.F., Zhang H.F., Tang Y.J. 2011. Crust-mantle interaction in the central North China Craton during the Mesozoic: Evidence from zircon U-Pb chronology, Hf isotope and geochemistry of syenitic-monzonitic intrusions from Shanxi province. Lithos, 125, 449-462.
Ying J.F., Zhou X.H., Su B.X., Tang Y.J. 2011. Continental growth and secular evolution: Constraints from U-Pb ages and Hf isotope of detrital zircons in Proterozoic Jixian sedimentary section (1.8-0.8 Ga), North China Craton. Precambrian Research, 189, 229-238.
Su B.X., Zhang H.F., Tang Y.J., Chisonga B., Qin K.Z., Ying J.F., Sayki P. A. 2011. Geochemical syntheses among the cratonic, off-cratonic and orogenic garnet peridotites and their tectonic implications. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 100, 695-715.
Su B.X., Zhang H.F., Sakyi P., Yang Y.H., Ying J.F., Tang Y.J., Qin K.Z., Xiao, Y., Zhao X.M., Mao Q., Ma Y.G. 2011. The origin of spongy texture in minerals of mantle xenoliths from the Western Qinling, central China. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 161, 465-482.
Zhang H.F., Ying J.F., Tang Y.J., Li X.H., Feng C., Santosh M. 2011. Phanerozoic reactivation of the Archean North China Craton through episodic magmatism: Evidence from zircon U-Pb geochronology and Hf isotopes from the Liaodong Peninsula. Gondwana Research, 19, 446-459.
Zhang J., Zhang H., Kita N., Shimoda G., Morishita Y., Ying J., Tang Y. 2011. Secular evolution of the lithospheric mantle beneath the eastern North China craton: evidence from peridotitic xenoliths from Late Cretaceous mafic rocks in the Jiaodong region, east-central China. International Geology Review, 53, 182-211.
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Ying J.F. 2010. A brief review of isotopically light Li-a feature of the enriched mantle? International Geology Review, 52(9), 964-976. 
Zhang H.F., Deloule E., Tang Y.J., Ying J.F. 2010. Melt/rock interaction in remains of refertilized Archean lithospheric mantle in Jiaodong Peninsula, North China Craton: Li isotopic evidence. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 160, 261-277.
Ying J.F., Zhang H.F., Tang Y.J. 2010. Lower crustal xenoliths from Junan, Shandong province and their bearing on the nature of the lower crust beneath the North China Craton. Lithos, 119, 363-376.
Ying J.F., Zhang H.F.,Tang Y.J. 2010. Zoned olivine xenocrysts in a late Mesozoic gabbro from southern Taihang Mountains: implications for old lithospheric mantle beneath the central North China Craton. Geological Magazine, 147(2), 161-170.
Su B.X., Zhang H.F., Sakyi P.A., Ying J.F., Tang Y.J.,Yang Y.H., Qin K.Z., Xiao Y., Zhao X.M. 2010. Compositionally stratified lithosphere and carbonatite metasomatism recorded in mantle xenoliths form the Western Qinling (Central China). Lithos, 116, 111-128.
Su B.X., Zhang H.F., Qin K.Z., Liu P.P., Ying J.F., Tang Y.J., Xiao Y., Zhao X.M., Mao Q., Ma Y.G. 2010. Formation of melt pocket in mantle peridotite xenolith from Western Qinling, Central China: Partial melting and metasomatism. Journal of Earth Science, 21, 641-668.
Su B.X., Zhang H.F., Sakyi P.A., Qin K.Z., Tang Y.J., Ying J.F., Xiao Y. 2010. Garnet-spinel transition in the upper mantle: Review and interpretation. Journal of Earth Science, 21, 635-640.
Zhang H.F., Nakamura E., Kobayashi K., Ying J.F., Tang Y.J. 2010. Recycled crustal melt injection into lithospheric mantle: implication from cumulative composite and pyroxenite xenoliths. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 99, 1167-1186.
Zhao X.M., Zhang H.F., Zhu X.K., Tang S.H., Tang Y.J. 2010. Iron isotope variations in spinel peridotite xenoliths from North China Craton: implications for mantle metasomatism. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 160, 1-14.
Zhang X.H, Wilde S.A., Zhang H.F, Tang Y.J, Zhai M.G. 2009. Geochemistry of hornblende gabbros from Sonidzuoqi, Inner Mongolia, North China: implication for magmatism during the final stage of suprasubduction zone ophiolite formation. International Geology Review, 51(4), 345-373.
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Ying J.F., Zhang J., Liu X.M. 2008. Refertilization of ancient lithospheric mantle beneath the central North China Craton: Evidence from petrology and geochemistry of peridotite xenoliths. Lithos, 101, 435-452. 
Zhang X.H., Zhang Hongfu, Tang Y.J., Wilde S.A., Hu Z.C. 2008. Geochemistry of Permian bimodal volcanic rocks from Central Inner Mongolia, North China: Implication for tectonic setting and Phanerozoic continental growth in Central Asian Orogenic Belt. Chemical Geology, 249, 262–281.
Zhang J., Zhang H.F., Ying J.F., Tang Y.J., Niu L.F. 2008. Contribution of subducted Pacific slab to Late Cretaceous mafic magmatism in Qingdao region, China: A petrological record. Island Arc, 17, 231-241.
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Nakamura E., Moriguti T., Kobayashi K., Ying J.F. 2007. Lithium isotopic systematics of peridotite xenoliths from Hannuoba, North China Craton: implications for melt-rock interaction in the considerably thinned lithospheric mantle. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71(17), 4327-4341. 
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Ying J.F. 2007. Review of the lithium isotope system as a geochemical tracer. International Geology Review, 49(4), 374-388. 
Ying J.F., Zhang H.F., Sun Min, Tang Y.J., Zhou X.H., Liu X.M. 2007. Petrology and geochemistry of Zijinshan alkaline intrusive complex in Shanxi Province, western North China Craton: implication for magma mixing of different sources in an extensional regime. Lithos, 98, 45-66.
Zhang H.F., Nakamura E., Kobayashi K., Zhang J., Ying J.F., Tang Y.J., Niu L.F. 2007. Transformation of subcontinental lithospheric mantle through peridotite-melt reaction: evidence from a highly fertile mantle xenolith from the North China craton. International Geology Review, 49(7), 658-679.
Zhang H.F., Ying J.F., Shimoda G., Kita N.T., Morishita Y., Shao J.A., Tang Y.J. 2007. Importance of melt circulation and crust-mantle interaction in the lithospheric evolution beneath the North China Craton: evidence from Mesozoic basalt-borne clinopyroxene xenocrysts and pyroxenite xenoliths. Lithos, 96, 67-89.
Tang Y.J., Zhang H.F., Ying J.F. 2006. Asthenosphere-lithospheric mantle interaction in an extensional regime: implication from the geochemistry of Cenozoic basalts from Taihang Mountains, North China Craton. Chemical Geology, 233(3-4), 309-327. 
Tang Y., Jia J., Xie X. 2003. Records of magnetic properties in Quaternary loess and its paleoclimatic significance: a brief review. Quaternary International, 108(1), 33-50. 
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