Yongjun Lu

Dr, MSc Peking, PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M006), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 1268 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
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Personal profile

Roles and responsibilities

Deputy Theme Leader for the Magmatic Mineral Systems theme at Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET);Geology,geochemistry,geochronology

Funding overview

*Associate Professor Zhiming Yang, Assistant Professor Yongjun Lu 2014, “Genesis of comb quartz layers: case studies from porphyry Cu deposits at Qulong, Tibet and Now Chun, Iran”, National Science Foundation of China. $180K (Jan. 2015-Dec. 2018).

* Dr. Yongjun Lu, Professor Cam McCuaig, Professor Marco Fiorentini, Assistant Professor John Cliff, Professor Zheng-Xiang Li, Professor Simon Turner, Professor Steve Foley, Associate Professor Tracy Rushmer, Associate Professor Norm Pearson 2013, “Trace element partitioning during
hydrous melting of lower crust and volatile redistribution by shoshonite: Implications for genesis of post-collisional porphyry Cu deposits in Tibet”, ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems (CCFS). $39,840 (Jan. 2014- Dec. 2015).

* Professor Zengqian Hou, Dr. David Leach, Dr. Richard Goldfarb, Prof. Jeremy Richards, Prof. Cam McCuaig, Dr. Robert Loucks, Prof. Marco
Fiorentini, Dr. Yongjun Lu, Dr. Tony Kemp, Dr. Leon Bagas, Dr. Mehraj Aghazadeh 2013, “Comparison of the main metallogenesis of the Himalayan-Zagros collisional orogenic system”, National Science Foundation of China. $610K (Jan. 2014-Dec. 2018).

* Dr Yongjun Lu 2013, ECSTAR Fellowship, ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems (CCFS). $125K (Apr. 2013- Mar. 2014).


4D lithospheric evolution and control on mineral systems
porphyry copper systems in collisional orogen

Previous positions

Ordinary Member in the Geoconferences Main Committee, and Member in the Strategic Planning and Implementation subcommittee of
Geoconferences http://geoconferences.org.au


  • Geochemistry
  • Economic geology
  • Mineral exploration targeting

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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 1268 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 35 Article
  • 2 Conference paper
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
3 Citations (Scopus)

A metasomatized lithospheric mantle control on the metallogenic signature of post-subduction magmatism

Holwell, D. A., Fiorentini, M., McDonald, I., Lu, Y., Giuliani, A., Smith, D. J., Keith, M. & Locmelis, M., 1 Dec 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, 3511.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ore deposits
Earth mantle
1 Citation (Scopus)
Ferrosoferric Oxide

No evidence for high-pressure melting of Earth's crust in the Archean

Smithies, R. H., Lu, Y., Johnson, T. E., Kirkland, C. L., Cassidy, K. F., Champion, D. C., Mole, D. R., Zibra, I., Gessner, K., Sapkota, J., De Paoli, M. C. & Poujol, M., 5 Dec 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 5559.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Earth crust
Earth (planet)
10 Citations (Scopus)

Precambrian Hongqiyingzi Complex at the northern margin of the North China Craton: Its zircon U-Pb-Hf systematics, geochemistry and constraints on crustal evolution

Liu, S., Fu, J., Lu, Y. J., Chen, X., Wang, M., Hu, F., Gao, L., Sun, G. & Hu, Y., 15 Jun 2019, In : Precambrian Research. 326, p. 58-83 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crustal evolution
6 Citations (Scopus)

Redox-controlled generation of the giant porphyry Cu–Au deposit at Pulang, southwest China

Li, W., Yang, Z., Cao, K., Lu, Y. & Sun, M., 1 Feb 2019, In : Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 174, 2, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Projects 2014 2015