Zheng-Xiang Li

Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M004), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 11752 Citations
  • 40 h-Index
19922017
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Research Output 1992 2017

2017
4 Citations

Proterozoic tectonics of Hainan Island in supercontinent cycles: New insights from geochronological and isotopic results

Yao, W., Li, Z-X., Li, W-X. & Li, X-H. Mar 2017 In : Precambrian Research. 290, p. 86-100 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Revisiting Mesozoic felsic intrusions in eastern South China: spatial and temporal variations and tectonic significance

Zhu, K-Y., Li, Z-X., Xia, Q-K., Xu, X-S., Wilde, S. A. & Chen, H-L. Dec 2017 In : Lithos. 294, p. 147-163 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations

Thermochronological record of Middle–Late Jurassic magmatic reheating to Eocene rift-related rapid cooling in the SE South China Block

Tao, N., Li, Z. X., Danišík, M., Evans, N. J., Batt, G. E., Li, W-X., Pang, C-J., Jourdan, F., Xu, Y-G. & Liu, L. P. 1 Jun 2017 In : Gondwana Research. 46, p. 191-203 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eocene
Jurassic
cooling
granite
zircon
2016

Climatic and tectonic controls on Late Triassic to Middle Jurassic sedimentation in northeastern Guangdong Province, South China

Pang, C-J., Li, Z-X., Xu, Y-G., Wen, S-N. & Krapez, B. 23 May 2016 In : Tectonophysics. 677, p. 68-87 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations

Early Mesozoic ferroan (A-type) and magnesian granitoids in eastern South China: Tracing the influence of flat-slab subduction at the western Pacific margin

Zhu, K-Y., Li, Z-X., Xu, X-S., Wilde, S. A. & Chen, H-L. Jan 2016 In : Lithos. 240, p. 371-381 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations

SIMS zircon U-Pb ages, geochemistry and Nd-Hf isotopes of ca. 1.0 Ga mafic dykes and volcanic rocks in the Huili area, SW China: Origin and tectonic significance

Zhu, W-G., Zhong, H., Li, Z-X., Bai, Z-J. & Yang, Y-J. Feb 2016 In : Precambrian Research. 273, p. 67-89 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations

Tectonostratigraphic history of the Ediacaran-Silurian Nanhua foreland basin in South China

Yao, W-H. & Li, Z-X. 2 Apr 2016 In : Tectonophysics. 674, p. 31-51 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015
19 Citations

Paleogene post-collisional lamprophyres in western Yunnan, western Yangtze Craton: Mantle source and tectonic implications

Lu, Y., Mccuaig, C., Li, Z-X., Jourdan, F., Hart, C. J. R., Hou, Z. Q. & Tang, S. H. 15 Sep 2015 In : Lithos. 233, p. 139–161

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Tectonics
mantle source
lava
Paleogene
craton
11 Citations

Was there a Cambrian ocean in South China? - Insight from detrital provenance analyses

Yao, W. H., Li, Z-X. & Li, W. X. Jan 2015 In : Geological Magazine. 152, 1, p. 184-191 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

provenance
ocean
sandstone
detritus
zircon
2010

Geochronology and Geochemistry of Post-collisional Cenozoic Alkali-rich Porphyries in Eastern Tibetan Plateau, Yunnan, China

Lu, Y., Hart, C., Mccuaig, C., Cawood, P., Li, Z-X. & Hou, Z. 2010 Abstract No 98 of the 20th Australian Geological Convention. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Geological Society of Australia, Vol. 98, p. 321

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

Magmatic-hydrothermal duration and Magmatic Evolution of Post-collisional Alkalic Porphyry Mineral Systems, Eastern Tibetan Plateau, Yunnan, China

Lu, Y., Hart, C., Mccuaig, C., Kerrich, R., Li, Z-X. & Hou, Z. 2010 Society of Economic Geologists Conference, 2010. Colorado, USA: Society of Economic Geologists, Vol. 1, p. A33

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

2008
234 Citations
Rodinia
diabase
magmatism
Rocks
rifting
1415 Citations

Assembly, configuration, and break-up history of Rodinia: A synthesis

Li, Z-X., Bogdanova, S. V., Collins, A. S., Davidson, A., De Waele, B., Ernst, R. E., Fitzsimons, I. C. W., Fuck, R. A., Gladkochub, D. P., Jacobs, J., Karlstrom, K. E., Lu, S., Natapov, L. M., Pease, V., Pisarevsky, S., Thrane, K. & Vernikovsky, V. 2008 In : Precambrian Research. 160, 1-2, p. 179-210

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rodinia
supercontinent
Laurentia
history
mantle
2007
87 Citations

Age and origin of middle Neoproterozoic mafic magmatism in southern Yangtze Block and relevance to the break-up of Rodinia

Zhou, J., Li, X-H., Ge, W. & Li, Z-X. 2007 In : Gondwana Research. 12, 1-2, p. 184-197

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rodinia
ocean island basalt
mantle source
magmatism
diabase
83 Citations

An early Paleoproterozoic high-K intrusive complex in southwestern Tarim Block, NW China: Age, geochemistry, and tectonic implications

Zhang, C-L., Li, X-H., Li, Z-X., Yu, H-F. & Ye, H-M. 2007 In : Gondwana Research. 12, 1-2, p. 101-112

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geochemistry
crust
tectonics
partial melting
Archean
342 Citations

Contrasting zircon Hf and O isotopes in the two episodes of Neoproterozoic granitoids in South China: Implications for growth and reworkihg of continental crust

Zheng, Y-F., Zhang, S-B., Zhao, Z-F., Wu, Y-B., Li, X., Li, Z-X. & Wu, F-Y. 2007 In : Lithos. 96, 1-2, p. 127-150

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isotopes
continental crust
zircon
supercontinent
isotope
904 Citations
slab
subduction
orogeny
basin
continental interior
156 Citations

Neoproterozoic ultramafic-mafic-carbonatite complex and grantoids in Quruqtagh of northeastern Tarim Block, western China: Geochronology, geochemistry and tectonic implications

Zhang, C-L., Li, X-H., Li, Z-X., Lu, S-N., Ye, H-M. & Li, H-M. 2007 In : Precambrian Research. 152, 3-4, p. 149-169

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Geochronology
Geochemistry
carbonatite
Tectonics
242 Citations
orogeny
zircon
rock
Rodinia
tonalite
8 Citations

Understanding dual goechemical characters in a geological context for the Gaojiacun intrusion: Response to Munteanu and Yao's discussion

Li, X-H., Li, Z-X., Sinclair, J. A., Li, W-X. & Carter, G. 2007 In : Precambrian Research. 155, p. 328-332

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

370 Citations
slab
zircon
Jurassic
Igneous rocks
batholith
2006
167 Citations

Geochemistry of the 755 Ma Mundine Well dyke swarm, northwestern Australia: Part of a Neoproterozoic mantle superplume beneath Rodinia?

Li, X-H., Li, Z-X., Wingate, M., Chung, S-L., Liu, Y., Lin, G-C. & Li, W-X. 2006 In : Precambrian Research. 146, 1-2, p. 1-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rodinia
Geochemistry
dike swarm
diabase
Extrapolation
238 Citations

Initiation of the Indosinian Orogeny in South China : Evidence for a Permian Magmatic Arc on Hainan Island

Li, X-H., Li, Z-X., Li, W-X. & Wang, Y. 2006 In : Journal of Geology. 114, 3, p. 341-353

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

continental arc
orogeny
magmatism
Permian
active margin
205 Citations
Rodinia
orogeny
Alkalies
basin
Geochronology
74 Citations

Neoproterozoic Bimodal Intrusive Complex in the Southwestern Tarim Block, Northwest China: Age, Geochemistry, and Implications for the Rifting of Rodinia

Zhang, C-L., Li, Z-X., Li, X-H., Ye, H., Wang, A. & Guo, K-Y. 2006 In : International Geology Review. 48, 2, p. 112-128

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rodinia
rifting
granite
geochemistry
gabbro
54 Citations

New Precambrian palaeomagnetic constraints on the position of the North China Block in Rodinia

Zhang, S., Li, Z-X. & Wu, H. 2006 In : Precambrian Research. 144, 3-4, p. 213-238

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rodinia
Poles
Precambrian
Laurentia
Sandstone
161 Citations

Revisiting the "Yanbian Terrane": Implications for Neoproterozoic tectonic evolution of the western Yangtze Block, South China

Li, X-H., Li, Z-X., Sinclair, J. A., Li, W-X. & Carter, G. 2006 In : Precambrian Research. 151, 1-2, p. 14-30

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tectonics
tectonic evolution
terrane
Rocks
Igneous rocks
2005
132 Citations

Formation of the Jinchuan ultramafic intrusion and the world's third largest Ni-Cu sulfide deposit: Associated with the ~825 Ma south China mantle plume?

Li, X. H., Su, L., Chung, S-L., Li, Z-X., Liu, Y., Song, B. & Liu, D. Y. 2005 In : Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems. 6, p. online - approx 5-20pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfides
mantle plume
intrusion
plumes
sulfides
211 Citations

Neoproterozoic bimodal magmatism in the Cathaysia Block of South China and its tectonic significance

Li, W-X., Li, X-H. & Li, Z-X. 2005 In : Precambrian Research. 136, 1, p. 51-66

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volcanic rocks
Tectonics
magmatism
volcanic rock
tectonics
34 Citations

New paleomagnetic results from the Yangzhuang Formation of the Jixian System, North China, and tectonic implications

Wu, H., Zhang, S., Li, Z-X., Li, H. & Dong, J. 2005 In : Science Bulletin. 50, 14, p. 1483-1489

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

apparent polar wander path
remagnetization
tectonics
Baltica
Laurentia
2004
156 Citations
Rodinia
supercontinent
equators
tropical regions
glaciation
21 Citations

Reply to the comment: Mantle plume-, but not arc-related Neoproterozoic magmatism in South China

Li, X. H., Li, Z-X., Ge, W., Zhou, H., Li, W., Liu, Y. & Wingate, M. 2004 In : Precambrian Research. 132, p. 405-407

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2003
7 Citations

Assembly and break-up of Rodinia and Gondwana: evidence from Eurasia and Gondwana: Introduction

Yoshida, M., Kampunzu, A. B., Li, Z-X. & Watanabe, T. 2003 In : Gondwana Research. 6, 2, p. 139-142

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

A tectonic overview of the South China Book

Li, Z-X., Li, X., Wang, J. & Zhang, S. 2003 From Sibao Orogenesis to Nanhua Rifting: Late Precambrian Tectonic History of Eastern South China - An Overview. Li, Z. X., Wang, J., Li, X. & Zhang, S. (eds.). Beijing, China: Geological Publishing House, p. 1-13

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Editorial Precambrian tectonics of East Asia and relevance to supercontinent evolution

Li, Z-X., Cho, M. & Li, X. H. 2003 In : Precambrian Research. 122, p. 1-6

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

810 Citations

Geochronology of Neoproterozoic syn-rift magmatism in the Yangtze Craton, South China and correlations with other continents: evidence for a mantle superplume that broke up Rodinia

Li, Z-X., Li, X. H., Kinny, P. D., Wang, J., Zhang, S. & Zhou, H. 2003 In : Precambrian Research. 122, 1-4, p. 85-109

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
Rodinia
Trace Elements
Rare earth elements
geochronology
530 Citations

History of Neoproterozoic rift basins in South China: implications for Rodinia break-up

Wang, J. & Li, Z-X. 2003 In : Precambrian Research. 122, 1-4, p. 141-158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rodinia
Deposits
Carbonates
history
basin

Magmatic record and tectonic significance

Li, X., Li, W. & Li, Z-X. 2003 From Sibao Orogenesis to Nanhua Rifting: Late Precambrian Tectonic History of Eastern South China - An Overview and Fiel. Li, Z. X., Wang, J., Li, X. & Zhang, S. (eds.). Beijing, China: Geological Publishing House, p. 14-25

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

582 Citations

Neoproterozoic granitoids in South China: crustal melting above a mantle plume at ca. 825 Ma?

Li, X. H., Li, Z-X., Ge, W., Zhou, H., Li, W., Liu, Y. & Wingate, M. 2003 In : Precambrian Research. 122, 1-4, p. 45-83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
mantle plume
granodiorite
Geodynamics
Melting
20 Citations

Palaeomagnetic results from the ca. 1130 Ma Borgmassivet intrusions in the Ahlmannryggen region of Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, and tectonic implications

Jones, D. L., Bates, M. P., Li, Z-X., Corner, B. & Hodgkinson, G. 2003 In : Tectonophysics. 375, 1-4, p. 247-260

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antarctic regions
intrusion
craton
tectonics
poles

Paleomagnetic data and their paleogeographic implications

Zhang, S., Li, Z-X., Dong, J. & Wang, J. 2003 From Sibao Orogenesis to Nanhua Rifting: Late Precambrian Tectonic History of Eastern South China - An Overvi. Li, Z. X., Wang, J., Li, X. & Zhang, S. (eds.). Beijing, China: Geological Publishing House, p. 40-47

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

84 Citations

SHRIMP U-Pb zircon age, geochemistry and Nd isotope of the Guandaoshan pluton in SW Sichuan: Petrogenesis and tectonic significance

Li, X., Li, Z-X., Zhou, H., Liu, Y., Liang, X. & Li, W. 2003 In : Science in China Series D: Earth Science. 46, Supp. 1, p. 73-83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

petrogenesis
pluton
zircon
geochemistry
isotope

Stratigraphic and sedimentological records of the Neoproterozoic rift basins in southern China

Wang, J., Li, Z-X., Duan, T., Zhang, S., Bao, C., Gao, Y. & Mou, C. 2003 From Sibao Orogenesis to Nanhua Rifting: Late Precambrian Tectonic History of Eastern South China - An Overview...... Li, Z. X., Wang, J., Li, X. & Zhang, S. (eds.). Beijing, China: Geological Publishing House, p. 26-39

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2002
491 Citations

Grenvillian continental collision in south China: New SHRIMP U-Pb zircon results and implications for the configuration of Rodinia

Li, Z-X., Li, X. H., Zhou, H. & Kinny, P. D. 2002 In : Geology. 30, p. 163-166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Grenvillian orogeny
Rodinia
continental collision
ion microprobe
zircon
367 Citations
Geochronology
Volcanic rocks
Rodinia
Geochemistry
geochronology
2001
378 Citations
Permian
Triassic
Ordovician
Rodinia
Pangaea
29 Citations
Remanence
Paleozoic
Rocks
basin
rock