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LAN Zhongwu
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

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  1. Zhongwu Lan, Xianhua Li, Xuelei Chu, Guoqiang Tang, Saihong Yang, Hai Liu, Tao Jiang, 2017. SIMS U-Pb zircon ages and Ni-Mo-PGE geochemistry of the Lower Cambrian Niutitang Formation in South China: Constraints on Ni-Mo-PGE mineralization and stratigraphic correlations. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 137, 141–162.  
  2. Yiming Gao, Zhongwu Lan*, Yuchuan Chen, Juxing Tang, 2017. Geochronological and geochemical constraints on the origin of Yaguila Cretaceous and Palaeogene ore-bearing quartz porphyries, Central Lhasa Terrane, Tibet. Geological Journal, 52, 45–66.
  3. Zhongwu Lan, Xianhua Li, Maoyan Zhu, Qirui Zhang, Qiuli Li, 2015. Revisiting the Liantuo Formation in Yangtze Block, South China: SIMSU–Pb zircon age constraints and regional and global significance. Precambrian Research, 263, 123–141.  
  4. Zhongwu Lan, Xianhua Li, Qirui Zhang, Qiuli Li, 2015. Global synchronous initiation of the 2nd episode of Sturtian glaciation: SIMS zircon U–Pb and O isotope evidence from the Jiangkou Group, South China. Precambrian Research, 267, 28–38.  
  5. Zhongwu Lan, 2015. Paleoproterozoic microbially induced sedimentary structures from lagoonal depositional settings in northern China. Sedimentary Geology, 328, 87–95.  
  6. Zhongwu Lan, Xianhua Li, Maoyan Zhu, Zhongqiang Chen, Qirui Zhang, Qiuli Li, Dingbiao Lu, Yu Liu, Guoqiang Tang, 2014. A rapid and synchronous initiation of the wide spread Cryogenian glaciations. Precambrian Research, 255, 401–411.  
  7. Zhongwu Lan, Xianhua Li, Zhongqiang Chen, Qiuli Li, Axel Hofmann, Yanbin Zhang, Yan Zhong, Yu Liu, Guoqiang Tang, Xiaoxiao Ling, Jiao Li, 2014. Diagenetic xenotime age constraints on the Sanjiaotang Formation, Luoyu Group, southern
  8. Zhongwu Lan, Zhongqiang Chen, Kuino Kaiho, Xianhua Li, 2013. Microbially induced sedimentary structures from the Mesoproterozoic Huangqikou Formation, Helan Mountain Region, northern China. Precambrian Research, 233, 73–92.  
  9. Zhongwu Lan, Zhongqiang Chen, 2013. Proliferation of MISS-forming microbial mats after the late Neoproterozoic glaciations: Evidence from the Kimberley region, NW Australia. Precambrian Research, 224, 529–550.  
  10. Zhongwu Lan, Zhongqiang Chen, Xianhua Li, Ben Li, David Adams, 2013. Hydrothermal origin of the Paleoproterozoic xenotime from the King Leopold Sandstone of the Kimberley Group, Kimberley, NW Australia: Implications for a ca 1.7 Ga far-field hydrothermal event. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 60, 497–508.  
  11. Zhongwu Lan, Zhongqiang Chen, 2012. Exceptionally preserved microbially induced sedimentary structures from the Ediacaran post-glacial successions in the Kimberley region, northwestern Australia. Precambrian Research, 200-203, 1–25.  
  12. Zhongwu Lan, Zhongqiang Chen, 2012. Possible animal body fossils from the Late Neoproterozoic interglacial successions in the Kimberley region, northwestern Australia. Gondwana Research, 21, 293–301.  
  13. Zhongwu Lan, Zhongqiang Chen, 2012. New xenotime ages obtained from the Paleoproterozoic Kimberley Group, northwestern Australia: Implications for regional hydrothermal events. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 59, 119–133.  
  14. Zhongwu Lan, Zhongqiang Chen, 2012. SEM and NanoSIMS observations of bacteria-like nannoball structures recorded in the oncoids from the Ediacaran Boonall Dolomite in Kimberley, Northwest Australia: testing their biogenicity. Carbonates and Evaporates, 26, 1–9.  
  15. Zhongwu Lan, Zhongqiang Chen, 2012. Megaripples from the Mesoproterozoic of the Kimberley region, northwestern Australia and its geological implications. Journal of Palaeogeography, 1, 15–25.  
  16. Zhongwu Lan, Zhongqiang Chen, 2010. Paleodictyon from a nearshore paleoenvironmental setting in the Guadalupian (Middle Permian) of the Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57, 453–467.  
  17. Yanyan Zhou, Taiping Zhao, Qianying Sun, Mingguo Zhai, Zhongwu Lan, Axel Hofmann, 2018. Petrogenesis of the Neoarchean diorite-granite association in the Wangwushan area, southern North China Craton: Implications for continental crust evolution. Precambrian Research, in press.  
  18. Chuanming Zhou, Xianhua Li, Shuhai Xiao, Zhongwu Lan, Qing Ouyang, Chengguo Guan, Zhe Chen, 2017. A new SIMS zircon U-Pb date from the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation: Age constraint on the Weng’an biota. Geological Magazine, 154, 1193–1201.  
  19. Pengju Liu, Xianhua Li, Shouming Chen, Zhongwu Lan, Ben Yang, Xiaodong Shang, Chongyu Yin, 2015. New SIMS U–Pb zircon age and its constraint on the beginning of the Nantuo glaciation. Chinese Science Bulletin, 60, 958–963.  
  20. Chuan Yang, Xianhua Li, Xuance Wang, Zhongwu Lan, 2015. Mid-Neoproterozoic angular unconformity in the Yangtze Block revisited: Insights from detrital zircon U–Pb age and Hf–O isotopes. Precambrian Research, 266, 165–178.  
  21. Yanbin Zhang, Qiuli Li, Zhongwu Lan, Fuyuan Wu, Xianhua Li, Jinhui Yang, Mingguo Zhai, 2015. Diagenetic xenotime dating to constrain the initial depositional time of the Yan-Liao Rift. Precambrian Research, 271, 20–32.  
  22. Yanyan Zhou, Taiping Zhao, Mingguo Zhai, Jianfeng Gao, Zhongwu Lan, Qianying Sun, 2015. Petrogenesis of the 2.1 Ga Lushan garnet-bearing quartz monzonite on the southern margin of the North China Craton and its tectonic implications. Precambrian Research, 256, 241–255.
  23. Yanyan Zhou, Mingguo Zhai, Taiping Zhao, Zhongwu Lan, Qianying Sun, 2014. Geochronological and geochemical constraints on the petrogenesis of the early Paleoproterozoic potassic granite in the Lushan area, southern margin of the North China Craton. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 94, 190–204.
  24. Qiuli Li, Xianhua Li, Zhongwu Lan, Chunli Guo, Yanan Yang, Yu Liu, Guoqiang Tang, 2013. Monazite and xenotime U-Th-Pb geochronology by ion microprobe: Dating highly fractionated granites at Xihuashan tungsten mine, SE China. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 166, 65–80.
  25. Haimin Ye, Xianhua Li, Zhongwu Lan, 2013. Geochemical and Sr-Nd-Hf-O-C isotopic constraints on the origin of the Neoproterozoic Qieganbulake ultramafic-carbonate complex from the Tarim Block, Northwest China. Lithos, 182-183, 150–164.
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