Journal Articles

  1. Son S, Li W, Lee J, Kwon K* (2020) On the coordination of Mg2+ in aragonite: Ab-initio absorption spectroscopy and isotope fractionation study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. accepted, in press

  2. Brzozowski M*, Good D, Wu CZ, Li W* (2020) Cu isotope systematics of conduit-type Cu–PGE mineralization in the Eastern Gabbro, Coldwell Complex, Canada. Mineralium Deposita, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-020-00992-8 <pdf>

  3. Xia ZG, Horita J, Reuning L, Bialik O, Hu ZY, Waldmann N, Liu C, Li W*, (2020) Extracting Mg isotope signatures of ancient seawater from marine halite: a reconnaissance. Chemical Geology, 522(2), 119768. <pdf>

  4. Wu CZ, Yang T, Shields G, Bian XP, Gao BF, Ye H, Li W*, (2020) Termination of Cryogenian ironstone deposition by deep ocean euxinia. Geochemical Perspectives Letters, accepted, 15, 1-5. <pdf>

  5. Liu RL, Wang MY, Li W, Shi XF, Chen TY*, (2020) Dissolved thorium isotope evidence for export productivity in the subtropical North Pacific during the late Quaternary. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL085995

  6. Wang K*, Li W, Li S, (2020) Potassium isotope geochemistry and cosmochemistry. Earth Science Frontiers, in press, (invited review in Chinese)

  7. Shuai K, Li W*, Hui H, (2020) Isobaric Spike Method for Absolute Isotopic Ratio Determination by MC-ICP-MS. Analytical Chemistry, 92(7), 4820-4828 <pdf>

  8. Liu C, Li W* (2020). Transformation of amorphous precursor to crystalline carbonate: insights from Mg isotopes in the dolomite-analogue mineral norsethite [BaMg(CO3)2]. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 272, 1-20 <pdf>

  9. Ye H, Wu CZ, Brzozowski MJ, Yang T, Zha XP, Zhao SG, Gao BF, Li W* (2020). Calibrating equilibrium Fe isotope fractionation factors between magnetite, garnet, amphibole, and biotite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 271, 78-95 <pdf>

  10. She JX, Wang TH, Liang HD, Muhtar MN, Li W*, Liu XD* (2020). Sn isotope fractionation during volatilization of Sn(IV) chloride: laboratory experiments and quantum mechanical calculations. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 269, 184-202 <pdf>

  11. Chen TY*, Li W, Guo B, Liu RL, Li GJ, Zhao L, Ji JF, (2020) Reactive Iron isotope signatures of the East Asian dust particles: implications for iron cycling in the deep North Pacific. Chemical Geology, 531, 119342

  12. Li W*, Zhao S, Wang X, Li S, Wang G-G, Yang T, Jin Z, (2020) Fingerprinting hydrothermal fluids in porphyry Cu deposits using K and Mg isotopes. SCIENCE CHINA Earth Sciences, 63(1), 108-120 <pdf>

  13. Lechte MA*, Wallace MW, Hood AS, Li W, Jiang G, Halverson GP, Asael D, McColl SL, Planavsky NJ, (2019). Subglacial meltwater supported aerobic marine habitats during Snowball Earth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201909165

  14. Du DH, Li W, Wang XL*, Shu XJ, Yang T, Sun T (2019) Fe isotopic fractionation during magmatic– hydrothermal stage of granitic magmatism. Lithos, 350-351, 105265

  15. Li W, Gou W, Li W, Zhang T, Yu B, Liu Q, Shi J*, (2019). Environmental applications of metal stable isotopes: Silver, mercury and zinc. Environmental Pollution, 252, 1344-1356

  16. Li W*, Beard B, Li S, (2019). Geological cycling of potassium and the K isotopic response: insights from loess and shales, Acta Geochimica. 38(4), 508-516. <pdf>

  17. Li S, Li W*, Beard B, Raymo M, Wang X, Chen Y, Chen J, (2019). K isotopes as a tracer for continental weathering and geological K cycling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116 (18) 8740-8745. <pdf>

  18. Li W*, Bialik O*, Wang X, Yang T, Hu Z, Huang Q, Zhao S, Waldmann N, (2019). Effects of early diagenesis on Mg isotopes in dolomite: The roles of Mn(IV)-reduction and recrystallization. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 250: 1-17. <pdf>

  19. Chen TY*, Cai PH, Li W, Yang T, Ling HF, Ji JF, (2019) The sources of dissolved iron in the global ocean and isotopic tracing. Marine Geology & Quaternary Geology, 39(5), 46-57 (in Chinese with English abstract).

  20. Gao B, Wu C* , Yang T*, Santosh M, Dong L, Zhao T, Ye H, Lei R, and Li  W. (2019) The Neoproterozoic “Blood falls” in Tarim Craton and their possible connection with Snowball Earth,  JGR: Earth Surface, DOI:10.1029/2018JF004862. 

  21. Hu Z, Hu W*, Liu C, Sun F, Liu Y, Li W* (2019) Conservative behavior of Mg isotopes in massive dolostones: From diagenesis to hydrothermal reworking. Sedimentary Geology, 381, 65-75. <pdf>

  22. Gou W, Li W*, Ji J, Li W*, (2018). Zn isotope fractionation during sorption on Al oxide: Atomic level undertanding from EXAFS. Environmental Science & Technology 52, 9087-9096. <pdf>

  23. Bialik O*, Wang X, Zhao S, Waldmann N, Frank R, Li W* (2018) Mg isotope response to dolomitization in hinterland-attached carbonate platforms: Outlook of δ26Mg as a tracer of basin restriction and seawater Mg/Ca ratio. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 235, 189-207. <pdf>

  24. Wang XM, Hu ZY, Li W* (2018) Genesis of the Albian Dolomite in Levant Basin, East Mediterranean: A Case Study of the Givat Ye’arim Formation and Soreq Formation near Jerusalem, Israel. Geological Journal of China Universities, 24(5), 681-691 (in Chinese with English abstract). <pdf>

  25. Gao BF, Wu CZ, Li W, Yang T, Ye H, Lei RX, Liu Q (2018) Oxidation and deposition of iron-rich saline water below glacier cap: Genesis of Neoproterozoic Quruqsay iron deposit on northern margin of Tarim craton. Mineral Deposits, 37(1), 1-26 (in Chinese with English abstract)

  26. Du DH, Wang XL*, Yang T, Chen X, Li JY, Li W* (2017) Origin of heavy Fe isotope compositions in high-silica igneous rocks: a rhyolite perspective. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Atca. 218, 58-72. <pdf>

  27. Ye H, Wu CZ*, Tang T, Santosh M, Yao XZ, Gao BF, Wang XL, Li W* (2017) Updating the Geologic Barcodes for South China: Discovery of Late Archean Banded Iron Formations in the Yangtze Craton. Scientific Reports. 7: 15082, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-15013-4.  <pdf>

  28. Li W*, Kwon KD., Li S, Beard BL. (2017)  Potassium isotope fractionation between K-salts and saturated aqueous solutions at room temperature: Laboratory experiments and theoretical calculations. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 214, 1-13. <pdf>

  29. Li W*(2017) Vital effects of K isotope fractionation in organisms: observations and a hypothesis. Acta Geochimica. 36(3), 374-378. <pdf>

  30. Hu Z, Hu W*, Wang X, Lu Y, Wang L, Liao Z, Li W* (2017) Resetting of Mg isotopes between calcite and dolomite during burial metamorphism: Outlook of Mg isotopes as geothermometer and seawater proxy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 208(1), 24-40. <pdf>

  31. Shi B, Liu K, Wu L, Li W, Smeaton CM, Beard BL, Johnson CM, Roden EE, Van Cappellen P, (2016) Iron isotope fractionations reveal a finite bioavailable Fe pool for structural Fe(III) reduction in nontronite. Environmental Science and Technology, 50:8661-8669 (EST Cover Arcticle)

  32. Li W, Beard BL, Li S (2016) Precise measurement of stable potassium isotope ratios using a single focusing collision cell multi-collector ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 31, 1023-1029. <pdf>

  33. Satkoski A, Beukes NJ, Li W, Beard BL, Johnson CM (2015) A redox-stratified ocean 3.2 billion years ago. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 430, 43-53

  34. Li W, Beard BL, Johnson CM. (2015) Biologically recycled continental iron is a major component in banded iron formations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(27), 8193-8198. <pdf>

  35. Liu K, Wu L, Couture R, Li W, Van Cappellen, (2015) Iron isotope fractionation in sediments of an oligotrophic freshwater lake. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 423, 164-172

  36. Li W, Beard BL, Li C, Xu H, Johnson CM. (2015) Experimental calibration of Mg isotope fractionation between dolomite and aqueous solution and its geological implications. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 157, 164-181. <pdf>

  37. Neumann A, Wu L, Li W, Beard BL, Johnson CM, Rosso KM, Frierdich AJ, Scherer MM. (2015)  Atom exchange between aqueous Fe(II) and structural Fe in clay minerals. Environmental Science and Technology, 49(5): 2786-2795.

  38. Li W, Beard BL, Li C, Johnson CM. (2014) Magnesium isotope fractionation between brucite [Mg(OH)2] and Mg aqueous species: Implications for silicate weathering and biogeochemical processes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 394: 82-93. <pdf>

  39. Li W, Beard BL, Kita N, Valley, JW, Johnson CM. (2013) Contrasting behavior of oxygen and iron isotopes in banded iron formations revealed by in situ isotopic analysis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 384: 132-143. <pdf>

  40. Li W, Czaja AD, van Kranendonk M, Johnson CM, Beard BL. (2013) An anoxic, Fe(II)-rich, U-poor ocean 3.46 billion years ago. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 120: 65-79. <pdf>

  41. Czaja AD, Johnson CM, Beard BL, Roden EE, Li W, Moorbath S. (2013) Biological Fe oxidation controlled deposition of banded iron formation in the ca. 3770 Ma Isua Supracrustal Belt (West Greenland). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 363: 192-203.

  42. Li W, Chakraborty S, Beard BL, Romanek CS, Johnson CM. (2012) Magnesium isotope fractionation during precipitation of inorganic calcite under laboratory conditions. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 333-334: 304-316. <pdf>

  43. Li W, Johnson CM, Beard BL. (2012) U-Th-Pb isotope data indicate phanerozoic age for oxidation of the 3.4 Ga Apex Basalt. Earth andPlanetary Science Letters 319-320: 197-206. <pdf>

  44. Li W, Beard BL, Johnson CM. (2011) Exchange and fractionation of Mg isotopes between epsomite and saturated MgSO4 solution. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75: 2014-2028. <pdf>

  45. Li W, Jackson SE, Pearson NJ. (2010) Copper isotopic zonation in the Northparkes porphyry Cu-Au deposit. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74: 4078-4096. <pdf>

  46. Li W, Jackson SE, Pearson NJ, Alard O, Chappell BW. (2009) Cu isotopic signature of granites from the Lachlan Fold Belt, SE Australia. Chemical Geology 258: 38-49.  <pdf>

  47. Mao G, Hua R, Gao J, Li W, Zhao K, Long G, Lu HJ (2009) Existing forms of REE in gold-bearing pyrite of the Jinshan gold deposit, Jiangxi Province, China. Journal of Rare Earths, 27(6): 1079-1087.

  48. Li W, Gu L, Tang J, Zheng Y, Wu C (2006) Behavior of Rare Earth Elements during Weathering of Sulphides at Wushan Copper Mine, Jiangxi Province, China. Journal of the Chinese Rare Earth Society 24: 350-356 (In Chinese with English abstract). <pdf>

  49. Wu C, Gu L, Zhang Z, Ren Z, Chen Z, Li W (2006) Formation mechanisms of hydrocarbon reservoirs associated with volcanic and subvolcanic intrusive rocks: Examples in Mesozoic-Cenozoic basins of eastern China. AAPG Bulletin 90: 137-147

  50. Zhang Z, Gu L, Wu C, Li W, Xi A, Shuo W (2005) Zircon SHRIMP dating for the Weiya pluton, Eastern Tianshan: Its geological implications. Acta Geologica Sinica - English Edition 79(4): 481-490