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Fangzhen Teng (he/him)
Office: JHN 435
Phone: 206-543-7615
Fax: 206-543-0489 (shared)
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Interests: isotope geochemistry; composition and evolution of the crust and mantle; origin of the early solar system
Research Groups: Isotope Geochemistry, Petrology/Mineralogy/Geochemistry

Ph.D., Geology, University of Maryland, College Park, 2005
B.S., Geochemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, 2001
Graduate Students:
Tian-Yi Huang, Pete Wynn
Current Research:
Composition, formation and evolution of the Earth and early solar system
Recent Publications:
Publications since 2019 (*graduate student; ** postdoc; *** undergraduate):

Nie, N.X.*, Chen, X.-Y.**, Hopp, T., Hu, J. Y, Zhang, J. Z., Teng, F.-Z., Shahar, A. and Dauphas, N. “Imprint of chondrules formation on the K and Rb isotopic compositions of carbonaceous chondrites”. Sci. Adv., 7: in press. 10/6/2021

Lei, H, Zhao, Z., Niu, Y., Zhang, S., Cousens, B., Ma, Q., Teng, F.-Z., Liu, D., Miao, Z., Yang, Y., Wu, J., Wang, Q., and Zhu, D.-C. (2021) Identifying deep recycled carbonates through Miocene basalts in the Maguan area, SE Tibetan Plateau, Lithos, 400-401, 106356.

Wang, Z.-Z.**, Teng, F.-Z., Prelevic, D., Liu, S.-A. and Zhao, Z. (2021) Potassium isotopic evidence for sediment recycling into the orogenic lithospheric mantle, Geochem. Persp. Let. 18, 43-47.

Chen, L.-M., Teng, F.-Z., Song, X.-Y., Luan, Y., Yu, S.-Y. and Kang, J. (2021) Origins and implications of magnesium isotopic heterogeneity in Fe-Ti oxides in layered mafic intrusions, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 308, 273-290.

Li, W.-S.*, Liu, X.-M., Hu, Y.**, Teng, F.-Z., Hu, Y. and Chadwick, O. A. (2021) Potassium isotopic fractionation in a humid and an arid soil-plant system in Hawaii, Geoderma, 400, 115219.

Sun. Y**, Teng, F.-Z., Pang, K-N., Ying, J.-F. and Kuehner, S. (2021) Multistage mantle metasomatism deciphered by Mg-Sr-Nd-Pb isotopes in the Leucite Hills lamproites, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 176, 45.

Li, W.-S.*, Liu, X.-M., Hu, Y.**, Teng, F.-Z. and Hu, Y. (2021) Potassium isotopic fractionation during clay adsorption, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 304, 160-177.

Nie, N. X.*, Dauphas, N., Alp, E. E., Zeng, H., Sio, C. K., Hu, J. Y., Aarons, S. M., Zhang, Z., Tian, H.-C.**, Prissel, K. B., Greer, J., Bi, W., Hu, M. Y., Shahar, A., Roskosz, M., Teng, F.-Z., Krawczynski, M. J., Heck, P. R. and Spear, F. S. (2021) Iron, magnesium, and titanium isotopic fractionations between garnet, ilmenite, fayalite, biotite, and tourmaline: Results from NRIXS, ab initio, and study of mineral separates from the Moosilauke metapelite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 302, 18-45.

Wang, Z.-Z.**, Teng, F.-Z., Busigny, V. and Liu, S.-A. (2021) Evidence from HP/UHP metasediments for subduction of isotopically heterogeneous potassium into the mantle, American Mineralogist, in press.

Moynier, F., Hu, Y., Wang, K., Zhao, Y., Gerard, Y., Deng, Z., Moureau, J., Li, W., Simon, J. and Teng, F.-Z. (2021) Potassium isotopic composition of various samples using a collision-cell inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer, Nu Instrument Sapphire, Chemical Geology, 571. 120124.

Hu, Y.**, Teng, F.-Z., Helz, R. T. and Chauvel, C. (2021) Potassium isotope fractionation during magmatic differentiation and the composition of the mantle, JGR-Solid Earth. 126, e2020JB021543.

Sun, Y.**, Teng, F.-Z. and Pang, K.-N. (2021) The presence of paleo-Pacific slab beneath northwest North China Craton hinted by low-δ26Mg basalts at Wulanhada, Lithos, 386-387. 106009.

Wang, F., Xing, K.-C., Xu, W.-L., Teng, F.-Z., Xu, Y.-G. and Yang, D.-B. (2021) Permian ridge subduction in the easternmost Central Asian Orogenic Belt: Magmatic record using Sr-Nd-Pb-Hf-Mg isotopes, Lithos, 384-385, 105966.

Wang, S.-J., Wang, W., Zhu, J.-M., Wu, Z., Liu, J., Han, G., Teng, F.-Z., Huang, S., Wu, H., Wang, Y., Wu, G. and Li, W.-H. (2021) Nickel isotopic evidence for late-stage accretion of Mercury-like differentiated planetary embryos, Nature Communications, 12, 294.

Hu, Y.**, Teng, F.-Z., and Chauvel, C. (2021) Potassium isotopic evidence for sedimentary input to the mantle source of Lesser Antilles lavas, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 295, 98-111.

Hu, Y.** and Teng, F.-Z. (2021) Non-traditional stable isotope geochemistry, in Alderton, D. and Elias, S. (eds.), Encyclopedia of Geology, 2nd edition. Vol. 5, 114-124. United Kingdom: Academic Press. [Invited contribution]

Li, M.Y.H.*, Teng, F.-Z., and Zhou, M.-F. (2021) Phyllosilicate controls on magnesium isotopic fractionation during weathering of granites: Implications for continental weathering and riverine system, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 553, 116613.

Mendybaev, R. A., Kamibayashi, M., Teng, F.-Z., Savage, P. S., Georg, R. B., Richter, F. M. and Tachibana, S. (2021) Experiments quantifying elemental and isotopic fractionations during evaporation of CAI-like melts in low-pressure hydrogen and in vacuum: Constraints on thermal processing of CAIs in the protoplanetary disk, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 292, 557-576.

Hu, Y.**, Teng, F.-Z., Plank, T and Chauvel, C. (2020) Potassium isotopic heterogeneity in subducting oceanic plates, Sci. Adv., 6: eabb2472.

Chen, X.-Y.**, Teng, F.-Z., Huang, K.-J. and Algeo, T. J. (2020) Intensified chemical weathering during Early Jurassic revealed by magnesium isotopes, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 287, 263-276.

Liu, Y.D., Ying, J.-F., Li, J., Sun, Y.** and Teng, F.-Z. (2020) Diverse origins of pyroxenite xenoliths from Yangyuan, North China Craton: implications for the modification of lithosphere by magma underplating and melt-rock interactions, Lithos, 372-373, 105680.

Chen, X.-Y.**, Teng, F.-Z., Sánchez, W. R., Romanek, C. S., Sanchez-Navas, A. and Sánchez-Román, M. (2020) Experimental constraints on magnesium isotopic fractionation during abiogenic calcite precipitation at room temperature, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 281, 102-117.

Teng, F.-Z., Hu, Y.*, Ma, J.-L., Wei, G.-J. and Rudnick, R. L. (2020) Potassium isotope fractionation during continental weathering and implications for global K isotopic balance. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 278, 261-271.

Pang, K.-N., Teng, F.-Z., Sun, Y.**, Chung, S.-L. and Zarrinkoub, M. H. (2020) Magnesium isotopic systematics of the Makran arc, Iran: Implications for crust-mantle Mg isotopic balance, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 278, 110-121.

Tian H.-C.**, Zhang, C., Teng, F.-Z., Long, Y.-J., Li, S.-G., He, Y.-S., Ke, S., Chen, X.-Y.** and Yang, W. (2020) Diffusion-driven extreme Mg and Fe isotope fractionation in Panzhihua ilmenite: Implications for the origin of mafic intrusion, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 278, 361-375.

Hu, Y.*, Teng, F.-Z. and Ionov, D. A. (2020) Magnesium isotopic composition of metasomatized upper sub-arc mantle and its implications to Mg cycling in subduction zones, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 278, 219-234.

Cuozzo, N.*, Sletten, R., Hu, Y.*, Liu, L.**, Teng, F.-Z. and Hagedorn, B. (2020) Silicate weathering in Antarctic Ice-rich permafrost: Insights using magnesium isotopes, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 278, 244-260.

Huang, T.-Y.*, Teng, F.-Z., Rudnick, R. L., Chen, X.-Y.**, Hu, Y.*, Liu, Y.-S. and Wu, F.-Y. (2020) Heterogeneous potassium isotopic composition of the upper continental crust, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 278, 122-136.

Sun, Y.**, Teng, F.-Z., Hu, Y.*, Chen, X.-Y.** and Pang, K.-N. (2020) Tracing subducted oceanic slabs in the mantle by using potassium isotopes, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 278, 353-360.

Lv, Y.*, Liu, S.-A., Teng, F.-Z., Wei, G.-J. and Ma, J.-L. (2020) Contrasting zinc isotopic fractionation in two mafic-rock weathering profiles induced by adsorption onto Fe (hydr)oxides, Chemical Geology, 539, 119504,

Brewer, A.*, Harrold, Z.*, Chang, E., Gorman-Lewis, D. and Teng, F.-Z. (2020) Magnesium isotope fractionation during microbially enhanced forsterite dissolution, Geobiology, 18, 225-236.

Tian H.-C.**, Teng, F.-Z., Hou, Z.-Q., Tian, S.-H., Yang, W., Chen, X.-Y. and Song, Y.-C. (2020) Magnesium and lithium isotopic evidence for a remnant oceanic slab beneath central Tibet, JGR-Solid Earth, 125, e2019JB018197.

Teng, F.-Z., Wang, S.-J. and Moynier, F. (2019) Tracing the formation and differentiation of the Earth by non-traditional stable isotopes, Science China Earth Sciences, 62, 1702-1715.

Hille, M***, Hu, Y.*, Huang, T.-Y.* and Teng, F.-Z. (2019) Homogeneous and heavy potassium isotopic composition of global oceans, Science Bulletin, 64, 1740-1742.

Berg, R. D.*, Solomon, E. A. and Teng, F.-Z. (2019) The role of marine sediment diagenesis in the modern oceanic magnesium cycle, Nature Communications,

Su, B.-X., Hu, Y.*, Teng, F.-Z., Xiao, Y., Zhang, H.-F., Sun, Y., Zhu, B., Zhou, X.-H. and Ying, J.-F. (2019) Light magnesium isotopic composition of mantle-derived lavas caused by chromite crystallization, instead of carbonatite metasomatism, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 522, 79-86.

Huang, H.**, Niu, Y.-L., Teng, F.-Z., Wang, S.-J.** (2019) Discrepancy between bulk-rock and zircon Hf isotopes accompanying Nd-Hf isotope decoupling, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 259, 17-36.

Chen, X.-Y.**, Teng, F.-Z. and Catling, D. (2019) Fast and precise boron isotopic analysis of carbonates and seawater using Nu Plasma II multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry and a simple sample introduction system. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 33, 1169-1178.

Xu, Y.-K, Hu, Y.*, Chen, X.-Y.**, Huang, T.-Y.*, Sletten, R., Zhu, D. and Teng, F.-Z. (2019) Potassium isotopic composition of international geological reference materials, Chemical Geology, 513, 101-107.

Inglis, E.*, Moynier, F., Creech, J., Deng, Z., Day, J., Teng, F.-Z., Bizzarro, M., Jackson, M. and Savage, P. (2019) Isotopic fractionation of zirconium during magmatic differentiation and the stable isotope composition of the silicate Earth, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 250, 311-323.

He, Y., Meng, X., Ke, S., Wu, H.*, Zhu, C., Teng, F.-Z., Hoefs, J., Huang, J., Yang, W., Xu, L., Hou, Z., Ren, Z.-Y. and Li, S. (2019) A nephelinitic component with unusual 56Fe in Cenozoic basalts from eastern China and its implications for deep oxygen cycle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 512, 175-183.

Hu, Y.* and Teng, F.-Z. (2019) Optimization of analytical conditions for precise and accurate isotope analyses of Li, Mg, Fe, Cu, and Zn by MC-ICPMS, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 34, 338-346.