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Fangzhen Teng
Office: JHN 435
Phone: 206-543-7615
Fax: 206-543-0489 (shared)
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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):

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, in press.

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, in press.

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.