Yuruo Shi


Details of the Faculty or Staff

Dr. Yuruo Shi


Address: Institute of Geology,Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences

No. 26 Baiwanzhuang Road,

Xicheng District, Beijing100037, P.R. China

                     Email: shiyuruo@bjshrimp.cn

Office phone: 010-68999766 

Education Experience

Professional Experience

– present, research fellow, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences

Research interests

  • The evolution of Qinling and Tethyan Orogenic Belt

  • The closure of Central Asian Ocean and the evolution of Central Asian Orogenic Belt (CAOB)

  • Subduction initiation and collision of arc-continent and continent-continent  
  • The evolution of Supercontinent, and the reconstruction of Paleo-continent

  • SHRIMP U-Pb dating of xenotime, rutile, monazite, and other minerals

Awards and Honors, Academic posts

Scientific Research Projects


  •     Shi, Y.R.*, Li, L.L., Kröner, A., Ding, J., Zhang, W., Huang, Z.B., Jian, P., 2017. Carboniferous Alaskan-type complex along the Sino-Mongolian boundary, southern margin of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt. Acta Geochimica DOI 10.1007/s11631-017-0145-7.

           Yang Y., Shi, Y.R.*, Anderson, J.L., 2017. Zircon SHRIMP U-Pb ages and geochemistry of Late Mesozoic granitoids in western Zhejiang and southern Anhui: constraints on the model of lithospheric thinning of southeast China. International Geology Review dx.doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2017.1317220.

           Shi, Y.R.*, Anderson, J.L., Wu, Zhonghai, Yang, Zhenyu, Li, Linlin, Ding, Jing, 2016. Age and origin of early Paleozoic and Mesozoic granitoids in western Yunnan Province, China: geochemistry, SHRIMP zircon ages, and Hf-in-zircon isotopic compositions. The Journal of Geology 124, 617-630.

           Shi, Y.R.*, Anderson, J.L., Li, L.L., Ding, J., Liu, C., Zhang, W., Shen, C.H., 2016. Zircon ages and Hf isotopic compositions of Permian and Triassic A-type granites from central Inner Mongolia and their significance for late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic evolution of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt. International Geology Review 58, 967-982.

           Shi, Y.R.*, Jian, P., Kröner, A., Li, L.L., Liu, C., Zhang, W., 2016. Zircon ages and Hf isotopic compositions of Ordovician and Carboniferous granitoids from central Inner Mongolia and their significance for early and late Paleozoic evolution of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 117, 153-169.

           Li, L.L., Shi, Y.R.*, Anderson, J.L., Cui, M.L., 2016. Sensitive high-resolution ion microprobe U-Pb dating of baddeleyite and zircon from a monzonite porphyry in the Xiaoshan area, western Henan Province, China: constraints on baddeleyite and zircon formation process. Geosphere 12, 1362-1377.

           Shi Yuruo*, Zhonghai Wu, Alfred Kröner, Taoyuan Fan, Zhenyu Yang. 2015. Age and origin of Paleogene granitoids from western Yunnan Province, China: Geochemistry, SHRIMP zircon ages, and Hf-in-zircon isotopic compositions. Acta Geol. Sinica (English edition) 89(5), 1601-1615.

           Shi Yuruo*, Kennedy, A., Aleinikoff, J., Song Tianrui, Li Linlin, Sun Huiyi. 2015. In-situ SHRIMP U-Pb dating of outgrowth xenotime on detrital zircon grains from the Changzhougou Formation of the Ming Tomb district, Beijing. Acta Geol. Sinica (English edition) (English edition) 89 (1), 304-305.

           Shi Yuruo*, Ping Jian, Alfred Kröner, Bor-Ming Jahn, Dunyi Liu, Wei Zhang and Huadong Ma. 2014. Zircon ages and Hf isotopic compositions of plutonic rocks from the Central Tianshan (Xinjiang, northwest China) and their significance for early to mid-Palaeozoic crustal evolution. International Geology Review 56, 1413-1434.

           Shi Yuruo*, S. Wilde, Zhao Xitao, Ma Yinsheng, Du Lilin, Liu Dunyi. 2012. Late Neoarchean magmatic and subsequent metamorphic events in the northern North China Craton: SHRIMP zircon dating and Hf isotopes of Archean rocks from Yunmengshan geopark, Miyun, Beijing. Gondwana Research 21: 785-800.

           Shi Yuruo*, Liu Dunyi, Alfred Kroner, Jian Ping, Miao Laicheng, Zhang Fuqin. 2012. Ca. 1318 Ma A-type granite on the northern margin of the North China Craton: Implications for intraplate extension of the Columbia supercontinent. Lithos 148: 1-9.

           Shi Yuruo*, Liu Dunyi, Miao Laicheng, Zhang Fuqin, Jian Ping, Zhang Wei, Hou Kejun, Xu Junyu. 2010. Devonian A-type   granitic magmatism on the northern margin of the North China Craton: SHRIMP U-Pb zircon dating and Hf-isotopes of the Hongshan granite at Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China. Gondwana Research 17: 632-641.

           Shi Yuruo*, Zhao Xitao, Ma Yinsheng, Hu Daogong, Liu Qisheng, Wu Zhenhan, Zhao Yuanyi & Liu Dunyi. 2009. Late Jurassic – Early Cretaceous Plutonism in the Northern Part of the Precambrian North China Craton: SHRIMP Zircon U-Pb Dating of Diorites and Granites from the Yunmengshan Geopark, Beijing. Acta Geol. Sinica (English edition). 83(2): 310-320.

           SHI Yuruo*, LIU Dunyi, ZHANG Qi, JIAN Ping, ZHANG Fuqin & MIAO Laicheng. 2007. SHRIMP zircon U-Pb dating of the Gangou granitoids, Central Tianshan, Northwest China and tectonic significances. Chin. Sci. Bull. 52(11): 1507-1516.

           SHI Yuruo*, LIU Dunyi, ZHANG Zongqing, MIAO Laicheng, ZHANG Fuqin, XUE Hongmei. 2007. SHRIMP zircon U-Pb Dating of Gabbro and Granite from the Huashan ophiolite, Qinling mobile belt: Neoproterozoic suture at the northern edge of the Yangtze craton. Acta Geol. Sinica (English edition). 81(2): 239-243.

    SHI Yuruo*, LIU Dunyi, ZHANG Qi, JIAN Ping, ZHANG Fuqin, MIAO Laicheng, SHI Guanghai, ZHANG Lüqiao, TAO Hua. 2004. SHRIMP Dating of Diorites and Granites in Southern Suzuoqi, Inner Mongolia. Acta Geologica Sinica, 78(6): 789-799. (in Chinese with English abstract).

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