Meng Fancong


Details of the Faculty or Staff

Fancong Meng (Фаньцун Мэн),male.Institute of Geology Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences.Baiwanzhuang Rd.26.Beijing, 100037

Tel: 86-10-68999734


Education Experience

  • 1985-1989:Geological department of Changchun Geological University.
  • 1999:Ph.D., China University of Geosciences (Beijing), Thesis: "Study of genetic mineralogy of Cishan granite and Nanzhangjia gold deposit in Jiaodong gold province".

Professional Experience

1989-1996 Teacher of geological department, Heilongjiang mining University, teach petrology and Mineralogy.

1999-present: Laboratory of Igneous Petrology, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences (Beijing), Associate professor (2000), professor (2005).

Research interests

  • Genetic mineralogy; ophiolite, granite and HP-UHP metamorphic rocks in the orogen (East Kunlun, North Qilian, NW, China; Polar Urals, Russia)

Awards and Honors, Academic posts

Scientific Research Projects


  1. Meng FC, Cui MH, Ren YF, Robinson PT. 2016.Early Paleozoic mafic-ultramafic rocks in the East Kunlun: trace subduction of Proto-Tethys. Acta Geologica Sinica. (English Edition), 90(supp. 1): 231-233.
  2. Meng FC. Yang H-J, Makeyev, A.B., Ren, YF, Kulikova K.V., Bryanchaninova N.I. 2016.Jadeitite in the Syum-Keu ultramafic complex from Polar Urals, Russia: insights into fluid activity in subduction zones. European Journal of Mineralogy, DOI: 10.1127/ejm/2016/0028-2563, Published on July 2016.
  3. Tian GK, Meng FC, Fan YZ, Liu Q, Duan XP , 2016. The characteristics of Early Paleozoic post-orogenic granite in the East Kunlun Orogen: A Case Study of Dagangou granite. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica, 35(3):371-390.
  4. Liu Q, Meng FC, Li SR, Feng HB, Jia LH, Tian GK. 2016. Geochronology of zircon from the paragneiss of Kuhai Group in southern East Kunlun terrance. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica, 35(3):469-483.
  5. Feng HB, Meng FC, Li SR ,Jia LH. 2015. The genesis of zonal texture of chromites from the Qingshuiquan serpentinite of East Kunlun Mountains. Geology in China, 42(3):785-802(in Chinese with English abstract).
  6. Feng HB, Meng FC, Li SR ,Jia LH. 2015. Characteristics and tectonic significance of chromites from Qingshuiquan of East Kunlun,Northwest China. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 31(8): 2129-2144(in Chinese with English abstract).
  7. Meng FC, Cui MH, Wu XK, Ren YF. 2015.Heishan mafic-ultramafic rocks in the Qimantag area of East Kunlun, China: Remnants of an early Paleozoic incipient island arc. Gondwana Research, 27,745-759.
  8. Yang, J.S.,, Meng, F.C., Xu, X.Z., Robinson,P.T.,Dilek, Y., Makeyev, A.B., Wirth R., Wiedenbeck, M., Griffin, W., Cliff, J., 2015. Diamonds, native elements and metal alloys from chromitites of the Ray-Iz ophiolite of the Polar Urals. Gondwana Research 27,459-485.
  9. Jia, L.H., Meng, F.C., Feng, H.B., 2014. Fluid activity during eclogite-facies peak metamorphism: evidence from a quartz vein in eclogite in the East Kunlun, NW China. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 30(8), 2339-2350(in Chinese with English abstract).
  10. Shmelev V.P. Meng F.C. 2013.Nature and Age of mafic rocks from ophiolite massif Rai-Iz (Polar Ural). Doklady Earth Sciences 451, 758-761Meng F.C., Zhang J.X. Cui M.H. 2013. Discovery of Early Paleozoic eclogite from the East Kunlun, Western China and its tectonic significance. Gondwana Research 23, 825-836.
  11. Meng FC, Cui MH, WU XK, Wu, JF, Wang JH. 2013. Magmatic and metamorphic events recorded in granitic gneisses from Qimantag, East Kunlun Mountains, Northwest China. Acta Petrologica Sinica , 29(6), 2107-2121(in Chinese with English abstract).
  12. Meng FC, Makeyev AB, Yang JS. 2011. Zircon U-Pb dating of Jadeitite from the Syum-Keu Ultramafic complex, Polar Urals, Russia: Constraint for subduction initiation. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 42:596-606.
  13. Meng FC, Zhang JX, Xiang ZQ, Yu SR, Li JP. 2011.Evolution and formation of the Dunhuang Group in NE Tarim basin, NW China: evidence from Detrital-zircon geochronology and Hf isotope. Acta Petrologica Sinica , 27(1):59-76(in Chinese with English abstract).
  14. Cui MH, Meng FC and Wu XK. 2011. Early Ordovician island arc of Yaziquan, west of Qimantag mountain, Eastern Kunlun: Evidences from geochemistry, Sm-Nd isotope and geochronology of intermediate-basic igneous rocks. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 27(11):3365-3379(in Chinese with English abstract).
  15. Wu XK, Meng FC, Xu H and Cui MH. 2011. Zircon U-Pb dating, geochemistry and Nd-Hf isotopic compositions of the Maxingdaban late Triassic granitic pluton from Qimantag in Eastern Kunlun. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 27(11): 3380-3394(in Chinese with English abstract).
  16. Meng Fancong, Zhang Jianxin, Ker Choon-Muar, Li Jinping.2010.Constrains on evolution of the North Qilian ocean basin: MOR-type and SSZ-type ophiolite from Dachadaban.Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica, 29(5): 453-466(in Chinese with English abstract).
  17. Meng Fancong, Zhang Jianxin,Yu Shengyao, Chen Songyong. 2010. The Early Paleozoic Pillow Basalts in Hongliuquan from the Northern Altyn, western China and their tectonic implications.Acta Geologica Sinica, 84(7): 891-990(in Chinese with English abstract).
  18. Zhang, J.X., Mattinson, C.G., Yu, S.Y., Li, J.P., Meng, F.C., 2010. U–Pb zircon geochronology of coesite-bearing eclogites from the southern Dulan area of the North Qaidam UHP terrane, northwestern China: spatially and temporallyextensive UHP metamorphism during continental subduction. Journal of Metamorphic Geology,28:955-978.
  19. Meng Fancong, Zhang Jianxin. 2009.Genesis of the mega-crystal zircons in the dunite veins of north Qaidam mountains, northwestern China.Chinese Science Bulletin,54(24):4688-4696Z.
  20. hang Jianxin, Meng Fancong, Li Jinping, Mattinson CG. 2009. Coesite in eclogite from the North Qaidam Mountains and its implications. Chinese Science Bulletin, 54(4): 1105-1110.
  21. Meng Fancong, Zhang Jianxin. 2008.Contemporaneous of Early Palaeozoic granite and high temperature metamorphism, North Qaidam Mountains, western China.Acta Petrologica Sinica, 24(7): 1585-1594(in Chinese with English abstract).
  22. Zhang J X, Meng FC and Wan YS.2007.A cold early Palaeozoic subduction zone in the north Qilian mountains ,NW China: Petrological and U-Pb geochronological constraints. J.Metamorphic Geol., 25:285-304.
  23. Meng Fancong, Makeyev Alexander B., Yang Jingsui, Bai Wenji.2007. Jadeitite from Syum-Keu ultramafic complex, Polar Urals, Russia. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 23(11):2766-2774(in Chinese with English abstract).
  24. Yang Jingsui, Bai Wenji, Fang Qingsong, Meng Fancong, Chen Songyong, Zhang Zhongming, Rong He. 2007.Discovery of diamond and an unusual mineral group from the podiform chromite, Polar Ural. Geology in China, 34(5):950-952(in Chinese).
  25. Zhang J X, Meng FC and Wan YS.2007.A cold early Palaeozoic subduction zone in the north Qilian mountains ,NW China: Petrological and U-Pb geochronological constraints. J.Metamorphic Geol., 25:285-304.
  26. Zhang Jianxin, Meng Fancong, Tung Kuo-An.2007.Polyphase tectonothermal event recorded in the Xitieshan paragneisses at the northern margin of the Qaidam basin. Geological Bulletin of China, 26:631-638(in Chinese with English abstract).
  27. Zhang JX, Meng FC, Yu SY, Chen W and Chen SY. 2007. 39Ar-40Ar geochronology of high-pressure/low-temperature blueschist and eclogite in the North Altyn Tagh and their tectonic implications. Geology in China, 34(4); 558-564 (in Chinese with English abstract).
  28. Zhang Jianxin, Meng Fancong, Mattinson CG.2007.Progress, controversies and challenge of studies on South Altyn Tagh-North Qaidam HP/UHP metamorphic belt. Geological Journal of China Universities, 13(3):526-545(in Chinese with English abstract).
  29. Yu Shengyao, Zhang Jianxin, Meng Fancong and Qi Xuexiang. 2007. Geochemical characteristics of low-temperature eclogites from the subduction-accretionary complex in the North Qilian Mountain. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica, 26(2):101-108 (in Chinese with English abstract).
  30. Zhang Jianxin, Meng Fancong, Yu Shengyao, Qi Xuexiang. 2007.Metamorphic history recorded in high pressure mafic granulites in Luliangshan, North Qaidam Mountain: evidence from petrology. Earth Science Frontiers , 14(1):85-96(in Chinese with English abstract).
  31. Meng Fancong, Shi Rendeng ,Li Tianfu, Liu Fulai, Xu Zhiqin.2006.Geological implications and geochemical characteristics of the Mesozoic post-collisional granites in northern Jiangsu, China. Acta Geologica Sinica, 80(12):1867-1876(in Chinese with English abstract).
  32. Meng FC,Li TF,Xue HM,Liu FL and Xu ZQ.2006. Two serials of basic magmas from different mantle sources of Late Cretaceous in East Shandong province, China: A comparative study on basalts from Zhucheng and Jiaozhou. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 22(6): 1644-1656(in Chinese with English abstract).
  33. Zhang JX and Meng FC. 2006. The eclogite bearing lawsonite: The evidence of cold oceanic crust subduction. Chinese Science Bulletin, 51(14): 1683-1688 (in Chinese).
  34. Zhang J X , Yang J S , Meng F C ,Wan Y S , Li H M , Wu C L. 2006.U-Pb isotopic studies of eclogites and their host gneisses in the Xitieshan area of the North Qaidam Mountains, western China: New evidence for an early Paleozoic HP-UHP metamorphic belt. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 28:143-150.
  35. Meng Fancong, Xue Huaiming, Li Tianfu, Yang Huai-jen, Liu Fulai. 2005.Enriched characteristics of Late Mesozoic mantle under the Sulu orogenic belt: geochemical evidence from gabbro in Rushan. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 21(6):1583-1592(in Chinese with English abstract).
  36. Meng Fancong, Shi Rendeng,Tsuyoshi I,Yang Jingsui, Takafumi H.2005.Ages of Cishan granite in Yantai, Jiaodong, and their metallogenic implications. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica, 24(5):464-468 (in Chinese with English abstract).
  37. Meng FC, Zhang JX, Yang JS. 2005. Subducted continental arc: geochemical and isotopic evidence of gneisses in the North Qaidam. Acta Geologica Sinica, 79(1):46-55 (in Chinese with English abstract).
  38. Meng Fancong, Zhang Jianxin, Yang Jingsui. 2005. Tectono-thermal event of post-HP/UHP metamorphism in the Xitieshan area of the North Qaidam Montains, Western China: isotopic and geochemical evidence of granite and gneiss. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 2005,21(1):45-56(in Chinese with English abstract).
  39. Zhang Jianxin, Meng Fancong. 2005. Sapphirine-bearing high pressure mafic granulite and its implications in the South altyn Tagh. Chinese Science Bulletin, 50: 265-269.
  40. Zhang Jianxin, Meng Fancong, Yang Jingsui. 2005. P-T evolution of the Yuka eclogite in the northern Qaidam Mountains. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica, 24(4):245-254(in Chinese with English abstract).
  41. Zhang J X, Mattinson C G , Meng F C, Wan Y S. 2005. An Early Palaeozoic HP/HT granulite–garnet peridotite association in the south Altyn Tagh, NW China: P–T history and U-Pb geochronology. J. metamorphic Geol., 2005, 23, 491–510.
  42. Zhang J X, Yang J S, Mattinson C G, Xu Z Q, Meng F C, Shi R D.2005.Two contrasting eclogite cooling histories, North Qaidam HP/UHP terrane, western China: Petrological and isotopic constraints.Lithos, 84:51-76.
  43. Zhang Jianxin, Meng Fancong and Yang Jingsui.2005. A New HP/LT metamorphic terrance in the northern Altyn Tagh, western China. International Geology Review, 47(4): 371-386.
  44. Meng Fancong, Zhang Jianxin, Yang JIngsui, Yang Huai-jen.2004.Tectonic setting and geochemistry of amphibolites in the North Qaidam. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 20(5):1271-1282(in Chinese with English abstract).
  45. Meng Fancong, Zhang Jianxin, Yang Jingsui, Xu Zhiqin. 2003. Geochemical characteristics of eclogites in Xitieshan area, North Qaidam of northwsrern China. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 19(3):435-442(in Chinese with English abstract).
  46. Yang J G, Zhang J X, Meng F C, et al. 2003. The UHP metamorphic eclogites in North Qaidam and Altyn Tagh and their protolith study. Earth Sci Front, 10: 291―313 (in Chinese with English abstract).
  47. Meng Fancong, Yang Jingsui, Shi Rendeng, Wu Caila.2002.Genesis of Miocene shoshonitic volcanic rocks at Xiongyingtai, Hoh Xil. Geochimica, 31(3):243~252(in Chinese with English abstract).
  48. Yang Jingsui, Meng Fancong, Zhang Jianxin, Li Haibing, 2001, The shoshonitic volcanic rocks at Hongliuxia: Pulses of the Altyn Tagh fault in Cretaceous? Science in China (Series D), vol. 44 Supplement, 94-102.
  49. Meng Fancong Yang Jingsui Zhang Jianxin et al.2000. Cretaceous volcanic rocks on the north end of the Altyn Tagh fault: Characteristics and tectonic implications. Earth Sci Front, (Supplement):218-220.