Indiana University Bloomington

Selected Publications 2009-2014

2009

Li C, Ripley EM, Naldrett AJ (2009) A new genetic model for the giant Ni-Cu-PGE sulfide deposits associated with the Siberian flood basalts. Economoc Geology 104, 201-301.

Li C, Ripley EM, Naldrett AJ, Schmitt AK, Moore CH (2009) Magmatic anhydrite-sulfide assemblages in the plumbing system of the Siberian Traps. Geology 37, 259-262.

Zhang M, Kamo S, Li C, Hu P, Ripley EM (2009) Precise U-Pb zircon-baddeleyite age of the Jinchuan sulfide ore-bearing ultramafic intrusion, western China. Mineralium Deposita (in press)

Thakurta J, Ripley EM, Li C (2009) Oxygen isotopic variability associated with multiple stages of serpentinization, Duke Island Complex, southeastern Alaska. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, 6298-6312.

Li C, Ripley EM (2009) Sulfur contents at sulfide-liquid or anhydrite saturation in silicate melts: empirical equations and example applications. Economic Geology 104, 405-412.

Sarkar A, Brophy JG, Ripley EM, Li C, Kamo S (2009) Geochemical and isotopic studies of the Lady of the Lake Intrusion and associated Tobacco Root Batholith: Constraints on the genetic relation between Cretaceous mafic and silicic magmatism in southwestern Montana. Lithos (in press)

Ripley EM (2009) Magmatic sulfide mineralization in Alaskan-type complexes. In Li C and Ripley EM (eds) New Developments in Magmatic Ni-Cu and PGE Deposits, 219-228.

Ripley EM , Li C (2009) Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization associated with the Proterozoic Midcontinent Rift System, USA. In Li C and Ripley EM (eds) New Developments in Magmatic Ni-Cu and PGE Deposits, 180-191.

Naldrett AJ, Li C, Ripley EM (2009) Anorthosite-related Ni-Cu-Co deposits: Examples from Labrador, Canada. In Li C and Ripley EM (eds) New Developments in Magmatic Ni-Cu and PGE Deposits, 192-218.

Pang KN, Li C, Zhou M-F, Ripley EM (2009) Compositional variations of olivine, clinopyroxene, plagioclase and apatite in the Panzhihua Fe-Ti-V ore-bearing intrusion, SW China: Constraints on petrogenesis and oregenesis. Lithos 110, 199-214

Ripley EM, Li C, Moore CH, Schmitt AK (2009) Micro-scale S isotope studies of the Kharaelakh intrusion, Noril’sk region, Siberia: Constraints on the genesis of coexisting anhydrite and sulfide minerals. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta

2010

Tao Y, Li C, Hu R, Qi L, Qu W, Du A (2010) Re-Os isotopic constraints on the genesis of the Limahe Ni-Cu deposit in the Emeishan large igneous province, SW China. Lithos 119, 137-146

Williams C, Ripley EM, Li C (2010) Variations in Os isotope ratios of pyrrhotite as a result of water-rock and magma-rock interaction: Constraints from Virginia formation – Duluth Complex contact zone. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 4772-4792

Li C, Ripley EM (2010) The relative effects of composition and temperature on olivine-liquid Ni partitioning: Statistical deconvolution and implications for petrologic modeling. Chemical Geology 275, 99-104

Maier WD, Barnes S-J, Sarkar A, Ripley EM, Li C, Livesey T (2010) The Kabanga Ni sulfide deposit, Tanzania: I. Geology, petrography, silicate rock geochemistry, and sulfur and oxygen isotopes. Mineralium Deposita 45, 419-441

Ding X, Li C, Ripley EM, Rossell D, Kamo SL (2010) The Eagle and East Eagle sulfide ore-bearing mafic-ultramafic intrusions in the Midcontinent Rift System, upper Michigan: Geochronology and petrologic evolution. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 11, Q03003, DOI

Zhang M, Kamo SL, Li C, Hu P, Ripley EM (2010) Precise U-Pb zircon-baddeleyite age of the Jinchuan sulfide ore-bearing ultramafic intrusion, western China. Mineralium Deposita 45, 3-9

Ripley EM, Li C, Moore CH, Schmitt AK, (2010) Micro-scale S isotope studies of the Kharaelakh intrusion, Noril’sk region, Siberia: Constraints on the genesis of coexisting anhydrite and sulfide minerals. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 634-644

2011

Brophy JG, Ota T, Kunihiro T, Tsujimori T, Nakamura E (2011) In situ ion-microprobe determination of trace element partition coefficients for hornblende, plagioclase, orthopyroxene and apatite in equilibrium with natural rhyolitic glass, Little Glass Mountain Rhyolite, California. American Mineralogist 96, 1838-1850.

Bowen BB, Ochoa R, Wilkens ND, Brophy JG, Lovell TR, Fischietto N, Medina C and Rupp J (2011) Depositional and Diagenetic Variability Within the Cambrian Mount Simon Sandstone: Implications for Carbon Dioxide Sequestration. Environmental Geosciences 18, 69-89.

Li C, Ripley EM (2011) The Giant Jinchuan Ni-Cu-(PGE) Deposit: Tectonic Setting, Magma Evolution, Ore Genesis and Exploration Implications. In: Li C, Ripley EM (eds) Magmatic Ni-Cu and PGE Deposits: Geology, Geochemistry and Genesis: Reviews in Economic Geology, Volume 17, Society of Economic Geologists, Inc, Denver, Colorado, p. 163-180.

Ripley EM, Li C (2011) A review of conduit related Ni-Cu-(PGE) sulfide mineralization at the Voisey’s Bay deposit, Labrador, and the Eagle deposit, northern Michigan. In: Li C, Ripley EM (eds) Magmatic Ni-Cu and PGE Deposits: Geology, Geochemistry and Genesis: Reviews in Economic Geology, Volume 17, Society of Economic Geologists, Denver, Colorado, p. 181-198.

Tang D, Qin K, Li C, Qi L, Su B, Qu W (2011) Zircon dating, Hf-Sr-Nd-Os isotopes and PGE geochemistry of the Tianyu sulfide-bearing mafic-ultramafic intrusion in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt, NW China. Lithos 126, 84–98

Ripley EM, Li C, Moore CH, Elswick ER, Maynard JB, Paul RL, Sylvester P, Seo JH, Shimizu N (2011) Analytical methods for sulfur determination in glasses, rocks, minerals and fluid inclusions. Rev Mineral Geochem 73, 9-39

Zhang M, Li C, Fu P, Hu P, Ripley EM (2011) The Permian Huangshanxi Cu-Ni deposit in western China: Intrusive-extrusive association, ore genesis and exploration implications. Mineralium Deposita 46, 153-170

2012

Brophy JG, Pu X (2012) Rare Earth Element–SiO2 systematics of mid-ocean ridge plagiogranites and host gabbros from the Fournier oceanic fragment, New Brunswick, Canada: a field evaluation of some model predictions. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 164, 191-204.

Li G, Li C, Ripley EM, Kamo S, Su S (2012) Geochronology, petrology and geochemistry of the Nanlinshan and Banpo mafic-ultramafic intrusions: implications for subduction initiation in the eastern Palaeo-Tethys. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 164, 773–788

Li C, Tao Y, Qi L, Ripley EM (2012) Controls on PGE fractionation in the Emeishan picrites and basalts: constraints from integrated lithophile-siderophile elements and Sr-Nd isotopes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 90, 12–32

Ding X, Ripley EM, Shirey SB, Li C, Moore CH (2012) Os, Nd, O and S isotope constraints on country rock contamination in the conduit related Eagle Cu-Ni-(PGE) deposit, Midcontinent Rift System, Upper Michigan. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 89, 10–30

Bai Z-J, Zhong H, Li C, Zhu, W-G, Xu GW (2012) Platinum-group elements in the oxide layers of the Hongge mafic-ultramafic intrusion, Emeishan Large Igneous Province, SW China. Ore Geology Reviews 46, 149-161.

Li C, Thakurta J, Ripley EM (2012) Low-Ca content and kink-banded texture are not unique for mantle olivine: evidence from the Duke Island Complex, Alaska. Mineralogy and Petrology 104:147–153.

Ding X, Ripley EM, Li C (2012) PGE Geochemistry of the Eagle magmatic sulfide deposit, upper Michigan: Constraints on ore genesis in a dynamic magma conduit. Mineralium Deposita 47, 89-104.

Li C, Zhang M, Fu P, Qian Z, Hu P, Ripley EM (2012) The Kalatongke magmatic Ni-Cu deposit in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt, NW China: Product of slab window magmatism? Mineralium Deposita 47, 51-67.

Li, C., Thakurta, J. and Ripley, EM (2012) Low-Ca contents and kink-banded textures are not unique to mantle olivine: evidence from the Duke Island Complex, Alaska. Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 104, p. 147-153. DOI.

Li G, Li C, Ripley EM, Kamo S, Su S (2012) Geochronology, petrology and geochemistry of the Nanlinshan and Banpo mafic-ultramafic intrusions: implications for subduction initiation in the eastern Palaeo-Tethys. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 164, 773–788.

Li C, Tao Y, Qi L, and Ripley EM (2012) Controls on PGE fractionation in the Emeishan picrites and basalts: constraints from integrated lithophile-siderophile elements and Sr-Nd isotopes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 90, 12–32.

Ding X, Ripley EM, Shirey SB, and Li C, (2012) Os, Nd, O and S isotope constraints on country rock contamination in the conduit related Eagle Cu-Ni-(PGE) deposit, Midcontinent Rift System, Upper Michigan. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 89, 10–30.

Ding X, Ripley EM, and Li C (2012) PGE Geochemistry of the Eagle magmatic sulfide deposit, upper Michigan: Constraints on ore genesis in a dynamic magma conduit. Mineralium Deposita 47, 89-104.

2013

Sun T, Qian Z-Z, Li C, Xia M-Z, Yang S-H (2013) Petrogenesis and economic potential of the Erhongwa mafic–ultramafic intrusion in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt, NW China: Constraints from olivine chemistry, U-Pb age and Hf isotopes of zircons, and whole-rock Sr-Nd-Pb isotopes. Lithos 182–183, 185–199.

Wei B, Wang CY, Li C, Sun Y (2013) Origin of PGE-depleted Ni-Cu sulfide mineralization in the Triassic Hongqiling No.7 orthopyroxenite intrusion, Central Asian Orogenic Belt, NE China. Economic Geology 108, 1813–1831

Sun T, Qian Z-Z, Deng Y-F, Li C, Song X-Y, Tang Q (2013) PGE and Isotope (Hf-Sr-Nd-Pb) Constraints on the Origin of the Huangshandong Magmatic Ni-Cu Sulfide Deposit in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt, NW China. Economic Geology 108, 1849–1864

Xia M-Z, Jiang C-Y, Li C, Xia Z-D (2013) Characteristics of a newly-discovered Ni-Cu sulfide deposit hosted in the Poyi ultramafic intrusion, Tarim craton, NW China. Economic Geology 108, 1865–1878

Tang Q, Ma Y, Zhang M, Li C, Zhu D, Tao Y (2013) The origin of Ni-Cu-PGE sulfide mineralization in the margin of the Zhubu mafic-ultramafic intrusion in the Emeishan large igneous province, SW China. Economic Geology 108, 1889–1901

Li C, Ripley EM, Thakurta J, Stifter EC, Qi L (2013) Variations of olivine Fo-Ni contents and highly chalcophile element abundances in arc ultramafic cumulates, southern Alaska. Chemical Geology 351, 15–28

Maier WD, Rasmussen B, Fletcher IR, Li C, Barnes S-J, Huhma H (2013) The Kunene Anorthosite Complex, Namibia, and Its Satellite Intrusions: Geochemistry, Geochronology, and Economic Potential. Economic Geology 108, 953–986

Tang Q, Zhang MJ, Li C, Yu M, Li L (2013) The chemical compositions and abundances of volatiles in the Siberian large igneous province: constraints on magmatic CO2 and SO2 emissions into the atmosphere. Chemical Geology 339, 84–91

Ripley, EM and Li, C. (2013) Sulfide saturation in mafic magmas: Is external Sulfur required for magmatic Ni-Cu-(PGE) ore genesis? Economic Geology 108, 45-58.

Li C, Ripley EM, Thakurta J, Stifter EC, and Qi L (2013) Variations of olivine Fo-Ni contents and highly chalcophile element abundances in arc ultramafic cumulates, southern Alaska. Chemical Geology 351, 15–28.

Peng R, Zhai Y, Li C, and Ripley EM (2013) The Erbutu Ni-Cu deposit in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt: a Permian magmatic sulfide deposit related to boninitic magmatism in an arc setting. Economic Geology 108, 1879–1888.

2014

Mao Y-J, Qin K-J, Li C, Xue, S-C, Ripley EM (2014) Petrogenesis and ore genesis of the Permian Huangshanxi sulfide ore-bearing mafic-ultramafic intrusion in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt, western China. Lithos 200–201, 111–125

Thakurta J, Ripley EM, Li C (2014) Platinum group element geochemistry of sulfide-rich horizons in the Ural-Alaskan type ultramafic complex of Duke Island, southeastern Alaska. Economic Geology 109, 643–659

Tao Y, Bi X, Li C, Hu R, Li Y, Liao M (2014) Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic significance of the Jitang granitic pluton in eastern Tibet, SW China. Lithos 184–187, 314–323

Wang Q, Deng J, Li C, Li G, Li Y, Qiao L (2014) The boundary between the Simao and Yangtze blocks and their locations in Gondwana and Rodinia: Constraints from detrital and inherited zircons. Gondwana Research 26, 438–448

Deng J, Wang Q, Li G, Li C, Wang C (2014) Tethys tectonic evolution and its bearing on the distribution of important mineral deposits in the Sanjiang region, SW China. Gondwana Research 26, 419–437

Zhang Z-W, Li W-Y, Gao Y-B, Li C, Ripley EM, Kamo S (2014) Sulfide mineralization associated with arc magmatism in the Qilian Block, western China: Zircon U-Pb age and Sr-Nd-Os-S isotope constraints from the Yulonggou and Yaqu gabbroic intrusions. Mineralium Deposita 49, 279–292

Thakurta, J, Ripley, EM, and Li, C (in press) Platinum group element geochemistry of sulfide-rich horizons in the Ural-Alaskan type ultramafic complex of Duke Island, southeastern Alaska. Economic Geology.

Donoghue, K.A., Ripley, EM, and Li, C. (2014) Sulfur isotope and mineralogical studies of Ni-Cu sulfide mineralization in the Bovine Igneous Complex (BIC Intrusion), Baraga Basin, Northern Michigan. Economic Geology 109, 325-341.

Ripley, EM (2014) Ni - Cu - PGE mineralization in the Partridge River, South Kawishiwi and Eagle Intrusions; A Review of Contrasting Styles of Sulfide -Rich Occurrences in the Midcontinent Rift System. Economic Geology 109, 309-324.