(University of Science and Technology of China), Zheng Xu5
Estimated H-index: 5
(University of Science and Technology of China)+ 1 AuthorsLi-Qun Dai11
Estimated H-index: 11
(University of Science and Technology of China)
The North China Craton (NCC) has been thinned from >200 km to <100 km in its eastern part. The ancient subcontinental lithospheric mantle (SCLM) has been replaced by the juvenile SCLM in the Meoszoic. During this period, the NCC was destructed as indicated by extensive magmatism in the Early Cretaceous. While there is a consensus on the thinning and destruction of cratonic lithosphere in North China, it has been hotly debated about the mechanism of cartonic destruction. This study attempts to pr...
(Chinese Academy of Sciences)+ 1 AuthorsLiu Junlai6
Estimated H-index: 6
(China University of Geosciences)
The North China Craton (NCC) is a classical example of ancient destroyed cratons. Since the initiation of the North China Craton Destruction Project by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, numerous studies have been conducted on the timing, scale, and mechanism of this destruction through combined interdisciplinary research. Available data suggest that the destruction occurred mainly in the eastern NCC, whereas the western NCC was only locally modified. The sedimentation, magmatic a...
Extensional crustal detachment is one of the most important tectonic responses of lithosphere thinning. Late Mesozoic extensional structures, i.e., detachment faults, metamorphic core complexes (mcc's) and fault depression basins, are commonly found in North, South and Northeast China, eastern Mongolia and the Baikal region. The detachment faults associated with these extensional structures may root into either the upper crust (detachment faults of fault depression basins), upper to middle crust...