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Professor ZHOU, Meifu

Professor ZHOU, Meifu

Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, HKU

  • 2857 8251
  • Room 303, James Lee Science building, The University of Hong Kong

Teaching area

  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology
  • Applied Geochemistry
  • Economic Geology


Research Interest

  • Regional Geology
  • Magmatic and hydrothermal ore deposits


  • Li X.C. and M.-F Zhou*, 2015, Multiple stages of hydrothermal REE remobilization recorded in fluorapatite in the Paleoproterozoic Yinachang Fe-Cu-(REE) deposit, Southwest China. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.06.008
  • Liu PP, Zhou M.-F.*, W.T. Chen, M. Boone and V. Cnudde, 2014, Using multiphase solid inclusions to constrain the origin of the Baima Fe-Ti- oxide deposit, SW China, Journal of Petrology 55, 951-976. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
  • Liu Ping-Ping, Mei-Fu Zhou*, Béatrice Luais, Damien Cividini, Claire Rollion-Bard, 2014, Disequilibrium iron isotopic fractionation during the high-temperature magmatic differentiation of the Baima Fe–Ti oxide-bearing mafic intrusion, SW China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 399, 21-29
  • Zhou Mei-Fu*, Paul T. Robinson, Ben-Xun Su, Jian-Feng Gao, Jian-Wei Li, Jing-Sui Yang, John Malpas, 2014, Compositions of chromite, associated minerals, and parental magmas of podiform chromite deposits: The role of slab contamination of asthenospheric melts in suprasubduction zone environments. Gondwana Research 26, 262–283.284
  • Zhou Mei-Fu*, Xin-Fu Zhao, Wei Terry Chen, Xiao-Chun Li , WeiWang, Dan-Ping Yan d, Hua-Ning Qiu, 2014, Proterozoic Fe–Cu metallogeny and supercontinental cycles of the southwestern Yangtze Block, southern China and northern Vietnam.  Earth-Science Reviews 139, 59–82.​


Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award from the University of Hong Kong, 2008
  • Outstanding Young Researcher Award from the University of Hong Kong, 2004