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Yuanming Pan

Yuanming Pan

B.Sc.; Ph.D.

Professor

Office: Geology 224
Phone: 966 5699
Email: yuanming.pan@usask.ca
Website: http://artsandscience.usask.ca/profile/YPan

Teaching & Supervision

2nd year: Crystallography and Mineralogy, Mineralogy, Introductory Petrology

3rd year: Igneous Petrology, Metamorphic Petrology

4th year: Geochemistry, Mineral Deposits

Graduate: Analytical Geochemistry, Advanced Petrology, Economic Geology

Research

Graduate Student and PDF Opportunities

Mineral deposits (Au, REE, VMS, and IOCG/IOA) in metamorphic terrains (MSc and PhD)

Paleoweathering and uranium mineralization (MSc or PhD)

Retention and speciation of radionuclides (e.g., 129I, 135Cs, 99Tc; two MSc or PhD, also available for a new PDF)

Speciation and remediation of heavy metals/metalloids (e.g., As, Cd, Cr, Pb and Se; MSc and PhD)

Mineral spectroscopy (EPR, NMR and synchrotron X-ray absorption spectroscopy; MSc and PhD)

First-principles calculations of minerals and related materials (MSc and PhD, also available for a new PDF)

Publications

2014

  • Mashkovtsev, R.I. & Pan, Y. (2014) Triplet states of oxygen-vacancy defects in a-quartz: Center E''9. Europhysics Letters (EPL) (accepted).

  • Lin, J., Chen, N. & Pan, Y. (2014) Arsenic speciation in newberyite (MgHPO4.3H2O) determined by synchrotron X-ray absorption and electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopies: Implications for the fate of arsenic in green fertilizers. Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 48: 6938-6946.

  • Huang, H., Fryer, B.J., Polat, A. & Pan, Y. (2014) Amphibole, plagioclase and clinopyroxene geochemistry of the Archean Fisskenaeset Complex at Majorqap area, southwest Greenland: Implications for petrogenetic and geodynamic processes. Precambrian Research, Vol. 247: 64-91.

  • Pan, Y. & Nilges, M.J. (2014) Electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy: Basic principles, experimental techniques and applications to Earth and planetary sciences. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Vol. 78: 655-690.

  • Li, R., Lin, J., Nilges, M.J., Chen, N. & Pan, Y. (2014) Arsenic speciation in danburite (CaB2Si2O8): A synchrotron XAS and single-crystal EPR study. European Journal of Mineralogy, Vol. 26: 115-126.

  • Li, D., Seaman, J., Chang, H.-S., Jaffe, P., Van Groos, P.K., Jiang, D.-T., Chen, N., Lin, J., Arthur, Z., Scheckel, K., Kaplan, D., Pan, Y. Newville, M. &Lanzirotti, A. (2014) Retention and chemical speciation of uranium in an oxidized wetland sediment from the Savannah River Site. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, Vol. 131: 40-46.

  • Sun, L.-Z., Sun, W., Ren, W.-J., Zhang. J.-Y., Huang, Y.-X., Sun, Z.-M., Pan, Y. & Mi, J.-X. (2014) Synthesis and characterizatization of novel barium iron phosphates: Insigt into new structures tailored by hydrogen atoms. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Vol. 212: 48-57.

 

2013

  • Pan, Y., Yeo, G., Rogers, B., Austman, C. & Hu, B. (2013) Application of natural radiation-induced defects in quartz to uranium exploration: A case study on the Maw Zone, Athabasca Basin. Journal of Exploration and Mining Geology, Vol. 21: 115-128..

  • Lin, J., Chen, N. & Pan, Y. (2013) Arsenic incorporation in synthetic struvite (NH4MgPO4.6H2O): A synchrotron XAS and single-crystal EPR study. Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 47: 12728-12735

  • Zhao, B.-C., Sun, W., Ren, W.J., Huang, Y.-X., Li, Z., Pan, Y. & Mi, J.-X. (2013) Hygroscopic La[B5O8(OH)]NO3.2H2O: Insight into the evolution of borate fundamental building blocks. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Vol. 206, 91-98.

  • Zhou, B., Michaelis, V.K., Wren, J.E.C., Kroeker, S., Yao, Y., Sherriff, B.L. & Pan, Y. (2013) 11B and 23Na solid-state NMR and density functional theory studies of electric field gradients at B sites in ulexite. CrystEnGComm, Vol. 15: 8739-8747.

  • Lin, J., Chen, N., Nilges, M.J. & Pan, Y. (2013) Arsenic speciation in synthetic gypsum (CaSO4.2H2O): A synchrotron XAS, single-crystal EPR and pulsed ENDOR study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 106: 524-540.

  • Lin, J., Chen, N., Huang, D. & Pan, Y. (2013) Iron pairs in beryl: New insights from electron paramagnetic resonance, synchrotron X-ray absorption spectroscopy, and ab initio calculations. American Mineralogist, Vol. 98: 1745-1753.

  • Mashkovtsev, R.I., Li, Z., Mao, M. & Pan, Y. (2013) 73Ge, 17O and 29Si hyperfine interactions of the Ge E'1 center in crystalline SiO2. Journal of Magnetic Resonance, Vol. 233: 7-16.

  • Botis, S.M., Pan, Y. & Ewing, R.C. (2013) Hydrogen incorporation in crystalline zircon: Insight from ab initio calculations. American Mineralogist, Vol. 98: 745-751.

  • Hu, Z.-B., Wang, C.-X., Tong, C.-Q., Huang, Y.-X., Pan, Y. & Mi, J.-X. (2013) Crystal structure and magnetic property of synthetic gengenbachite, KH8(Fe2.66Al0.34)(PO4)6.6H2O. Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 51: 223-232.

  • Mao, M., Li, Z. & Pan, Y. (2013) Phase transitions and proton ordering in hemimorphite: New insights from single-crystal EPR experiments and DFT calculations. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 40: 133-143.

  • Dargahi, S., Arvin, M., Pan, Y. & Babaei, A. (2013) The origin of co-magmatic andesites enclaves in the Rabor Miocene pyroxene andesites, SE Kerman, Iran: insights from textures and mineralogical composition. Journal of Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iran, Vol. 24: 319-335.

  • Mashkovtsev, R.I. & Pan, Y. (2013) Nature of paramagnetic defects in quartz: Progresses in the first decade of the 21st century. In New Developments in Quartz Research: Varieties, Crystal Chemistry and Uses in Technology, edited by Bruno Novak and Pavla Marek, pp. 65-104.

  • Pan, Y. (2013) Arsenic speciation in rock-forming minerals determined by EPR spectroscopy. In A. Masotti, ed., Arsenic: Sources, Environmental Impacts, Toxicity and Human Health: A Medical Geology Perspective, Nova Science Publishers Inc. pp. 39-52.

2012

  • Zhou, B., Miclaelis, V.K., Pan, Y., Yao, Y., Tait, K.T., Hyde, B.C., Wren, J.E.C., Sherriff, B.L. & Kroeker, S. (2012) Crystal structure refinements of borate dimorphs inderite and kurnakovite using 11B and 25Mg nuclear magnetic resonance and DFT calculations. American Mineralgist, Vol. 97: 1858-1865.

  • Pan, Y., Mao, M., Li, Z., Botis, S.M., Mashkovtsev, R.I. & Shatskiy, A. (2012) Single-crystal EPR study of three radiation-induced defects (Al-O23-, Ti3+and W5+) in stishovite. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 39: 627-637.

  • Mashkovtsev, R.I. & Pan, Y. (2012) Stable states of E'' defects in a-quartz. Europhysics Letters (EPL), Vol. 98: 56005.

  • Li, Z. & Pan, Y. (2012) First-principles calculations of the E'1 center in quratz: Structural models, 29Si hyperfine parameters and association with Al impurity. In J. Goetze and R. Mockel, eds., Quartz: Deposits, Mineralogy and Analytics, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 161-175.

  • Li, R., Li, Z. & Pan, Y. (2012) Single-crystal EPR and DFT study of a VIAl-O--VIAl center in jeremejevite: Electronic structure and 27Al hyperfine coupling constants. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 39: 491-501.

  • SivaRamaiah, G. & Pan, Y. (2012) Thermodyanic and magnetic properties of surface Fe3+ species on quartz: Effects of gamma-ray irradiation and implication for aerosol-radiation interactions. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 39: 515-523.

  • Huang, D., Lin, J., Nilges, M.J. & Pan, Y. (2012) Local structures and effects of Cr3+ and Fe3+ in the p-type semiconductor CuAlO2. Physica Status Solidi B, Vol. 249: 1559-1565.

  • Mashkovtsev, R.I. & Pan, Y. (2012) Five new E' centers and their 29Si hyperfine parameters in electron-irradiated quartz. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 39: 79-85.

  • Mao, M. & Pan, Y. (2012) Nature of heavy metals in hemimorphite: A cation-exchange and single-crystal EPR study. Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 50:31-43.
  • Sun, W., Huang, Y.-X., Pan, Y. & Mi, J.-X. (2012) Investigation on pseudosymmetry, twinning and disorder in structure determinations: Ba(H2O)MIII2[PO3(OH)]4 (M=Fe,V) as examples. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Vol. 186: 89-96.

  • Zhou, B., Michaelis, V.K., Giesbrecht, S.R., Kroeker, S., Sherriff, B.L., Sun, Z., Yao, Y. & Pan, Y. (2012) Correlations between 11B NMR parameters and structural characters in norates and borosilicates by high-resolution MAS NMR and ab initio calculations. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 39: 363-372.

  • Huang, D. & Pan, Y. (2012) Pressure-induced spin transitions of iron in MgSiO3 perovskite: A GGA + U study. High Pressure Research, Vol. 32: 270-279.

2011

  • Li, Z. & Pan, Y. (2011) First-principles study of boron oxygen hole centers in crystals: Electronic structures and nuclear hyperfine and quadrupole parameters. Physical Review B, Vol. 84: 1151112.
  • Botis, S.M. & Pan, Y. (2011) Modeling of the [AlO4/Li+]+ paramagnetic defects in quartz. Canadian Journal of Physics, Vol. 89: 809-816.
  • Lin, J., Sun, W., Mi, J.-X. & Pan, Y. (2011) A sodium calcium arsenate NaCa[AsO4]. Acta Crystallographica E, Vol. 67: i69.
  • Pan, Y.,  Mashkovtsev, R.I., Huang, D., Mao, M. & Shatskiy, A. (2011) Mechanisms of Cr and H incorporation in stishovite determined by single-crystal EPR spectroscopy and DFT calculations. American Mineralogist, 96: 1333-1342.
  • Goryainov, S.V., Krylov, A.S., Pan, Y., Madyukov, I.A., Smirnov, M.B. & Vtyurin, A.N. (2011) Raman investigation of hydrostatic and nonhydrostatic compressions of OH- and F-apophyllites up to 8GPa. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, Vol. 43: 439-447.
  • Mashkovtsev, R.I. & Pan, Y. (2011) Biradical states of oxygen-vacancy related defects in a-quartz: Centers E''2 and E''4. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 38: 647-654.
  • Sun, W., Huang, Y.-X., Li, Z., Pan, Y. & Mi, J.-X. (2011) Hydrothermal synthesis and single-crystal X-ray structure refinement of three borates: sibirskite, parasibirskite and priceite. Canadian Mineralogist, 49: 823-834.
  • Lin, J., Pan, Y., Chen, N., Mao, M., Li, R. & Feng, R. (2011) Arsenic incorporation in colemanite from borate deposits: Data from ICP-MS, micro-S-XRF, XAS and EPR analyses. Canadian Mineralogist, 49: 809-822.
  • Ebrahimi, S., Alirezaei, S. & Pan, Y. (2011) Geological setting, alteration, and fluid inclusion characteristics of Zaglic and Safikhaloo epithermal gold prospects, NW Iran. Geological Society of London, Special Publication, 350: 133-147.
  • Li, R., Li, Z., Mao, M. & Pan, Y. (2011) Single-crystal EPR and DFT studies of a [BO4]0 center in datolite: Electronic structure, formation mechanism and implications. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 38: 33-43.
  • Luo, Y., Rakovan, J., Tang, Y., Lupulescu, M., Hughes, J.M. & Pan, Y. (2011) Crystal chemistry of Th in fluorapatite. American Mineralogist, Vol. 96: 23-33.
  • SivaRamaiah, G., Lin, J. & Pan, Y. (2011) Electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy of Fe3+ ions in amethyst: Thermodynamic potentials and magnetic susceptibility. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 38: 159-167.

2010

  • Botis, S.M. & Pan, Y. (2010) Theoretical modeling of the Al paramagnetic center and its precursors in stishovite. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 37, 119-127.
  • Dargahi, S., Arvin, M., Pan, Y. & Babaei, A. (2010) Geochemistry of A-type granitoids in the Southwestern Kerman, the Urumieh-Dokhtar magmatic assemblage, Iran: Constraints on the Arabian-Eurasian continental collision. Lithos, Vol. 115: 190-204.
  • Huang, D. & Pan, Y. (2010) First-principles calculations of intrinsic defects in the p-type semiconductor CuAlO2. Canadian Journal of Physics, Vol. 88: 927-932.
  • Mao, M., Lin, J. & Pan, Y. (2010) Hemimorphite as a natural sink for arsenic in zinc deposits and related mine tailings: Evidence from single-crystal EPR spectroscopy and hydrothermal synthesis. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 74: 2943-2956.
  • Mao, M., Nilges, M.J. & Pan, Y. (2010) Single-crystal EPR and ENDOR study of an Al−O center in prehnite: Implications for aluminum-associated oxyradicals in layer silicates. European Journal of Mineralogy, Vol. 22: 381-392.
  • Mao, M., Nilges, M.J. & Pan, Y. (2010) Radiation-induced defects in apophyllites. II. An O centre and related O−O pairs in hydroxylapophyllite. European Journal of Mineralogy, Vol. 22: 89-102.
  • Mi, J.-X., Wang, C.-X., Chen, N., Li, R. & Pan, Y. (2010) Synthesis and crystal structure of a new open-framework iron phosphate (NH4)4Fe3(OH)2F2[H3(PO4)4]: novel linear trimer of corner-sharing Fe(III) octahedra. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Vol. 183: 2763-2769.

2009

  • Botis, S.M., Adriaens, D. & Pan, Y. (2009) Ab initio calculations of the (O23--Y3+) center in CaF2 and SrF2: its electronic structure and hyperfine constants. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 36: 1-7.
  • Botis, S.M. & Pan, Y. (2009) First-principles calculations on the [AlO4/M+]0 (M=H,Li,Na,K) defects in quartz and crystal-chemical controls on the uptake of Al. Mineralogical Magazine, 73: 537-550.
  • Goryainov, S.V., Pan,Y & Madyukov. I. A. (2009) Raman study of W-doped diamond-like carbon films. Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Physics. Vol. 73: 874-877.
  • Luo, Y., Hughes, J. M., Rakovan, J. & Pan, Y. (2009) Site preference of U and Th in Cl, F, Sr apatites. American Mineralogist, Vol. 94: 345-351.
  • Mao M. & Pan, Y. (2009) Radiation-induced defects in apophyllites. I. The NH2 free radical in fluorapophyllite. European Journal of Mineralogy, Vol. 21: 317-324.
  • Nilges, M.J., Pan, Y. & Mashkovtsev, R.I. (2009) Radiation-induced defects in quartz. III. W-band EPR, ENDOR and ESEEM study of a peroxy radical. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 36: 61-73.
  • Pan, Y., Mao, M. & Lin, J. (2009) Single-crystal EPR study of Fe3+ and VO2+ in prehnite from the Jeffrey mine, Asbestos, Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist, 47: 933-945.
  • Pan, Y. & Hu, B. (2009) Radiation-induced defects in quartz. IV. Thermal properties and implications. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 36: 421-430.
  • Pan, Y., Nilges, M.J. & Mashkovtsev RI (2009) Radiation-induced defects in quartz: Multifrequency EPR study and DFT modeling of new peroxy radicals. Mineralogical Magazine, 73: 517-535.
  • Wang, Q.Y., Pan, Y., Chen, N.S., Li, X.Y. (2009) Proterozoic polymetamorphism in the Quanji Block, Northwestern China: evidence from microtextures, garnet compositions and monazite CHIME ages. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, Vol. 34: 686-698.
  • Zhou, Y., Huang,Y., Pan, Y. & Mi, J.-X. (2009) Single-crystal microtubes of a novel apatite-type compound, (Na2.5Bi2.5)(PO4)3(F,OH), with well-faceted hexagonal cross sections. CrystEngComm. Vol. 11: 1863-1867.