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  • Itano K., Ueki K., Iizuka T., Kuwatani T. (2020) Geochemical discrimination of monazite source rock based on machine learning techniques and multinomial logistic regression analysis. Geosciences., 10, 63.
  • Izumi K., Suzuki K., Kemp D. B., Iizuka T. (2020) Detrital zircon geochronology of Palaeogeographic and tectonic setting of the Lower Jurassic (Pliensbachian-Toarcian) Nishinakayama Formation, Toyora Group, SW Japan. Geological Journal, 55, 862-874.


  • Iizuka T., Jourdan F., Yamaguchi A., Koefoed P., Hibiya Y., Ito K.T.M., Amelin Y. (2019) The geologic history of Vesta inferred from combined 207Pb/206Pb and 40Ar/39Ar chronology of basaltic eucrites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 267, 275–299.
  • Syah M.H.F., Kano A., Iizuka T., Kakizaki Y. (2019) Depositional and diagenetic history of limestones and dolostones of the Oligo-Miocene Kujung Formation in the Northeast Java Basin, Indonesia. Island Arc, 28, e12326.
  • Takeuchi N., Ueki K., Iizuka T., Nagao J., Tanaka A., Enomoto S., Shirahata Y., Watanabe, H., Yamano, M., Tanaka H.K.M. (2019) Numerical Data of Probabilistic 3-D Lithological Map of the Japanese Crust. Data in Brief, 104497.
  • Ito K.T.M., Hibiya Y., Homma Y., Mikouchi T., Iizuka T. (2019) The promise and potential pitfalls of acid leaching for Pb–Pb chronology. Chemical Geology, 525, 343–355.
  • Fukushima M., Harada C., Yamakawa A., Iizuka T. (2019) Anadromy sustained in a Sakhalin taimen population nearly four decades after becoming artificially land-locked above a dam in Hokkaido, Japan. Environmental Biology and Fishes, 102, 1219–1230.
  • Sawada H., Iizuka T., Tsutsumi Y., Isozaki Y. (2019) Detrital zircon evidence for Archean crustal development and plate subduction from the Murmac Bay group in the Rae Craton. Geochemical Journal, 53, 171–179.
  • Zhao L., Tanaka K., Tazoe H., Iizuka T., Kubota K., Murakami-Sugihara N., Shirai K. (2019) Determination of the geographic origin of marine mussels (Mytilus spp.) using 143Nd/144Nd ratios. Marine Environmental Research, 148, 12–18.
  • Kobayashi M., Sumino H., Burgess R., Nakai S., Iizuka T., Nagao J., Kagi H., Nakamura M., Takahashi E., Kogiso T., Ballentine C. J. (2019) Halogen heterogeneity in the lithosphere and evolution of mantle halogen abundances inferred from intraplate mantle xenoliths. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20, 952–973.
  • Hibiya Y., Iizuka T., Yamashita I., Yoneda S., Yamakawa A. (2019) Sequential chemical separation of Cr and Ti from a single digest for high-precision isotope measurements of planetary materials. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 43, 133–145.
  • Hibiya Y., Archer G.J., Tanaka R., Sanborn M.E., Sato Y., Iizuka T., Ozawa K., Walker R.J., Yamaguchi A., Yin Q.-Z., Nakamura T., Irving A.J. (2019) The origin of the unique achondrite Northwest Africa 6704: Constraints from petrology, chemistry and Re–Os, O and Ti isotope systematics. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 245, 597–627.
  • Amelin Y., Koefoed P., Iizuka T., Fernandes V.A., Huyskens, M.H., Yin Q.-Z., Irving A.J. (2019) U–Pb, Rb–Sr and Ar–Ar systematics of the ungrouped achondrites Northwest Africa 6704 and Northwest Africa 6693. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 245, 628–642.
  • Takeuchi N., Ueki K., Iizuka T., Nagao J., Tanaka A., Enomoto S., Shirahata Y., Watanabe, H., Yamano, M., Tanaka H.K.M. (2019) Stochastic modeling of 3-D compositional distribution in the crust with Bayesian inference and application to geoneutrino observation in Japan. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 288, 37–57.


  • Naemura K., Hirajima T., Svojtka M., Shimizu I., Iizuka T. (2018) Fossilized melts in mantle wedge peridotites. Scientific Reports, 8, 10116.
  • 原田 智代飯塚 毅,浜田 盛久,安田 敦,吉本 充宏 (2018) 微量元素・同位体地球化学から読み解く富士火山マグマの化学進化(総特集 島弧火山への沈み込んだスラブの影響).月刊地球, 40, 234–241.
  • 竹内 希,上木 賢太,飯塚 毅,榎本 三四郎 (2018) 地殻化学組成3次元分布の統計モデリングによる地球ニュートリノ観測の高度化(総特集 核-マントルの相互作用と共進化).月刊地球, 40, 332–338.
  • Enomoto H., Ichiyama Y., Ito H. (2018) Early Miocene island arc tholeiite in the Mineoka Belt: Implications for genetic relationship with Izu-Bonin-Mariana (IBM) Arc. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 113, 190-197.
  • Itano K., Iizuka T., Hoshino M. (2018). REE-Th-U and Nd isotope systematics of monazites in magnetite-and ilmenite-series granitic rocks of the Japan arc: Implications for its use as a tracer of magma evolution and detrital provenance. Chemical Geology, 484, 69-80.


  • Iizuka T., Yamaguchi T., Itano K., Hibiya Y., Suzuki K. (2017). What Hf isotopes in zircon tell us about crust–mantle evolution. Lithos, 274-275, 304–327.
  • Itano K. and Iizuka T. (2017). Unraveling the mechanism and impact of oxide production in LA-ICP-MS by comprehensive analysis of REE-Th-U phosphates. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 32, 2003-2010.
  • Liu F., Liu C., Itano K., Iizuka T., Cai J., Wang F. (2017). Geochemistry, U-Pb dating, and Lu-Hf isotopes of zircon and monazite of porphyritic granites within the Jiao-Liao-Ji orogenic belt: Implications for petrogenesis and tectonic. Precambrian Research, 300, 78–106.
  • Genda H., Iizuka T., Sasaki T., Ueno Y., Ikoma M. (2017). Ejection of iron-bearing giant-impact fragments and the dynamical and geochemical influence of the fragment re-accretion. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 470, 87-95.
  • Kashiwabara T., Kubo S., Tanaka M., Senda R., Iizuka T., Tanimizu M., Takahashi Y. (2017). Stable isotope fractionation of tungsten during adsorption on Fe and Mn (oxyhydr) oxides. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 204, 52-67.


  • Iizuka T., Lai Y. J., Akram W., Amelin Y., Schönbächler M. (2016). The initial abundance and distribution of 92 Nb in the Solar System. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 439, 172-181.
  • Itano K., Iizuka T., Chang Q., Kimura J. I., Maruyama S., U–Pb chronology and geochemistry of detrital monazites from major African rivers: Constraints on the timing and nature of the Pan-African Orogeny, Precambrian Research, 282, 139-156.
  • Kurisu M., Takahashi Y., Iizuka T., Uematsu M. (2016). Very low isotope ratio of iron in fine aerosols related to its contribution to the surface ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(18).
  • Koefoed P., Amelin Y., Yin Q. Z., Wimpenny J., Sanborn M. E., Iizuka T., Irving A. J. (2016). U–Pb and Al–Mg systematics of the ungrouped achondrite Northwest Africa 7325. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 183, 31-45.
  • Kurisu M., Sakata K., Miyamoto C., Takaku Y., Iizuka T., Takahashi, Y. (2016). Variation of iron isotope ratios in anthropogenic materials emitted through combustion processes. Chemistry Letters, 45(8), 970-972.
  • Iizuka T. (2016). Formation of oceans and continents on the Earth. Chikyu kagaku (in Japanese with English abstract), 50, 121–133.


  • Iizuka T., Yamaguchi T., Hibiya Y., Amelin Y. (2015). Meteorite zircon constraints on the bulk Lu−Hf isotope composition and early differentiation of the earth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(17), 5331-5336.
  • Iizuka T., Yamaguchi A., Haba M. K., Amelin Y., Holden P., Zink S., Huyskens M. H., Ireland T. R. (2015). Timing of global crustal metamorphism on Vesta as revealed by high-precision U–Pb dating and trace element chemistry of eucrite zircon. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 409, 182-192.
  • Homma Y., Kouketu Y., Kagi H., Mikouchi T., Yabuta H. (2015). Raman spectroscopic thermometry of carbonaceous material in chondrites: four-band fitting analysis and expansion of lower temperature limit. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 110, 276-282.
  • Kimura J.-I., Chang Q., Itano K., Iizuka T. (2015). Vaglarov B. S., Tani K., An improved U–Pb age dating method for zircon and monazite using 200/266 nm femtosecond laser ablation and enhanced sensitivity multiple-Faraday collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 20, 494-505.
  • Cheong C., Kim N., Yi K., Jo H., Jeong Y., Kim Y., Koh S. M., Iizuka T. (2015). Recurrent rare earth element mineralization in the northwestern okcheon metamorphic belt, korea: SHRIMP U-Th-pb geochronology, nd isotope geochemistry, and tectonic implications. Ore Geology Reviews, 71, 99-115.


  • Iizuka T., Amelin Y., Kaltenbach A., Koefoed P., Stirling C. H. (2014). U–Pb systematics of the unique achondrite Ibitira: Precise age determination and petrogenetic implications. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 132, 259-273.
  • Iizuka T. (2014). Deciphering early crustal evolution using hafnium and tungsten isotopes. Chikyu kagaku (in Japanese with English abstract), 48, 13–30.


  • Iizuka T., Campbell I.H., Allen C.M., Gill J.B., Maruyama S., Makoka F. (2013). Evolution of the African continental crust as recorded by U–Pb, Lu–Hf and O isotopes in detrital zircons from modern rivers. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 107, 96–120.
  • Yamamoto S., Komiya T., Yamamoto H., Kaneko Y., Terabayashi M., Katayama I., Iizuka T., Maruyama S., Yang J., Kon Y.,  Hirata T. (2013). Recycled crustal zircons from podiform chromitites in the Luobusa ophiolite, southern Tibet. Island Arc, 22, 89–103.
  • Rumble D., Bowring S., Iizuka T., Komiya T., Lepland A., Rosing M.T., Ueno Y. (2013). The oxygen isotope composition of Earth’s oldest rocks and evidence of a terrestrial magma ocean. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14, 1929–1939.
  • Hirata T., Sakata S., Iwano H., Orihashi Y., Okabayashi S., Yokoyama T., Maki K., Kon Y., Hattori K., Komiya T., Iizuka T., Danhara T., Maruyama S. (2013). New generation laser ablation-ICP-mass spectrum (LA-ICPMS) for further precise and accurate U-Pb chronology. Chikyu Monthly (in Japanese), 62, 100–110.


  • Huyskens M., Iizuka T., Amelin Y. (2012). Evaluation of colloidal silicagels for lead isotopic measurements using thermal ionisation mass spectrometry. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 27, 1439–1446.


  • Iizuka T., Nebel O., McCulloch M.T. (2011). Tracing the provenance and recrystallization processes of the Earth’s oldest detritus at Mt. Narryer and Jack Hills, Western Australia: An in situ Sm-Nd isotopic study of monazite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 308, 350–358.
  • Iizuka T., Eggins S.M., McCulloch M.T., Kinsley L.P.J., Mortimor G.E. (2011). Precise and accurate determination of 147Sm/144Nd and 143Nd/144Nd in monazite using laser ablation-MC-ICPMS. Chemical Geology, 282, 45–57.
  • Nebel O., Vroon P.Z., van Westrenen W., Iizuka T., Davies G.R. (2011) The effect of sediment recycling in subduction zones on the Hf isotope character of new arc crust, Banda arc, Indonesia. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 303, 240–250.


  • Iizuka T., McCulloch M.T., Komiya T., Shibuya T., Ohta K., Ozawa H., Sugimura E., Collerson K.D. (2010). Monazite geochronology and geochemistry of meta-sediments in the Narryer Gneiss Complex, Western Australia: Constraints on the tectonothermal history and provenance. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 160, 803–823.
  • Iizuka T., Nakai S., Sahoo Y.V., Takamasa A., Hirata T., Maruyama S. (2010). The tungsten isotopic composition of Eoarchean rocks: Implications for early silicate differentiation and core-mantle interaction on Earth. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 291, 189–200.
  • Iizuka T., Komiya T., Rino S., Maruyama S., Hirata T. (2010) Detrital zircon evidence for Hf isotopic evolution of granitoid crust and continental growth. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 2450–2472.
  • Amelin Y., Kaltenbach A., Iizuka T., Stirling C.H., Ireland T.R., Petaev M., Jacobsen S..B. (2010). U-Pb chronology of the Solar System's oldest solids with variable 238U/235U. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 300 343-350.
  • Sawaki Y., Shibuya T., Kawai T., Komiya T., Omori S., Iizuka T., Hirata T., Windley B.F., Maruyama S. (2010). Imbricated ocean-plate stratigraphy and U-Pb zircon ages from tuff beds in cherts in the Ballantrae complex, SW Scotland. Geological Society of America Bulletin 122, 454-464.
  • Iizuka T., Komiya T., Johnson S.P., Kon Y., Maruyama S., Hirata T. (2009). Reworking of Hadean crust in the Acasta gneisses, northwestern Canada: Evidence from in-situ Lu-Hf isotope analysis of zircon. Chemical Geology 259, 230–239.
  • Jagoutz O.E., Burg J.-P., Hussian S., Dawood H., Pettke T., Iizuka T., Maruyama S. (2009). Construction of the granitoid crust of an island arc part I: geochronological and geochemical constraints from the plutonic Kohistan (NW Pakistan). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 158, 739-755.
  • Sato K., Siga Jr. O, de Silva J.A., McReath I., Dunyi L., Iizuka T., Rino S., Hirata T., Sproesser W., and Basei M.A.S. (2009). In situ analyses of U and Pb in zircon by remotely operated SHRIMP II, and Hf by LA-ICP-MS: an example of dating and genetic evolution of zircon by 176Hf/177Hf from the Ita Quarry in the Atuba Complex, SE Brazil. Geologia USP: Serie Cienifica 9, 61-69.
  • Iizuka T., Komiya T., Ueno Y., Katayama I., Uehara Y., Maruyama S., Hirata T., Johnson S.P., Dunkley J.D. (2007). Geology and zircon geochronology of the Acasta Gneiss Complex, northwestern Canada: New constraints on its tectonothermal history. Precambrian Research 153, 179–208.
  • Iizuka T., Komiya T., Maruyama S. (2007). The early Archean Acasta Gneiss Complex: Geological, geochronological and isotopic studies and implications for early crustal evolution. In: Earth’s Oldest Rocks (eds. Van Kranendonk MJ, Smithies HM, Bennett V). Elsevier, Netherlands, p. 127−147.
  • Johnson S.P., De Waele B., Tembo F., Katongo C., Tani K., Chang Q., Iizuka T., Dunkley D.J. (2007). Geochemistry, geochronology and isotopic evolution of the Chewore-Rufunsa Terrane, southern Irumide Belt: A mesoproterozoic, continental margin arc. Journal of Petrology 48, 1411-1441.
  • Aoki K., Iizuka T., Hirata T., Maruyama S., Terabayashi M. (2007). Tectonic Boundary between the Sanbagawa belt and the Shimanto belt in central Shikoku, Japan. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan 113, 171-183.
  • Yamamoto H., Yamamoto S., Kaneko Y., Terabayashi M., Komiya T., Iizuka T. (2007). Imbricate structure of the Luobusa Ophiolite and surrounding rock units, southern Tibet. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 29, 296-304.
  • Iizuka T., Horie K., Komiya T., Maruyama S., Hirata T., Hidaka H., Windley B.F. (2006). 4.2 Ga zircon xenocryst in an Acasta gneiss from northwestern Canada: Evidence for early continental crust. Geology 34, 245–248.
  • Shi R., Yang J., Wu C., Iizuka T., Hirata T. (2006) Island arc volcanic rocks in the north Qaidam UHP belt, northern Tibet plateau: Evidence for ocean-continent subduction preceding continent-continent subduction. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 28, 151-159.
  • Kusuhashi N., Matsumoto A., Murakami M., Tagami T., Hirata T., Iizuka T., Handa T., Matsuoka H. (2006). Zircon U-Pb ages from tuff beds of the upper Mesozoic Tetori Group in the Shokawa district, Gifu Prefecture. Island Arc 15, 378-390.
  • Iizuka T., Hirata T., Komiya T., Rino S., Katayama I., Motoki A., Maruyama S. (2005). U-Pb and Lu-Hf isotope systematics of zircons from the Mississippi River sand: Implications for reworking and growth of continental crust. Geology 33, 485–488.
  • Iizuka T., Hirata T. (2005). Improvements of precision and accuracy in in situ Hf isotope microanalysis of zircon using the laser ablation-MC-ICPMS technique. Chemical Geology 220, 121–137.
  • Hirata T., Iizuka T., Orihashi Y. (2005). Reduction of mercury background on ICP-mass spectrometry for in-situ U-Pb age determinations of zircon samples. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 20, 696-701.
  • Ono S., Iizuka T., Kikegawa T. (2005). Compressibility of the calcium aluminosilicate, CAS, phase to 44 GPa. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 150, 331-338.
  • Iizuka T., Hirata T. (2004). Simultaneous determinations of U–Pb age and REE abundances for zircons using ArF excimer laser ablation-ICPMS. Geochemical Journal 38, 229–241.
  • Ono S., Kikegawa T., Iizuka T. (2004). The equation of state of orthorhombic perovskite in a peridotitic mantle composition to 80 GPa: Implications for chemical composition of the lower mantle. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 145, 9-17.
  • Katayama I., Muko A., Iizuka T., Maruyama S., Terada K., Tsutsumi Y., Sano Y., Zhang R.Y., Liou J.G. (2003). Dating of zircon from Ti-clinohumite-bearing garnet peridotite: Implication for timing of mantle metasomatism. Geology 31, 713-716.