Volume 34 (2024)
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Volume 32 (2022)
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Volume 30 (2020)
Volume 29 (2020)
Volume 28 (2019)
Volume 27 (2018)
Volume 26 (2017)
Volume 25 (2016)
Volume 24 (2015)
Volume 23 (2014)
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Volume 18 (2009)
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Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
The origin and Geothermobarometery of andesites from Masahim volcano, Shahr-e-Babak, Kerman SE Iran

Zahra Khajehjavaran; Gholam Reza Ghadami; Mohammad Poosti; Abbas Moradian; Behrouz Karimi Shahraki

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 1-14


  Andesites are located in the north of shahr-e-babak , central Iran, Urumieh- Dokhtar belt. The main texture in these rocks is porphyry and their phenocrysts are plagioclase (Andesine to Labradorite), pyroxene (Augite), amphibol (Tschermakite and Magnesiohornblende). These properties are signatures of ...  Read More

Mineral chemistry of Cr-Spinel in the Sargaz-Abshur ultramafic-mafic intrusion, SE of Iran : An implication to tectonic setting of the intrusion

Seyed Ali Akbar Asadi; Habibollah Ghasemi; Mohsen Mobasheri

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 103-118


  Sargaz-Abshur (Sikhoran) ultramafic-mafic complex, which is situated in Esfandagheh area, SE Sanandaj-Sirjan metamorphic- magmatic zone,  intruded into Upper Paleozoic- Triassic metamorphic rocks and covered by Jurassic sedimentary rocks. This complex consists of harzburgite and porphyroclastic ...  Read More

Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Systematic and paleoecology of Lower Cretaceous (Aptian) echinoids from Siriz area, northwest of Kerman, Iran

Ahmad Lotfabad Arab

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 193-208


  In order to identify, classify and paleoecological study of Lower Cretaceous echinoid fauna in northwest of Kerman area, the stratigraphic section of Siriz, was selected and its specimens were sampled and studied. Echinoids were studied and identified from a rich and diverse collection of macrofossils ...  Read More

Analysis of sedimentary texture and effects of vegetation in the Nebkha dunes of Shahdad, eastern Kerman: Application in the formation mechanism

Sara Ebrahimi Meymand; Hamed Zand-Moghadam; Mohammad Khanehbad; Asadollah Mahboubi Mahboubi; Gholamreza Hosseinyar

Volume 29, Issue 115 , June 2020, , Pages 27-38


  Nebkhas are one of the aeolian dunes that play an important role in wind erosion by stabilizing sediments around plants. Due to the depression of northern Shahdad plain (eastern Kerman), the sever wind impact, high rate of sediment supply and the presence of desert plants, nebkhas have expanded. In this ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Physicochemical attributes of potassic alteration zone in Sarkuh porphyry copper deposit; using biotite and chlorite chemistry

A. R. Zarasvandi; Fatemeh Davoodian Ranjbar; Mohsen Rezaei; M. Tashi; Houshang Pourkaseb

Volume 29, Issue 114 , December 2019, , Pages 279-288


  Sarkuh porphyry copper deposit is located 180 km west of Kerman province, 6 km southwest of Sarcheshmeh porphyry copper mine in the northeast of Pariz city. Considering geological divisions, it is a part of Urumieh-Dokhtar magmatic arc. The exposed rocks in this area are mainly composed of volcanic units, ...  Read More

Genesis and tectonic setting of podiform chromitites from Ab-Bid ultramafic complex (Southern Kerman)

Sima Peighambari; Mahdieh Mohammadi; Hamid Ahmadipour

Volume 29, Issue 114 , December 2019, , Pages 303-314


  Podiform chromitite bodies of various sizes associated with dunite envelopes found at several localities in the Ab-bid ultramafic massif in the southeast of the outer Zagros ophiolite belt. The chromitites occur as layered and lenticular bodies and veins which show different magmatic textures such as ...  Read More

Petrography, mineral chemistry and origin of lamprophyric dykes from Sareashk Village, South West of Ravar- Kerman

A. Bahrampour; Gh. Ghadami; H. Atapour; M. Poosti; H. Ahmadipour

Volume 28, Issue 111 , May 2019, , Pages 3-16


  At 60km north-east of Kerman city,near Sarashk village (Ravar, Kerman province) and along the Kuhbanan fault, several lamprophyric dikes have been intruded into Carboniferous to Cretaceous sedimentary formations. Petrographically these lamprophyres could be classified into two  groups: comptonites ...  Read More

Using noble metal and mineral chemistry of peridotites in petrogenesis and tectonic setting of Rudan ultramafic complex, Kerman, Southern Iran

A. R. Najafzadeh

Volume 27, Issue 107 , June 2018, , Pages 173-184


  The Rudan ultramafic complex with Paleozoic age is located in Southern Kerman province and is composed mainly of massive harzburgite, small to medium sized lenticular dunite and subordinate very thin olivine websterite dykes. Granular and protogranular are the main textures in dunites and harzburgites, ...  Read More

Petrography, origin and magmatic evolution of Khunrang intrusive complex, northwest of Jiroft, Kerman

S Sedighian; S Dargahi; M Arvin

Volume 26, Issue 102 , March 2017, , Pages 207-220


  Khunrang intrusive complex, as a one of the largest complexes in the southern part of the Sanandaj-Sirjan zone, is located at northwest of Jiroft, in Kerman province. The complex mainly consists of acidic-intermediate rocks such as diorite, quartzdiorite, tonalite, granodiorite, and granite with subordinate ...  Read More

Petrography, Geochemistry and Origin of Volcanic Rocks in Northeast of Kerman City

M Refoseh; A Shaker Ardakani; H Ranjbar

Volume 24, Issue 96 , September 2015, , Pages 97-107


  Volcanic, sub-volcanic (dyke) and pyroclastic (agglomerate and tuff) rocks of Eocene age are located in the Kalmard block in the north and northeast of Kerman City. Petrographically, the lavas are basalt, andesite, rhyodacite and rhyolite, whereas the dykes and pyroclastic rocks are andesite and crystal ...  Read More

Introducing Pectinid Bivalve Neithea notabilis (Münster) from the Aptian Deposits of Baghin Area, West of Kerman, Iran

A.L Arab; M.R Vaziri

Volume 24, Issue 95 , June 2015, , Pages 23-30


  A relatively thick sequence of Mid-Cretaceous (Aptian) strata exposed in Baghin area, west of Kerman, Iran. The strata comprise a diverse macro-fauna such as bivalves, echinoids, gastropods, corals and brachiopods. Among the bivalves, presence of a pectinid species, Neithea notabilis is relatively conspicuous. ...  Read More

Thalassinoides-Phycodes Compound Trace Fossil from Albian–Cenomanian Strata of Gazak, South Kerman, SE Iran

N Abbassi; M Parvanehnezhad Shirazi; M.A Hosseinzadeh

Volume 24, Issue 95 , June 2015, , Pages 145-152


  Albian–Cenomanian siliciclastic-carbonate sediments of northwest Rayen in south Kerman, southeast Iran (526 m) are classifiable to three informal units. Unit one includes conglomerates, sandstones and siltstones with limestone and marl intercalations. Unit two is composed of Orbitolina bearing ...  Read More

Systematic and Paleoecology of Middle-Cretaceous Brachiopods of Family Sellithyrididae from Estakhrooyeh Section, West of Kerman

F Foladi; M Dastanpour

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, , Pages 73-80


  In order to study of the systematic and paleoecology of Cretaceous (Aptian-Early cenomanian) Brachiopods, the Estakhrooyeh section in NW Baghin, west of Kerman City with 190 m in thickness was studied and sampled. The Middle part of this section contains diverse assemblages of macrofossils such as Brachiopods, ...  Read More

Introduction, Taphonomy and Palaeoecology of late Aptian- Early Cenomanian Oysters (Family: Gryphaeidae), Basab Area, Northwest of Kerman

L Asghari; M.R vaziri; A Arab

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, , Pages 121-132


  The thick layers of late Aptian- early Cenomanian deposits in the northwest of Kerman, which consist of mainly marl and limestone has been sampled and studied. The thickness of the succession in the Basab area is 380 meters and is subdivided into 4 distinct and informal units that named Lower Basab Marl, ...  Read More

Metallogenic and Exploratory Approaches of Rhenium (Re) and Osmium (Os) Isotopic Data in Kerman Porphyry Copper Deposits

S Lali faz; B Shafiei; Gh.H Shamanian; H Taghizadeh

Volume 24, Issue 93 , December 2014, , Pages 245-252


  Present study is the first report of the rhenium and osmium isotopic data in the hypogene Cu-Fe sulfides (chalcopyrite and pyrite) from the Kerman porphyry copper deposits. Although data set was limited in this study, their interpretation helped to understand the possible sources of the metal for mineralization ...  Read More

Brachiopoda of Bahram Formation from North of Kerman (Hojedk Section)

M.R Kebriaee- Zadeh

Volume 23, Issue 90 , March 2014, , Pages 225-238


  Hojedk section is located 62 km north of Kerman. In this section Padeha Formation with Middle Devonian age overlies Bahram Formation conformably, and it is covered with Jamal Formation (Late Permian) with a disconformity boundary. The study of Bahram Formation brachiopoda resulting into 32 species and ...  Read More

Rhenium Distribution and Its Controlling Factors in Molybdenite Types of Kerman Porphyry Copper Deposits

B. Shafiei; S. Lali faz; Gh. H. Shamanian; H. Taghizadeh; M. Hossaini; R. Mathur

Volume 22, Issue 86 , December 2012, , Pages 143-154


    In present study, Re concentration determined in 30 hexagonal (2H) and trigonal (3R) molybdenite samples belong to veinlets of different stages of hypogene mineralization from 7 porphyry Cu and Mo deposits from Kerman region. Re concentration in molybdenites of these ore deposits varied from 49 ...  Read More

Seismic Assessment of Kerman, with Specific Regard to Preliminary Semi Detailed Micro Zoning Using GIS

R. Hassanzadeh; A. Abbasnejad; A. Alavi; E. Sharifi Teshnizi

Volume 21, Issue 81 , December 2011, , Pages 23-30


  In this article we examine the siesmicity of Kerman city. This city is located in a compressional graben which is bordered by several active faults, some of them are able to trigger an earthquake even stronger than Ms=7.0. Numerous historical earthquakes had occurred around the city which caused minor ...  Read More

Introduction to New Concentration-Volume Fractal Method for Separation Zones in Porphyry Deposits

P. Afzal; A. Khakzad; P. Moarefvand; N. Rashid Nezhad Omran; Y. Fadakar Alghalandis

Volume 20, Issue 78 , December 2011, , Pages 167-172


  Determination of different zones in porphyry deposits is on of important goals in their exploration because this operation especially determination supergene zone is important for economical study in these deposits. Traditional methods based on alterations and mineralogical studies are not proper in ...  Read More

Investigation on the Alteration-Mineralization Haloes and Distribution Patterns of Cu, Au, Ag and Mo in the Miduk Porphyry Copper Deposit, Shahr-Babak, Kerman

N. Taghipour; A. Aftabi; M.R. Ramezani

Volume 18, Issue 72 , January 2009, , Pages 45-54


  The Miduk porphyry copper deposit is located in 85 Km northwest of Sarcheshmeh porphyry copper deposit, Kerman province. The deposit is hosted by Eocene volcanic rocks of andesite-basalt composition. The porphyry-type mineralization is associated with two calc-alkaline intrusive phases (P1 and Miduk ...  Read More