Volume 33 (2023)
Volume 32 (2022)
Volume 31 (2021)
Volume 30 (2020)
Volume 29 (2020)
Volume 28 (2019)
Volume 27 (2018)
Volume 26 (2017)
Volume 25 (2016)
Volume 24 (2015)
Volume 23 (2014)
Volume 22 (2013)
Volume 21 (2012)
Volume 20 (2011)
Volume 19 (2010)
Volume 18 (2009)
Volume 17 (2008)
Volume 16 (2007)
The behavior pattern of REEs in different sedimentary systems in the Dar-e-Allo copper mine: Application for environmental studies

Hoda bavi; Reza Moussavi-Haramia; Mohamad Hosein Mahmudy Gharaie; Hamed Zand-Moghadam; Asadollah Mahboubi; Mohammad Reza Tohidi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 24 April 2023


  The geochemical separation pattern and environmental behavior of ΣREE have been investigated in five different sedimentary systems related to Dar-e-Allo copper mine. For this purpose, the total concentration and sequential patterns of ΣREE elements were determined using multi-acid digestion ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Geochemistry of rare earth elements of the Gano bauxite deposit, eastern Alborz zone, northern Iran

Maryam Khosravi; Wenchao Yu; Jintao Zhou

Volume 33, Issue 3 , August 2023, , Pages 183-200


  The Gano bauxite deposit is located 90 km northeast of Semnan city in the eastern Alborz Mountains, northern Iran. The bauxite ores occur as stratiform discrete lenses with a length of 6 km and thickness of 2–20 m along the contact between carbonates of the Elika Formation and shale, sandstone, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Geochemical aspects of alteration system in the Kamar-Gov district, western Alborz-Azerbaijan magmatic belt, north-west of Iran

Robabeh Masoomi; Yousef Rahimsouri; Hemayat Jamali; Ali Abedini

Volume 33, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 43-66


  The aim of this research is the geochemical study of the major and trace elements of the alteration systems in the Kamar-Gov district (south of Hashtjin, Ardabil province). The rock units of  the studied area include volcanic rocks with the composition of basaltic-trachy andesite to rhyolite and ...  Read More

Mineralogy and geochemistry of clinopyroxene in peridotites of Nehbandan ophiolitic complex, eastern Iran

Hamid Karimzadeh; Mohammad Rahgoshay; Iman Monsef

Volume 33, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 135-154


  The petrographical examination of peridotites of the Nehbandan ophiolitic complex revealed that the peridotites of Kalateh Shahpouri, Qadamgah, Lah-Kouh, Cheshmeh anjir, Bandan, and Zolfaghari were of harzburgite type and Sefid-Kouh and Nasfandeh-Kouh were of lherzolite type. Generally, the types of ...  Read More

Geochemical variation and petrogenesis of magmatic rocks in the north of Ardabil: Implications for determination of the tectonomagmatic pattern of northwestern Iran

Ali Lotfi Bakhsh

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 65-82


  In the north of Ardabil (from Namin to Lahroud) there are widespread sequences of Eocene and Quaternary mafic to intermediate and felsic magmatic activities with different compositions. The composition of these rocks varies from basaltic lavas as well as dacitic and rhyolitic domes in Namin to basalt ...  Read More

Geology, geochemistry and petrogenesis of Taftan volcano: An approach to geodynamic of Makran-Chagai magmatic arc

Jalil Ghalamghash; Meysam Akbari; Reza Jamal

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 83-102


  The Taftan volcano hosts an extensive volcanic activity during Late Miocene to Quaternary where took place over Makran-Chagai subduction zone. Taftan rocks are mainly basaltic andesite, andesite, trachyandesite, and dacite that occur as lavas and pyroclastic rocks. They are characterized by basic-intermediate ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralogy, geochemistry and tectono-magmatic setting of the granitoids in the Baghak Fe skarn deposit, Sangan mining district, NE Iran

Kiamars Hosseini; Majid Shahpasandzadeh; Roghayeh zabihi khargh

Volume 32, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 61-78


  The Sangan Mining District (SMD) in the north of the Cenozoic magmatic belt of eastern Iran is constituted of predominantly acidic to intermediate volcanic and pyroclastic rocks, intruded by the Eocene granitoids. In the Baghak Fe skarn deposit, these granitoids are composed of pre-mineralization ...  Read More

Geochemistry and origin of the ortho- amphibolites inTakhte-Soleyman (NE Takab)

Ziba Khodaean Chegeni; Nematollah Rashidnejad Omran; Ali Akbar Baharifar; Reza Nozaem; Carmela Vaccaro; José Francisco Santos

Volume 32, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 133-148


  Takhte-Soleyman ortho-amphibolites as a part of Takab metamorphic complex are located in Northeast Takab. These rocks consist of amphibolite, Garnet-amphibolite, Kyanite-Garnet-amphibolite, Hornblendite and Epidote-amphibolite. Petrography and whole- rock geochemistry show that basalt, andesite and/or ...  Read More

Geochemistry and the diagenetic sequence of the Taleh Zang Formation in southwest of Kermanshah

Mohammad Shalalvand; Mohammad Adabi; Afshin Zohdi

Volume 32, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 27-42


  In this study, the Late Paleocene Taleh Zang Formation in the southwest of Kermanshah hasbeeninvestigatedfor elemental geochemistry and effective diagenetic processes during burial. The thickness of the studied section is 282 meters that mainly composed of shallow marine limestones with interbedded of ...  Read More

Geochemistry, and Geodynamic of Upper Cretaceous shale, Northern Sanandaj-Sirjan Zone, Western Iran

Hadi Amin-Rasouli; Hossein Azizi; shahla mahmodyan

Volume 31, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 13-28


  The Upper Cretaceous succession (UCS) of the north Sanandaj-Sirjan zone consists of five units. The units are 2000 m thick, including shale, sandstone, limestone, intrafomational conglomerate with interbedded basaltic- andesitic lava. This succession is unconformably underlain by Lower Cretaceous and ...  Read More

Remote Sensing
Petrography, Geochemistry and Tectonic setting of volcanic rocks in Chomalu polymetallic deposit (North-West of Zanjan)

Mahya Nazarian; Mohammad Lotfi; Arash Gourabjeripour; Majid Ghasemi Siani

Volume 31, Issue 3 , December 2021, , Pages 61-72


  The Chomalu Polymetallic deposit is located in western part of Alborz magmatic belt (Alborz-Azarbaijan) and central part of Tarom-Hashtjin metallogenic province. Eocene volcanic settings in the Chomalu deposit consist of basic rocks (olivinebasalt), intermediate (andesite basalt, andesite to trachyandesite) ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralogy and geochemistry of major and trace elements in argillic alteration zone of the Kamar district, NW Iran

Robabe masoomi; Yoseph Rahimsouri; Hemayat Jamali; Ali Abedini

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 123-136


  The action of alteration processes on the Eocene tuffs has led to the formation of a spread argillic alteration zone in the Kamar district (south of Ardebil, Tarom-Hashtjin Zone). The aim of this study is to determine the factors controlling argillic alteration, using mineralogical studies and chemical ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Geochemistry and tectonomagmatic setting of volcanic rocks of Qoyjeh Yeylaq area (South of Qeydar), Zanjan Province

Hossein Bagherpour; Mir Ali Asghar Mokhtari; Hossein Kouhestani; Ghasem Nabatian

Volume 31, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 51-62


  Qoyjeh Yeylaq volcanic rocks is located approximately in the 120 km southwest of Zanjan, within the Central Iranian zone. The rock units in this area belong to the Cenozoic which consist of mainly Oligo-Miocene volcanic (Basaltic- andesitic lavas) and sedimentary rocks. Based on geochemical classification, ...  Read More

Geochemistry and tectonic setting of the Garmab ophiolitic complex, Northeast of Kamyaran

Ayoub Veisinia; Mohammad Ebrahimi; Bahman Rahibzadeh; rasoul Esmaeili

Volume 31, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 135-148


  Kamyaran ophiolitic complex located in the northeast Zagros orogeny along the crush zone between Arabian-Iranian plates. This complex outcropped between the Harsin ophiolites in southeast and Sarwabad ophiolite in northwest. Field observation reveal the fact that the Garmab Ophiolite in the northeast ...  Read More

Petrography, geochemistry and petrogenesis of Alvand batholith leucocratic granites

hojjat hajhassani; Jalil Ghalamghash; Mansour Vousoughi Abedini; Rahim Dabiri; Hamideh Rashid

Volume 30, Issue 118 , January 2021, , Pages 61-70


  The leucocratic granite emplaced as small masses and dykes in the Alvand batholith. The leucocratic granite consists of tourmaline alkali granite, biotite alkali granite, arfvedsonite alkali granite, rutil alkali granite, and biotite- muscovite granites with alkaline and peraluminous affinities. They ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Geochemistry of kaolin occurrence in the Abolhasani-Zereshkouh area, southeast of Damghan, NE Iran

masoumeh Norouzi; Ali Abedini; Ali Asghar Calagari; Fatemeh Kangarani Farahani

Volume 30, Issue 118 , January 2021, , Pages 123-134


  The kaolin occurrence in the Abolhasani-Zereshkouh area (south of Shahroud, northeast of Iran) is a product of alteration of Eocene andesitic rocks. With attention to mineralogical studies, kaolinite, quartz, chlorite, montmorillonite, illite, rutile, calcite, orthoclase, albite, vermiculite, palygorskite, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralogy,,Geochemistry and mineralization origin of magnetite in Yapal, northwest of Divandareh, Kurdistan

afshin akbarpour; Masoud Moslehi

Volume 30, Issue 118 , January 2021, , Pages 191-202


  Yapal iron ore body is located in northwest of Sanandaj-Sirjan zone. A complex of Paleozoic metamorphed rocks including green schist, mica schist, chlorite schist with green schist facies degree, plus skarn and marble outcrop in this area.. Iron mineralization generally occurs as magnetite with the shapes ...  Read More

Petrography, geochemical minerals from Hormuz Formation in the Hormuz Island

Mahboobeh Jamshidibadr; Narges Sadat Faramarzi

Volume 30, Issue 117 , December 2020, , Pages 51-64


  Hormuz Island, a salt diapir in southern Iran, mostly composed from evaporite-carbonate sediments of Neoproterozoic. So far, no significant studies have been done belong to the petrography and geochemistry of the Hormuz evaporite-carbonate sediments. Moreover, Salt movements made it difficult to distinguish ...  Read More

Provenance of the siliciclastic deposits of Ilanqareh Formation in the Pireshagh section, south of Jolfa, based on the petrography, geochemistry and heavy mineral assemblage

Javad Anjerdi; Mahdi Jafarzadeh; Adel Najafzadeh; Rahim Mahari

Volume 30, Issue 117 , December 2020, , Pages 205-216


  In this research, a combination of petrography, geochemistry and heavy minerals analysis methods are implemented for investigating the provenance of quartzarenitic and subarkosic sandstones of Ilanqareh Formation with Late Devonian age in Azerbaijan, south of Jolfa. Investigation of the quartz types ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Dolomitization model and its relation to mineralization in Hasan Abad Lead, Zinc and Barite deposit (Northeast of Esfahan)

Sanaz Ahmadi; Mohammad Ali Salehi; H Jamali

Volume 29, Issue 116 , August 2020, , Pages 23-34


  The Hassan Abad Zn-Pb deposits is located in the northeast of Isfahan, Central Iran zone. The host rock of this mineralization is the dolomite of Middle Triassic Shotori Formation. Mineralization included galena, sphalerite, sulfosalts, pyrite and barite which associated with dolomitization. Based on ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralogy and Mineralization of ore-bodies and geochemistry of the productive granitoid body of Saheb Fe-Cu skarn, Saqqez) Kurdistan)

Z. Zandi; A. R. Jafari rad; A. Gourabjeripour; M. Lotfi

Volume 29, Issue 116 , August 2020, , Pages 71-80


  The Saheb Fe-Cu skarn deposit is located in the Sanandaj-Sirjan metamorphic belt, SE Saqqez, western Iran and has been formed along the contact between the Oligo-Miocene aged Saheb granitoid and the Permian aged impure calcareous rocks and includes endoskarn and exoskarn. Exoskarn is widely developed ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralogical, Geochemical and Genetic Aspects of Mineralization in Abgareh copper deposit; Typical vein-type Cu deposits

Raziyeh Mahabady; Farajollah Fardoost

Volume 29, Issue 116 , August 2020, , Pages 99-110


  Abgareh copper deposit located in 140 km southwest of shahrood and part of a volcanic-sedimentary Torud-Chah shirin belt that has facies in the northern edge Structural-sedimentary zones of Central Iran. Field and petrographical studies, deposit area, consist of andesite, basaltic andesite and basalt ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Zircon U-Pb dating and geochemistry of the Moghanlou mylonite gneiss and granite intrusions, west of Zanjan

Maryam Honarmand; Ghasem Nabatian; Mahtab Aflaki; Mohammad Ebrahimi

Volume 29, Issue 116 , August 2020, , Pages 239-252


  Geology, geochronology and tectonic setting of the Moghanlou mylonite gneiss and granite bodies, west of Zanjan Abstract The Moghanlou mylonite gneiss and granite assemblage is located in the west of Zanjan forming a part of the magmatic-metamorphic association in the Takab area. The Moghanlou assemblage ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Study of geology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the Robaei iron deposit, South Damghan

faraj fardoost; Akbar Abdollahi Hydarbaghi; Solmaz Baluchi

Volume 29, Issue 115 , June 2020, , Pages 61-74


  The Robaei Iron deposit is located in 96km south of Damghan. Host rocks of deposit are Late Cretaceous limestones (part I) and Eocene volcano- sedimentary rocks including sandy tuff (part II.( The alterations include chloritization, epidotization, argillation, silicification, carbonatization and hematitization. ...  Read More

Geochemical characteristics and Petrogenesis of Volcanic Rocks from Kule sangi – Malek siah kuh complex, North of Zahedanو Eastern Iran

Mahnoush Bahjati; A. Ahmadi; Habib Biabangard

Volume 29, Issue 114 , December 2019, , Pages 61-72


  The volcanic rocks of Kuleh sangi-Malek siah kuh igneous complex consist of alkalibasalt, basalt, basaltic andesite, andesite, dacite and trachyte. In the SiO2 versus K2O diagram, the basaltic samples are plotted in the shoshonitic field and the subalkaline samples are plotted in the medium K calc alkaline ...  Read More