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)
Application of geochemistry in determining the parent rock of terrigenous sediments: a case study from sediments of south and west of Urmia Lake

Mahmoud Sharafi; Mahdi Jafarzadeh; Aram Bayet-Goll; Razieh Lak

Volume 33, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 223-238


  The Urmia Lake, which is a tectonic depression in the northwest of Iran, has received a lot of eroded sediments of the geological records of the lake watershed. Because of the constant drought in the recent years, sediments have been subjected to the wind erosion and thus are an important source for ...  Read More

Petroleum geology
Comparison of Lopatin and Arrhenius methods in evaluation of source rocks in one of the wells of Solabdar oilfield

Mohammad Javad yousefzadeh; Bijan Maleki; Mir Hassan Moosavi; parviz armani

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 11-20


  Investigation of probable source rocks in oil fields is very important. In this study, in addition to evaluating the hydrocarbon potential, the kinetic models of Lopatin and Arrhenius were used to more precisely assess the source rock maturity status as well as the percentage of oil generation in the ...  Read More

Geochemistry and 14C dating of bat guano deposits from Karafto Cave, Divandareh, Kurdistan province

Hadi Amin-Rasouli; N. Haghighat jou; Mehdi Moradi

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 21-30


  Karaftu Cave is located in the 67 km northwest of Divandareh, Kurdistan province. It includes four floors, which the bottom of the second floor, in the bat’s hall, is covered by thick guano deposits. In this study, the distribution of trace elements plus rare earth elements, as well as age determination, ...  Read More

Provenance of Dorud Formation Sandstones Based on Petrography and Geochemical Data, Khur Section, Central Alborz

Leili Bastami; Reza Moussavi; Mahboobeh Hosseini-Barzi; Bahaedin Hamdi Hamdi

Volume 28, Issue 111 , May 2019, , Pages 105-120


  The sandstones of the Dorud Formation (Early Permian) have been subjected to petrographic and geochemical studies in order to investigate provenance, tectonic setting, source rock and paleoclimate conditions in Khur section, Central Alborz. The Dorud Formation with a thickness of 360 m is mainly composed ...  Read More

Provenance of shales of the Kashafrud Formation in the Navia section (West of Bojnourd), based on geochemical data

N. Sarbaz; A. Mahboubi; R. Moussavi-Harami; M. Khanehbad

Volume 26, Issue 104 , September 2017, , Pages 199-210


  The Koppeh- Dagh Basin in the northeast Iran formed after closure of the Paleotethys in the south of Turan plate. Kashafrud Formation in the Navia Section (west of Bojnourd) with a thickness of 749 m is composed of silici-clastic rocks (conglomerate, sandstone and shale). In order to interpret provenance ...  Read More

Investigation of geochemical characteristics of Sarvak Formation of the Persian Gulf in Block D

N Mohammadi Akbari; M.R Kamali

Volume 25, Issue 100 , September 2016, , Pages 221-234


  Sarvak Formation (with the age span of Cretaceous) is considered as one of the most prominent oil reservoirs in the south of Iran and a significant volume of oil accumulation in the Persian Gulf basin is attributed to this formation. In the present research plan, in order to evaluate the hydrocarbon ...  Read More

Geochemistry and Petrogenesis of Gandom-Berian Quaternary Alkali Basalts, North of Shahdad, Kerman Province

D Raeisi; S Dargahi; S.H Moeinzadeh; M Arvin; B Bahrambeigi

Volume 23, Issue 89 , December 2013, , Pages 21-32


  Gandom-Berian area, located on southern part of the Kavir-e Lut, covers an area around 480 km2 and morphologically is a covered messa by very dark basaltic lava flows. Their major minerals are olivine and clinopyroxene phenocrysts along with plagioclase microlites and their main textures are microlitic ...  Read More

Evaluation of Organic Geochemical Characteristics of Kangan Formation in South Pars Field

A. Rajabi-Harsini; M. Memariani

Volume 19, Issue 75 , January 2010, , Pages 95-102


  In this study, in order to evaluate the geochemical characterization of Kangan Formation in well B in South Pars Gas Field, geochemical analysis (including preliminary and complementary analysis such as Rock-Eval Pyrolysis, extraction of organic matter (EOM), bitumen fractionation, Gas chromatography ...  Read More

Study of Source Rock Composition and Reason of Layering in Jajarm Bauxite Deposit (North East of Iran) by using Geochemical Data

D. Esmaeily; A. Esna Ashari; H. Rahimpour Bonab

Volume 18, Issue 70 , February 2009, , Pages 38-51


         Study of source rock materials in Jajarm bauxite deposit is the main subject of this study to show its origin. From bottom to top, this deposit consists of lower argillaceous layer, argillaceous bauxite, hard bauxite and upper kaolinite units. Correlation coefficients and scatter ...  Read More

Skarn Geochemistry - Mineralogy and Petrology of Source Rock Sangan Iron Mine, Khorasan Razavi, Iran

M. H. Karimpour; A. Malekzadeh Shafaroudi

Volume 17, Issue 65 , March 2007, , Pages 108-125


  Sangan Iron ore deposit is located 300 km southeast of Mashhad (Eastern Iran). Based on the high grade, low P- content and big ore reserve, Sangan is an important Iron mine in Iran. It is a magnetite skarn and can be classified as iron-oxide type deposit. Based on the surface exposure, the western magnetite ...  Read More

Potential of Hydrocarbon Generation of Pabdeh and Gurpi Formations on the Basis of ∆LogR and Neural Network Techniques in Wells A and B in an Oil Field in the South-West Iran

M. Paryab

Volume 16, Issue 64 , March 2007, , Pages 148-157


  Hydrocarbon source rocks, the subject of various analyses and investigations, are well appreciated because of their capacity for oil generation. In the present study, attempts were made to evaluate source rock using a leap cost analytical method. For this purpose, some samples from these formations were ...  Read More