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)
Economic Geology
Study of Alterations, fluid inclusions and sulfur and oxygen isotope compositions in Sarkuh porphyry copper deposit, Kerman

Sholeh Malekshahi; Masoumeh Khalajmasoumi; Hadi Mohammad- Doost; Mona Sojdehee; Shahrzad Aboutorab

Volume 33, Issue 3 , August 2023, , Pages 159-182


  The Sarkuh Porphyry Copper deposit is located about 6 km southwest of Sarcheshmeh porphyry copper deposit. Alterations in the region include advanced potassic, propylitic, phyllic and argillic. Copper mineralization is mainly associated with porphyry granodiorite mass. Minerals include chalcopyrite, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
The Barzavand copper deposit, NW Naein, Esfahan Province: Constraints on mineralization and geochemistry of alteration system

Shahram Mobaser; Taher Farhadinejad; Abbas Asgari; Mohammad Ali Ali Abadi; Shirin Fatahi

Volume 32, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 31-48


  The Barzavand copper deposit with Oligocene age located in 30 Km northeast of Zefreh along a tension fault with W-E trend and developed within basaltic lava with stratabound form. Alterations mainly include: pyritization, propylitization, zeolitization, silicification, saussuritization and uralitization ...  Read More

Remote Sensing
capability assessment for RADAR and OPTIC data fusion and integrating methods to identify alteration areas

mohammad sharifikia; jalal karami; Ehsan Falahati

Volume 30, Issue 117 , December 2020, , Pages 65-74


  Optical Remote Sensing is a low-cost and efficient method to alteration zone detection. However in the area that have been covered by vegetation or alluvial, the identification of these areas is not very accurate with optical images. In this study fusion and integrating of ALOS-PALSAR L-band and ASTER ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Integration and analysis of geology data and Remote sensing methods for identification and separate of alternations iron ore of kamoo (Meymeh-Isfahan)

jahangir esmaeili; ahmad khakzad; mansor vosoghi abedini

Volume 29, Issue 116 , August 2020, , Pages 15-22


  This area has been located in a scene ETM No. 164-37 and ASTER linear band prediction satellite image No. AST-L1A:002:ASTL1A 0108220733380109011021. Such measured images in different band combinations will be used for extracting of geological structures and types of alterations (iron oxide, Argillite ...  Read More

Remote Sensing
Mineral exploration modeling of metallic deposits using ASTER and OLI images for producing mineral potential map in Esfandaghe region, Kerman province

Seyedeh Sakineh Mousavi; Mehdi Honarmand; Hadi Shahriari; Mahdiye hosseinjanizadeh

Volume 29, Issue 113 , November 2019, , Pages 45-56


  Mineral exploration in Esfandagheh area, located in south east of Kerman province is complicated due to verity of metallic deposits including volcanogenic massive sulfide copper, skarn iron, and volcanic manganese. This research was carried out with the aim of defining a model for mineral exploration ...  Read More

Remote Sensing
Investigation alteration poly-metal Pasghaleh deposit (sheet 1:100000 Tehran) using remote sensing evidence

N. Namazi; M. R. Jafari; A. R. Jafari Rad; A. Khakzad

Volume 29, Issue 113 , November 2019, , Pages 221-228

  The study area (Pasghaleh) is located North of Tehran and is part of the Central Alborz Mountain Range. Pasghaleh deposit between coordinates 51º 25´15 ̎ up to 51º 25´ 54̎ Eastern longitude and 35º 49´42 ̎ up to 35º 50´15 ̎  Northern latitude in North ...  Read More

Minralization and genesis of the Baharieh Cu deposit (NE Kashmar) based on mineralography, geochemistry and fluid inclusion evidences

Razieh Rezaei Hamid; Ebrahim Tale Fazel; Shojaedin Niroomand

Volume 28, Issue 112 , August 2019, , Pages 43-58


  The Baharieh copper deposit with 1 Mt Cu ore, is located in 30 km of NE Kashmar city and it’s belong to Sabzevar zone and Taknar metallogenic area. The copper mineralization as stratabound and 200m length with east-west trending which occurs in porphyric andesitic tuff (middle Eocene). Volcanic ...  Read More

Copper mineralization, Alteration, zircon U-Pb geochronology and petrogenesis Delfard rocks (North West Jiroft)

J. Rasouli; M. Gorbani

Volume 28, Issue 110 , December 2018, , Pages 273-286


  Delfard area is located in the northwestern of Jiroft, formed the northwestern part of the Jabālbārez granitoid complex, in Uromiyeh- Dokhtar magmatic belt. The Jabālbārez granitoid complex has a wide range of rocks inclusive from diorite to alkali granite, which were formed by magmatic differentiation ...  Read More

Geology, hydrothermal alteration and mineralization at Raziabad porphyry Cu deposit in the south of Kerman copper belt, southeastern Iran

Z. Mohammadzadeh; M. Ghaderi; S. Alirezaei; J. Hassanzadeh

Volume 28, Issue 109 , September 2018, , Pages 175-186


  The Raziabad porphyry copper deposit is located 30 km north of the city of Jiroft, in southeastern part of the Urumieh-Dokhtar magmatic arc, southeastern Iran. Several intrusive bodies including diorite, gabbro, granodiorite and quartz-diorite associated with groups of dikes with similar composition ...  Read More

Source of polymetal epithermal veins at Nikuyeh district (West of Qazvin) based on mineralogy, alteration and fluid inclusion studies

S Aghajani Marsa; M Emami; M Lotfi; k Gholizadeh; M Ghasemi Siani

Volume 25, Issue 99 , June 2016, , Pages 157-168


  The mineralized veins at Nikuyeh are located south of the Tarom-Hashtjin metallogenic province in Alborz-Azarbayejan belt (West Alborz). Rhyodacite and andesite/andesitic basalt volcanic rocks are hosting the vein mineralization in the Nikuyeh ore district. Hydrothermal alteration in host rocks consists ...  Read More

Ore-genests study of The Cu-Au vein-type deposit in The Taron- Granitoid (North Zanjan) based on mineralogical, geochemical and fluid inclusion evidences

H Zamanian; Sh Rahmani; M.R Jannessary; R Zareii Sahamiieh; B Borna

Volume 25, Issue 98 , March 2016, , Pages 255-282


  Lohneh gold and copper deposits lay in the north west of Iran, 100 kilometers north of Zanjan province. Lohneh mining area is a part of the Tarommetallogenic zone in the Alborz-Azerbaijan region. The presence of numerous minerals, slag melting of mining activities (such as cows and exploratory pits, ...  Read More

Mineralogy and geochemistry of Neyestanak bentonite deposit, northwest of Naeen, Isfehan province

Sh Fatahi; A.A Calagari; A Abedini

Volume 25, Issue 98 , March 2016, , Pages 405-414


  Neyestanak bentonite deposit is located in northwest of Naeen, Isfehan province. This deposit is an alteration product of Oligocene tuff breccias. Mineralogical considerations of this deposit show that montmorillonite, kaolinite, and quartz are the principal minerals which are accompanied by lesser amounts ...  Read More

Gold Geochemical Explorations and Heavy Mineral Studies of Stream Sediments of Astarghan Area, Kharvana, East-Azarbaidjan- NW of Iran

R Ferdowsi; A.A Calagari; M.R Hosseinzadeh; K Siahcheshm

Volume 24, Issue 96 , September 2015, , Pages 263-276


  Astarghan area is located in ~ 50 km of north of Tabriz, southeast of Kharvana, East-Azarbaidjn. The area is a part of Gharadagh- Arasbaran metallogenic belt. The most important units in the area is a hypabyssal prophyritic to granular granodioritic intrusive body of Oligo-Miocene and flysch- type sedimentry ...  Read More

Recognition of Geological Features and Alteration Zones Related to Porphyry Copper Mineralization using Airborne Geophysical Data A Case Study: Chahargonbad1:100000 Geological Map, Kerman Province, Central Iran

Z Yazdi; A.R Jafari Rad; H Kheyrollahi

Volume 24, Issue 95 , June 2015, , Pages 85-94


  In this research, the areas for prospecting porphyry copper deposits have been introduced using airborne geophysical data (magnetic and radiometric). Magnetic anomaly boundaries have been detected using the reduction to the pole (RTP), upward continuation (with different heights), horizontal derivative ...  Read More

Mapping of Hydrothermal Alteration of Dashkasan (Sari Gunay) Epithermal Gold Mine using ASTER Sensor Images and XRD Analysis

M Maanijou; N Puyandeh; A.A Sepahi; S Dadfar

Volume 24, Issue 95 , June 2015, , Pages 95-104


  The study area is located at 42 km NE of Qorveh city, in KordestanProvince and in the Metamorphic– Magmatic Sanandaj-Sirjan Zone. There are other important gold mines such as the Zarshouran and Aghdarreh mines in this zone. The most important alterations of the region are sericitic (phyllic), argillic, ...  Read More

Geochemical Aspects of Chahreeseh Bentonite Deposit, Northeast of Isfahan, Central Iran Structural Zone

Sh Fatahi; A.A Calagari; A Abedini; H Bagheri

Volume 24, Issue 95 , June 2015, , Pages 287-296


  Chahreeseh bentonite deposit is located at ~55 km northeast of Isfahan, structural zone of Central Iran. This deposit has layered and massive form and includes six discrete outcrops. The field observations showed that the ores are genetically related to Oligo-Miocene tuff breccia. The mineralogical studies ...  Read More

Geology, Alteration, Mineralization and Fluid Inclusion Studies of Baloojeh Deposit; Typical Cu- Mo Porphyry Deposit in Arasbaran Magmatic Zone

M.R Hosseinzadeh; M Moayyed; S Maghfouri; S Alipour; B Hajalilou

Volume 24, Issue 95 , June 2015, , Pages 297-308


  The study area is located in Arasbaran Metallogenic Zone. The rocks of the Baloojeh region includes of Oligo-Miocene quartz-diorite porphyry, gabbro-diorite, quartz-monzonite and granodiorite. The quartz diorite is the main host rock of porphyry type Cu-Mo mineralization in the Baloojeh deposit, but ...  Read More

Study of Alteration Occurrence Around the South Boein-Zahra Pluton

T Nabaei; A Khakzad; M Hoseini; S.R Mehrnia

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, , Pages 129-136


  The study area is a portion of Urmia-Bazman Magmatic Belt in the Central Iran Structural Zone that located in the south of Boein-Zahra city (Qazvin province). In this area, volcanic and pyroclastic rocks incised by a plutonic body and around and within this pluton, a large extensive alteration occurred. ...  Read More

Alteration Zones Detection of Torud - Chah Shirin Volcanic- Plutonic Belt Using Different Processing Methods of ASTER Images

M Akhyani; M Kharqani; M Rahimi; F Sereshki

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, , Pages 107-116


  The Torud - Chah Shirin volcanic-plutonic complex is located in the western part of Sabzevar Metallogenic Belt and in the south of Moaleman city in the Semnan province. The presence of several mineral occurrences, especially base metal veins of epithermal origin has increased the economic importance ...  Read More

The Investigation of Alteration Zones and Magma Mixing In Kahang Exploration Area

M Farmahini Farahani; A Khakzad; H Asadi Harooni; M.H Emami

Volume 24, Issue 93 , December 2014, , Pages 183-195


  Kahang copper and molybdenum mine is located in Esfahan province and 10 Km far from the east of Zefreh town that is on Urumieh-Dokhtar volcanoplutonic belt. The Kahang region is an alteration and breccia zone. Generally, hydrothermal fluids have affected more than % 90 of rocks of this region. These ...  Read More

Alteration Zones Studies In North of Sarab by Using Satellite Data, Airborne Geophysics Data & Sampling Analysis

D Refahi; A Khakzad; N Nezafati; Kh Bahar Firozi; A Bayatani

Volume 24, Issue 93 , December 2014, , Pages 221-234


  Development of advance tools in remote sensing and airborne geophysics during recent decades shows this industry importance. In this paper, aster sensor imagery (Advanced Space born Thermal – Radiometer) and airborne geophysics employed in order to zoning alteration area, mineralization system ...  Read More

The Interpretation of Factor Analysis Results of Stream Sediment Geochemical Data by Utilization of Geological, Alteration and Mineralization Data in Kooh-Shah, Birjand, South Khorasan

M Abdi; M.H Karimpour; M.H Zarinkoob

Volume 23, Issue 92 , September 2014, , Pages 23-38


  The main purpose of this study is processing of raw data by factor analysis method and having interpretation and integration them by geological, alteration and mineralization data. The distinctiveness of third factor of factor analysis for Au, Mo and W and the coincidence of third factor anomalies by ...  Read More

Mineralogical, Geochemical and Genetic Aspects of Mineralization in Now-Chun Porphyry Mo-Cu Deposit, Kerman Province, Iran

S Soltaninejad; B Shafiei

Volume 23, Issue 91 , June 2014, , Pages 11-24


  The Now-Chun deposit, in the Kerman porphyry copper belt, with proved reserve of 268 Mt ore grading 0.034% Mo (100 ppm cut off) and 62 Mt ore grading 0.43% Cu (0.25 cut off), is the first known occurrence of Mo-rich,relatively Cu-poor porphyry mineralization in Iran which is studied from the mineralogical, ...  Read More

Remote Sensing Studies of Alteration Zones in Dahaneh Qaleh Exploration Prospect, Northwestern Bardeskan

Kh. Ebrahimi; p. Roohbakhsh; S. M. Homam; H. Abbasnia

Volume 21, Issue 84 , December 2012, , Pages 199-208


  Dahaneh Qaleh exploration prospect is located about 300 km southwest of Mashhad and 50 km northwest of Bardeskan. The exploration prospect is also a part of Taknar massive sulfide mineralization zone and lithology of the area consists of chlorite sericite schist, biotite sericite schist and sericite ...  Read More

Geochemistry, Alteration and Mineralization of Gold in Shanegh Area, Delijan, (Isfahan)

M. Sakhdari; M. Yazdi; M. Behzadi

Volume 21, Issue 81 , December 2011, , Pages 75-80


  The Shanegh area is located in central part of Sanandag-Sirjan zone, 28km southeast of Delijan. Rock units exposing in the area consists of sedimentary (carbonate, sandstone, siltstone) volcano- sedimentary (andesite to andesitic tuff, tuff) and intrusive host rocks. The volcano- sedimentary units thought ...  Read More