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
Geochemistry of major and rare earth elements in garnets of the Aghbolagh iron-copper skarn, West-Azarbaidjan province

nasrin khajehmohammadlou; Ali Asghar Calagari; Kamal Siahcheshm; Ali Abedini

Volume 30, Issue 117 , December 2020, , Pages 265-274


  The Aghbolagh iron-copper skarn is located in ~21 km north of Oshnavieh, southwest of West-Azarbaidjan province. The intrusion of Cretaceous granitic body into the Cambrian Barut, Zagun, and Lalun Formations (carbonate, shale, and sandstone) was accompanied by development of calcic-type skarn, hornfels, ...  Read More

Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Genesis of the Bagoushi Karst Bauxite Deposit, Northwestern Fars Province, Iran

Hasan Zamanian; Ghasem Beiranvand; Farhad Ahmadnejad

Volume 28, Issue 112 , August 2019, , Pages 269-280


  Bagoushi deposit is located in 37 km northwestern Masiri in Fars province. Structurally the deposit is situated in the Zagros Simply Folded Mountain belt and developed in Upper Cretaceous carbonates. From the top to bottom, the deposit is consisting of red, pisolitic, brown, brecciate, and kaolinitic ...  Read More

Investigation on the genesis of the iron oxide- apatite ± REE deposits of the Bafgh-Saghand district (Central Iran), based on oxygen isotope studies

S. A. Majidi; M. Lotfi; M. H. Emami; N. Nezafati

Volume 28, Issue 109 , September 2018, , Pages 237-244


  The metallogenic zone of Bafgh-Saghand in central Iran hosts huge low-titanium iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposits (also called Kiruna type iron deposits) with more than 1500 Million tons grading 55% iron. The genesis of these deposits including Chadormalu, Choghart, She-Chahun, and Esfordi has long been ...  Read More

Rare earth elements geochemistry of alteration system of the Basir-Abad area, Northeast of Ahar, NW Iran

A Abedini

Volume 26, Issue 101 , December 2017, , Pages 173-182


  The Basir-Abad area (northeast of Ahar, East-Azarbaidjan province) is a part of the Cenozoic Ahar-Arasbaran magmatic belt in northwest of Iran. Intrusion of granitic and granodioritic igneous rocks of Oligocene age into the Eocene volcanic rocks (andesite, trachy-andesite, andesi-basalt and basalt) resulted ...  Read More

The genesis of iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposits: evidence from the geochemistry of apatite in Bafq-Saghand district, Central Iran

S. A. Majidi; M. Lotfi; M. H. Emami; N. Nezafati

Volume 27, Issue 105 , December 2017, , Pages 233-244


  The Origin of Iron Oxide-Apatite deposits (IOA) with low Ti or Kiruna type deposits has long been a matter of debate. In this case, several provenances have been proposed for these deposits which include: magmatic, magmatic-hydrothermal, hydrothermal, banded iron formations, and sedimentary-exhalative. ...  Read More

Mineralogy and rare earth elements geochemistry of Jeirud phosphate deposit in Shemshak valley, north Tehran

S.J Moghaddasi

Volume 26, Issue 102 , March 2017, , Pages 324-313


  Jeirud phosphate deposit is located about 45 km north of Tehran, in the central part of the Alborz geological-structural zone. This deposit is occurred in Jeirud Formation, which is one of the major hosts of phosphate deposits in Iran. Jeirud phosphate deposit is composed of several phosphatic sandstone ...  Read More

Sedimentology and Geochemistry of Siliciclastic Sediments (Tertiary-Quaternary) in the Eastern Coasts of Chabahar, SE Sistan and Baluchistan

M Afarin; M Boomeri; A Mahboubi; M Gorgij; M.A Hamzeh

Volume 24, Issue 96 , September 2015, , Pages 85-97


  In this study, geochemical and sedimentological assessment was carried out on mudstone and sandstone deposits of Eastern coasts of Chabahar. Fifty samples were taken from five  sectione of Tiss, Ramin, Lipar, Gorankesh and Garindar estuary and subjected to grain size analysis and chemical analysis ...  Read More

Studies of Mineralogy and Rare Earth Elements Geochemistry of Ba-Fe-Mn Ores in Ghareh-bolagh, East of Mahabad, West-Azarbaidjan Province

M Roohafza; S Alipour; A Abedini

Volume 23, Issue 90 , March 2014, , Pages 39-44


  Ghareh-bolagh area is located in 20 Km of east of Mahabad, south of West-Azarbaidjan province. Carbonate rocks of Bayandour formation and dolomites of Soltanieh formation in this area are the host of mineralizations from Barium, iron and manganese. Based upon mineralogical investigations, barite, magnetite, ...  Read More

Distribution and Abundance of Rare Earth Elements in Magnetite from Gol-Gohar Iron Ore Deposit, Sirjan, Kerman

Y Bayati-Rad; H Mirnejad; J Ghalamghash

Volume 23, Issue 90 , March 2014, , Pages 217-224


  Gol-Gohar mining complex, located southwest of Sirjan (KermanProvince) and within the Sanandaj-Sirjan structural zone, has a number of iron-rich deposits that provides 30% of steel demand in the country. The main ore in this deposit is magnetite with subordinate amounts of hematite and accessory pyrite ...  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

Study of Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Manganese Ore and Host Rocks of the Robat Karim Manganese Deposit, Southwest Tehran

Seyed Javad Moghaddasi; Y. Negahban

Volume 21, Issue 83 , December 2012, , Pages 67-76


  Robat Karim manganese deposit is located in 7 km northwest of Robat Karim (southwest of Teharan), within northeastern margin of Orumiyeh-dokhtar volcanic belt. Based on regional geology, the studied area is situated in the northern Saveh Eocene volcanic assemblage, composed of rhyolite, trachyte, andesite ...  Read More