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)
Sedimentary facies deposited on the continental shelf in the south part of Caspian sea-Iran

Afshin Karimkhani-Bahador; Sadat Feiznia; Mohsen Aleali; Mehran Arian

Volume 33, Issue 3 , August 2023, , Pages 27-54


  To prepare sedimentological data, 98 surface sampling stations have been designed from the seabed in the continental shelf in the southern part of the Caspian Sea and along the coast of Iran. Indicators such as the type and amount of sediment load transported to the sedimentation environment, the energy ...  Read More

Lithostratigraphy, facies and evaluation of sedimentation conditions of Late Miocene Lignite Beds based on paleontology and sedimetology evidence, in the eastern area of Tabriz

Enayatallah Haghfarshi; Peyman Rezaee; Seyed Reza Moosavi Harami; Mohammad Faridi

Volume 33, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 3-26


  Lignite Beds of Tabriz are among of the Neogene formations in the northwestern area of the Iran, which is spread in the eastern suburb of Tabriz. Its sedimentary facies includes facies groups of fine grains clastics, sandstones, limestones and facies of lignite, tuff and microfacies and petrofacies under ...  Read More

Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Lithostratigraphy, Microbiostratigraph and Sedimentary environment of Jahrum Formation in northwest of Shiraz (Chellehgah Sepidan)

Mahnaz Parvaneh Nejad Shirazi; M. Seddighi; P. Balicheh khorram abadi

Volume 29, Issue 116 , August 2020, , Pages 229-238


  This study deals with lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, microfacies analysis, and depositional setting of the Jahrum Formation in Chellehgah Sepidan section, NW Shiraz. Vertical changes in lithological characteristics led to recognition of 15 lithotypes. The Jahrum Formation, in this area, rests conformably ...  Read More

Sedimentary environment, sequence stratigraphy and reservoir characterization of the Kangan Formation in South Pars Gas Field, Iran

Umid Kakemem; Mohammad Adabi; Ehsan Dehyadegari

Volume 29, Issue 115 , June 2020, , Pages 75-86


  Depositional texture, sedimentary structure and present fauna led to characterize twelve carbonate- evaporate facies. These facies were classified in three facies belts including tidal flat, lagoon and shoal. Developpment of tidal zones together with evaporate deposits and thrombolite facies (signs to ...  Read More

Diagenesis processes and recognition original carbonate mineralogy of Asmari formations in Karanj Oil Field (Dezful Embayment, SW Iran)

Yazdan Golestan; Umid Kakemem; Mohammad Adabi; E. Dehyadegari

Volume 29, Issue 114 , December 2019, , Pages 197-208


  Carbonate-evaporate succession with siliciclastic sediments and mixed siliciclastic carbonate deposits of Asmari-Pabdeh reservoir in Karanj Oil Field with Oligo-Miocene in age was studied to determine diagenesis, microfacies and original carbonate mineralogy. Micritization, dissolution, compaction, neomorphism, ...  Read More

A new insight of stratigraphic column, facies variation, and sedimentary environment of the Shemshak group in Parvar-Kavard section, NE Semnan, Iran

H. Hoseini; N. Kohansal Ghadimvad; M. Zamani Pedram; M. R. Majidifard; A. R. Shahidi

Volume 28, Issue 110 , December 2018, , Pages 287-298


  Accumulation of Shemshak group lithofacies have been started during Early-Cimmerian orogeny from middle of Late-Triassic and ended with Middle- Cimmerian discontinuity dating Millde-Jurrasic. So the mostly Siliciclastic and occasionally Marin lithostratigraphic unite has evidences of two major tectonic ...  Read More

Sedimentary environment and sequence stratigraphy of the Routeh Formation in the west of Zanjan (Agh-Bolagh section)

Afshin Zohdi

Volume 27, Issue 108 , September 2018, , Pages 133-144


  In this study, for the first time stratigraphy and depositional history of the Routeh Formation have been evaluated in west of Zanjan (Agh-Bolagh section). These deposits with thickness of 102m consist of limestone, dolomitic limestone with the less frequency of thin-bedded calcareous shales. This sedimentary ...  Read More

Investigating the effects of sedimentary environment and diagenetic processes on the quality of Sarvak reservoir formation within a sequence stratigraphic framework, Kupal Oil Field

Z. Alishavandi; H. Rahimpour-Bonab; A. Kadkhodaei; M. Arian

Volume 27, Issue 107 , June 2018, , Pages 277-286


  The Sarvak Formation deposited in the North to Northeastern margin of the Arabian Platform during the Mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Turonian), and is extensively encountered in the Folded Zagros of southwestern Iran. It is the most important reservoir unit after Asmari Formation in Iran. Petrography of microscopic ...  Read More

Analysis of lithofacies and sedimentary conditions of Paleocene detrital succession in Eastern Alborz, Iran

R Farokhnejad; B Esfandiari; A Motamed

Volume 26, Issue 101 , December 2017, , Pages 211-218


  In this paper the Fajan Formation of Paleocene age with a thickness of 172.5 meters is studied in northwest Shahroud (Eastern Alborz). Main lithology of this formation, at the studied section, consists of conglomerate and sandstone. The formation disconforably overlain  upper Cretaceous limestones ...  Read More

Stratigraphy, Paleontology and Sedimentary Environment of Upper Cretaceous rows, Bahar Section South Esfahan (Central Iran) and its Comparison with Poshte jangal anticline (South east of Lorestan Province)

R. Haftlang; M. Afghah; S. A. Aghanabati; M. Parvaneh Nezhad Shirazi

Volume 26, Issue 104 , September 2017, , Pages 309-318


  Lithological and biological Sequences of Cretaceous in Bahar section, Located in South Esfahan (147 m. true thickness) include grayish olive green pencil- like shales containing Budantysras Ammonites (Albian) interbedded with limy shales. which are covered by glauconitic Sandy Limestone (Early Turonian) ...  Read More

Sedimentary environment, diagenesis and reservoir quality of Upper Sarvak Formation in the Persian Gulf

N Shahverdi; H Rahimpour- Bonab; M.R Kamali; B Esrafili- Dizagi

Volume 25, Issue 98 , March 2016, , Pages 55-66


  The Albian-TuronianSarvak Formation is one of the main oil reservoirs in south and southwest Iran that hosts significant amount of hydrocarbon resources in this region. Facies analysis in seven oil fields of Persian Gulf led to identification of 7 microfaceis that are deposited in four facies belts in ...  Read More

Facies, depositional environment and diagenesis of the Mobarak Formation in Valiabad area, Central Alborz

N Kohansal-Ghadimvand; Sh Gholipouri; P Ghazanfari; R Mahari

Volume 25, Issue 98 , March 2016, , Pages 237-248


  The aim of this study is to determine microfacies and diagenetic processes of the Mobarak Formation with the age of early Carboniferous in Valiabad section, at Karaj-Chalus road.  The thickness of the formation at this section is 339 m and consists of limestone with intercalations of shale and marl. ...  Read More

Ichnofacies Analysis of Kermanshah Radiolarites for the Review of the Sedimentary Environment

A Abdi; M.H Mahmudy Gharaie; M Kariminia; A Karimi Bavandpur; M Mohajjel

Volume 24, Issue 95 , June 2015, , Pages 209-116


  In Kermanshah Radiolarites, Jurassic to late Cretaceous in age, three sedimentary facies including tempestite, pelagic mudstone, and radiolarian wackestone-packstone were identified. Each of these sedimentary facies accompanies by ichnofacies, which reveal the depth and energy of the environment. In ...  Read More

Sedimentary Facies and Sequence Stratigraphy of Qom Formation Deposits in NE Delijan,NW Central Iran

M Karavan; A Mahboubi; H Vaziri-Moghaddam; R Moussavi-Harami

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, , Pages 229-236


  The Oligocene Qom Formation deposits in NW Central Iran (NE Delijan) are widespread in NE-SW trend.Four members of the Qom Formation (unknown, a, b& c1) in the study area consist of mainly marly limestone, limestone, sandy limestone and a minor amounts of sandstone. It disconformablyoverliesthe Lower ...  Read More

Sedimentary Environment and Provenance of Ab-Haji Sandstones in Cheshmeh Bakhshi and Sartakht-e-Shotoran Sections, Kalmard Block, Central Iran

A. M. Ali Khasi; M. Hosseini Barzi; M. Shadan

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, , Pages 231-242


  Determination of sedimentary environment, provenance and tectonic setting of Ab-Haji Formation sandstones (Lower Jurassic) have been carried out in Cheshmeh Bakhshi and Sartakht-e-Shotoran sections which are located in Kalmard Block. Facies analysis of sedimentary facies in mentioned sections implies ...  Read More

Sedimentary Environment, Diagenesis and Geochemistry of the Fahliyan Formation in the Type Section (Fahliyan Anticline) and Gachsaran Oil Field

M. A. Salehi; M. H. Adabi; H. Ghalavand; M. Khatibi-Mehr

Volume 19, Issue 76 , January 2010, , Pages 33-44


  The Fahliyan Formation with the age of Lower Cretaceous (Berriasian-Hauterivian) were studied for microfacies analysis, diagenesis and original carbonate mineralogy in the type section at Fahliyan Anticline and subsurface section in well number 55 of Gachsaran Oil Field. Petrographic studies led to the ...  Read More

Diagenesis and Geochemistry of the Ziyarat Formation in the Type Section, Tochal, (Alborz (

M. H. Adabi; M. Khatibi Mehr; A. Moallemi; A. Sadeghi; M. A. Salehi

Volume 19, Issue 73 , January 2009, , Pages 153-163


  The Ziyarat Formation is an Upper Paleocene to Middle Eocene carbonate sequences, located in North of Tochal Village (south-east of Tehran), near Emam Zadeh Abdollah. The Ziyarat Formation with the total thickness of 212.5 m conformably overlies the Fajan conglomerate and is overlain by greenish tufaceous ...  Read More