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
Determination of mineralization conditions based on fluid inclusions data in the Oshvand- Skarn deposit, W of Iran

Mehrdad Movahedi; Mohammad Yazdi; Mehrdad Behzadi

Volume 31, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 111-122


  The Oshvad skarn type deposit was formed during the intrusion of a felsic mass into the Permian and Triassic carbonate rocks and ion exchange occurred between the intrusion mass and these units. In order to determine the properties of the mineralizing fluid in this skarn, several fluid inclusions in ...  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

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

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

Mineralogy and determination of thermodynamic conditions at Javinan Skarn, South of Kashan

S. M. Tabatabaei Manesh; M. A. Mackizadeh; saeideh ranjbar; R. Gholinezhad

Volume 28, Issue 109 , September 2018, , Pages 327-338


  Javinan skarn is located at 115 km north west  of  Isfahan (40 km south of Kashan and east of Ghohrud), is included  in Central Iran structural zone and spread in contact with Ghohrud granitoid (Middle Miocene age) with shale, sandstone and limestone succession of the Jurassic age known ...  Read More

geology, petrography, mineralization and fluid inclusion studies in the mesgarabad exploration area, southeast of tehran

M Norouzi; M. Lotfi; M. H. Emami; H. Jamali; A. Abedini

Volume 27, Issue 106 , March 2018, , Pages 243-256


  Mesgarabad area is located in ~10 km southeast of Tehran, the Central- Alborz structural zone (CASZ) of Iran. The rock units exposed in the area consist of Eocene volcanics, volcano-sedimentary and sedimentary rocks intruded by post upper Eocene granodiorite to quartz monzo-diorite. These subvolcanic ...  Read More

Mineralogy and origin of iron rich garnetites in Choogan area- North of Meimeh

F. ayati

Volume 27, Issue 105 , December 2017, , Pages 3-12


  In the studied area, the Cretaceous limestone rocks with abundant cracks are located on the Jurassic shales. Skarn producer fluids have influx into these cracks from a long distance and created distal skarns. The presence of a recrystallized and skarnified limestone rock layer within the shale, distinct ...  Read More

Petrography and mineral chemistry of amphibolitic fragments in the south of Nain Ophiolite skarns, Central Iran

N Shirdashtzadeh; G Torabi; R Samadi

Volume 26, Issue 102 , March 2017, , Pages 153-164


  Some dark green fragments of amphibolites are found within skarns at the south of Nain Ophiolite at the northeast of Nain city. They are similar to ortho-amphibolites (metamorphosed basic rocks) of this ophiolite in hand specimen, but mineralogically they are composed of amphibole (magnesio-hornblende, ...  Read More

Genesis of the Hamyerd iron Deposit, NE Semnan: Using Fluid Inclusion and Stable Isotope (S, C, O) Studies

M Hajibahrami; N Taghipour; G Ghorbani

Volume 25, Issue 97 , December 2016, , Pages 61-70


  The Hamyerd iron deposit is located in the northeast of Semnan in the boundary of the southern Alborz and Central Iran structural zones. A sub-volcanic body of monzonite and monzodiorite composition intruded limestone and pyroclastic rocks (equivalent to the middle Eocene Karaj formation). The iron mineralization ...  Read More

Determining the Origin of Mineralizing Fluid at Qamsar Cobalt Deposit Using Fluid Inclusions and S-O Stable Isotopes

H Mohammaddoost; M Ghaderi; N Rashidnejad-Omran

Volume 24, Issue 96 , September 2015, , Pages 235-248


  Qamsar cobalt deposit is located 26 km south of Kashan, in the middle part of Urumieh-Dokhtar magmatic arc. Exposed rock units in the area include Eocene volcanics, Qom Formation marine sediments and plutonic bodies. The intrusive bodies have quartz-diorite to granodiorite composition as well as porphyry ...  Read More

Using of Rare Earth Elements and Fluid Inclusions in Determination of Fluid Origin producing Panah-Kuh Skarn, NW Taft, Yazd Province

A Zahedi; M Boomeri

Volume 24, Issue 95 , June 2015, , Pages 329-340


  The Panah-Kuh skarn is situated in 50km NW of Taft City in Yazd province. Inrtusion of granodioritic stock into the calcareous-dolomitic rocks of Permian Jamal Formation led to formation of calcic and magnesian skarns. The REE patterns of skarns and its forming garnets show Eu/Eu* and Ce/Ce*ratios increase ...  Read More

Mineralization Stages and Iron Source of Bashkand Deposit Based on Mineralogy, Structure, Texture and Geochemical Evidence, Southwest of Soltanieh

S Shahbazi; M Ghaderi; N Rashidnejad-Omran

Volume 24, Issue 95 , June 2015, , Pages 355-372


  The Bashkand iron deposit is located in 16 km southwest of Soltanieh, in Central Iran Structural Zone. The rock units in the area include alternations of metamorphosed sedimentary rocks of the Kahar Formation, Khorramdarreh granite and an andesitic dike. The major alteration types are argillic, potassic, ...  Read More

Geochemical Behavior of Rare Earth Elements in Garnets of Khut Skarn Using Laser Ablation ICP-MS Data, W Yazd, Iran

A Zahedi1; M Boomeri; M.A Mackizadeh

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, , Pages 263-276


  The garnets from the KhutSkarn in the west of Yazd have been formed as a result of hydrothermal activity ofOligo-Miocene calc-alkaline plutons. The chemical composition of garnets in the Khutskarn are divided into two solid solution of grossularitic-andraditic and almost pure andradite different types. ...  Read More

The Mineralogy and Petrology of Kamtal Skarn (North of Kharvana, Eastern Azarbaijan)

M. A. A. Mokhtari; H. Moinvaziri; M. R. Ghorbani; M. Mehrpartou; G. Hosseinzadeh

Volume 22, Issue 86 , December 2012, , Pages 213-220


  Kamtal skarn zone is located in the 20km north of Kharvana in the Eastern Azarbaijan. Skarn-type metasomatic alteration is the result of Kamtal monzonitic intrusion into the Upper Cretaceous impure carbonates. Kamtal skarn include exoskarn and endoskarn zones. Exoskarn is the major zone that its thickness ...  Read More

Mineralography, Structural and Textural Studies and Genesis of Zaker Iron - Apatite Deposit (Northeast of Zanjan)

N. Khanmohammadi; A. Khakzad; J. Izadyar

Volume 19, Issue 76 , January 2010, , Pages 119-126


  Zaker iron deposit is located in the northeast of Zanjan city and is a part of Tarom volcano – plutonic belt in Azarbaijan – West alborze structural zone. The main rocks of the area consist of folded volcanic - volcanoclastic rocks including breccia tuff, lapilli-tuff and andezitic – ...  Read More

Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Origin of Iron Deposits in North of Semnan

A. R. Ghiasvand; M. Ghaderi; N. Rashidnejad-Omran

Volume 18, Issue 72 , January 2009, , Pages 33-44


  The iron deposits in north of Semnan are located in the south of Central Alborz structural zone. Stratigraphically, the area consists of Paleozoic to Quaternary rock series exposures. The area has been affected by Semnan, Darjazin, Attari and Diktash faults. An intermediate to acidic granitoid body of ...  Read More

Geology, Geochemistry and Genesis of Polymetal Mineralization in the Miveh – Rud Area, NW Iran

H. Jamali; A. Yaghubpur; B. Mehrabi

Volume 18, Issue 71 , January 2009, , Pages 53-62


  Miveh – Rud area is located 50 km north of Tabriz and 65 km west of Ahar at 36ْْ 33′ 02″to 38ْ, 34′ 52″ N and 46 ْْ 12′ 20″ to 46 ْْ 14′ 35″ E. The oldest rock unit in the area includes a thick sequence of Paleocene sedimentary rocks comprising ...  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