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
Mieralization, fluid inclusion, and stable isotope studies (O, S) of the Godar Sorkh gold deposit, Muteh, Sanandaj-sirjan

monire sakhdari; Mehrdad Behzadi; M. Yazdi; Nematollah Rashidnejad Omran; Morteza Sadeghi Naeini

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 27 December 2021


  The Godar Sorkh area is located in the central part of the Sanandaj-Sirjan zone, 20km southwest of the Muteh region. Gold mineralization at Godar Sorkh occurs in quartz-sulfide veins that hosted in metasedimentary rocks. Veins of mineralization typically formed along normal faults. Rock sequences are ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralization of chromite and ilmenite in Kurdistan ophiolite: An approach to determine the geotectonic setting of the ophiolite

Mohammad Ali Rajabzadeh; mohammad amini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 January 2022


  This is report podiform chromite deposits associated with the Kurdistan ophiolite.These ore deposits with granular massive fabric are hosted by dunite and harzburgite occurred in south Marivan city.Chemistry of chromian spinel in the chromite deposits indicated that Cr# for two ore occurrences is high ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Geology, mineralization, alteration and fluid inclusion studies of the Janja porphyry Cu-Mo deposit, Sistan Suture Zone, SE Iran

Nima Rahimi; Shojaedin Shojaedin Niroomand; Mohammad Lotfi; Mojtaba Rahimi Shahid

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 January 2022


  The Janja Cu-Mo porphyry deposit is located at 70 km south of the Nehbandan, Sistan suture zone, Eastern Iran. The porphyry mineralization in the Janja deposit is temporally and spatially associated with the diorite to quartz diorite and granodiorite granular to porphyry stocks that intruded in the Cretaceous ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Tectono-Magmatic Setting of the Granitoids in the Baghak Fe Skarn Deposit, Sangan Mining District, NE Iran

kiamars hosseini; Majid Shahpasandzadeh; Roghayeh zabihi khargh

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 17 January 2022


  The Sangan Mining District (SMD) in the north of the Cenozoic magmatic belt of eastern Iran is constituted of predominantly acidic to intermediate volcanic and pyroclastic rocks, intruded by the Eocene granitoids. In the Baghak Fe skarn deposit, these granitoids are composed of pre-mineralization biotite ...  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

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 17 January 2022


  The Barzavand copper deposit with oligocene age located in 30 Km northeast of Zefreh along tension fault with W-E trend. Alteration in study area is stratabound form and mainly include: pyritization, propylitization, zeolitization, silicification, albitization and prehnitization of basaltic lavas. Furthermore ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Genesis of the Miandasht manto-type copper deposit, East of Mayamey: based on geological, mineralogical and geochemical evidences

Fardin mousivand; Fatemeh Esmaeili; Mahmoud Sadeghian; Seyed Mehran Heidari

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 26 February 2022


  Miandasht copper deposit is located in 24km north west of Abbasabad of Shahrood, and in the Cenozoic volcanic belt of north of Central Iran. Host sequence has Eocene age and include submarine flows (andesite and basalt), pyroclastic (tuff breccia and agglomerate) and sedimentary complex (Nomullitic limestone, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Deformation, alteration and fluid inclusion studies in the Mirgenaghshineh orogenic gold deposit, Northwest of Sanandaj-Sirjan Zone

Hossein Ali Tajeddin; Ebrahim Rastad; Abdolmajid Yaghoubpour; Mohammad Mohajjel

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 13 June 2022


  Mirgenaghshineh gold deposit is located 43 km northwest of Saqqez in the northwestern part of the Sanandaj–Sirjan zone. The rocks in the deposit area predominantly consist of Precambrian and Cretaceous volcanosedimentary sequences of schist, metasandstone, slate and metaandesite which intruded ...  Read More

Economic Geology
An approach to the origin of Nineh Lead-Zinc deposit, North Mahallat, Markazi Province using mineralogical, fluid inclusion and stable isotope (C-O-S) studies

Shayan Akrami; Mohammad Ali Aliabadi; Mohammadreza Hezaree; Abbas Asgari; Tayebeh Ramezani

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 27 June 2022


  The Nineh deposit is a Pb-Zn deposit located in the Malayer-Esfahan metallogenic belt (MEMB) as stratabound and epigenetic mineralization hosted by middle-Jurassic limestone. The replacement and vein mineralization of galena, sphalerite with a minor amount of pyrite occurred in the foreland basin within ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Study of Tareek Darreh Gold and Copper Occurrence North Torbat-e-Jam- Khorasan-Razavi Province, NE-Iran

Kourosh Shabani; Nima Nezafati; Morteza Momenzadeh; Mohammad Hashem Emami; Seyed Jamal Shaykhzakaryaii

Volume 32, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 59-74


  The Tareek Darreh gold Gold & Copper deposit is located 40km north of Torbat- e Jam in the Khorasan-Razavi province,NE-Iran. The study area is mainly comprised of slightly metamorphosed, sedimentary rocks of Jurassic age including alternation of shale, siltstone, and sandstone. These rocks have been ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Geology, structure and mineralization of Cu (± Au) hydrothermal-magmatic deposits of Saveh-Razan region

Seyed Mehran Heidari; Sara Safavy; Afshin Akbarpour; Azra Hassanlou; Bahram Mohaghegh

Volume 32, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 89-104


  Saveh-Razan copper (± gold) area, with WNW direction in the northwest of Urmia-Dokhtar magmatic belt, with the highest reaction to right-sided shear zones and structural trend change during the Oligomyocene, leads to the placement of semi-deep Oligomyocene diorite massifs in shallow rock depths. ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Genesis of the MohammadAbad polymetallic deposit, Delijan: using Geochemistry, and C, O, S isotopes

Ali reza zarasvandi; Mohammad Ali Ali Abadi; Mohsen Rezaei; Houshang Pourkaseb

Volume 32, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 43-56


  The Mohammadabad deposit is located in vicinity of Delijan in central province and in terms of structural zones of Iran,in the Uremia dokhtar zone. Stratabound Fe-Ce mineralization in brecciated, vein, massive, layered and laminar forms, consists ore minerals such as hematite, pyrite, chalcopyrite and ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Zircon trace elements and oxygen fugacities of parental magma of Maher abad and Khopik Cu porphyries, Lut block

Almasi Alireza; Ghasem Nabatian; Amir Mahdavi; Qiuli Li

Volume 32, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 73-88


  The Maher abad and Khopik porphyry Cu deposits occurred in the Upper Eocene (39-37 Ma) in Lut block. All of them associated with intermediate (mostly monzonite) rocks. Porphyry deposits are closely associated with oxidized magmas. Oxygen fugacity (fO2) is a key factor that controls the formation of porphyry ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Type and genetic model of the Toryan sediment-hosted Pb–Zn occurrence, NW Zanjan

Negar Kaboudmehri; Hossein Kouhestani; Mir Ali asghar Mokhtari; Afshin Zohdi

Volume 32, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 103-118


  The Toryan occurrence is located in the Central Iran zone, 120 km northwest of Zanjan. Pb–Zn mineralization at Toryan occurred as laminated and lens-shaped parallel to lamination of grey sandstone units of the Upper Red Formation. Mineralization often formed around and within the fragments of the ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralization, geochemistry and fluid inclusion studies of silicic veins in Sarikhanloo area, NW Meshgin Shahr, NW Iran

Hadi Mohammadian; vartan simmonds; kamal Siahcheshm

Volume 32, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 119-136


  The Sarikhanloo area is located within the Qaradagh metallogenic zone in northwest Meshgin Shahr. Igneous rocks cropped out in this area include successions of Paleocene-Eocene pyroclastic rocks (tuff and andesitic-dacitic lavas with intercalations of ignimbrite) and basaltic andesite lava flows. Igneous ...  Read More

Economic Geology
The Exigency and How of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Classification

Reza ShakorShahabi; Ali Nouri Qarahasanlou; Seyed Reza Azimi; Adel Mottahedi

Volume 31, Issue 3 , December 2021, , Pages 39-48


  Despite the undeniable contribution of small-scale and artisanal mines (ASMs) in the mining industry and small-scale enterprises (SMEs), no clear and comprehensive definition has been provided. Each country and governorate have defined this sector. However, ASMs are entirely different from large-scale ...  Read More

Remote Sensing
Petrography, Geochemistry and Tectonic setting of volcanic rocks in Chomalu polymetallic deposit (North-West of Zanjan)

Mahya Nazarian; Mohammad Lotfi; Arash Gourabjeripour; Majid Ghasemi Siani

Volume 31, Issue 3 , December 2021, , Pages 61-72


  The Chomalu Polymetallic deposit is located in western part of Alborz magmatic belt (Alborz-Azarbaijan) and central part of Tarom-Hashtjin metallogenic province. Eocene volcanic settings in the Chomalu deposit consist of basic rocks (olivinebasalt), intermediate (andesite basalt, andesite to trachyandesite) ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Application of Singularity Index (SI), Fuzzy-Gamma and AHP methods for Pb-Zn Prospecting in the Khondab sheet, Malayer-Isfahan Metallogenic Zone, Iran

Mohammad Amin Jafari; Ahad Nazarpour; Ghodratollah Rostami Paydar

Volume 31, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 79-96


  In this research, using fuzzy logic (gamma) methods, analytic hierarchical analysis (AHP), and based on the weighting of exploratory layers by the opinion of geoscientists, modeling of mineral potential for lead and zinc metals in the Khondab sheet. The geochemical layer related to Pb-Zn metals has been ...  Read More

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
Rocognition of Vanadium Titanomagnetite Origin by SEM and EPMA in Ataieh ,Southwest of Mashhad

Behzad Hajalilou; M. Razmara; Nasim Hajalilou

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 53-64


  The placer ore deposit of Ataeieh is located in south west of Mashhad and central Iranian microplate. The petrography and mineralography studies of VTM placer ore deposit, showed that the main ores in this area from high to low amounts are: magnetite, titanomagnetite, hematite and ilmenite. It revealed ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Ore facies, geochemistry and genesis of Kuhe Rig Fe-Sr-(Mn) deposit, South of Shahroud

Mona Mahdevari; Fardin mousivand; Mahmoud Sadeghian; Mehdi Movahednia

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 79-90


  Kuhe Rig iron- strontium-(manganese) deposit is located in south of Shahrood, in the northern part of the central Iran zone. Mineralization occurred in the Eocene volcano-sedimentary sequence dominated by andesite basalt, basalt and crystal lithic tuffs. Geometry of main ore body is lense-shaped which ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralogy and geochemistry of major and trace elements in argillic alteration zone of the Kamar district, NW Iran

Robabe masoomi; Yoseph Rahimsouri; Hemayat Jamali; Ali Abedini

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 123-136


  The action of alteration processes on the Eocene tuffs has led to the formation of a spread argillic alteration zone in the Kamar district (south of Ardebil, Tarom-Hashtjin Zone). The aim of this study is to determine the factors controlling argillic alteration, using mineralogical studies and chemical ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Type and origin of the north Chargar Cu-Au mineralization, southeast Zanjan: using petrological, mineralogical and geochemical data

Fatemeh Naderlou; Mir Ali asghar Mokhtari; Hossein Kouhestani; Ghasem Nabatian

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 149-162


  North Chargar Cu-Au mineralization located within the Tarom-Hashtjin sub-zone. This area composed of andesite and quartz-andesite lavas alternated with tuffaceouce rocks. The volcanic rocks have calc-alkaline nature and were formed in an active continental margin. Mineralization present as ore-bearing ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Carbon-oxygen isotopic covariation of the Changarzeh Pb±Ag deposit (south Natanz): implication on fluid/rock interaction and CO2 degassing processes

Ebrahim Tale Fazel

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 163-172


  Study of carbon-oxygen isotopic variations in the gangue carbonate minerals and related host rocks has an important role in identifying carbonate hosted lead and zinc deposits and its mechanism of sulfide ore formation. The yellow color dolostone unit attributed to the Shotori Formation with the Middle ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Petrography, mineralogy, litho-geochemistry and study of fluid inclusions in Gheshlaghe Mil gold-copper ore deposit, northwest of Saveh, Iran

maryam sadat lajouei kalaki; Afshin Akbarpour; Alexandre Tarantola; Shohreh Hassanpour; Behzad Mohammadi; Monireh Poshtkoohi

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 199-212


  The Gheshlaghe mil deposit is located in the Urumieh-Dokhtar magmatic belt. Vein- type mineralization is concordance within the rhyodacitic and rhyolite meta-tuff with Eocene age. Alteration zones of sericite, silica, argillic and iron oxides are observed in the investigated area. Primary sulfide minerals ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Geochemistry and tectonomagmatic setting of volcanic rocks of Qoyjeh Yeylaq area (South of Qeydar), Zanjan Province

Hossein Bagherpour; Mir Ali Asghar Mokhtari; Hossein Kouhestani; Ghasem Nabatian

Volume 31, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 51-62


  Qoyjeh Yeylaq volcanic rocks is located approximately in the 120 km southwest of Zanjan, within the Central Iranian zone. The rock units in this area belong to the Cenozoic which consist of mainly Oligo-Miocene volcanic (Basaltic- andesitic lavas) and sedimentary rocks. Based on geochemical classification, ...  Read More