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)
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Volume 23 (2014)
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Economic Geology
Geochemical characteristics of igneous host rocks associated of Lubin-Zardeh epithermal gold deposit, NW of Iran

SHAHRAM RAHMANI; Hasan Zamanian; reza Zarei Sahamieh

Volume 29, Issue 114 , December 2019, , Pages 289-302


  Abstract: The study area is located 45Km NE Zanjan in the Azerbaijan-Western Alborz zone. Quartz-monzonite and dacitic brecciated tuffs are the main host rocks to the Lubin-Zardeh deposit. These rocks are predominantly of K-high calc-alkaline shoshonitic I-type, metaluminous magnesian affinities of Cordilleran ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Investigation of structural characteristic and bond composition of coals of Gheshlagh region, Eastern Alborz: Using of XRD, FT-IR and Raman

nader taghipour; Tahereh Rabani; Reza Zahiri

Volume 29, Issue 113 , November 2019, , Pages 75-88


  Coal deposits in Gheshlagh region are embedded in the sediments of Shemshak formation with lithological units such as sandstone, conglomerate, siltstone, limestone and argillite. For investigation of mineralogy and structural characteristics of Gheshlagh coal seams sampled of eleven coal seams in four ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Tectonic setting of the Mahirud Volcano-plotonic Complex: Different viewpoint on the geodynamic history of East Iran

shahriar keshtgar; Sasan Bagheri; shahriar keshtgar

Volume 29, Issue 113 , November 2019, , Pages 131-144


  Abstract The Mahirud volcano-plutonic Complex (MVPC), known as Cheshmeh Ostad Group, an rock assemblage including several plutons and volcano-sedimentary successions, crops out at the northeastern part of the Sistan Suture Zone. Igneous rocks of the MVPC, consist of volcanic lavas and pyrclastic rocks, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralogy, texture and structure and genetic model of Kahak Manto-type copper deposit in the Eocene volcano-sedimentary sequence, south Qom

Zahra Kaboodi; Majid Ghaderi; Ebrahim Rastad

Volume 29, Issue 113 , November 2019, , Pages 145-154


  The Kahak copper deposit occurs in the Eocene volcano-sedimentary sequence of Qom region, Urumieh-Dokhtar magmatic arc. The oldest rock unit in this sequence is a crystal tuff, overlain by tuff, andesite, sandstone, conglomerate, and limestone. Host rocks to the Kahak deposit include andesite and tuff, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Petrology, geochemistry, Zircon dating and Sr-Nd isotopes of metamorphic and igneous rocks in Kabodan area, Northern Bardaskan, Khorasan Razavi province

Hossein Abasnia; M. H. Karimpour; Azadeh Malekzadeh Shafaroudi

Volume 29, Issue 113 , November 2019, , Pages 189-198


  Damanghor area is located northern Bardaskan, Khorasan Razavi province, and structurally, it is a part of Taknar zone. Geology of the area includes of Taknar metamorphosed sedimentary rocks and metarhyolite, which is intruded by diabasic rocks as stoke and dyke. The texture of metarhyolies is porphyry ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralization and geochemistry of manganese ore related to Kamyaran ophiolites-NW of Iran

Rahimzadeh Bahman; M. Movahednia

Volume 29, Issue 113 , November 2019, , Pages 199-210


  The Kamyaran manganese is located in the 20 km from NW of Kamyaran and south of Kurdistan province. In geological structure map these Mn-deposite are outcrops in Zagros and northern Sanandaj-Sirjan collision zone and close to Zagros ophiolites. In this area, Mn-mineralization occurs as regular lenses ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Procedure of Supergene processes with an interpretation from leached capping and oxide enrichment zone in Mahour polymetal deposit, west of Dehsalm

Simindokht Younesi; Mohammadreza Hosseinzadeh; Mohsen Moayyed

Volume 29, Issue 113 , November 2019, , Pages 291-300


  Mineralogy of oxide zone as clue about past climate reveals occurrence of supergene enrichment processes in Mahour Zn-Cu-(Pb-Bi-Ag) mineralization, in central Lut, during two stages: In first stage that supergene processes have occurred from meteoric waters in an arid climate during Oligocene to Upper ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Thermometry and Origin of Mineralizing Fluid at Barika Gold Deposit, East of Sardasht

H Tajeddin; Ebrahim Rastad; Abdolmajid Yaghoubpour; Mohammad Mohajjel; Richard Goldfarb

Volume 28, Issue 111 , May 2019, , Pages 17-28


  Barika gold (and silver)-rich volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit is located 18 km east of Sardasht city in the northwestern of Sanandaj–Sirjan metamorphic Zone. The rocks in the vicinity of the Barika deposit predominantly consist of Cretaceous volcanosedimentary sequences of phyllite, slate, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Application of multifractal methods in stream sediment sampling to identifying Cu and Mo anomalies in Varzaghan 1:100,000 Sheet

Meysam Nikfarjam; Ardeshir Hezarkhani; Kaveh Pazand

Volume 28, Issue 111 , May 2019, , Pages 75-82


  The study area (Varzaghan 1:100,000 Sheet) is located in eastern Azarbaijan province and Ahar-Arasbaran metallogenic zone. The magmatism in this area is happened widespreadly that leads to several important deposits like Sungun world class deposit. According to the importance of this region from Cu-Mo ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mianaj iron occurrence, southwest of Zanjan: Metamorphosed and deformed volcano-sedimentary type of mineralization in Sanandaj- Sirjan zone

Fattaneh Pourmohammad; Hossein Kouhestani; Amir Morteza Azimzadeh; Ghasem Nabatian; Mir Ali Asghar Mokhtari

Volume 28, Issue 111 , May 2019, , Pages 161-174


  Mianaj Fe ore occurrence is located in the Takab-Angouran-Takht-e-Soleyman metallogenic zone, 100 km southwest of Zanjan. In this area, Fe mineralization occurs as lens-shaped bodies parallel to the foliation of schist and rhyolitic meta-tuff units (equal to Kahar Formation). Based on mineralography, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Vein-type copper mineralization in the Zarandieh area based on mineralogy, geochemistry and fluid inclusions studies, Saveh, Markazi province

seyran yousefi; masoud alipourasl

Volume 28, Issue 111 , May 2019, , Pages 203-214


  The Zarandieh district is situated approximately 42 km northeast Saveh (Markazi province) and in the northwestern part of the Urumieh-Dokhtar magmatic belt. In this area, mineralization is hosted by Eocene andesitic lava and Oligo-Miocene diorite and gabbroic rocks. According to the geochemical evidence, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Investigations on Bagher Abad and Darreh Badam fluorite deposits based on REE data, Southeast Mahallat, Markazi Province

mohammad maanijou; Azadeh Mirzai

Volume 28, Issue 111 , May 2019, , Pages 247-256


  Bagher Abad and Darreh Badam fluorite mineralizations are located in southeast Mahallat city (Markazi province) and occured as veins with common trend of East-West within slate and phyllite of Shemshak Formation (Lower Jurassic). The fluorite is the main mineral of the veins and quartz, barite, calcite, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralization horizons, stracture and texture, alteration and mineralization stages in the Zn-Pb (Ba) Eastern Haft-Savaran deposit in Malayer-Esfahan metallogenic belt, south of Khomain

Pouria Mahmoodi; Ebrahim Rastad; Abdorrahman Rajabi; Mehran Moradpour

Volume 28, Issue 110 , December 2018, , Pages 3-12


  The Early Cretaceous Eastern Haft-Savaran Zn-Pb (Ba) deposit situated in the Arak mining district and occurred within the extentional back-arc of Malayer-Esfahan basin. Mineralization occurred in two horizons in the Estern Haft-Savaran deposit. First horizon is major horizon that formed within the most ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Using fractal models to separation of high-grade mineralized zones in the Zarshuran gold deposit, Takab, NW Iran

Ghodratollah Rostami Paydar

Volume 28, Issue 110 , December 2018, , Pages 55-66


  The Zarshuran gold deposit in northwest Iran is located in historic gold and arsenic mining area in the Sanandaj-Sirjan geo-structural zone. This area is mainly composed of Precambrian rocks. The Oligo-Miocene granitoid intrusions in Pre-Cambrian formations which are the country rocks of gold mineralization ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Tashvir ore occurrence, NE Zanjan: Intermeiate-sulfidation style of epithermal base metal (Ag) mineralization in the Tarom-Hashtjin zone

Hossein Kouhestani; Mir Ali Asghar Mokhtari

Volume 28, Issue 110 , December 2018, , Pages 97-108


  Tashvir ore occurrence, 75 km northeast of Zanjan, is located in the Tarom-Hashtjin subzone. Mineralization occurs as ore-bearing quartz vein-veinlets within the Eocene tuffs and andesitic lavas (equal to Karaj Formation). Ore minerals include chalcocite, chalcopyrite and galena, and quartz, calcite ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Mineralization and geochemistry of Arsenic in alteration system of Qezelbalaq district, Hashtrud, southeast of Tabriz

shirin fatahi; Ahmad Jahangiri; Farhad Maleckqasemi; seyedhasan tabatabaei

Volume 28, Issue 110 , December 2018, , Pages 149-160


  Abstract Qezelbalaq Arsenic ore deposite is located in Hashtrud, 120 km from southeast of Tabriz. In this district effect of dacitic Sahand domes on sandy limestones and Qom formation sandstone with Oligomiocene age and pyroclacitic units with Miocene age leads to formation of various types of alteration ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Application of hybrid AHP-TOPSIS method for prospectivity modeling of Cu porphyry in Varzaghan district, Iran

Reza Ghezelbash; A. Maghsoudi

Volume 28, Issue 109 , September 2018, , Pages 33-42


  Varzaghan district is located in NW of Arasbaran magmatic belt (AMB) which is one of the most highly mineralized region in Iran and host to a significant number of porphyry Cu deposits such as Sungun Cu-Mo porphyry deposit. The main goal of this study is synthesizing diverse raster-based evidence layers ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Investigation of geochemistry, mineral chemistry and changes in magnetite mineralization generations in the Khak Sorkh iron skarn, west of Yazd.

S. Maleki; A. A. Calagari; K. Siahcheshm; S. Alirezaei

Volume 28, Issue 109 , September 2018, , Pages 55-66


  Khak Sorkh iron deposit located about 42 km northwest of Nadushan town in Yazd Province. Host rock include upper Triassic-Jurassic limestone which are intruded by Oligo-Miocene granitoid bodies. Mineralization is dominated by magnetite, and serpentine is the main waste mineral. Skarn mineral assemblages ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Studying the genesis of tourmaline and behaviour of rare earth elements during formation of tourmaline in Shirbit Area (Northeast Ahar, East Azarbaijan)

Mitra Eftekhari; Mohammad reza Hosseinzadeh; Mohsen Moayyed

Volume 27, Issue 108 , September 2018, , Pages 67-74


  The Studied area is located in vicinity of the Sherbit village, about 28 km to the northwest of Ahar (in Eastern Azerbaijan province. Quartz monzonite intrusion is the host rock of hydrothermal tourmaline in this area. On the basis of their textural features, the tourmalines can be divided into four ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Geology, Mineralogy and fluid inclusion studies of the Abdossamadi barite deposit, northeast Marivand

Hossein Ali Tajeddin; S Hassankhanlou; Mohammad Mohajjel

Volume 28, Issue 109 , September 2018, , Pages 97-108


  Abdossamadi barite deposit is located 80 km northeast of the city of Marivan in the northwestern part of the Sanandaj–Sirjan metamorphic zone. The rocks in the deposit area predominantly consist of Cretaceous volcanosedimentary sequences of metamorphosed andesite, calcareous shale and limestone, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Evidences of probable porphyry Cu-Au mineralization in Namegh area, Northeast of Kashmar: geology, Alteration, mineralization, geochemistry, and fluids inclusion studies

Hakima Taghadosi; Azadeh Malekzadeh Shafaroudi

Volume 27, Issue 108 , September 2018, , Pages 105-114


  Namegh area is located northeastern Kashmar, Khorasan Razavi province, and centeral part of of Khaf-Kashmar-Bardaskan magmatic belt. Geology of the araea is covered by Eocene volcanic rocks having andesite to rhyolite composition, which are intruded by subvolcanic intrusions with monzonite, monzodiorite, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Geology, mineralization, mineralogy and genesis of Pirgheshlagh Cu-Zn-Pb deposit, NW Zanjan

Mahin Zolfaghari; Ghasem Nabatian; Amir Morteza AzimZadeh; Maryam Honarmand; P. Azizi

Volume 28, Issue 109 , September 2018, , Pages 133-148


  Pirgheshlagh Cu-Zn-Pb deposit is located in the Central Iranian zone, north-east of the Mahneshan in the Zanjan province. The Kahar Formation with Precambrian age is the oldest Formation in the area which cutted by the granitic dykes. The Pirgheshlagh Cu-Zn-Pb mineralization occurred mainly as tabular-shape ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Geology and mineralization of Sebandoon gold deposit, North of Bardeskan

Behzad Hamamipour; H. A. Tajeddin; Leila Barahmand

Volume 27, Issue 108 , September 2018, , Pages 155-168


  The Sebandoon gold deposit is located 40 km north of the Bardaskan in the northern part of the Central Iran. The rock units exposed in the area consist of upper Cretaceous volcano-sedimentary sequences of trachyte-trachyandesite, andesibasalt,tuff and carbonaceous shale which intruded by post Eocene ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Hydrothermal alteration in the Gazestan magnetite-apatite deposit and comparison with other Kiruna-type iron deposits in the Bafq district, Central Iran

Rasoul Sepehrirad; Saeed Alirezaei; Amir Morteza Azimzadeh

Volume 27, Issue 108 , September 2018, , Pages 257-268


  The Gazestan magnetite-apatite deposit is hosted within an upper Proterozoic-lower Cambrian volcanic-sedimentary sequence, known as Rizu series, in the Bafq district, Central Iran. The Gazestan deposit occurred in intensely altered felsic-intermediate subvolcanic and volcanic host rocks. Field observations, ...  Read More

Economic Geology
Sulfur isotope variations of sulfide minerals in porphyry systems of the Meiduk cluster, Kerman Cenozoic magmatic arc, southeastern Iran

Hadi Mohammaddoost; Majid Ghaderi; Jamshid Hassanzadeh

Volume 27, Issue 107 , June 2018, , Pages 3-16


  Sulfur isotope data on pyrite, chalcopyrite and molybdenite in the A, B and D type veinlets in porphyry systems of the Meiduk cluster, located in northwestern part of the Kerman copper belt, show that these systems have near zero δ34S values. Sulfur isotope composition for the Chah-Firouzeh and ...  Read More