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)
1. Geochemistry and the diagenetic sequence of the Taleh Zang Formation in southwest of Kermanshah

Mohammad Shalalvand; Mohammad Adabi; Afshin Zohdi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 13 September 2021


  In this study, the Late Paleocene Taleh Zang Formation in the southwest of Kermanshah hasbeeninvestigatedfor elemental geochemistry and effective diagenetic processes during burial. The thickness of the studied section is 282 meters that mainly composed of shallow marine limestones with interbedded of ...  Read More

2. Application of geochemistry in determination of original mineralogy and recognition of stratigraphic sequences of Aptian deposits in the Kuh-e-Mish section, Zagros basin

Alireza Rostami; Mohammad Adabi; Abbas Sadeghi; seyed Ali moallemi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 22 September 2021


  In this study, geochemical properties of carbonate sediment in the Dariyan Formation have been consider from original mineralogy aspect, then trace element analysis have been used for stratigraphic interpretations of this succession Petrographic studies led to the identification of 13 microfacies. These ...  Read More

3. Secondary minerals in the bat guano deposits from Karaftu Cave, Divandareh, Kurdistan province

Hadi Amin-Rasouli; Nasim Haghighat jou; Mehdi Moradi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 03 November 2021


  Kraftu cave, 67 km northwest of Divandareh in Kurdistan province, includes four floors. The bottom of the second floor, in the bat hall, is covered by thick guano deposits. SEM–EDX analyses of the guano deposits showed secondary sulfate (gypsum, cesanite), phosphate (phosphammite, brushite, taranakite, ...  Read More

4. Development of the Deltaic depositional system (Miocene) in the South Caspian Basin

Mahmoud sharafi; Arsalan Zeinalzadeh; Aram Bayet-Goll; Bijan Biranvand; Mehran Moradpour; Farid Taati

Volume 31, Issue 3 , Autumn 2021, , Pages 83-94


  Miocene siliciclastic sediments with 338m thick are studied in the southern Neka of Northern Alborz flank. Detailed sedimentology study allows recognition four facies associations consist of delta plain, distributary channel, delta front and pro-delta. Delta plain and tidal flat include heterolithic ...  Read More

5. Geochemistry and 14C dating of bat guano deposits from Karafto Cave, Divandareh, Kurdistan province

Hadi Amin-Rasouli; N. Haghighat jou; Mehdi Moradi

Volume 31, Issue 2 , Summer 2021, , Pages 21-30


  Karaftu Cave is located in the 67 km northwest of Divandareh, Kurdistan province. It includes four floors, which the bottom of the second floor, in the bat’s hall, is covered by thick guano deposits. In this study, the distribution of trace elements plus rare earth elements, as well as age determination, ...  Read More

6. Tectono-stratigraphy investigation of the Handun Salt Diapir (Bandar-Abbas Hinterland) Using Exposed Halokinetic Sequences

Parvaneh Faridi; Payman Rezaee; AliReza Piryaei; Mehdi Masoodi

Volume 31, Issue 2 , Summer 2021, , Pages 39-52


  Halokinetic Sequences are used for analyzing and connecting endogenous and exogenous influencing factors on the sedimentary sequences around the diapir. The most important effect of the diapir movement is the creation of different sedimentary spaces in the result of uplift and subsidence. So, the Handun ...  Read More

7. Reservoir properties evaluation based on sequence stratigraphy: A case study from the Asmari Formation in one of the Iranian oil fields

Hamed Hazariyan; Masoumeh Kordi; Mansour Ziaii; Mehrdad Soleimani Monfared; َAhmad Yahyaei

Volume 31, Issue 2 , Summer 2021, , Pages 111-122


  The sequence stratigraphic studies provide information regarding the distribution of different facies within sedimentary basins. With determining relationship between reservoir or non-reservoir facies and sequence stratigraphy, dissemination of reservoir zones can be achieved within sequence stratigraphic ...  Read More

8. Lower-Middle Triassic carbonate platform sedimentary environment in the large anticline of Gadamgah in south of central Alborz

Seyedeh Zahra Pourheidar; Mohamad Hosein Adabi; Mir Reza Moussavi Tasooj; Abbas Sadeghi

Volume 31, Issue 2 , Summer 2021, , Pages 137-148


  The Elika Formation forms the major part of the Triassic carbonate sediments in the Alborz basin. In this study, facies and sedimentary environments of this formation were studied in Shahmirzad section whith a thickness of 746 meters and in Zereshk-Darreh section whith a thickness of 756 meters in the ...  Read More

9. Primary mineralogy of Dalichai carbonate formation and separation of upper boundary with Lar formation based on geochemical studies in northeast of Semnan

Elmira Shahkaram; Mohammad Hosein Adabi; Davood Jahani; Seyed Hamid Vaziri

Volume 31, Issue 1 , Spring 2021, , Pages 13-24


  The Dalichai Formation is the first rock unit of the Middle Jurassic in the Alborz sedimentary basin that has occurred in a marine environment. The boundary of the Dalichai formation with Shemshak Formation is erosional unconformable while it is concordant with Lar formation. Due to lithological similarity, ...  Read More

10. Tectonic provenance of the Upper Red Formation sandstones in the Hesar section, Mahneshan Basin (west Alborz)

Navid Qavim; Najmeh Etemad-Saeed; Mahdi Najafi

Volume 30, Issue 118 , Winter 2021, , Pages 37-46


  The Mahneshan Basin is one of the syntectonic Neogene sub-basins of the Central Iran. The basin is filled by about 4 km of the Miocene Upper Red Formation deposits, showing a combination of halokinetic and growth strata patterns. To assess the provenance evolution of sediments in north of the Mahneshan ...  Read More

11. Ore facies, ore horizons and genesis of the Gol-e-Zard sedeimentary-exhalative (SEDEX) zinc-lead, Lorestan province

hajar ghafleh maramazi; Fardin mousivand; alireza zarasvandi

Volume 30, Issue 118 , Winter 2021, , Pages 153-164


  The Gol-e-Zard zinc-lead deposit is located in the Malayer-Isfahan belt of Sanandaj-Sirjan zone in northeast of Aligudarz, Lorestan province. Mineralization occurred as two different ore horizon within metamorphosed Jurassic shale and sandstone. Generally, two ore facieses were distinguished in the deposit: ...  Read More

12. Comparison of dolomitization models of Triassic-Neocomian carbonates in the easthern High Zagros

Ali Hossein Jalilian

Volume 30, Issue 118 , Winter 2021, , Pages 165-178


  The Mesozoic sequence in the Zagros Region (SW Iran) consists dominantly of carbonates especially dolomite that play the role of reservoir in many oil and gas fields of the region. To investigate the function of sedimentary and diagenetic processes in the formation of Triassic-Neocomian dolomites of ...  Read More

13. A new hypothesis on the petrogenesis of Saray volcano with emphasis on formation of Sanidine megacryst, (crystallization in an isolated magma chamber)

Mahdi Ghaderi; Mohsen Moayyed; Nasir Amel; Monire Mojarrad

Volume 30, Issue 117 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 3-16


  The Saray volcano is located on the East of the Urmia Lake. This extinct stratovolcano mainly consists of Leucitite lavas and related pyroclasts. Dykes with composition of Leucite phonolite, Lamprophyre, Trachyte and microsyenite intruded into leucitite. Field evidences indicate that minette and trachytic ...  Read More

14. Depositional Environment, Sequence stratigraphy and Reservoir quality of the Jahrum Formation in Binaloud oil field, Persian Gulf

keyvan ahzan; Nader Kohansal Ghadimvand; Seyed Mohsen Aleali; Davood Jahani

Volume 30, Issue 117 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 147-154


  The Jahrum Formation (Paleocene-Mid Eocene) is one of the most important reservoir units in the Zagros basin and the Persian Gulf. The thickness of this formation in Binaloud oil field in Persian Gulf, which mainly consists of limestones and Dolomites, is about 660 meters. In this research, depositional ...  Read More

15. Provenance of the siliciclastic deposits of Ilanqareh Formation in the Pireshagh section, south of Jolfa, based on the petrography, geochemistry and heavy mineral assemblage

Javad Anjerdi; Mahdi Jafarzadeh; Adel Najafzadeh; Rahim Mahari

Volume 30, Issue 117 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 205-216


  In this research, a combination of petrography, geochemistry and heavy minerals analysis methods are implemented for investigating the provenance of quartzarenitic and subarkosic sandstones of Ilanqareh Formation with Late Devonian age in Azerbaijan, south of Jolfa. Investigation of the quartz types ...  Read More

16. Tectono-sedimentary Setting of Maastrichtian Deposits along NW-SE Transect in Fars Area, SE Zagros

Somayeh Parham; Alireza Piryaei; Mansur Ghorbani; Seyyed Reza Moosavi Harami

Volume 30, Issue 117 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 253-264


  Late Cretaceous in Zagros encompasses regional tectonics and caused foreland basin to form in northeast of the Arabian Plate. Salt tectonics is also locally affected this area. One of the time periods that can better picture this tectono-sedimentary evolution is Maastrichtian. In order to investigate ...  Read More

17. Reservoirl study of Sarvak formation base on microfacies, diagenetic process and flow units distribation

Zeinab Aalishavandi; Hossain Rahimpour-Bonab; Ali Kadkhodaei; Mehran Arian

Volume 29, Issue 116 , Summer 2020, , Pages 145-160


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

18. Application of Morphology and Elemental Distribution of Gamma-Ray Log in Consideration of Environmental Conditions and Sequence Stratigraphy of Asmari Formation, Karun Field

Samira Akbarzadeh; Abdolhossein Amini; Vahid Tavakoli; Khosro Heydari

Volume 29, Issue 116 , Summer 2020, , Pages 193-202


  The Oligo–Miocene Asmari Formation is the most important reservoir rocks of the Dezful embayment oil fields. This study interpret sedimentary environments and sequence stratigraphy of the Asmari Formation in Karun oil field based on changes in facies, gamma-ray log morphology and change in concentration ...  Read More

19. Sedimentology and sedimentary environments of South and southwestern wetlands of Lake Urmia

B. Mirzapour; R. Lak; M. Aleali; M. Djamali; R. Shahbazi

Volume 29, Issue 116 , Summer 2020, , Pages 253-264


  Lake Urmia is one of the largest salt supersaturated lakes in the world that is located in northwestern Iran. Many wetlands are located around of Lake Urmia, especially in the southern part of the lake. Wetlands are important as a platform for recording environmental and climatic events. The ...  Read More

20. Analysis of sedimentary texture and effects of vegetation in the Nebkha dunes of Shahdad, eastern Kerman: Application in the formation mechanism

Sara Ebrahimi Meymand; Hamed Zand-Moghadam; Mohammad Khanehbad; Asadollah Mahboubi Mahboubi; Gholamreza Hosseinyar

Volume 29, Issue 115 , Spring 2020, , Pages 27-38


  Nebkhas are one of the aeolian dunes that play an important role in wind erosion by stabilizing sediments around plants. Due to the depression of northern Shahdad plain (eastern Kerman), the sever wind impact, high rate of sediment supply and the presence of desert plants, nebkhas have expanded. In this ...  Read More

21. 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 , Spring 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

22. Evaluation of past climate change in lake Urmia, according to clay minerals

Sh. Erfan; K. Rezaei; R. Lak; S. M. Ale Ali

Volume 29, Issue 115 , Spring 2020, , Pages 123-136


  Lake Urmia is the greatest hayper salin Lake in the world. This Lake, located in Azerbaijan area, Northwest of Iran is an intra-continental sedimentary basin. Its area is about 6000 km2 with an average water depth of 6 meter. Evaluation of past climate change in Lake Urmia, according to Clay Minerals, ...  Read More

23. 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 , Autumn 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

24. Depositional environments and the extension of Basal Anhydrite evaporitic facies of the Asmari Formation in ‎the Dezful Embayment and surrounding areas, SW Iran

Saeideh Rahmani; Behrouz Rafiei

Volume 29, Issue 113 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 101-114


  The Oligo-Miocene Asmari Formation consists of carbonate facies with lesser amount of evaporites. The evaporite ‎unit deposited at the base of the Asmari Formation is called Basal Anhydrite. Depositional model was investigated ‎using field data, geophysical logs and the Basal Anhydrite facies ...  Read More

25. Identification of Falling Stage System Tract in fluvial successions, an example from Shurijeh Formation

Gholamreza Hosseinyar; Reza Moussavi-Harami; Iraj Abdollahi fard; Asadollah Mahboubi; Hamidreza Mosaffa

Volume 29, Issue 113 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 283-290


  Identification of falling-stage system tracts (FSST) in sequence stratigraphy has important role in sequence boundary recognition and exploration researches. However, formation and preservation chance of its related facies in the fluvial successions is very low. This study pays to signs and evidence ...  Read More