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)
Sedimentology
Palaeo-seismic events correlation in the west Makran with the Oman Sea depth sea cores’ physical and biological properties

Sedigheh Amjadi; Hamid Alizade Lahijani; Mohamad Hosein Mahmudy Gharaie; Razieh Lak; Nick Marriner

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 June 2024

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2023.389392.2070

Abstract
  AbstractAlthough the second deadliest tsunami in the Indian oceans was triggered in the Makran zone, our knowledge in regard to the number of tsunami events through the Holocene is negligible. In this study the sedimentary environment palaeo-tsunami have reconstructed and identified by Gulf of Oman deep ...  Read More

Sedimentology
Mixed carbonate-siliciclastic platforms: a case study from the Hauterivian-Barremian Gadvan Formation in the Interior Fars area, southern Iran

Ali Hossein Jalilian; Mohammad Ali Kavoosi

Volume 33, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 95-110

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2023.408546.2101

Abstract
  The Hauterivian-Barremian Gadvan Formation represents a depositional sequence in the central and eastern regions of the Zagros Mountains. Field surveys and petrography of 30 thin-sctions of this Formation in the Khaneh-Kat anticline togheter with wireline logs (gamma-ray and sonic) and 25 thin-sections ...  Read More

Sedimentology
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

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.343081.2000

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
Paleoclimate reconstruction in Jiroft during the late Holocene

Alireza Vaezi; Vahid Tavakoli; Abdolmajid Naderi-Beni

Volume 33, Issue 3 , August 2023, , Pages 55-70

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2023.366231.2035

Abstract
  In the present study, in order to reconstruct the paleoenvironmental and climatic changes of Jiroft during the last 4000 years, several evidences of sedimentology and biogeochemistry on a sedimentary core have been investigated. Around. 3950 cal yr BP, low values of Ti/Al, Si/Al, C/N and CPI along with ...  Read More

Sedimentology
Application of geochemistry in determining the parent rock of terrigenous sediments: a case study from sediments of south and west of Urmia Lake

Mahmoud Sharafi; Mahdi Jafarzadeh; Aram Bayet-Goll; Razieh Lak

Volume 33, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 223-238

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.336034.1989

Abstract
  The Urmia Lake, which is a tectonic depression in the northwest of Iran, has received a lot of eroded sediments of the geological records of the lake watershed. Because of the constant drought in the recent years, sediments have been subjected to the wind erosion and thus are an important source for ...  Read More

Sedimentology
Sedimentary environment, sea level changes and mixing mechanism in mixed siliciclastic-carbonate ‌sequence of Qom Formation in Dastjerd area

Mahshid Sarookhani; Mahboubeh Hosseini-Barzi; Ali Mobasheri

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 367-378

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.334281.1988

Abstract
  The Qom Formation with Oligocene-Miocene age which is important due to its hydrocarbon reservoirs in some areas, is outcropped with a 330 meters thick mixed siliciclastic-carbonate sequence in Dastjerd area that uncomfortably overlain the Lower Red Formation and is conformably underlained by Upper Red ...  Read More

Sedimentology
Facies changes and sedimentary environment in a pre-arc basin (Nazarkardeh Formation, Kopeh Dagh sedimentary basin, northeastern Iran)

Zeinab Sheikholeslami; , Mahmoudreza Majidifard; Seyed Mohsen Aleali; Mohammad Javanbakht; Morteza Taherpour Khalilabad

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 379-394

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.329978.1984

Abstract
  A unique basement of Kopeh  Dagh sedimentary basin is located and investigated in Agh-darband area, northeastern Iran. The second formation of the Agh- darband group, the Nazarkardeh Formation is cropped out in the area by carbonate and volcanogenic successions. This Formation with Anisian age is ...  Read More

Sedimentology
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 Hossein Adabi; Abbas Sadeghi; Seyed Ali Moallemi

Volume 32, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 45-58

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2021.298502.1927

Abstract
  The Dariyan Formation with the Aptian age is the youngest reservoir formation of the Upper Khami group which is important in terms of hydrocarbon reservoir potential. This formation is 135 meters thick in the Kuh-e-Mish surface section and consists of thin, thick and massive limestone, marl and shale. ...  Read More

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

Hadi Amin-Rasouli; Nasim Haghighat jou; Mahdi Moradi

Volume 32, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 75-88

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2021.286204.1909

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
Geochemistry and the diagenetic sequence of the Taleh Zang Formation in southwest of Kermanshah

Mohammad Shalalvand; Mohammad Adabi; Afshin Zohdi

Volume 32, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 27-42

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2020.230000.1790

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
Geochemistry, and Geodynamic of Upper Cretaceous shale, Northern Sanandaj-Sirjan Zone, Western Iran

Hadi Amin-Rasouli; Hossein Azizi; shahla mahmodyan

Volume 31, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 13-28

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2021.250456.1850

Abstract
  The Upper Cretaceous succession (UCS) of the north Sanandaj-Sirjan zone consists of five units. The units are 2000 m thick, including shale, sandstone, limestone, intrafomational conglomerate with interbedded basaltic- andesitic lava. This succession is unconformably underlain by Lower Cretaceous and ...  Read More

Sedimentology
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 , December 2021, , Pages 83-94

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2021.246219.1837

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , September 2021, , Pages 21-30

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2020.220928.1762

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , September 2021, , Pages 39-52

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2020.231133.1794

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , September 2021, , Pages 111-122

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2020.227528.1784

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , September 2021, , Pages 137-148

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2020.194184.1679

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , June 2021, , Pages 13-24

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2019.188226.1661

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , January 2021, , Pages 37-46

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2020.208284.1721

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , January 2021, , Pages 153-164

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2020.151062.1545

Abstract
  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

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

Ali Hossein Jalilian

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

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2020.226477.1782

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , December 2020, , Pages 3-16

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2019.177151.1630

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , December 2020, , Pages 147-154

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2019.156461.1571

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , December 2020, , Pages 205-216

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2020.205922.1717

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , December 2020, , Pages 253-264

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2019.96479.1241

Abstract
  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

Sedimentology
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 , August 2020, , Pages 145-160

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2018.93509.1204

Abstract
  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