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Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
The origin and Geothermobarometery of andesites from Masahim volcano, Shahr-e-Babak, Kerman SE Iran

Zahra Khajehjavaran; Gholam Reza Ghadami; Mohammad Poosti; Abbas Moradian; Behrouz Karimi Shahraki

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 1-14

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.311942.1958

Abstract
  Andesites are located in the north of shahr-e-babak , central Iran, Urumieh- Dokhtar belt. The main texture in these rocks is porphyry and their phenocrysts are plagioclase (Andesine to Labradorite), pyroxene (Augite), amphibol (Tschermakite and Magnesiohornblende). These properties are signatures of ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Mineral chemistry, thermobarometry and genesis of clinopyroxenes in Silurian mafic metavolcanic rocks of Maku, North West of Iran

Farzaneh Valinasab Zarnagh; Mohsen Moayyed; Ahmad Jahangiri; Hossein Azizi

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 15-28

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.307112.1944

Abstract
  There are discontinuous outcrops of volcanic rocks in the West Azarbaijan province and in the north of Maku city. These volcanic complex were bimodal and compose of acidic and basic lava and pyroclastic rocks. Mineral chemistry studies show that clinopyroxenes in the studied rocks are diopside. These ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Geochemistry and petrogenesis of intrusive rocks of Chadormalu deposit; an implication on whole rock geochemistry and Sr-Nd-Pb isotopes

Niloofar Nayebi; Dariush Esmaeily; Sourosh Modabberi; Ryuichi Shinjo; Reza Deevsalar; Bernd Lehmann

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 29-42

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.301762.1930

Abstract
  Sr-Nd-Pb isotopes and whole-rock geochemical analyses were carried out on plutonic rocks of the Chadormalu district to constrain the magmatic history of the Cadomian orogeny of the northern Gondwana margin during Late Precambrian–Early Paleozoic times. Despite the similarities in the geochemical ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Petrography and mineral chemistry of tephritic dykes and associated xenoliths, the northeast of Meshkinshahr (the northwest of Iran)

Mohammad Fadaeian; Aminollah Kamali; Kourosh Mohammadiha

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 43-64

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.313637.1948

Abstract
  The studied area is located in Ardabil province and the northeast of Meshkinshahr city and structurally in Alborz-West-Azerbaijan zone. Tephritic dykes have pyroxenite and gabbro xenolites. Mineralogy of tephritic dykes and xenolites includes plagioclase, clinopyroxene, analcime, amphibole, olivine and ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Geochemical variation and petrogenesis of magmatic rocks in the north of Ardabil: Implications for determination of the tectonomagmatic pattern of northwestern Iran

Ali Lotfi Bakhsh

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 65-82

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.324411.1972

Abstract
  In the north of Ardabil (from Namin to Lahroud) there are widespread sequences of Eocene and Quaternary mafic to intermediate and felsic magmatic activities with different compositions. The composition of these rocks varies from basaltic lavas as well as dacitic and rhyolitic domes in Namin to basalt ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Geology, geochemistry and petrogenesis of Taftan volcano: An approach to geodynamic of Makran-Chagai magmatic arc

Jalil Ghalamghash; Meysam Akbari; Reza Jamal

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 83-102

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.323660.1969

Abstract
  The Taftan volcano hosts an extensive volcanic activity during Late Miocene to Quaternary where took place over Makran-Chagai subduction zone. Taftan rocks are mainly basaltic andesite, andesite, trachyandesite, and dacite that occur as lavas and pyroclastic rocks. They are characterized by basic-intermediate ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Mineral chemistry of Cr-Spinel in the Sargaz-Abshur ultramafic-mafic intrusion, SE of Iran : An implication to tectonic setting of the intrusion

Seyed Ali Akbar Asadi; Habibollah Ghasemi; Mohsen Mobasheri

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 103-118

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.317848.1960

Abstract
  Sargaz-Abshur (Sikhoran) ultramafic-mafic complex, which is situated in Esfandagheh area, SE Sanandaj-Sirjan metamorphic- magmatic zone,  intruded into Upper Paleozoic- Triassic metamorphic rocks and covered by Jurassic sedimentary rocks. This complex consists of harzburgite and porphyroclastic ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Petrography and application of mineral chemistry and thermobarometry of amphibolites in Jandaq metamorphic complex: Evidence of paleo-tectonic events in Central Iran

Arefeh Heidarianmanesh; Seyed Mohsen Tabatabaimanesh; Narges Shirdashtzadeh

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 119-142

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.329201.1981

Abstract
  Based on field observation and petrographic evidence, by progress in metamorphic degrees, a wide variety of metabasites have formed following the metamorphism at amphibolite facies (metamorphism M1) in the east of Jandaq. Thermobarometry of plagioclase- amphibole pairs indicate temperature ranges were ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Ultrastructure studies and evolution on the shell of some brachiopods, middle Ordovician (Martellia shabjerehansis Percival, 2009) in Shabdjereh, Kerman (Central Iran)

Najmeh Nazeri Tahroodi; Mohammad Reza Esmaeilbeig; Mohammadreza Ghotbi Ravandi; Maryamnaz Bahrammanesh Tehrani

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 143-152

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.309072.1943

Abstract
  Stratigraphic and paleontological studies on 6-section brachiopods from Lower to Upper Paleozoic in the Kerman region were performed by a joint Iranian-Italian team. In one of these sections in the Shabjareh area - Kerman - Kat Kouyeh Formation with geographical characteristics of 31º 5´ 56º, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Biostratigraphy with emphasis on calcareous nannofossils in the passage of Pabdeh Formation to Asmari Formation in Khaviz section, Khuzestan province

Saeedeh senemari; Narges Monjezi

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 153-162

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.302632.1935

Abstract
   Pabdeh Formation to Asmari Formation transition deposits were studied in the stratigraphic section of Khaviz located in the northeast of Behbehan. In the present research, the deposits of the upper part of Pabdeh Formation consisting shale and interbedded of argillaceous gray limestone with a thickness ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
First report of Cenozoic vertebrate tracks from Kopeh Dagh geological zone, Northeast Iran

Nasrollah Abbassi; Mohammad Vahidinia; Saeid Tavana; Pooria Vaeznia

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 163-176

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.324206.1971

Abstract
  Numerous vertebrate footprints have been found in the dislocated sandstone slabs in the Mashhad city, northeast Iran. Neogene sediments of Chenaran township are supposed to be provenance of the studied slabs. Identified footprints includes artiodactyl tracks as ichnotaxa Bifidipesvelox, Lamaichnum guanicoe, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Biostratigraphy and Lithostratigraphy of Asmari Formation in The Chenareh Anticline and compare with Amiran Anticline Stratigraphical section in the Zagros Folded Belt, Lorestan, Iran

Peiman Rajabi

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 177-192

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.290018.1913

Abstract
  The Asmari carbonate formation in Lorestan is seen in the form of a medium to the thick limestone-rich layer of benthic foraminifera and often as a rock formation. In this study, the stratigraphic sequence of Asmari carbonate formation in the Chenareh Anticline section located in the south of Lorestan ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Systematic and paleoecology of Lower Cretaceous (Aptian) echinoids from Siriz area, northwest of Kerman, Iran

Ahmad Lotfabad Arab

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 193-208

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.314179.1950

Abstract
  In order to identify, classify and paleoecological study of Lower Cretaceous echinoid fauna in northwest of Kerman area, the stratigraphic section of Siriz, was selected and its specimens were sampled and studied. Echinoids were studied and identified from a rich and diverse collection of macrofossils ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Biostratigraphy of plant macrofossils of the Mazino, southwest of Tabas, Central East of Iran and its palaeoecological analysis

Fatemeh Vaez-Javadi; Mahdi Abbaszadeh

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 209-220

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.307599.1937

Abstract
  Middle Jurassic sediments of the Hojedk Formation have been well-exposed in the Central East of Iran. In this study, plant macrofossils, which are collected from a coal exploratory well in the Mazino area, southwest of the Tabas were studied, so that 29 species of well-preserved plant macrofossils belonging ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Tectonics
Effect of deep and surface thrust faults on structural geometry of the Ghalajeh anticline, Lurestan, West Zagros

Reza Alipoor; Ali Jahangiri; Zahra Ghasemi

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 221-234

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.317171.1961

Abstract
  The Ghalajeh anticline with about 60 km length and NW-SE trend is located in Lurestan sub-zone and the Zagros fold and thrust belt. Geometry and kinematic of the folds of this zone are controlled by thrust faults and detachment levels. In this research, geometry and deformational style analysis of the ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Tectonics
The Geometric, Kinematics and Deformation stage analysis of Fariman complex, NE Iran

Mojtaba Ershadinia; Farzin Ghaemi; Massoud Homam

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 235-244

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.320834.1964

Abstract
  The Fariman complex is located in the northeast of Iran and southeast of Mashhad, contains a variety of rocks from the Permian to the present era that have undergone several stages of deformation. In this paper, the structural geometry of faults and folds of the region is analyzed and based on it, the ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Tectonics
Polyphase deformation in Bajgan metamorphic complex, southeastern Sanandaj-Sirjan termination zone

Mohammad Reza Sheikholeslami

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 245-258

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.329408.1982

Abstract
  Bajgan metamorphic complex is located at the southeastern termination of the Sanandaj-Sirjan zone in north of Makran. The metamorphic rocks, having igneous and sedimentary origins, are in tectonic contact with ophiolite assemblages and colored mélange. The rocks can be divided in four units based ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petroleum geology
The Clay Minerals Identification of Asmari Reservoir Formation in Maroun Oilfield

Shadi Mohavel; Golnaz Jozanikohan; Sohaila Aslani

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 259-274

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.200949.1904

Abstract
  The presence of clay minerals of any type, amount or distribution pattern in hydrocarbon wells causes numerous problems in the formation evaluation. In this research, 15 core samples from Asmari Formation in the Maroun Oilfield were selected in order to study the type and distribution pattern of clay ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petroleum geology
Investigation of organic geochemistry and isotopic properties of bituminous deposits in Late Cretaceous - Paleocene sedimentary basin of Lorestan (case study: Kuhdasht, Poldokhtar and Sepiddasht)

Nasim Maleki Sadeghi; Ahmad Ahmadi-khalaji; Reza Zarei Sahamieh; Zahra Tahmasbi

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 275-286

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.340370.1994

Abstract
  The study area is a part of Zagros Folded zone and located in the Lorestan sedimentary basin. In this regard, three areas with high bitumen potential were selected, which include the northern area of Kuhdasht, northeast of Poldokhtar and southeast of Sepiddasht. In the study areas, bitumens are exposed ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petroleum geology
Identification of the origin and mechanism of reservoir souring of Esfand, Sivand, and Dena oil fields in the Persian Gulf basin with the use of microbial methods, DNA extraction, and molecular sequencing

Mohammad Sadeghi; Morteza Tabaei; Behnam Rasekh; Mohammad Reza Kamali

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 287-304

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.347690.2008

Abstract
  The purpose of this research is to identify the source of hydrogen sulfide gas using microbiological, geochemical studies on samples of output, input sea water, and injection water to Sivand (SIC C), Dana (SIC D), and Esfand (SIC E) located in the operational area of Siri Island. Therefore, in order ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Economic Geology
Genesis of the Miandasht copper deposit, East of Mayamey: Based on geological, mineralogical and geochemical evidences

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

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 305-318

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.293355.1919

Abstract
  Miandasht copper deposit is located in 110 km east of Shahrood, 24km north west of Abbasabad, and in the Cenozoic volcanic belt of north of Central Iran zone. The major rock units of the study area have Eocene age and include submarine flows (andesite, basalt, and trachyandesit), pyroclastic (tuff breccia ...  Read More

Original Research Paper 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

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 319-336

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.232116.1795

Abstract
  The 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 volcanosedimentary sequences of schist, metasandstone, slate and metaandesite which are intruded by granitoid ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Geological Environment and Engineering
Environmental Geochemistry and geobiochemistry studies on agricultural soil and rice plant in Sari- Mazandaran Province

Farah Rahmani; Abdolreza Jafarian; Razieh Lak; Javad Esmaeili

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 337-354

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.316756.1959

Abstract
  The present study aims to determine the concentration of heavy metals and toxic metalloids in rice of Sari paddy fields in the Mazandaran province of Iran. In this study, sampling was performed from 32 stations of the rice seed section. The soil-plant relationship was investigated in 6 stations using ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Tephra, Lava flow, Nuee Ardente and Lahar Hazard Zoning of Damavand Volcano

Ahmad Khaiatzadeh; Ahmad Abbasnejad; Hojjatolah Ranjbar; Hamid Ahmadipour; Behnam Abbasnejad

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 355-366

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.348628.2009

Abstract
  Damavand is one of the most potential volcanoes of Iran for future eruption. Such indicators as having a slightly- eroded cone, presence of many thermal springs, eruption activity in Late Quaternary, as well as the progression of the generating tectonic regime, all, attest this claim. The intensity of ...  Read More

Original Research Paper 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

Original Research Paper 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

Original Research Paper Geophysics
Investigation of Smooth and Block Inversion Characteristics of Electrical Resistivity Data

Reza Ghanati; Zahra Tafaghod Khabaz

Volume 32, Issue 4 , December 2022, Pages 395-410

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.319630.1962

Abstract
  Inversion modeling of Vertical Electrical Sounding (VES) data is formulated as a nonlinear problem and solved using multiple depth layers of fixed boundary and a few depth layers of the variable boundary. The model parameters in Smooth inversion are only the resistivity values. However, in the block ...  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; Shojaeddin Niroomand; Mohammad Lotfi; Mojtaba Rahimi Shahid

Volume 32, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 13-30

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.274408.1889

Abstract
  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
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

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2021.263309.1871

Abstract
  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

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

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

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2021.250481.1848

Abstract
  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
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

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2021.250340.1847

Abstract
  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

Original Research Paper Petrology
Geochemistry and petrology of Upper Triassic basic volcanic rocks in the Central Alborz region, south of Pole Sefid.

saeid samarbakhsh; mohamad hashem emami; Seyed mojtaba Mortazavi; mansor vosoghi abedini

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 02 March 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.314965.1954

Abstract
  The study area, situated 50 km north of Ghaemshahr, structurally belongs to the Central Alborz tectonic zone. The volcanic rocks of the area, including basalt, andesite, trachyandesite, and dolerite are the products of fractional crystallization and some contamination processes. Clinopyroxene, olivine, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper 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

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.314372.1951

Abstract
  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

Original Research Paper Tectonics
Orogenic and epeirogenic events in Iran

Mohammad Reza Ghassemi; Seyed Ali Aghanabati; Abdollah Saidi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 July 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.324032.1970

Abstract
  Correlation of the orogenic and epeirogenic events in Iran with the events that have been identified in different parts of the world and in different tectonic environments, has caused some confusion in the Iranian geological literature. After a brief review of the nature of known orogenic processes in ...  Read More

Review Article Petroleum geology
Investigating the hydrocarbon potential of the Kazhdumi Formation in Tang-E Magher and Perchestan sections and comparing it with some oil fields in the Zagros Basin.

Hanie Ghayeni; Mohamad Hosein Mahmudy Gharaie

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

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.350594.2014

Abstract
  Investigating the hydrocarbon generation potential of the Kazhdumi Formation, which is one of the most important source rocks of the Zagros sedimentary basin, is very important and necessary, Because the tectonic movement of the main faults of Zagros, both during the deposition of Kazhdumi and after, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Economic Geology
Petrology, geochemistry and chemical nature of Goft and Mohammadabad manganese ore host rocks, in the Late Cretaceous volcanic-sedimentary sequence southwest of Sabzevar

Shaghayegh Sadat Hashempour; Sajjad Maghfouri; Ebrahim Rastad

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

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.341490.1996

Abstract
  The Goft and Mohammadabad manganese deposits are located in the southwestern part of Sabzevar, whitin the Late Cretaceous volcano-sedimentary sequences. This sequence is located inside a 100 km long folded structure with northeast-southwest trend. Mohammadabad manganese deposit located in the southeastern ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Fusulinids biostratigraphy of Zaladou Formation (Gzhelian-Asselian) from Central Iran(Ozbak Kuh), Shishtu section

Ali Jalali; Hamed Yarahmadzahi; Mehran Arian; Abdollah Saidi; Seyed Mohsen Aleali

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 20 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.341732.1998

Abstract
  the Shishtou section is located in the north of Tabas . Ghezelin and Asselian sequences of Zaladou Formation with 60 m thickness are divided into five units, includes sandstone, limestone, shale, sandy limestone and limestone. The lower boundary of the Gzhelian deposits with disconformity on top of the ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Economic Geology
Amphibole crystallization and its role in the origin of the adakitic rocks from the Malayer-Boroujerd igneous complex

Amir Esna-Ashari; Massimo Tiepolo

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.347030.2006

Abstract
  The Malayer-Boroujerd plutonic complex (MBPC) is part of the Sanandaj-Sirjan continental arc of Iran resulted from subduction of Neotethys oceanic crust below Central Iran microcontinent. A number of adakitic samples have recently been reported in the MBPC. This study shows that among the various petrogenetic ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Petrogenesis of granitoids from Dalfard area (Northwest of Jiroft): Evidence of Volcanic arc tectonic setting in Urumieh – Dokhtar magmatic belt

zeinab rahmanian; gholamreza ghadami; hamid Ahmadipour; Mohammad Poosti

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 18 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.349172.2010

Abstract
  Dalfard granitoids are located in the south-east of Kerman province and in the margins mainly include quartz diorite. Quartz diorites contain main minerals plagioclase, amphibole and biotite and this work reveals that the rocks in this area are I type granitoides and they belong to calc-alkaline magmatic ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Sedimentology
Sedimentary facies deposited on the continental shelf in the South part of Caspian sea-Iran

AFSHIN KARIMKHAMI BAHADOR; SADAT FEIZNIA; Mohsen Aleali; Mehran Arian

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 20 September 2022

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

Original Research Paper Tectonics
Investigating the stress regime in the Gorgan-plain, using inversion of earthquake focal mechanism solutions

Fereshteh Jafari Hajati; Maryam Agh-Atabai; Majid Nemati; Ali Biglari Fadafan

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

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.350314.2012

Abstract
  In this research, to understand the present-day tectonic situation of Gorgan-Plain in the east of the South Caspian basin, the tectonic stress regime of this area and its adjacent areas was estimated using the inversion of the data of the earthquake focal mechanisms. For this aim, in addition to analyzing ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Sedimentology
Lithostratigraphy, facies, and evaluation of sedimentation conditions of Late Miocene Lignite Beds based on paleontology and sedimentology evidence, in the eastern area of Tabriz

Enayat Allah Haghfarshi; Payman Rezaee; Seyed Reza Moosavi Harami; Mohamad Faridi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 02 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.343773.2001

Abstract
  Lignite Beds of Tabriz are among of the Neogene formations in the northwestern area of the Iran, which is spread in the eastern suburbs of Tabriz. Its sedimentary facies includes facies groups of fine grains clastics, sandstones, limestones and facies of lignite, tuff and microfacies and petrofacies ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Geological Environment and Engineering
Experimental studies to investigate the effects of joints on peak particle velocity in limestone blocks

Abbas Zolfaghari; Mashalah Khamehchiyan; Mohammad Reza Nikudel; Abdollah Sohrabi-Bidar

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 15 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.352619.2021

Abstract
  The combined effect of the number of joints, opening, type and thickness of filling on the amount of vibration caused by the propagation of waves in four identical dry limestone blocks with dimensions of 10*10*50 cm was studied. The maximum vibration of particles in intact and jointed rock blocks in ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Tectonics
Investigating the temporal multifractal pattern of the aftershock sequence of the 2017 Ezgeleh earthquake (Mw: 7.3)

Khatoun Pirdadi; Maryam Agh-Atabai; Attieh Eshaghi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 18 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.353646.2020

Abstract
  The 2017 Ezgeleh earthquake (Mw: 7.3), which occurred northwest of the Zagros, was followed by many aftershocks. The histogram of the monthly rate of aftershocks shows that, except for the first few months, the aftershock sequence did not follow the Omori law. Therefore, it is necessary to use more complex ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Sr-Nd-Pb isotope and geochemistry of Anomaly 21 plutonic rock, Bafq metallogenic district (Central Iran): the evidence of Late Neoproterozoic magmatism

Niloofar Nayebi; Dariush Esmaeily; Sourosh Modabberi; Ryuichi Shinjo

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 22 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.353903.2022

Abstract
  Anomaly 21A, as a part of Bafq iron-apatite ore metallogenic district, is located in Central Iran, and encompasses wide spectrume of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. The igneous rocks, and show narrow geochemical variations and dominantly plot in the monzonite to monzodiorite fields which ...  Read More

Review Article Geophysics
Determination of appropriate location for VLBI station establishing in the Middle East to reduce error of EOPs in CONT17 campaign

Asghar Rastbood; Mohsen Sahebi Ilkhchi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 24 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.320993.1966

Abstract
  Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) is one of the essential approaches in geodesy. Significant capabilities of this technique are creation of International Celestial Reference Frame (ICRF), determination of Earth orientation parameters (EOPs), coordinates of station with high accuracy and light ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Economic Geology
Origin and physicochemical nature of the ore-forming fluids of the Fathabad Cu deposit, SE Torbat-e-Heydarieh, Khorasan Razavi

Hanieh Kiaee; Ahmad Kazemi Mehrnia; Hamid Samari; Peyman Afzal; Nazanin Zaheri-Abdehvand

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 24 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.346123.2004

Abstract
  The Fatehabad Cu deposit is located in the KhorasanRazavi province,35kmSE of theTorbatHeydariyeh and in the Khaf-Kashmar-Bardaskan metal belt.The vein and veinlet mineralization consist ofchalcopyrite, pyrite,magnetite,chalcocite,bornite,covellite,malachite and iron oxides associated with siliceous-sericite,argillite ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Investigating the U-Pb zircon data according to the mineral chemistry , Boneh-shurow metamorphic complex, Saghand, Central Iran

Leila Maleki; Nematollah Rashidnejad Omran; Abdolrahim Houshmandzadeh; John Cottle

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 06 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.352410.2016

Abstract
  In this article, metabasic and gneissic rocks of Gelmandeh and Zamanabad mountain (Boneh-Shurow complex, Saghand region ) have been used for U-Pb dating. Analyses of zircon crystals yielded concordant U–Pb ages with weighted mean 206Pb/238U ages of 545.4 ±3.6 Ma (MSDW=1.7) for garnet amphibolite, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Geological Environment and Engineering
Comparison of the efficiency of some machine learning models for mass movement sensitivity mapping (Case study: Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province)

Sayyed Naeim Emami; saleh yousefi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 14 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.345954.2003

Abstract
  Mass movements are among the most dangerous natural hazards in mountainous regions. The present study employs machine learning (ML) models for mass movement susceptibility mapping (MMSM) in Iran based on a comprehensive dataset of 864 mass movements which include debris flow, landslide, and rockfall ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Petrographical and Geochemical evidences of magma mixing in the Chahar Gonbad granitoide rocks، Southwest of Kerman

abdolhamid ansari

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

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.334175.1987

Abstract
  The Chargonbad batholite is located close to Sirjan and southeast of Urumieh-Dokhtar magmatic zone. This batholite is acidic to intermediate is composition and intruded into the Eocene volcanic rocks, The main volume of these rocks consisted of Granodiorite and Monzogranite, . This mass contains numerous ...  Read More

Original Research Paper 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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 November 2022

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 local ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Assessment of Miocene vertebrate biodiversity of Zagros: new findings of vertebrate footprints from the Agha Jari Formation, East Gotvand, Khuzestan Province, Southwest Iran

Abdolvahab Kazemi; Nasrollah Abbassi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 22 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.360094.2029

Abstract
  Agha Jari Formation (Miocene-Pliocene, 788 m) comprises alternations of sandstone, siltstone, and marl in red to brown color layers in the east Gotvand, north Khuzestan Province, southeast Iran. Numerous vertebrate footprints have been found in the middle part of the formation, which includes footprints ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Geological Environment and Engineering
Geomorphological settings of Iranian urban areas and some of the relevant restrictions and advantages

Ahmad Abbasnejad

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.359402.2028

Abstract
  The purpose of this study is; to determine the geomorphological setting; to assess earthquake, flood, and subsidence hazards, as well as to evaluate the landscape of Iranian urban areas, based on geomorphological criteria. For this purpose, 210 cities, each one having more than 50,000 population, were ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
The petrology of volcanic rocks and plagiogranite in the Zaghdareh area, Esfandagheh-Faryab ophiolitic mélange, southern Sanandaj-Sirjan belt, southeast Iran

Seyed Mohsen Kashfi; Saeid alirezaei; Mohammad reza Hosseini; iraj rasa

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.355828.2024

Abstract
  The Zaghdareh area in the Esfandagheh-Faryab ophiolitic complex, southern Sanandaj-Sirjan belt, embraces extensive outcrops of mafic-intermediate lava flows and a felsic intrusive body. The volcanic rocks are calc-alkaline to tholeiitic and metaluminous, and distinguished by depletions in light rare ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Lithostratigraphy and biostratigraphy of Wuchiapingian succession in the Qareh-Goz section (south of Julfa, northwest of Iran) based on brachiopods

Parisa Mohammadi; Abbas Ghaderi; Ali Reza Ashouri

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 06 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.22071/gsj.2022.366479.2036

Abstract
  The Julfa region in East Azerbaijan Province exhibits one of the best continuous marine sedimentary successions across the Permian to Triassic boundary. The present study is focused on the brachiopod contents of the Julfa beds in Qareh-Goz section (41.5 m thickness) in the south of Julfa. This study ...  Read More