Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 M.Sc. Student, Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Sistan and Baluchestan University, Zahdan, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Sistan and Baluchestan University, Zahdan, Iran


Zardkuh igneous complex is located in 35 km Southeast of Iranshahr and is geologically situated flysh zone and the Sistan-suture zone. Rock units in the area are Ophilitic rocks (upper Cretaceous), Eocene flysh and Oligomiocene intrusive and extrusive rocks (Zardkuh igneous complex). Patterns of minor and rare earth elements normalized to Primitive mantle and Chonderit show low enrichment to LREE such as La, Ce and Sm than to HREE such as Ho, Yb, Tb and Lu. The dip of digram is soft to HREE and in the extrusive rocks is low increased. . it is thought that the constituent magma of these rocks from the mantle wedge above the subduction plate, which is usually affected by the fluids released from the subducted plate and its elements (including Silica, potassium and sodium) can produce such magma. So these rocks are related to magmatism and subduction Neo-Tehyan oceanic between Lut and Sistan blocks.


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