Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 Professor, Department of Geology, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran

2 Ph.D. Student, Department of Geology, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran

4 Associate Professor, Department of Geology, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran


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 magnetite ,is seen in lower Eocene volcano sedimentary unites. Amounts , ratios and diagrams of trace elements and rare earth elements show hydrothermal mineralization with the predominance of magmatic fluids. The values of δ34SCDT of sulfide minerals (-2.76 to1.51 ‰) and suggest the magmatic source for sulfur or mineralizing fluid with magmatic sulfur. The values of δ13C (mean 3.61 ‰), δ18O(mean12.946‰) related diagrams show a magmatic source for carbon, hydrothermal genesis for calcite and a mineralizing fluid dominantly magmatic source. above evidences,وthe location of the region in tensile tectonic regime in western edge position of uremia dokhtar magmatic arc during the Eocene and presence of magmatic mass in the depths of the region with high potential for iron and copper mineralization , sulfur supply ,also has played role of a heat engine to circulating and transfer of mineralizing fluids to the sea bed. Offers exhalative-hydrothermal processes model for deposit genesis in Eocene volcano sedimentary units


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