Document Type : Original Research Paper


Research Institute for Earth Sciences, Geological Survey of Iran, Tehran, Iran


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 on lithological characteristics. These units are covered by Pliocene and Quaternary sediments. Structural study indicates the presence of three syn-metamorphic stages of deformation in ductile condition. The main structures elements are different generation of folds, foliation and lineation, each of them has been generated during a specific stage and superimposed on each other. The structural elements in this complex have emerged during subduction, ophiolite obduction and exhumation, respectively.


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