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Original Research Paper Exploration and Mining
Investigating physical, mechanical and crack properties of granite in the fatigue process

Shahram Ghasemi; Mashalah Khamehchiyan; Mohammad Reza Nikudel; Ahmad Zalooli

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 1-10


  Joints and cracks are an integral part of rock structures. When load applied to these structures, growth, and interaction of the cracks lead them to failure. This aspect is particularly crucial in cyclic loading because failure occurs at stress levels lower than the yield point due to the fatigue process. ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petroleum geology
Comparison of Lopatin and Arrhenius methods in evaluation of source rocks in one of the wells of Solabdar oilfield

Mohammad Javad yousefzadeh; Bijan Maleki; Mir Hassan Moosavi; parviz armani

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 11-20


  Investigation of probable source rocks in oil fields is very important. In this study, in addition to evaluating the hydrocarbon potential, the kinetic models of Lopatin and Arrhenius were used to more precisely assess the source rock maturity status as well as the percentage of oil generation in the ...  Read More

Original Research Paper 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


  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

Original Research Paper Tectonics
Strain analysis of the marbles from north Golpaygan metamorphic complex using Mohr circle

mohammadreza sheikholeslami; Shirin Elyasi; Mohamad Reza Ghasemi

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 31-38


  The Mohr circle is a well-known method for two-dimensional strain analysis. Due to the formation of the boudins during two stages of the progressive deformation (D1 and D4) in cherty marbles, from north Golpaygan metamorphic complex, they have been analyzed for strain in two-dimension. This analysis ...  Read More

Original Research Paper 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


  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

Original Research Paper Economic Geology
Rocognition of Vanadium Titanomagnetite Origin by SEM and EPMA in Ataieh ,Southwest of Mashhad

Behzad Hajalilou; M. Razmara; Nasim Hajalilou

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 53-64


  The placer ore deposit of Ataeieh is located in south west of Mashhad and central Iranian microplate. The petrography and mineralography studies of VTM placer ore deposit, showed that the main ores in this area from high to low amounts are: magnetite, titanomagnetite, hematite and ilmenite. It revealed ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Paleoecology of the Qom Formation ostracods in eastern Sirjan and southwestern Kashan (Sanandaj-Sirjan Fore-Arc Basin)

Ebrahim Mohammadi; Mohammad Javad Hassani

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 65-78


  Paleoecology of the Qom Formation ostracods in the Bojan and Varkan sections have been studied. The age of the sections has determined base on foraminifera and is Rupelian-chattian for the Bujan and Chattian for the Varkan Section. Ostracoda content of the Bujan and Varkan sections include 44 and 33 ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Economic Geology
Ore facies, geochemistry and genesis of Kuhe Rig Fe-Sr-(Mn) deposit, South of Shahroud

Mona Mahdevari; Fardin mousivand; Mahmoud Sadeghian; Mehdi Movahednia

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 79-90


  Kuhe Rig iron- strontium-(manganese) deposit is located in south of Shahrood, in the northern part of the central Iran zone. Mineralization occurred in the Eocene volcano-sedimentary sequence dominated by andesite basalt, basalt and crystal lithic tuffs. Geometry of main ore body is lense-shaped which ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
Lithostratigarphy and Biostratigaraphy of the Dalichai Formation in Absharaf Section, Northwest of Damghan on the base of Ammonites (East Alborz)

marjan zadesmaeil; Mahmoud Reza Majidifard; Seyed Hamid Vaziri; Davood Jahani

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 91-100


  The Middle and Upper Jurassic sedimentary well successions is located in the northwestern Damghan, (eastern Alborz range). The Dalichai Formation with a thickness of 618 meters in the studied section consists of marl, limestone and marly limestone. The lower boundary with the siliciclastic of the underlying ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Tectonics
Morphotectonics and Slip rate of the Khazar fault in Central Alborz, (North of Iran)

Hamid Nazari; Jean-Francois Ritz; Ara Avagyan

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 101-110


  The Alborz mountain range accommodates some of the convergence between Central Iran and Eurasia. At present, the kinematics of the range involves a strain partitioning mechanism, and is associated with clockwise rotation of the South Caspian Basin. left-lateral strike-slip faulting is present along the ...  Read More

Original Research Paper 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


  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

Original Research Paper Economic Geology
Mineralogy and geochemistry of major and trace elements in argillic alteration zone of the Kamar district, NW Iran

Robabe masoomi; Yoseph Rahimsouri; Hemayat Jamali; Ali Abedini

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 123-136


  The action of alteration processes on the Eocene tuffs has led to the formation of a spread argillic alteration zone in the Kamar district (south of Ardebil, Tarom-Hashtjin Zone). The aim of this study is to determine the factors controlling argillic alteration, using mineralogical studies and chemical ...  Read More

Original Research Paper 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


  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

Original Research Paper Economic Geology
Type and origin of the north Chargar Cu-Au mineralization, southeast Zanjan: using petrological, mineralogical and geochemical data

Fatemeh Naderlou; Mir Ali asghar Mokhtari; Hossein Kouhestani; Ghasem Nabatian

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 149-162


  North Chargar Cu-Au mineralization located within the Tarom-Hashtjin sub-zone. This area composed of andesite and quartz-andesite lavas alternated with tuffaceouce rocks. The volcanic rocks have calc-alkaline nature and were formed in an active continental margin. Mineralization present as ore-bearing ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Economic Geology
Carbon-oxygen isotopic covariation of the Changarzeh Pb±Ag deposit (south Natanz): implication on fluid/rock interaction and CO2 degassing processes

Ebrahim Tale Fazel

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 163-172


  Study of carbon-oxygen isotopic variations in the gangue carbonate minerals and related host rocks has an important role in identifying carbonate hosted lead and zinc deposits and its mechanism of sulfide ore formation. The yellow color dolostone unit attributed to the Shotori Formation with the Middle ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Thermo-barometery of Permo-Triassic mafic Igneous intrusion, Talu, Eastern Alborz Zone

shirin shahabi; Habibollah Ghasemi; Mehdi Rezaei-Kahkhaei; Zhai Minggou

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 173-188


  In the Talu area at NE Damghan in the Eastern Alborz Zone, the Permo-Triassic carbonate sequences host several mafic igneous inrusions with olivine gabbro, gabbro and alkali-diorite compositions. The most important rock-forming minerals of these intrusions are olivine, clinopyroxene, amphiboles and plagioclase. ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Petrology
Petrography and geochemistry of Zardkuh igneous complex, Southeast of Iranshahr

Mostafa Delkhah; Habib Biabangard; Hamedreza Soloki

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 189-198


  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 ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Economic Geology
Petrography, mineralogy, litho-geochemistry and study of fluid inclusions in Gheshlaghe Mil gold-copper ore deposit, northwest of Saveh, Iran

maryam sadat lajouei kalaki; Afshin Akbarpour; Alexandre Tarantola; Shohreh Hassanpour; Behzad Mohammadi; Monireh Poshtkoohi

Volume 31, Issue 2 , September 2021, Pages 199-212


  The Gheshlaghe mil deposit is located in the Urumieh-Dokhtar magmatic belt. Vein- type mineralization is concordance within the rhyodacitic and rhyolite meta-tuff with Eocene age. Alteration zones of sericite, silica, argillic and iron oxides are observed in the investigated area. Primary sulfide minerals ...  Read More