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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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


   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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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