Volume 32 (2022)
Volume 31 (2021)
Volume 30 (2020)
Volume 29 (2020)
Volume 28 (2019)
Volume 27 (2018)
Volume 26 (2017)
Volume 25 (2016)
Volume 23 (2014)
Volume 22 (2013)
Volume 21 (2012)
Volume 20 (2011)
Volume 19 (2010)
Volume 18 (2009)
Volume 17 (2008)
Volume 16 (2007)
Original Research Paper
Petrology and U-Pb Zircon Dating of Marfion Intrusive Complex, West of Kashan

M Honarmand; N Rashidnejad Omran; M.H Emami; Gh Nabatian

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 3-16


  The Marfion Granitoid Complex is a part of Cenozoic plutonism, which located in the central part of the Urumieh–Dokhtar Magmatic Belt. This complex consists of four main intrusives,  including the Mozvash micro-dioritic to micro-monzodioritic intrusive, which scattered as separate outcrops ...  Read More

Petrography, Geochemistry and Origin of Garnet-Bearing Rhyolites of Kahak Area, SE Qom, Iran

N. Askari; M. H. Emami; M. Kheirkhah

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 17-26


  The post Eocene rhyolitic rocks of the Kahak area are located in SE of the Qom quadrangle map in scale of 1:250,000 and in the Kahak sheet in scale of 1:100,000. This area is situated at the marginal part of SW Central Iran, in the Urmia- Dokhtar magmatic belt. The rhyolitic rocks outcrop as endogenous ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Investigation of Geological and Mineralogical Properties of AftarMine Zeolites, Semnan

S Peyravi; R Zahiri; K Moradi Harsini; H Shayesteh Azimian

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 27-36


  The Eocene-Oligocene zeolitic tuff sequences in the Aftarregion is located at northwestern side of the Aftar village in 32 km northwestwards of the SemnanCity. The studies of mineralogy and geology performed based on the results of the X-Ray data (XRD), chemical analysis (XRF), and the thin sections ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
The Role of the Mantle Plumes in the Formation of Ophiolitic Extrusive Sequence, Northwest Sabzevar

M Khalatbari Jafari; M Ghani

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 47-60


  In northwest Sabzevar the exposed extrusive sequence and supraophiolite series have interbedded pelagic limestone containing Late Cretaceous microfaunas. The extrusive sequence comprise of hyaloclastic breccia, tuff  and sheet flow in lower part, aphyric and vesiculated pillow lava in middle part ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Using Clinopyroxene Composition in the Petrogenesis of the Gabbros from Misho Mountain in SW Marand- Northwestern Iran

Z Azimzadeh; A Jahangiri; E Saccani; Y Dilek

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 61-72


  The Misho gabbroic massif with an east- west trend, 30 Km length and 7 Km wıdth is penetrated in the Infra-Cambrian Kahar  formation. The micro-gabbroic dykes have cut this intrusive massif. Gabbros have homogenous compositions and major phases are plagioclase and pyroxene and minor minerals are ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Nudeh Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide (VMS) Deposit, A Besshi- Type VMS Deposit, Southwest Sabzevar

S Maghfouri; E Rastad; F Mousivand; Y Lin

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 73-86


  Copper mineralization in Nudeh Cu deposit and Frezy, Garab, Kalateh lala (Nieran) and Chun occurrences, located in southwest of Sabzevar hosted by a Upper Cretaceous volcano-sedimentary sequence formed in a rift environment. The main is host rock of the Nudeh Cu sulfide deposit includes alkali olivine ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Petrology and Petrogenesis of Alkaline and Calc-Alkaline Lamprophyres in the NW Iran

M Aghazadeh; Z Badrzadeh

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 87-102


  In the northwestern Iran mica-and amphibole-rich lamprophyres crop out mainly as dyke and they cut Pre-Pliocene strata. They exposed in the Arasbaran, EslamyPeninsula, and Mishu range. According to the mineralogy and mineral chemistry, amphibole-rich lamprophyres have kaersutite type amphiboles and diopside ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Facial Study of Volcanic Successions and their Origin in Cheheltan Mountain, Southwest of Bardsir, Kerman Province

P Ahmadi Moghadam; H Ahmadipour

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 103-112


  A part of the Hezar volcanic complex (Urmia-Dokhtar Volcanic Belt), Eocene in age, has been cropped out in the CheheltanMountain at southwest of the Bardsir town, in the Kerman province. This part consists of alternation of lava flows, pyroclastics and epiclastics that are cut by several gabbroic and ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Magmatic and Hydrothermal Behavior of Trace Elements in Razgah Syenitic Body (Sarab, Eastern Azerbaijan): An Implication for Evaluation of Uranium Mineralization Potential of Body

M Rasooli Bairami; B Shafiei Bafti; J Omrani; F Heydarian

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 113-128


  The occurrence of uranium anomalies associated with secondary Cu mineralization (malachite) at some parts of the Razgah metaluminous -peralkaline stock situated at the northeast of Sarab caused it to be a priority of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) to inspect the intrusion for likely uranium ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Study of Alteration Occurrence Around the South Boein-Zahra Pluton

T Nabaei; A Khakzad; M Hoseini; S.R Mehrnia

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 129-136


  The study area is a portion of Urmia-Bazman Magmatic Belt in the Central Iran Structural Zone that located in the south of Boein-Zahra city (Qazvin province). In this area, volcanic and pyroclastic rocks incised by a plutonic body and around and within this pluton, a large extensive alteration occurred. ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Microstructural Investigation of Southern Alvand Batholith Using Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility (AMS)

A Aslani; H Alimohammadian; J Ghalamghash; H Nazari

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 137-146


  The studied locality covers an area of 120 km2, located at south and southwest of the Hamedan city. The porphyritic granite is the dominant volume of this intrusive body. This granitoid is divided into the granites (monzogranites, syenogranites and alkali feldspar granites) and granodiorites from petrographic ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Geochemistry and Petrogenesis of Ghaleh-Ganj Dioritic- Quartzdioritic Plutonism, Southeast of Kerman

A.R Shaker Ardakani; S Dargahi; H Amirpour

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 147-156


  The Ghaleh-Ganj dioritic- quartzdioritic massifs, Post early Eocene in age, located on the west side of the Makran Accretionary Prism and the Jazmurian Depression and the east side of the Jiroft fault, are part of the intrusives in the Ganj Complex, which itself is a part of the Jazmurian Ophiolitic ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Geochemistry and Petrogenesis of Oligo-Miocene Plutonic Rock Bodies, Northwest of Shahr-e-Babak, Kerman Province, Iran

Gh Ghadami; A Moradiane Shahre Babaki; S.M Mortazavi

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 157-170


  More than 20 tonalitic to granodioritic plutonic domes, Oligo-Miocene in age, have intruded into the older volcanic rocks, in southeast of Urumieh- Dokhtar Magmatic Belt, northwest of Shahr-e-Babak. These rocks have granoporphyritic texture and consist of Phenocrysts of plagioclase, amphiboles and biotites. ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Tectono-Magmatic Setting of Cretaceous Pillow Basalts in the north Part of The Alborz Mountains in East of Guilan Province (North of Iran): A Part of Ophiolite Sequence or Intra-Continental rift?

Sh Haghnazar; S Malakotian; Kh Alahyarii

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 171-182


  The pillow basalts, Cretaceous in age, outcrop in the northern part of Alborz in the East of Guilan province (north of Iran). The pillow lavas are mainly olivine basalts. From geochemical point of view, these rocks are transitional or mildly alkalic series and negative anomaly of Nb-Ta, Zr, Ba; positive ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Petrogenesis of Adakitic Intrusion Bodies of the Ophiolitic Belt, NE Sabzevar

M Nasrabady; F Rossetti; H Moin Vaziri; S.M.H R; M M

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 183-196


  Some syntectonic tonalitic and trondhjemitic intrusion bodies have been injected into the Soltan Abad (NE Sabzevar) metamorphic complex. The geochemical investigations of these intrusion bodies demonstrated their very obvious adakitic characteristics (very high ratio of Sr/Y and very low contents of ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Investigating the Relationship Between Photoliniament Factor and the Origin of Alterations in Mosahim and Bidkhan Calderas

S.H Moeinzadeh

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 197-208


  In calculation the region’s faulting there are various factors that can be considered. Photolineament factor is a function of length, number and cross of faults per unit area and considered as Suitable method for the quantification of structural data. Naturally most alterations are relevant with ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Geology and Mineralogy of the Pegmatites of South Mashhad (NE Iran); With Especial Emphasis on the Lithium Mineralization Therein

P Didar; N Nezafati; M.H Emami; A Solgi

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 209-219


  In the south of Mashhad city, situated in the Khorasan-eRazaviProvince, NE Iran, there are a number of granitic intrusive bodies intersected by several pegmatite veins. These granitic bodies are of orogenic (collisional), peraluminous, S- type and host the pegmatites in an area of 40km2. This paper presents ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Separation and Classification of Veins Based on Au Grades by Using Concentration-Volume (C-V) Fractal Model in Qoloqoleh Gold Deposit, Kurdistan

H Dadashzadeh Ahari; P Afzal; N Rashidnejad Omran

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 219-224


  Separation of high grade from low grade veins and veinlets is very important operation in vein type deposits, especially in gold deposits because low value variations are very significant in their mineral exploration. In this paper, Concentration-Volume (C-V) fractal model was utilized for separation ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Mineral Chemistry and Thermo-Barometry of Misho Mafic Complex, Southwestern of Marand Town, East Azarbaidjan Province

M Ghorbani; M.R Hosseinzadeh

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 225-234


  The mafic-ultramafic complex of Misho is exposed in in the northwestern part of Iran, in the East Azerbaidjan province (southwest of Marand). This complex intruded in the older rock units including the Kahar formation and resulted in developing of contact metamorphic rocks. Compositionally, the mafic ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Interpretation of Geophysical Survey (IP/RS) in Hired Gold Prospecting Area Using Geology, Alteration and Mineralization Data

A Askari; M.H Karimpour; S.A Mazaheri; A Malekzadeh

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 235-246


  The Hired gold prospect area is located in the Southern Khorasan province and 140 Km south of the Birjand city. The Acidic to mafic intrusive bodies with gabbro to granite composition have intruded into the Tertiary volcano-sedimentary sequences. Based on magnetic susceptibility, the intrusives are divided ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Determination of Porphyry Copper Deposit Locations Using Photo Lineament Factor in Northern Parts of the Dehaj-Sardoiyeh Belt

H Alizadeh; M Aryan; M Lotfi; M Ghorashi; M Ghorbani

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 247-252


  The Dehaj-Sardoiyeh Belt, which is a part of the Urmia-Dokhtar Volcanic-Plutonic Zone, consists of several economic porphyry copper deposits. This area is located on the right lateral shear zone surrounded by the Rafsanjan fault in the north and the Shahr-e Babak fault in the south. In this research, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Enhance of Alteration Zones and Lineation in East of Bajestan Using SPOT, ASTER, ETM+ and Geophysics Data

R Ahmadi Rohany; M.H Karimpour; B Rahimi; A Malakzadeh Shafaroudi

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 253-246


  The studied area is located in east of BajestanTownship, KhorasanRazaviProvince and this region is a part of the Lut Block. Granite is the most important rock in this area with covering approximately 70km2. Processing of satellite data in this area was done by using of SPOT, ASTER and Landsat ETM+ data. ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Geochemical Behavior of Rare Earth Elements in Garnets of Khut Skarn Using Laser Ablation ICP-MS Data, W Yazd, Iran

A Zahedi1; M Boomeri; M.A Mackizadeh

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 263-276


  The garnets from the KhutSkarn in the west of Yazd have been formed as a result of hydrothermal activity ofOligo-Miocene calc-alkaline plutons. The chemical composition of garnets in the Khutskarn are divided into two solid solution of grossularitic-andraditic and almost pure andradite different types. ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Mineral Potential Mapping for Cu Deposit Exploration Using Neuro-Fuzzy Modeling: Case Study of Chahar-Gonbad Area 1:100000 Sheet

S Kianpouryan; M Farahmandian; M Karimi; A Bahroudi

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 277-286


  Considering the existence of many copper deposits in Iran and the importance of their exploration, mineral potential mapping with high accuracy is an important tool. The process of mineral potential mapping is a cumbersome process which can be performed using different methods. The Hybrid Neuro-Fuzzy ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Mineralization of Gold in North Bazman Area, Chah naeli, Iran

M.R Hezareh; I Rasa

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 287-292


  In the western part of the Sistan & BaluchestanProvince (continuation of the Jebal- e BarezRange) in southeast Iran, the epithermal type (i. e. gold and associated elements) model is one of the anticipated metallogenic model. The studied area is one of the important targets of regional geochemical ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Industrial Applications of Darzi-Vali Bauxite Ores, East of Bukan, NW of Iran

A Abedini; S Alipour; M Khosravi

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 293-304


  TheDarzi-Vali bauxite deposit is located in ~20 km east of Bukan, south of West-Azarbaidjan province (NW Iran). This deposit developed as stratiform layers and lenses within carbonate rocks of the Ruteh Formation (middle Permian). The mineralogical studies indicated that the surface waters with oxidizing-acidic ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Vein-type and Stratabound W (Cu-Au) Mineralization in Iran

S Ghaderi; E Rastad; N Rashidnejad-Omran; M Mohajjel

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 305-314


  Tungsten (Cu-Au-Zn) deposits and occurrences in Iran can be divided into two separate categories based on their genesis, tectonic setting, mineral paragenesis and related processes inherent in their formation. The first category contains deposits, which are located in metamorphosed Late Triassic-Middle ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Geology, Petrography, Alteration, and Mineralization in Neian Polymetallic (Pb-Zn-Cu-Au-Ag) Deposit, Bejestan, Northwest of Lut Block, East of Iran

H Hadizadeh; A.A Calagari; N Nezafati; H Mollaei

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 315-329


  The Neian area in northwest of the Lut block host a polymetallic (Pb-Zn-Cu-Au-Ag) vein system which was developed within a series of volcanic rocks ranging in composition from dacite through rhyo-dacite and andesite to trachy-andesite. These rocks were formed by two distinct stages of lava eruption. ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Touzlar Epithermal Au-Ag (Cu) Deposit, Subvolcanic Intrusion-related of Intra-arc Extensional Setting, Northwest Mahneshan, Iran

S.M Heidari; M Ghaderi; H Kouhestani; M Hosseini

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 329-349


  The Touzlar epithermal gold deposit formed within the high-K calc-alkaline (shoshonitic) andesitic volcanic units in northwestern Iran. The volcanic complex is in fact a part of magmatism related to the Urumieh-Dokhtar Magmatic Belt crosscutting northeastern rim of the Sanandaj-Sirjan Metamorphic-Magmatic ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Kambelu Lateritic Deposit, West of Damghan, Semnan Province

F Kangarani Farahani; A.A Calagari; A Abedini

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 349-358


  Kambelu lateritic deposit is located in ~80 km west of Damghan, Semnan province. This deposit was developed as stratiform lenses along the contact of carbonates of Elika Formation (Triassic) and shale-sandstone of Shemshak Formation (Jurassic). Petrographical studies testify to the presence of collomorphic, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Lead and Silver Mineralogical Studies and Lead Isotope Investigations in Ahangaran Mine, Malayer, Iran

A Hosseinkhani; F Molasalehi

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 359-368


  Ahangaran is an active Pb-Ag mine of Iran that is located in Malayer town, Hamedan province and situated in the Esfahan-Malayer Pb-Zn Metallogenic Zone. The mineralographical studies of different parts of the Ahangaran mine show different sulfide-oxide zones with major minerals including ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Fe-Mn Mineralization in Dolomites Equivalent to Shotori Formation in NE of Dehbid, Southern Sanandaj-Sirjan Zone, Fars Province

M Kazemirad; E Rastad; M Mohajjel

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 369-382


  The Goshti-Heneshk, Goli and Cheshmeh Esi iron-manganese deposits are located in the northeast of Dehdib (Safashahr), 175 km northeast of Shiraz. These deposits are situated in the Heneshk Shear Zone, which is a part of the ComplexDeformationSubzone of the Southern Sanandaj-Sirjan Zone. The oldest outcrops ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
Negative Geochemical Anomalies and Their Importance in Regional Exploration, Gharahchaman-Duzduzan

A Naseri; M.J Mohammadzadeh; P Mohebbi; P Javani

Volume 24, Issue 94 , March 2015, Pages 383-392


  Gharahchaman is located inthe Urumieh Dokhtar zone in east Azerbaijan. The area is mostly comprises of intermediate to acidic intrusive and extrusive, Oligocene igneous rocks along with younger sedimentary units. The regional geochemical exploration program with the aim of delineating potential zones ...  Read More