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Ansari M, Etemadi A, Hafezi Moghaddas H, Heydarian Shahri M R. Studies of geological, mineralization and magnetite exploration geophysics in Senjedak-III area, the eastern anomaly of Sangan mine (Khorasan Razavi). www.ijcm.ir 2020; 28 (1) :171-184
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Sangan iron mine with skarn type genesis is located in NE Iran (Khorasan Razavi Province), in the Central Iran zone and NE of Lut Block sub-zone. The Senjedak-III prospect area is one of the six eastern anomalies of Sangan iron mine that encompasses eastern terminal of Khaf- Kashmar- Bardaskan volcano-plutonic belt. The geology of this area consists of a series of igneous (dykes and intrusive bodies), metamorphic (skarn, slate and phyllite) and sedimentary rocks (sandstone, limestone and dolomite). The Senjedak complex is an exo-skarn and includes mineralization such as magnetite, pyrrhotite, chalcopyrite, pyrolusite, pyrite, arsenopyrite, hematite, goethite, limonite and malachite. Sulfide mineralization is associated with retrograde skranification stage whereas oxides/hydroxides mineralization is in connection with fault zones. Ground magnetic surveys show three magnetic anomalies of A, B, and C in the area. The A and B abnormalities have deep origin and may be related to each other. Separation in these abnormalities is attributed to the activity of secondary faults. The C magnetic anomaly that is consistent with the magnetite outcrop in the eastern parts of the range is weaker and has no deep-seated origin. The results of this research can be used to continue exploratory operations at deep anomalies.
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