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Journal of Petroleum Geology

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Journal of Petroleum Geology, Vol.9, No.3, pp. 281-294, 1986

┬ęCopyright 2000 Scientific Press, Ltd.

A JURASSIC DELTA IN THE EASTERN ALBORZ, NE IRAN

F. K. Rad*

* Basin Study Group, International Oil Division, UNOCAL Centre, Box 7600, Los Angeles, California 90051, USA.


Abstract

A clastic dominated Lower-Middle Jurassic sequence, known as the Shemshak Formation, is extensively exposed in the Eastern Alborz area, NE Iran. The unit represents a Previous HitdeltaicNext Hit complex sandwiched between carbonate rocks. Sedimentological study of the formation outcrops has revealed that it was deposited in Previous HitenvironmentsTop ranging from subaerial to subaqueous delta plains.

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