Remotely Sensed Ore Mineralization Potentials in Ramand Altered Region, North of Iran
American Journal of Civil Engineering
Volume 3, Issue 2-2, March 2015, Pages: 18-23
Received: Jan. 13, 2015; Accepted: Jan. 17, 2015; Published: Feb. 8, 2015
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Abolfazl Ezzati, Department of Geology, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran
Reza Mehrnia, Department of Geology, Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran
Kimiya Ajayebi, Department of Geology, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran
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In some regions the main geological occurrences contain igneous pyroclastics formations such as rhyodacite and rhyolithic tuffs. An extended region with dominant alterations has been detected by remote sensing techniques for sampling purposes according to field observation activities. Enhancement of alterations has been done in Ramand region after applying a Crosta-based selective principle component analysis technique on ETM photomaps. Advanced Silicification haloes are most important evidence indicate to Base and Precious metals potentials in postmagmatic environments. For identifying the Silica content and related variations in epithermal systems, Crosta technique is adequate. This method introduces to recognition some clay and iron-oxides aggregations as the main part of gold bearing hydrothermal alterations in prospected regions. Concluded photomaps of which signals have been improved by mathematical analysis contained number of unique digital numbers related to mineralization potentials in Ramand region, Qazvin province, Iran.
Remote Sensing, Crosta Technique, Silicic Alteration, Ramand
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Abolfazl Ezzati, Reza Mehrnia, Kimiya Ajayebi, Remotely Sensed Ore Mineralization Potentials in Ramand Altered Region, North of Iran, American Journal of Civil Engineering. Special Issue: Research and Practices of Civil Engineering in Developing Countries. Vol. 3, No. 2-2, 2015, pp. 18-23. doi: 10.11648/j.ajce.s.2015030202.14
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