Preliminary regional copper and gold exploration in the northwest of Iran
This report focuses on the economic geology of copper and gold in the northwest of Iran, or the exploration zone II, on the scale 1:250000. The report started with geography of the area and then a review of previous studies in the region. A brief description of geology and tectonic of the area links the report to the economic potentials of copper and gold in the region and introduction of favorable mineralized zones. Available copper and gold mines are assessed and the mineral distribution map of is presented. The report concludes with suggestions for systematic exploration of gold and copper in the region, especially in the Zanjan Quadrangle.