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Introducing the Iron Potential Zones Using Remote Sensing Studies in South of Qom Province, Iran

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The studied area—Kermejegan—is located in the south of Qom Province, Iran. In this paper, geology map, ASTER and ETM7+ satellite images were used and after processing these images with Geomatica and ENVI softwares, iron potential zones were compared with the iron mine position in the south of the area and 2 dominate indexs around. Finally remote sensing, faults and geological data layers were integrated in GIS and hopeful zones were introduced for continuing the exploration processes.

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F. Feizi and E. Mansouri, "Introducing the Iron Potential Zones Using Remote Sensing Studies in South of Qom Province, Iran," Open Journal of Geology, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 278-286. doi: 10.4236/ojg.2013.34032.

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