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Lateral and vertical facies change of Kolosh Formation in Sulaimani and Dohuk areas

Lateral and vertical facies change of Kolosh Formation in Sulaimani and Dohuk areas

Lateral and vertical facies change of Kolosh Formation in Sulaimani and Dohuk areas                                     By professor : Kamal Haji Karim    Abstract       The present study is concerned with lateral and vertical facies change   between Kolosh Formation (Paleocene) and Sinjar or Khurmala (Paleocene-Early Eocene) in Sulaimai and Dohuk area. The facies change is documented in seven sections by field studies and evaluation of the different previous ideas about the contact between the two Formations. During the study, the data … Read entire article »

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Paragenesis of Asnawa Iron Ore in Penjwen Area, Kurdistan Region, NE-Iraq

Paragenesis of Asnawa Iron Ore in Penjwen Area, Kurdistan Region, NE-Iraq

Paragenesis of Asnawa Iron Ore in Penjwen Area, Kurdistan Region, NE-Iraq   1* Kamal  H.  Karim  1*Nabaz  R.H. Aziz,     2* Mayssa A. A.  Al-Bidary  1* University of Sulaimani, Department of Geology, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.    2*University of Baghdad, Department of Geology, Iraq Abstract     The Asnawa iron ore is located about 3km to the southeast of Penjwen town, Sulaimaniya Governorate, Kurdistan Region, Northeastern Iraq near … Read entire article »

Stratigraphy and structure of the southeastern part of Piramagroon anticline

Stratigraphy and structure of the   southeastern part of Piramagroon anticline

Stratigraphy and structure of the   southeastern part of Piramagroon anticline    By: Professor Kamal Haji Karim   Abstract The Piramagroon anticline (or Piramagrun mountain) elongates directly to northwest of Sulaimani city, Kurdistan Region, NE-Iraq. The Southeastern part of the anticline contains two other anticlines (Harmetool and Yakhyian anticlines with their complementary synclines) at southwest and northwest respectively with   many other smaller ones.  In … Read entire article »

My facebook photos and comments during four years

 During four years many photos are upload in the   my Facebook pages and accounts, these photos are related to the structure of Kurdistan, sedimentary structures of Kurdistan and  nature of Kurdistan  terrains and lands in addition to some other issues. These photos and associated comments are very important for understanding  a Kurdish academicians  or eastern people affair and activities. I called these photos and activities  “My life Book”   To see the pdf copy of my life book, open this link:  http://kurdistan-geology.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/kamal-face-book-photos-and-comments-revised.pdf … Read entire article »

Geology of Iraq

Geology of Iraq and Kurdistan region Geology of Iraq and Kurdistan region is consist pat of lectures given to students of the forth years before several years which mainly depends on field work with the aids of the books of other geologists that concerned with the same topics. These lectures are  published in my web site as PDF file and during these years it was seen by thousands of visitors to my site.  Due to high popularity, it renewed and  improved linguistically and scientifically. The lectures are deal with the geology of Iraq and Kurdistan during Cretaceous and Tertiary.  The tectonics, stratigraphy, boundary condition, environment of the formation are described. The part of the Jurassic needs … Read entire article »

Association of rudists and red clastics in Aqra Formation, Mawat area,

Association of rudists and red clastics in Aqra Formation, Mawat area,

Association of rudists and red clastic facies in the upper part of Aqra Formation, Mawat area, Kurdistan Region, NE Iraq    By: Kamal haji Karim, and Polla Azad Khanaqa Published in:   Arabian Journal of Geoscience,  Springer, 2014,   Abstract In Mawat area, the Late Maastrichtian Aqra Formation (or lens) is located in the upper part of the Tanjero Formation (Lower–Middle Maastrichtian) and overlain by Red … Read entire article »

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