Record of Khurmala Formation (Late Paleocene-Early Eocene) in the Sulaimani Governorate, Kurdistan Region, Northeast Iraq

 Record of Khurmala Formation (Late Paleocene-Early Eocene) in the Sulaimani Governorate, Kurdistan Region, Northeast Iraq Kamal Haji Karim , Hyam Saleh Daoud  and Abdulla Rashid Husein Kuradawy Accepted for publication in : Iraqi Geological Journal (IGJ) Abstract The present study focuses on the field, petrography and stratigraphic analyses of a thick and sparsely fossiliferous dolomitic […]

Synclines contribution to mountain peak building: examples from Western Zagros, Kurdistan Region

Synclines contribution to mountain peak building: examples from Western Zagros, Kurdistan Region, Northeastern Iraq Kamal Haji Karim1 and Polla Azad Khanaqa2 1Professor at Department of Geology, University of Sulaimani, Sulaimaniyah, Iraq 2Professor at   Sulaimani Polytechnic University (SPU) & Kurdistan Institution for Strategic Studies and Scientific Research, Qirge, Sulaimani, KRG/Iraq ,  [email protected] Published in: Arabian Journal […]

CENOMANIAN/ TURONIN BOUNDARY IN ZAGROS OROGENIC BELT EXAMPLES FROM KURDISTAN REGION, NORTHEASTERN IRAQ

LITHOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY OF THE CENOMANIAN/ TURONIAN BOUNDARY IN ZAGROS OROGENIC BELT EXAMPLES FROM KURDISTAN REGION, NORTHEASTERN IRAQ Kamal Haji Karim1 and   Polla Azad Khanaqa2 1Department of Geology, College of Science, University of Sulaimani, Sulaimaniya City, Kurdistan Region, Iraq, E-Mail:   [email protected] , (Corresponding author) 2 Kurdistan Institutions for Strategic Studies and Scientific Research, Sulaimaniya, Qirga, […]

Geology of Iraqi Kurdistan in the zoom of my camera

Geology of Iraqi Kurdistan in the zoom of my camera  By: Professor  Kamal Haji Karim, University of Sulaimani, [email protected] The below pictures are taken  during geologic  field trip in the Zagros Orogenic belt  and published on my facebook account https://www.facebook.com/kamalhajikarim     A large lensoidal submarine channel filled with gravels (conglomerate now) in the lower […]

Critical analysis of the type section of the Balambo Formation

Critical analysis of the type section of the Balambo Formation (Valanganian-Turonian), Sirwan valley, Kurdistan Region, NE-Iraq  Kamal Haji Karim1, Aras Omer Al-Khafaf1 and Khalid Ismail Sharnazheri1 1Department of Geology, University of Sulaimani, Sulaimani City [email protected] Published in:  Journal of Zankoi Sulaimani,2016, Special Issue,  Part-A- (Pure and Applied Sciences) Abstract The Balambo Formation (Garau Formation in […]

Paragenesis of Asnawa Iron Ore in Penjween Area, Zagros Suture Zone

Paragenesis of Asnawa Iron Ore in Penjween Area, Zagros Suture Zone  Kurdistan Region, Northeastern Iraq 1* Kamal  H.  Karim, 1*Nabaz  R.H. Aziz ,   2* Mayssa A. A.A  Al-Bidary 1* University of Sulaimani, Department of Geology, Kurdistan Region, Iraq 2*University of Baghdad, Department of Geology, Iraq   Accepted for Publication in :  Iranian Journal of Earth Sciences […]