Neftyanaya Provintsiya
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Neftyanaya provintsiya No. 1(37), 2024

Stratigraphic and lithological-facies analysis of paleogene deposits of central Asia and their relationship with mineral resources

T.Kh. Shoimurotov, I.N. Khakimzyanov, F.F. Zhuraev


The article discusses the stratigraphic levels, age intervals and lithologic-facial features of Paleogene deposits of Central Asia. The stratigraphic positions and correlations of horizons of Paleogene deposits are characterized vertically and laterally. The deposits of each identified facies unit are distinguished by a certain set of rocks. An overview and stratigraphic association of various types of minerals found in this territory and their distinctive lithological and stratigraphic features are provided both during the period of accumulation in sedimentation basins and in modern conditions. The complete cycle of sedimentation has been determined, consisting of Paleocene, Eocene and Oligocene stages, reflecting the direction of evolution of the Paleogene sedimentary basin of the study area, further facilitating the possibility of developing the territory in a new strategy for predicting the search for promising deposits, manifestations and mineral deposits.

Key words:

paleogene, lithology, stratigraphy, stage, formation, layers, sediments, rock, section, zone, area, depression, syneclise, deposits


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T.Kh. Shoimurotov, Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Chief Scientific Advisor State Institution “IGIRNIGM” of the Ministry of Mining Industry and Geology of the Republic of Uzbekistan
64, Olimlar st., Mirzo-Ulugbek district, 100069, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

I.N. Khakimzyanov, Doctor of Engineering Sciences Sciences, Professor, Head of the Laboratory of the Oil Field Development Department TatNIPIneft Institute – PJSC TATNEFT; Professor at the Department of Oil and Gas Field Exploration and Development Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, Branch of the University in the City of Oktyabrsky
40, Musa Jalil st., Bugulma, 423236, Russian Federation

F.F. Zhuraev, Senior Researcher State Institution "IGIRNIGM" Ministry of Mining Industry and Geology of the Republic of Uzbekistan
64, Olimlar st., Mirzo-Ulugbek district, 100069, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

For citation:

T.Kh. Shoimurotov, I.N. Khakimzyanov, F.F. Zhuraev Stratigraficheskiy i litologo-fatsial'nyy analiz paleogenovykh otlozheniy tsentral'noy Azii i ikh svyaz' s poleznymi iskopayemymi [Stratigraphic and lithological-facies analysis of paleogene deposits of central Asia and their relationship with mineral resources]. Neftyanaya Provintsiya, No. 1(37), 2024. pp. 36-58. DOI EDN DAWDKS (in Russian)

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