Deposit with commodities copper, tellurium, rhenium

More information at and near this site: Re-NV00125

About this location

Feature ID Re-Mo00356
Geographic coordinates -114.957891, 39.260273
Point definition Approximate center of polygon
Polygon definition Copper deposit
Reference Hardy and others (2009); Figure 9.1
Date: 2009; Scale: Medium (1:24,000-1:250,000)

Geologic information

Commodities copper; tellurium; rhenium
Valuable materials chalcocite; chalcopyrite
Associated materials pyrite
Age of mineralization 111-109 Ma (1)
Host lithologies hornfels; porphyry
Reference Bauer, H.L., Breitrick, R.A., Copper, J.J., and Anderson, J.A., 1966, Porphyry Copper Deposits in the Robinson Mining District, Nevada in Titley, S.R., and Hicks, C.L., 1966, Geology of the Porphyry Copper Deposits: Southwestern North America: Tucson, University of Arizona Press, p. 233-244.
Additional references (1) Singer and others (2008)

Deposit models and geoenvironmental models

Type Model Reference
Deposit model Porphyry Cu Singer, D.A., Mosier, D.L., and Cox, D.P., 1986, Grade and Tonnage Model of Porphyry Cu in Cox, D.P., and Singer, D.A., 1986, Mineral deposit models: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1693, p. 77-81.
Geoenvironmental model Porphyry Cu du Bray, E.A., 1995, ed., Preliminary compilation of descriptive geoenvironmental mineral deposit models: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-831, 272 p.

History of the site

Dates Status Detail Reference
1950 to 1970 Discovery Discovery of additional resources Hardy and others (2009)

Geographic context based on the point coordinates