Deposit with commodities copper

More information at and near this site: Re-NV00125

About this location

Feature ID Re-Mo00358
Geographic coordinates -114.998793, 39.257132
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
Valuable materials chalcopyrite; bornite (1); chalcocite (1)
Associated materials pyrite; quartz; kaolinite; muscovite; biotite; leucoxene (1); sanidine-orthoclase (1)
Mineralization style grains; veinlets
Age of mineralization 111-109 Ma (2)
Host unit name Chainman Shale; Ely Limestone; Rib Hill Sandstone
Host lithologies shale; limestone; sandstone; rhyolite; breccia; monzonite porphyry
Reference Fournier, R.O., 1967, The Porphyry Copper Deposit Exposed in the Liberty Open-Pit Mine near Ely, Nevada. Part 1. Syngenetic Formation: Economic Geology, Volume 62, p. 57-81.
Additional references (1) Fournier (1967b); (2) 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.

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