Deposit with commodities copper

More information at and near this site: Re-NV00125

About this location

Feature ID Re-Mo00359
Other names Morris-Brooks
Geographic coordinates -115.021922, 39.259488
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 chalcocite; chalcopyrite
Associated materials pyrite; quartz; sericite
Mineralization style specks
Age of mineralization 111-109 Ma (1)
Host lithologies monzonite porphyry; rhyolite; limestone; rhyolite breccia
Reference Smith, M.C., and Johnson, A.C., 1962, Open Pit Operations at the Tripp Pit, Consolidated Coppermines Corp., Kimberly, Nev.: U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8129, 16 p.
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.

Geographic context based on the point coordinates