Mazraeh

Past Producer in Iran with commodities Copper, Gold, Molybdenum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10303710
MAS/MILS ID 5070100001
Record type Site
Current site name Mazraeh
Alternate or previous names Mazraeh Mine, Maazraah

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: 47.05322, 38.59852 (WGS84)
Elevation 2200
Location accuracy 10000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country
Iran

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Gold Tertiary
Molybdenum Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bornite Unknown
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Hematite Unknown
Magnetite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) 47.05322, 38.59852

Ore body information

  • Strike E00W
    Dip 70S
    Thickness 15M
    Depth to top 100M
    Width 20M
    Length 200M
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 DISSEMINATED
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Shape of Orebody #2 IRREGULAR
    Primary mode of Origin METAMORPHISM
    Secondary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control IGNEOUS
    Secondary Ore Control LITHOLOGY
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. SLIGHT
    Strike And Dip E00W
    Date of Last Modification 780213

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Year of first production 1966

Comments on exploration

  • EXPLORATION WORK DONE IN 1973.

Mining district

District name Ahar Region

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Government Mining Co.
    Home office Iran
    Year 1975

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1975
    Demonstrated 500,000mt ore
    Indicated 200,000mt ore
    Measured 300,000mt ore
    Total resources 500,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Copper Cu 1.5 wt-pct Copper Trace 1975

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • RES: 300,000 MT @ 1.5% CU.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 5070100001

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MINING JOURNAL RESEARCH SERVICE. OCT. 6, 1994. REPORT

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    COMPILED FOR LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LAB.

  • Deposit

    UNITED NATIONS. TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

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    INSTITUTE. GEOL. DEPT., UNDP PROJECT IRA/71/542, 1975.

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    BUNDESANSTALT FUR BODENFORSCHUNG. IRAN. 1974.

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    75 BAZIN, D. ET AL, GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF IRAN REPORT NO. 13,

  • Deposit

    75 SWISS, M., MINING AND MINERALS ENGINEERING, VOL. 6, NO. 1

  • Deposit

    75 CENTO SYMPOSIUM ON MINING GEOLOGY AND BASE METALS, ANKARA

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 30-AUG-1995 Wilburn, David R. U.S. Bureau of Mines