Luzon Arc (western segment)

Oligocene to Holocene Luzon Arc
Tract ID 142pCu7301c
Country Philippines
Commodity Cu
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
Tectonic setting island arc
Deposit type porphyry copper
Grade-tonnage model Porphyry copper, Cu-Au subtype (Singer and others, 2008)
Geologic age
Geologic feature age Eocene through Holocene
Generalized age Tertiary-Paleogene
Oldest rocks age 55.8Ma
Youngest rocks age 0Ma
Age range 55.8Ma
Map scales used 1M

Results of the assessment

Assessment date 2011
Estimators Jane M. Hammarstrom, Gilpin R. Robinson, Jr., Steve Ludington, Arthur A. Bookstrom, and Michael L. Zientek
Assessment depth 1km
Quantitative assessment Yes

Estimated number of deposits

Number of deposits Confidence level
Mean estimated deposits 0 ±0 (0%)
Probability of mean 0
Probability of no copper 0

Estimated deposit density

(sq km)
Deposit density
per 100,000 sq km
0 NaN

Mean estimated tonnage

Undiscovered copper resource

Confidence level

Economic analysis

Fraser country Philippines-Taiwan, Provnice of China
Fraser type 0.11%
Fraser high 0.88%
Typical cost 0%
High cost 1%
Infrastructure setting High cost
Comments on depth default
Expected depth distribution
0 - 250m 0.25
250m - 500m 0.25
500m - 1km 0.5
Probability no econ recoverable 0
Exp dollars 0x $1M/100,000 sq km
Exp value class <Null>

Bibliographic references

General Hammarstrom and others (2014)
Economic Robinson and Menzie (2012)

Deposits and prospects associated with this tract

Name Type State Country Development Details
Pisumpan deposit Zambales Philippines Prospect Details
Dizon deposit Zambales Philippines Producer Details
Taysan deposit Batangas Philippines Prospect Details
Ino-Capayang deposit Marinduque Philippines Prospect Details
Calo Copper/Gold Project prospect Batangas Philippines Prospect Details
Batangas Regional Copper/Gold Project prospect Batangas Philippines Prospect Details
Calumpang-Lobo Group prospect Batangas Philippines Prospect Details
Greenhills prospect Zambales Philippines Prospect Details
Kay Tanda Group prospect Batangas Philippines Prospect Details
Nangka Copper prospect Marinduque Philippines Occurrence Details
Talahib Gold/Copper Project prospect Batangas Philippines Prospect Details
Marcopper Group deposit Marinduque Philippines Past Producer Details