Sanandaj-Sirjan

Late Triassic–Early Cretaceous continental arc of the Tethyan Metallogenic Belt.
Tract ID 142pCu9003
Country Iran-Iraq-Turkey
Commodity Cu
Study area name Tethys
Tectonic setting continental margin
Deposit type porphyry copper
Grade-tonnage model Not assessed
Geologic age
Geologic feature age Late Triassic through Cretaceous
Generalized age Mesozoic
Oldest rocks age 228.7Ma
Youngest rocks age 65.5Ma
Age range 163.2Ma
Known prospects 1
Map scales used 500K, 1M

(A quantitative assessment of this tract was not carried out.)

Bibliographic references

General Zürcher and others (in press)

Deposits and prospects associated with this tract

Name Type State Country Development Details
Astaneh prospect Markazi Iran Past Producer Details