Western Peri-Mediterranean Region

Fragments of Neogene postcollisional volcanic belts related to the Alpine orogeny in the western peri-Mediterranen area.
Tract ID 150pCu6005
Country Italy-Morocco-Spain
Commodity Cu
Study area name Europe
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Deposit type porphyry copper
Grade-tonnage model Not assessed
Geologic age
Geologic feature age late Eocene through early Miocene
Generalized age Tertiary-Neogene
Oldest rocks age 40.4Ma
Youngest rocks age 13.82Ma
Age range 26.58Ma
Identified Cu resources 130,000metric tons
Known prospects 2
Map scales used 500K, 1M

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

Bibliographic references

General Sutphin and others (2013)

Deposits and prospects associated with this tract

Name Type State Country Development Details
Calabona deposit Sardegna Italy Past Producer Details
Carbonia prospect Sardegna Italy Prospect Details
Siliqua prospect Sardegna Italy Prospect Details