Southern and Central European Variscan

Discrete areas of intrusive and volcanic rocks of Variscan age, where some evidence of porphyry-style hydrothermal activity is preserved.
Tract ID 150pCu6006
Country France-Italy-Poland
Commodity Cu
Study area name Europe
Tectonic setting continental margin
Deposit type porphyry copper
Grade-tonnage model Not assessed
Geologic age
Geologic feature age Late Devonian through Early Permian
Generalized age Paleozoic
Oldest rocks age 385.3Ma
Youngest rocks age 270.6Ma
Age range 114.7Ma
Identified Cu resources 880,000metric tons
Known prospects 4
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
Dolina Bedkowska prospect Malopolskie Poland Occurrence Details
Myszków deposit Slaskie Poland Occurrence Details
Ogliastra prospect Sardegna Italy Prospect Details
Pilica prospect Slaskie Poland Prospect Details
Sibert prospect Rhône-Alpes France Prospect Details