Western European Caledonian

Fragments of a Caledonian continental-margin arc.
Tract ID 150pCu6007
Country Belgium-United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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 Cambrian through Early Devonian
Generalized age Paleozoic
Oldest rocks age 499Ma
Youngest rocks age 397.5Ma
Age range 101.5Ma
Identified Cu resources 630,000metric tons
Known prospects 3
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
Coed y Brenin deposit Wales United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Prospect Details
Herzogenhugel deposit Wallonne Belgium Prospect Details
Kilmelford prospect Scotland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Prospect Details
Ballachulish prospect Scotland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Prospect Details
Tomnadashan prospect Scotland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Prospect Details
Black Stockarton Moor prospect Scotland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Prospect Details