Cu-Mo porphyry target explored by Southern Copper Corp. (became Santa Catalina Mining Corp. in 1994) =0.8% Cu reported. Assocaited with Central American strike-slip faulting and southern Mexico collisional arc.Stockwork and disseminated chalcopyrite-molybdenite-pyrite veinlets; alteration (biotite-kspar-sericite-quartz-pyrite; epidote-chlorite-pyrite-goethite). Cluster of prospects on Servicio Geológico Mexicano 250K map. Alteration: unknown.
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Singer and others (2008); Barton and others (1995); Damon, Shafiqullah and Clark (1983); Sillitoe (1976); Singer and others (2008)
Hammarstrom and others (2010)
Barton, M.D., Staude, J.-M.G., Zürcher, L., and Megaw, P.K.M., 1995, Porphyry copper and other intrusion-related mineralization in Mexico, in Pierce, F.W., and Bolm, J.G., eds., Porphyry copper deposits of the American Cordillera: Tucson, Arizona Geological Society Digest, v.20, p.487524.