Porphyry copper prospect in Antofagasta, Chile

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Chile Cretaceous Antucoya (005pCu1017)
Included sites Rio Blanco
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Chile
State or province Antofagasta
Geographic location -69.6075, -24.398333333
Geologic map unit -69.6075, -24.398333333
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous or younger
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals alunite, hematite
Associated rocks sericitic porphyry
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous or younger

Commodity and development information

Development status Past Producer
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Hematitic leached capping. 31 Ma of supergene alunite.
Study area name Andes
References Sillitoe and McKee (1996); Singer and others (2008); Singer and others (2005)
Site reference Cunningham and others (2008)