Porphyry copper prospect in Sinaloa, Mexico

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Western Sierra Madre Occidental and Laramide Central (003pCu3007x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mexico
State or province Sinaloa
Geographic location -105.772457904, 23.178459221
Geologic map unit -105.772457904, 23.178459221
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Tectonic setting continental margin

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Cu, Au
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Gold veins peripheral to a Tertiary intrusive complex with potential for porphyry Cu-Au deposits. Multiple porphyritic intrusions (granodiorite, granite, monzonite), alteration (potassic, phyllic, propylitic), geochemical footprint anomalies over 41 square km, tourmaline breccias.
Study area name Mexico
References Minera Camarga (2009)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2010)