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Global assessment of undiscovred copper resources
Porphyry copper prospect in
Names and other identifiers
Rovina Valley Project
Apuseni Mountains (150pCu6003)
Rovina Valley Group
Group includes Colnic, Rovina, Valea Morii deposits and Ciresata and Valea Arsului prospects.
Age determination method
Inferred from Ar-Ar age for Valea Morii
Singer and others (2008)
Commodity and development information
Ag, Bi, Mo, Te
Part of Carpathian Gold Inc.'s Rovina Valley Project. Ciresata is a blind porphyry Cu-Au target that starts 40 to 140 m below the surface. 2008 drilling (35,000 m) results include 314 m of 1.08 g/t Au and 0.20% Cu; 668m at 0.86 g/t Au and 0.17% Cu. Open to the SW, W, and NE. Location: based on GoogleEarth image on Carpathian website. Golden Quadrilateral district.
Study area name
Carpathian Gold Inc. (2010); Marketwire (2010); Marketwire (2008); Carpathian Gold Inc. (2011a); Carpathian Gold Inc. (2011b); Marcoux and others (2002); Singer and others (2008)
Sutphin and others (2013)
Carpathian Gold Inc., 2010, Carpathian receives a positive preliminary economic assessment for its Rovina Valley gold-copper project, Romania: Carpathian Gold Inc. press release, March 23, 2010, 1 p., accessed September 13, 2013, at http://www.carpathiangold.com/news/press-releases/press-release-details/2010/Carpathian-Receives-a-Positive-Preliminary-Economic-Assessment-for-its-Rovina-Valley-Gold-Copper-Project-Romania-/default.aspx. Carpathian Gold Inc., 2011a, Carpathian Gold extends gold-copper mineralization on Ciresata deposit at Rovina Valley in Romania: Carpathian Gold Inc. press release, January 12, 2011, 1 p., accessed January 12, 2011, at http://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/11358/carpathian-gold-extends-gold-copper-mineralization-on-ciresata-deposit-at-rovina-valley-in-romania-11358.html. Carpathian Gold Inc., 2011b, Project details [About Romania]: accessed September 14, 2011, at http://www.carpathiangold.com/operations/about-romania/project-details/default.aspx. Marcoux, Eric; Grancea, Luminita; Lupulescu, Marian; and Milési, J.P., 2002, Lead isotope signatures of epithermal and porphyry-type ore deposits from Romanian Carpathian mountains: Mineralium Deposita, v. 37, no. 2, p. 173184. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00126-001-0223-x.) Marketwire, 2008, Carpathian Gold Inc.Drilling on the new Ciresata porphyry in Romania expands mineralized zone and intersects 163 m at 1.04 g/t Au: Cloudbreak Resources Ltd. press release, May 12, 2008, 1 p., accessed August 15, 2011, at http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/Carpathian-Gold-Inc-Drilling-on-New-Ciresata-Porphyry-Discovery-Romania-Expands-Mineralized-TSX-CPN-854833.htm. Marketwire, 2010, Carpathian receives a positive preliminary economic assessment for its Rovina Valley gold-copper project, Romania: Cloudbreak Resources Ltd. press release, March 23, 2010, 1 p.,accessed August 15, 2011, at http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/Carpathian-Receives-Positive-Preliminary-Economic-Assessment-its-Rovina-Valley-Gold-TSX-CPN-1135936.htm. Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C., 2008, Porphyry copper deposits of the worldDatabase and grade and tonnage models, 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155,  p. and digital data, accessed December 31, 2013, at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1155/.