Porphyry copper (Cu-Au) deposit in Banskobystricky kraj, Slovakia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Northern Carpathians (150pCu6004)
Group name Štiavnica Group
Included sites Group includes Banska Štiavnica, Sementlov, and Vysoká-Zlatno deposits.
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Slovakia
State or province Banskobystricky kraj
Geographic location 18.899, 48.425
Geologic map unit 18.899, 48.425
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Deposit subtype Cu-Au
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Miocene(?)
Age reference geologic inference
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Miocene(?)

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Cu
Tonnage (Mt) 64Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.16%
Mo grade (%) 0.00263%
Au grade (g/t) 0.12g/t
Contained copper 100,000t
Gold-Moly ratio 45

Reference information

Comments Location is approximate. Resource estimates date from 1980s Soviet era and are meaningless economically. Banskobystricky kraj.
Study area name Europe
References Cunneen (2009)
Site reference Sutphin and others (2013)
Cunneen, Ron, 2009a, Slovakia gold project: EMED Mining, Geological Information Memorandum, April, 18 p.