Porphyry copper prospect in Harghita, Romania

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Northern Carpathians (150pCu6004)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Romania
State or province Harghita
Geographic location 25.581667, 46.490556
Geologic map unit 25.581667, 46.490556
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 5Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 6.3–3.9 Ma
Age reference geologic inference
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Miocene–Pliocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Hydrothermally altered stratovolcano in the Cálimani-Gurghiu-Hargahita volcanic chain. Explosive breccias are present.
Study area name Europe
References Mason and others (1995); Mason and others (1996); Szakács and Seghedi (1995)
Site reference Sutphin and others (2013)