Porphyry copper prospect in Alba, Romania

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Apuseni Mountains (150pCu6003)
Group name Almas Group
Included sites Group includes Almas, Baba-Babuta, Breaza, Hanes-Large, Muncaceasca East, Muncaceasca West, and Trimpoiele prospects.
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Romania
State or province Alba
Geographic location 23.129, 46.122
Geologic map unit 23.129, 46.122
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Neogene
Age reference geologic inference
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Neogene

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Beginning in 2001, Baba-Babuta was being explored via diamond drill for Au, Ag, Cu, Pb, and Zn by European Goldfield Ltd. Exploration by European Goldfields determined that the Baba-Babuta consists of fracture-controlled sulphides with gold.
Study area name Europe
References European Goldfields Ltd. (2004)
Site reference Sutphin and others (2013)
European Goldfields Ltd., 2004, Annual report 2003: European Goldfields Ltd., 40 p.