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 23.169, 46.116
Geologic map unit 23.169, 46.116
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, Breaza was being explored via diamond drill for Au, Ag, Cu, Pb, and Zn by European Goldfields Ltd. They determined the Breaza prospect consists of over 40 mineralized veins/breccias. Underground sampling by European Goldfields has identified several zones up to 60 metres wide with values in the range 0.5 to 1.2 g/t Au.
Study area name Europe
References European Goldfields Ltd. (2004); Vlad and Orlandea (2004)
Site reference Sutphin and others (2013)