Muncaceasca West

Porphyry copper prospect in Hunedoara, 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 Hunedoara
Geographic location 23.066209, 46.128916
Geologic map unit 23.066209, 46.128916
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 8Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range late Miocene(?)
Age reference geologic inference
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age late Miocene(?)

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Exploration by European Goldfields determined that the Muncaceascu West prospect consists of steeply dipping, northwest-trending Au/Ag veins above a porphyry Cu-Au system located 400 meters below the present surface.
Study area name Europe
References Milu and others (2004); Levine and others (2004); Gratian and others (n.d.); European Goldfields Ltd. (2004)
Site reference Sutphin and others (2013)