Park Premier

Porphyry copper prospect in Utah, United States

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 33
Tract name Great Basin Tertiary (003pCu9013)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country United States
State or province Utah
Geographic location -111.379722222, 40.625
Geologic map unit -111.379722222, 40.625
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 33Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 35–31 Ma
Age reference Singer and others (2008)
Minerals actinolite, albite, alunite, augite, biotite, chalcopyrite, chlorite, epidote, kaolinite/illite/dickite, limonite, magnetite, molybdenite, montmorillonite, pyrite, pyrophyllite, sericite
Associated rocks breccia, andesite porphyry, dacite porphyry, granodiorite porphyry, hornfels, skarn, andesite, calcareous siltstone, limestone, sandstone, rhyodacite, shale, volcaniclastic sedimentary rocks
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Eocene–Oligocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments 0.2% Cu, 0.01% Mo, 0.1 to 0.6 g/t Au.
Study area name United States
References Ballantyne and others (1996); Bromfield and others (1977); John (1989a); John (1989b); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference U.S. Geological Survey National Mineral Resource Assessment Team (2002)