Porphyry copper prospect in San Juan, Argentina

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Argentina Permian San Jorge (005pCu1016ab)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Argentina
State or province San Juan
Geographic location -69.366666667, -31.3
Geologic map unit -69.366666667, -31.3
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 267Ma
Age determination method K-Ar biotite
Age range 267 ±4 Ma
Age reference Sillitoe (1977)
Minerals biotite, chalcopyrite, pyrite
Associated rocks diorite porphyry
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Middle Permian

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Study area name Andes
References Sillitoe (1977); Zappettini and others (1999); Singer and others (2008); Singer and others (2005)
Site reference Cunningham and others (2008)