Delcer Buttes

Porphyry copper prospect in Nevada, United States

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Franklin Lake
Tract name Western U.S. and Sonoran Desert Jurassic Arc (003pCu9006x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country United States
State or province Nevada
Geographic location -115.084798239, 40.369694433
Geologic map unit -115.084798239, 40.369694433
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Jurassic
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Jurassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Skarn-hosted Cu-Au and disseminated Cu-Au in Jurassic-age monzonite quartz porphyry. Delta Mining and Exploration Company exploration target; magnetometer survey in 2010.
Study area name United States
References Delta Mining and Exploration Co. (2010)
Site reference U.S. Geological Survey National Mineral Resource Assessment Team (2002)