Monte Cristo

Porphyry copper prospect in Nevada, United States

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Sierran Arc (003pCu9007)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country United States
State or province Nevada
Geographic location -115.568690389, 39.239502775
Geologic map unit -115.568690389, 39.239502775
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous
Age reference geologic inference
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Porphyry target below known skarn deposits. Mo occurrence.
Study area name United States
References Wendt and Albino (1992); Sonnevil (1979)
Site reference U.S. Geological Survey National Mineral Resource Assessment Team (2002)
Sonnevil, R.A., 1979, Evolution of skarn at Monte Cristo, Nevada: Stanford University, M.S. thesis, 84 p.
Wendt, C.J., and Albino, G.V., 1992, Porphyry copper and related occurrences in Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 100, 8 p. and 1 plate.