Porphyry copper prospect in Nevada, United States

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Copper Mountain
Tract name Sierran Arc (003pCu9007)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country United States
State or province Nevada
Geographic location -118.449326344, 38.861243379
Geologic map unit -118.449326344, 38.861243379
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous
Age reference Wendt and Albino (1992)
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Porphyry-related skarn.
Study area name United States
References Wendt and Albino (1992); Schilling (1968)
Site reference U.S. Geological Survey National Mineral Resource Assessment Team (2002)
Schilling, J.H., 1968, Copper Mountain mine: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Mining District File 191B, item 17.
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.