Porphyry copper prospect in Nevada, United States

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country United States
State or province Nevada
Geographic location -114.926198526, 38.90523257
Geologic map unit -114.926198526, 38.90523257
Nearby data

Geologic information

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

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Inferred porphyry copper occurrence.
Study area name United States
References Wendt and Albino (1992); Johnson (1983)
Site reference U.S. Geological Survey National Mineral Resource Assessment Team (2002)
Johnson, L.C., 1983, The Ellison district- Alteration-mineralization associated with a mid-Tertiary intrusive complex at Sawmill Canyon, White Pine, Nevada: Tucson, University of Arizona M.S. thesis, 123 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.