Porphyry copper (Cu-Au) deposit in Camarines Norte, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Larap
Tract name Philippine Arc (142pCu7309)
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Camarines Norte
Geographic location 122.733, 14.233
Geologic map unit 122.733, 14.233
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Deposit subtype Cu-Au
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range early Miocene
Age reference Singer and others (2008)
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age early Miocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Au
Tonnage (Mt) 65Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.35%
Mo grade (%) 0.005%
Au grade (g/t) 0.4g/t
Contained copper 230,000t
Gold-Moly ratio 80

Reference information

Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Frost (1959); Mitchell and Leach (1991); Sillitoe and Gappe (1984); Singer and others (2008); Uriarte (1972)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)