Štiavnica Group

Porphyry copper (Cu-Au) Group in Banskobystricky kraj, Slovakia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Northern Carpathians (150pCu6004)
Group name Štiavnica Group
Included sites Banska Štiavnica, Sementlov, and Vysoká-Zlatno deposits
Site status Group

Geographic location

Country Slovakia
State or province Banskobystricky kraj
Geographic location 18.895, 48.446
Geologic map unit 18.895, 48.446
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Deposit subtype Cu-Au
Age (Ma) 15
Age determination method unknown
Age range 15–14 Ma
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals barite, chalcopyrite, electrum, epidote, galena, rhodonite, scheelite, sphalerite, tourmaline
Associated rocks granodiorite-, quartz diorite- quartz porphyry dikes
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Miocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Past Producer
Major commodities Cu, Au
Minor commodities Ag, Bi, Te
Tonnage (Mt) 210Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.35%
Mo grade (%) 0.001%
Au grade (g/t) 0.19g/t
Ag grade (g/t) 9.52g/t
Contained copper 740,000t
Gold-Moly ratio 200

Reference information

Comments This group record includes data for the Banska Štiavnica, Sementlov, and Vysoká-Zlatno deposits; as such, the location information has been generalized, and the total weighted average resource data represent the three deposits in the group.
Study area name Europe
References Jele? and others (2003); Lips and others (2006)
Site reference Sutphin and others (2013)