Porphyry copper prospect in Arizona, United States

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Summit
Tract name Western Sierra Madre Occidental and Laramide Central (003pCu3007x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country United States
State or province Arizona
Geographic location -110.94352104, 33.332849536
Geologic map unit -110.94352104, 33.332849536
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 61Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 61
Age reference Singer and others (2008)
Associated rocks granite, granite porphyry, granodiorite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Paleocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Partial resource of about 11 Mt at 0.7% Cu (acid soluble).
Study area name United States
References (2011a); Nations and Phillips (1997); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference U.S. Geological Survey National Mineral Resource Assessment Team (2002), 2011a, Gibson Mine (Bellevue-Old Site; claims MS 2219; Reynolds group): database, accessed February 25, 2014, at
Nations, J.D., and Phillips, Ken, 1997, The mining and minerals cluster in Arizona—An analysis for the strategic economic development vision for the Arizona-Sonora region: Flagstaff, Northern Arizona Uinversity, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, 112 p. [Later published in 2010 as Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources Special Report 27.]