Morgan Peak

Porphyry copper prospect in Arizona, United States

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Summit district, Lone Pine, Lonesome Pine
Tract name Western Sierra Madre Occidental and Laramide Central (003pCu3007x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country United States
State or province Arizona
Geographic location -110.902070451, 33.33614169
Geologic map unit -110.902070451, 33.33614169
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 61Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 61 Ma
Age reference Singer and others (2008)
Minerals chalcocite, chalcopyrite
Associated rocks granite, monzonite
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 as much as about 40 Mt at 0.26% Cu (mixed oxide and sulfide ore). Drilled; 4 target areas include chalocite supergene ore, breccia pipe, and hypogene ore.
Study area name United States
References Toro Resources Corp. (2013); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference U.S. Geological Survey National Mineral Resource Assessment Team (2002)