Lingig Copper/Gold Project

Porphyry copper prospect in Surigao del Sur, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Lingig, Das-Agan
Tract name Philippine Arc (142pCu7309)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Surigao del Sur
Geographic location 126.38400004, 8.119000017
Geologic map unit 126.38400004, 8.119000017
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Minerals chalcopyrite, chlorite, clay minerals, epidote, pyrite, sericite
Associated rocks breccia, diorite, quartz diorite, basalt, dolerite
Tectonic setting island arc

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Discovered in 1970s, mapping and geochemical surveys, partly drilled (5 holes). Modern exploration defined two targets within a thrust zone: (1) Basalt prospect, thrust-related copper in basalt, and (2) Breccia prospect, porphyry-style copper mineralization in diorite below the thrust. Breccia prospect drill intercept example: ~155 m of 0.19% Cu and 0.03 g/t Au.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Medusa Mining Ltd. (2007); Medusa Mining Ltd. (2012a); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)