Batangas Regional Copper/Gold Project

Porphyry copper prospect in Batangas, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Luzon Arc (western segment) (142pCu7301c)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Batangas
Geographic location 121.2, 13.68
Geologic map unit 121.2, 13.68
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Tectonic setting island arc

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Exploration project SE of Taysan deposit; Lobo and Archangel epithermal gold prospects; Balibago porphyry copper-gold system (partially unroofed, silica-chlorite-sericite-clay alteration, copper oxides, copper soil anomalies). Regional NE Balabat structural trend includes prospects associated with Pliocene volcanoplutonic complex capped with Quaternary volcanic rocks (copper-gold skarns, intrusive-related porphyry copper, low-sulfide to high-sulfide epithermal veins and breccias). Exploration project area includes porphyry copper-gold prospects and targets under epithermal mineralization (Lumbangan, Marita, Ahit-Balibago target areas).
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Ruelo and others (2003)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)