Porphyry copper prospect in Romblon, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Mindoro-Tablas-West Panay (142pCu7311)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Romblon
Geographic location 122.05, 12.3
Geologic map unit 122.05, 12.3
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 4.39Ma
Age determination method K-Ar whole rock
Age range 4.39 ±0.47 Ma
Age reference Bellon and Rangin (1981)
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Pliocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Porphyry-associated chalcopyrite-bornite on Tablas Island.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau (written commun., 2004); Bellon and Rangin (1991)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)