Balatoc

Porphyry copper prospect in Kalinga, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 7018
Tract name Luzon Arc (Central Cordillera segment) (142pCu7301b)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Kalinga
Geographic location 121.149, 17.382319
Geologic map unit 121.149, 17.382319
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Associated rocks andesite porphyry, diorite
Tectonic setting island arc

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Exploration area (50.7 sq. km) in andesite porphyry intruded by Neogene diorite. Along western flank of a northern extension of the Philippine Fault. Cluster of prospects associated with epithermal gold veins. Historic small-scale copper production. Historical reserve estimates 80 Mt at 0.60% Cu, 0.2 g/t Au. Location for municipality of Pasil.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Indophil Resources NL (2010)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)