Porphyry copper prospect in Quezon, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Sierra Madre Arc (southern segment) (142pCu7304b)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Quezon
Geographic location 121.992, 14.75
Geologic map unit 121.992, 14.75
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 34.4Ma
Age determination method whole rock-mineral isochron
Age range 34.4 ±1.2 Ma
Age reference Knittel and Burton (1985)
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Eocene–Oligocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Porphyry molybdenum-copper prospect, estimated resources 16.5 Mt at 0.085% MoS2.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Knittel and Burton (1985)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)