Porphyry copper prospect in Compostela Valley, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Philippine Arc (142pCu7309)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Compostela Valley
Geographic location 126.033, 7.433
Geologic map unit 126.033, 7.433
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Neogene
Age reference geologic inference
Associated rocks hornblende andesite, hornblende diorite intrusive, basaltic-andesite plagiophyric andesite, and limestone
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Neogene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Exploration by Indophil discovered a new porphyry copper-gold system (drilled 227 m at 0.19% Cu and 0.30 g/t Au) south of the Magas polymetallic vein system.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Indophil Resources NL (2011)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)