Porphyry copper prospect in Agusan del Sur, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Philippine Arc (142pCu7309)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Agusan del Sur
Geographic location 125.87, 8.439
Geologic map unit 125.87, 8.439
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Neogene
Age reference geologic inference
Associated rocks diorite porphyry
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Neogene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Copper-gold diorite porphyry target (500 m by 500 m) along the Baroba Fault corridor; rock chips to 0.59% Cu and 0.42 g/t Au. Copper and gold anomalies overlie three magnetic highs, interpreted as magnetite alteration in the diorite. Pyrite with bornite, some chalcopyrite.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Medusa Mining Ltd. (2012b)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)