Porphyry copper prospect in Abra, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Lacub Copper
Tract name Luzon Arc (Central Cordillera segment) (142pCu7301b)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Abra
Geographic location 120.916667, 17.683333
Geologic map unit 120.916667, 17.683333
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Associated rocks diorite
Tectonic setting island arc

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Copper prospect in Miocene diorite.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau (2004b); U.S. Geological Survey (2012)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)
[Philippines] Mines and Geosciences Bureau, 2004b, Digital database of mineral occurrences of the Philippines: Manila, [Philippines] Mines and Geosciences Bureau. [Proprietary report.]
U.S. Geological Survey, 2012, Mineral resource data system (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey database, accessed October 19, 2012, at