Mabulao Copper/Gold Project

Porphyry copper prospect in Camarines Norte, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Philippine Arc (142pCu7309)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Camarines Norte
Geographic location 122.683, 14.2
Geologic map unit 122.683, 14.2
Nearby data

Geologic information

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

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Cu, Au
Minor commodities Fe, Pb, Zn, Ag
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Exploration project in Paracele old mining district, about 7 km SW of 20.5 Ma Matanglan (Larap) porphyry copper-gold deposit. Explored 1960–1970s by Philippine Iron Mines for iron skarn, porphyry copper and copper skarn; IP and drilling of a few dozen short holes with intersections of 0.4% copper over 10s of meters. Also Pb-Zn-Ag skarn.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Altai Resources Inc. (2003)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)
Altai Resources Inc., 2003, Annual Information Form dated April 25, 2003, 32 p.