Paco Gold/Copper Project

Porphyry copper prospect in Surigao del Norte, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Philippine Arc (142pCu7309)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Surigao del Norte
Geographic location 125.507, 9.576
Geologic map unit 125.507, 9.576
Nearby data

Geologic information

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

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Adjacent to the porphyry copper-gold deposits at Boyongan and Bayugo. Geophysical data suggest similar structural settings at Paco with potential for porphyry-epithermal systems. Reconnaissance drilling has so far failed to penetrate the overlying Quaternary cover to test targets.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References OceanaGold Corp. (2010)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)