Tambis Gold Project

Porphyry copper prospect in Surigao del Sur, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Philippine Arc (142pCu7309)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Surigao del Sur
Geographic location 126.06, 8.49
Geologic map unit 126.06, 8.49
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Neogene
Age reference geologic inference
Associated rocks calc-alkaline intrusions cut by diatremes and hydrothermal breccia
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 Intermediate sulfidation epithermal gold system (+Ag, ±Zn, ±Cu, ±Pb) in and adjacent to Tambis intrusive breccia complex. Subvolcanic calc-alkaline intrusions cut by diatremes and hydrothermal breccia. Gold mineralized veins to 500 m. Porphyry potential at depth?
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Medusa Mining Ltd. (2012a); Medusa Mining Ltd. (2013)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)