Tapian San Francisco gold prospect

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 125.457, 9.515
Geologic map unit 125.457, 9.515
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 Cu, Au
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Porphyry copper-gold prospect along NE-trending lineaments toward Boyangan and Bayugo. Partly overlaps 6 sq. km intrusive complex (Masgad porphyry and Mayag porphyry). IP anomalies, drilled intercepts of >25 m of 1.01% Cu, 0.56 g/t Au, 19.02 g/t Ag. Cu, Au, Zn soil anomalies. Altered andesite (propylitic, argillic, phyllic, potassic).
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Mindoro Resources Ltd. (2010c); Rohrlach (2005); Bailey (2003)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)