Wagas Mapula

Porphyry copper prospect in Compostela Valley, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Wagas Mapula Copper Project
Tract name Philippine Arc (142pCu7309)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Compostela Valley
Geographic location 125.916789754, 7.367024614
Geologic map unit 125.916789754, 7.367024614
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 Past Producer
Major commodities Cu
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Wagas Mapula Copper Project; surface operation by Apex Exploration and Mining Co. Inc. in the 1970s.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau (1986); U.S. Geological Survey (2012)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)
[Philippines] Mines and Geosciences Bureau, 1986, Geology and mineral resources of the Philippines, v. 2¬óMineral resources: Manila, [Philippines] Mines and Geosciences Bureau, 446 p.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2012, Mineral resource data system (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey database, accessed October 19, 2012, at http://mrdata.usgs.gov/mrds/.