Malakhitovoe

Porphyry copper prospect in Kamchatskaya kray, Russian Federation

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 8335
Alternate names Malakhitovy, Malachite
Tract name Kamchatka-Kuril (142pCu8515)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Russian Federation
State or province Kamchatskaya kray
Geographic location 157.15, 54.866667
Geologic map unit 157.15, 54.866667
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Late Cretaceous–Tertiary–Quaternary
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks sub-alkaline granite porphyry, diorite porphyry
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Late Cretaceous–Tertiary–Quaternary

Commodity and development information

Development status Unknown
Major commodities Cu
Minor commodities Mo
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Study area name Northeast Asia
References Goryachev and others (2006); Nokleberg and others (1996b); Nokleberg and others (1998); Andrei F. Chitalin (written commun., 2009); Volkov, Savva and others (2006)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Alexeiev, and others (2015)
Goryachev N.A., Rodionov S.M., Ratkin V.V., Shpikerman V.I., Eremin R.A., Sidorov A.A., Naumova V.V., 2006, Metallogenic belts and ore districts of the Russian East, chap. 8 of Khanchuk, A.I., ed., Geodynamics, magmatism, and metallogeny of the Russian East, Book 2: Dalnauka Publishing, Vladivostok, Russia, p. 779–854. [In Russian.]
Nokleberg, W.J., Bundtzen, T.K., Dawson, K.M., Eremin, R.A., Goryachev, N.A., Koch, R.D., Ratkin, V.V., Rozenblum, I.S., Shpikerman, V.I., Frolov, Y.F., Gorodinsky, M.E., Melnikov, V.D., Ognyanov, N.V., Petrachenko, E.D., Petrachenko, R.I., Pozdeev,A.I., Ross, K.V., Wood, D.H., Grybeck, Donald, Khanchuck, A.I., Kovbas, L.I., Nekrasov, I.Ya., and Sidorov, A.A., 1996b, Significant metalliferous lode deposits and placer districts for the Russian Far East, Alaska, and the Canadian Cordillera: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-513-A, 385 p. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1996/0513a/report.pdf.)Nokleberg, W.J., West, T.D., Dawson, K.M., Shpikerman, V.I., Bundtzen, T.K., Parfenov, L.M., Monger, J.W.H., Ratkin, V.V., Baranov, B.V., Byalobzhesky, S.G., Diggles, M.F., Eremin, R.A., Fujita, Kazuya, Gordey, S.P., Gorodinskiy, M.E., Goryachev, N.A., Feeney, T.D., Frolov, Y.F., Grantz, Arthur, Khanchuk, A.I., Koch, R.D., Natalin, B.A., Natapov, L.M., Norton, I.O., Patton, W.W. Jr., Plafker, George, Pozdeev, A.I., Rozenblum, I.S., Scholl, D.W., Sokolov, S.D., Sosunov, G.M., Stone, D.V., Tabor, R.W., Tsukanov, N.V., and Vallier, T.L., 1998, Summary terrane, mineral deposit, and metallogenic belt maps of the Russian Far East, Alaska, and the Canadian Cordillera: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-136, CD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1998/of98-136.)Volkov, A.V., Savva, N.E., Sidorov, A.A., Egorov, V.N., Shapovalov, V.S., Prokof’ev, V.Yu., and Kolova, E.E., 2006, Spatial distribution and formation conditions of Au-bearing porphyry Cu-Mo deposits in the northeast of Russia: Geology of Ore Deposits, v. 48, p. 448–472. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1134/S107570150606002X.)