Malakhitovoe

Porphyry copper prospect in Primorskiy kray, Russian Federation

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 8336
Alternate names Malakhitovy
Tract name Pacific Margin (142pCu8514)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Russian Federation
State or province Primorskiy kray
Geographic location 135.0722, 47.0978
Geologic map unit 135.0722, 47.0978
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 112.5Ma
Age determination method K-Ar
Age range 112.5 Ma
Age reference Nokleberg and others (2010)
Minerals arsenopyrite, bornite, chalcopyrite, cubanite, galena, molybdenite, pyrite, rarely pyrrhotite, sphalerite
Associated rocks andesite, andesite porphry
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Early Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Nokleberg and others (2003) provides an alternate location at 45.136400 N latitude and 135.036700 E longitude.
Study area name Northeast Asia
References Goryachev and others (2006); Nokleberg and others (1996b); Nokleberg and others (1998); Nokleberg and others (2003); Nokleberg and others (2006); Nokleberg (2010); Kamitani and others (2007)
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.]
Kamitani, Masaharu; Okumura, Kimio; Teraoka, Yoji; Miyano, Sumiko; and Watanabe, Yasusi, 2007, Mineral deposit data of mineral resources map of east Asia, with explanatory notes: Japan Geological Survey, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 19 p., 1 map on 2 sheets, scale 1:3,000,000, accessed April, 2011, at http://www.gsj.jp/Map/EN/docs/overseas_doc/mrm-e_asia.htm, and at https://www.gsj.jp/Map/EN/docs/overseas_doc/ExplanatoryNote.pdf.Nokleberg, W.J., ed., 2010, Metallogenesis and tectonics of northeast Asia: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1765, 624 p., CD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/1765/.)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.)Nokleberg, W.J., Bounaeva, T.M., Miller, R.J., Seminskiy, Z.V., and Diggles, M.F. eds., 2003, Significant metalliferous and selected non-metalliferous lode deposits, and selected placer districts of northeast Asia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-220, 422 p., CD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-220/.)Nokleberg, W.J., Miller, R.J., and Diggles, M.F., eds., 2006, Geographic information systems (GIS) spatial data compilation of geodynamic, tectonic, metallogenic, mineral deposit, and geophysical maps and associated descriptive data for northeast Asia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1150, 11 p. and digital data, CD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1150/.)