Vecherny

Porphyry copper prospect in Magadanskaya oblast', Russian Federation

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 8380
Alternate names Vechernee
Tract name Pacific Margin (142pCu8514)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Russian Federation
State or province Magadanskaya oblast'
Geographic location 158.833, 63.55
Geologic map unit 158.833, 63.55
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 80Ma
Age determination method K-Ar
Age range 80 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals azurite, chalcopyrite, ilmenite, malachite, magnetite, molybdenite, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks granite porphyry, granodiorite porphyry, monzonite porphyry
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Late Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

Development status Unknown
Major commodities Cu, Mo, Au, Ag
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Study area name Northeast Asia
References Goryachev and Egorov (2006); Volkov, Savva and others (2006); Nokleberg and others (1998); Seltmann and Porter (2005); Seltmann and others (2010)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Alexeiev, and others (2015)
Goryachev, N.A., and Egorov, V.N., 2006, South-Omolon ore district, in Khanchuk, A.I., ed., Geodynamics, magmatism, and metallogeny of the Russian East: Vladivostok, Dla'nauka, v. 2, p. 651–653. [In Russian.]
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.)Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., and Cherkasov, S., 2010, Metallogeny of Siberia—Tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 57, p. 655–706. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120099.2010.505277.)Seltmann, R., and Porter, T.M., 2005, The porphyry Cu-Au/Mo deposits of central Eurasia—1. Tectonic, geologic and metallogenic setting, and significant deposits, in Porter, T.M., ed., Super porphyry copper and gold deposits—A global perspective: Adelaide, PGC Publishing, v. 2, p. 467–512. (Abstract also available at http://www.portergeo.com.au/publishing/superporphyry/superpstart.html.)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.)