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Porphyry copper prospect in Primorskiy kray, Russian Federation

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 8382
Tract name Pacific Margin (142pCu8514)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Russian Federation
State or province Primorskiy kray
Geographic location 136.4303, 46.5333
Geologic map unit 136.4303, 46.5333
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Late Jurassic–Cretaceous–Paleogene
Age reference geologic inference
Associated rocks dacite
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Late Jurassic–Cretaceous–Paleogene

Commodity and development information

Development status Unknown
Major commodities Cu, Sn
Minor commodities W, Zn
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Belt consists of Sn greisen, Sn polymetallic vein, Sn silica-sulfide vein, and porphyry Sn deposits (mid-Cretaceous to early Tertiary).
Study area name Northeast Asia
References Orlovsky and others (1988); Nokleberg and others (1998); Nokleberg and others (2003); Nokleberg and others (2006)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Alexeiev, and others (2015)
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/.)
Orlovsky, V.V., Gryazev, V.A., Levshuk, A.E., and others, 1988, On two porphyry mineralization types in the northern Primorye, in Vlasov, G.M., ed., Porphyry-type mineralization in the Russian Far East: Khabarovsk, USSR Academy of Sciences, Institute of Tectonics and Geophysics, p. 121–134. [In Russian].