Porphyry copper prospect in Khabarovskiy kray, Russian Federation

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Pacific Margin (142pCu8514)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Russian Federation
State or province Khabarovskiy kray
Geographic location 140.213056, 57.808333
Geologic map unit 140.213056, 57.808333
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Late Cretaceous–Paleocene
Age reference Andrei F. Chitalin (written commun., 2009)
Minerals bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, covellite, molybdenite, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks andesite, rhyolite, quartz syenite porphyry, diorite, gabbro
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Late Cretaceous–Paleocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Cu
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Large area of oxidized quartz-sulfide stockwork in propylitically and phyllically altered volcanic and intrusive rock. Large Cu, Mo, and Au soil and stream-sediment anomalies. Drill target is a porphyry Cu deposit beneath the Kekra River.
Study area name Northeast Asia
References Andrei F. Chitalin (written commun., 2009); Rundkvist (2001); Miller and others (2002)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Alexeiev, and others (2015)
Miller, L.D., Bundtzen, T.K., Edwards, A.C., Galey, J., Goldfarb, R.J., Goryachev, N.A., Nokleberg, W.J., and Strujkov, S.F., 2002, Metallogenesis of the Russian Far East [abs.], in Energy Frontiers, A 2002 Perspective—A Joint Conference of Geoscientists and Petroleum Engineers, AAPG and Society of Petroleum Engineers joint conference, Anchorage, Alaska, May 18–23, 2002, Proceedings: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, p. 1135.
Rundkvist, D.V., ed., 2001 [2002], Mineragenic map of Russian Federation and adjacent states (with the boundaries of former USSR): Russian Federation Ministry of Natural Resources, State Research and Development Enterprise (Aerogeologica), 49 p., Excel workbook, and 1 map on 18 sheets, scale 1:2,500,000, CD-ROM.