Porphyry copper prospect in Kamchatskaya kray, Russian Federation

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Kamchatka-Kuril (142pCu8515)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Russian Federation
State or province Kamchatskaya kray
Geographic location 157.75, 55.233333
Geologic map unit 157.75, 55.233333
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Miocene
Age reference Andrei F. Chitalin (written commun., 2009)
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Miocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Three areas have been included in the list of auctions planned for this year, Khim-Kirganiksky ore area (Au resource potential about 5 t, copper ore 480,000 t in P1 category, and 370,000 t in P2), Sukharikovsky ore area and Lazurny area. Lazurny was to be put to auction in 2007, however, the auction did not take place because only one bid was submitted, from Kamchatka Minerals, a subsidiary of the US Phelps Dodge Corp, which is part of Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc.
Study area name Northeast Asia
References Andrei F. Chitalin (written commun., 2009); MetalsMining Weekly (2008)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Alexeiev, and others (2015)