Chah Shureh

Porphyry copper prospect in Esfahan, Iran

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Esfahan (142pCu9008)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Esfahan
Geographic location 53.6833, 33.3833
Geologic map unit 53.6833, 33.3833
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Eocene or younger
Age reference Iran Geological Survey (2012a)
Associated rocks ultrabasic rocks, gabbro, plagiogranite, porpyritic plagiogranite, sedimentary rocks
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Eocene or younger

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Mo, Cu
Minor commodities Co, Ni
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Mo-Cu porphyry-related prospect; workings evident in satellite imagery.
Study area name Tethys
References Iran Geological Survey (2012a); Iran Geological Survey (2012d)
Site reference Z├╝rcher and others (in press)