Porphyry copper(?) prospect in Kerman, Iran

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Esfahan (142pCu9008)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Kerman
Geographic location 56.4145, 30.3726
Geologic map unit 56.4145, 30.3726
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper(?)
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Eocene(?) or younger
Age reference Shahabpour (2005); Shahabpour (2007)
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Eocene(?) or younger

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Mo, W
Minor commodities Cu, Zn, Pb
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Possible porphyry-related W-Mo-Cu skarn; calc-alkaline to alkaline; drilling roads evident in satellite imagery; mineralogical and geochemical studies.
Study area name Tethys
References Abedpour and Tarrah (2010); Shahabpour (2005); Shahabpour (2007)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)