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 54.068, 33.4998
Geologic map unit 54.068, 33.4998
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper(?)
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Eocene or younger
Age reference Iran Geological Survey (2012b)
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, galena, molybdenite, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks pyritic, argilitic, and propylitic trachyandesite
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Eocene or younger

Commodity and development information

Development status Unknown
Major commodities Cu, Pb, Zn
Minor commodities Mo, Au, Ag
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Possible porphyry-related Cu-Pb-Zn-Mo-Au-Ag vein; VMSs present in area.
Study area name Tethys
References Iran Geological Survey (2012b)
Site reference Z├╝rcher and others (in press)