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 52.4151, 33.9484
Geologic map unit 52.4151, 33.9484
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 cerrusite, chalcocite, covellite, galena, pyrite, malachite, wolfenite
Associated rocks volcanic rocks
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Eocene or younger

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

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