Porphyry copper prospect in Azarbayjan-e-Sharqi, Iran

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Azerbaijan—Caucasus-Iran (142pCu9014c)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Azarbayjan-e-Sharqi
Geographic location 46.9333, 38.7
Geologic map unit 46.9333, 38.7
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Oligocene–Miocene
Age reference geologic inference
Associated rocks tuff, lava, carbonate rocks
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Oligocene–Miocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Cu-Mo-W porphyry-related prospect.
Study area name Tethys
References Iran Geological Survey (2012e)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)