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 46.3701, 38.8205
Geologic map unit 46.3701, 38.8205
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Oligocene–Miocene
Age reference Jamali and others (2010)
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Oligocene–Miocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Mo, Au
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Cu-Mo-Au porphyry prospect; exploration.
Study area name Tethys
References Iran Geological Survey (2012e); Jamali and others (2010); National Iranian Copper Industries Co. (2012)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)