Porphyry copper prospect in Tehran, Iran

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Dorvan, Senj
Tract name Azerbaijan—Caucasus-Iran (142pCu9014c)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Tehran
Geographic location 50.4667, 35.8667
Geologic map unit 50.4667, 35.8667
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range late Eocene or younger
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals azurite, bornite, chalcopyrite, malachite, molybdenite
Associated rocks tuff, monzonite
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age late Eocene or younger

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Mo-Cu porphyry-related vein prospect; trenches; this prospect may be the same as Senj.
Study area name Tethys
References Bazin and Hübner (1969a); Iran Geological Survey (2012a); Iran Geological Survey (2012e)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)