Gharanigh Daragh

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 47.0017, 38.6601
Geologic map unit 47.0017, 38.6601
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Oligocene–Miocene
Age reference geologic inference
Associated rocks feldspar porphyry, granodiorite, sedimentary rocks
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Oligocene–Miocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Cu porphyry-related Cu skarn prospect; workings evident in satellite imagery.
Study area name Tethys
References Mollai and others (2009)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)