Porphyry copper prospect in Azarbayjan-e-Sharqi, Iran

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Azarbayjan-e-Sharqi
Geographic location 47.374, 37.405
Geologic map unit 47.374, 37.405
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Oligocene
Age reference Jamali and others (2012)
Associated rocks andesitic tuff, trachyandesitic lava flow, tuff, agglomerate, andesitic lava flows, porphyritic andesitic and volcanic ash, quartzdiorite, monzodiorite, quartz monzonite, leucogranite porphyry, dacite porphyry, rhyodacite, rhyolite
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Oligocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Cu-Mo porphyry prospect.
Study area name Tethys
References Jamali and others (2012); Noori and others (2010); Noori and others (2011)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)