Porphyry copper prospect in Syunik', Armenia

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Armenia
State or province Syunik'
Geographic location 46.1953, 39.0315
Geologic map unit 46.1953, 39.0315
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Oligocene–Miocene
Age reference geologic inference
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Oligocene–Miocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Past Producer
Major commodities Cu, Mo
Minor commodities Au
Trace commodities Ag, Se, Te
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Cu-Mo-(Au) porphyry prospect; past producer; resource: 700,000 oz (20 t) Au; open pit/underground, under care and maintenance.
Study area name Tethys
References InfoMine Inc. (2013y); Mining Journal (2005); Norwest Mineral Sector Investment Focus (2003); Zvezdov and others (1993)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)