Loban Zardeh

Porphyry copper prospect in Zanjan, Iran

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Zanjan
Geographic location 48.8333, 36.75
Geologic map unit 48.8333, 36.75
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Oligocene–Miocene(?)
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals copper sulphides
Associated rocks porphyritic granite
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Oligocene–Miocene(?)

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Cu porphyry prospect; short adit.
Study area name Tethys
References Bazin and Hübner (1969a); Iran Geological Survey (2012e); U.S. Geological Survey (2012)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)