Porphyry copper prospect in Ardabil, Iran

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Ardabil
Geographic location 48.2167, 37.3549
Geologic map unit 48.2167, 37.3549
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Oligocene–Miocene
Age reference Somarin (2006)
Associated rocks volcanic rocks
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Oligocene–Miocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Cu-Mo-Au porphyry prospect; calc-alkaline.
Study area name Tethys
References Iran Geological Survey (2012e); Somarin (2006); Somarin and Lentz (2008)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)