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 46.8098, 38.7541
Geologic map unit 46.8098, 38.7541
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Eocene–Oligocene
Age reference Jamali and others (2010)
Associated rocks volcano- sedimentary rocks, monzonitic plutons
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Eocene–Oligocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Cu-Mo-Au porphyry-related skarn prospect; assays: 0.4 g/t Au; 0.1% Cu; exploration, drilling.
Study area name Tethys
References Jamali and others (2010)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)