Porphyry copper prospect in Naxçivan, Azerbaijan

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Azerbaijan
State or province Naxçivan
Geographic location 45.9371, 39.0976
Geologic map unit 45.9371, 39.0976
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 27Ma
Age determination method Re-Os molybdenite
Age range 27 Ma
Age reference Moritz and others (2012)
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age late Oligocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Cu-Mo-Au porphyry prospect; past producer; open pit.
Study area name Tethys
References Jamali and others (2010); Moritz and others (2012); U.S. Geological Survey (2012)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)