Sheykh Darabad

Porphyry copper(?) prospect in Azarbayjan-e-Sharqi, Iran

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Azarbayjan-e-Sharqi
Geographic location 47.5833, 37.3833
Geologic map unit 47.5833, 37.3833
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper(?)
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range late Eocene or younger
Age reference geologic inference
Associated rocks trachyandesite
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age late Eocene or younger

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Possible porphyry-related Cu occurrence.
Study area name Tethys
References Iran Geological Survey (2012e); U.S. Geological Survey (2012)
Site reference ZĂĽrcher and others (in press)