Porphyry copper prospect in Zanjan, Iran

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Taroum, Kala Roud(?)
Tract name Azerbaijan—Caucasus-Iran (142pCu9014c)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Zanjan
Geographic location 48.4833, 36.7833
Geologic map unit 48.4833, 36.7833
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Eocene or younger
Age reference Bazargani-Guilani and others (2008)
Associated rocks andesite, pyroclastic rocks (Kourd Kand member of Karaj Formation tuff)
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Eocene or younger

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Cu porphyry prospect.
Study area name Tethys
References Azizi and Moinevaziri (2009); Bazargani-Guilani and others (2008); Iran Geological Survey (2012e)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)