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 47.3481, 38.4283
Geologic map unit 47.3481, 38.4283
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper(?)
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Eocene or younger
Age reference geologic inference
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 Possible porphyry-related adularia-sericite epithermal vein; exploration.
Study area name Tethys
References Alirezaei and others (2008); Pazand, Hezarkhani, Ataei and Ghanbari (2011)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)