Porphyry copper prospect in Azarbayjan-e-Sharqi, Iran

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Mirkuh, Ali Mirza
Tract name Plio-Quaternary—Post-collisional (142pCu9017b)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Azarbayjan-e-Sharqi
Geographic location 47.5442, 38.0612
Geologic map unit 47.5442, 38.0612
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Miocene–Pliocene
Age reference Maghsoudi and others (2009)
Associated rocks subvolcanic dome
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Miocene–Pliocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Cu-Au porphyry and Ag-Pb-Zn-Sb epithermal prospect; calc-alkaline to alkaline; post-collisional; exploration, geochemistry.
Study area name Tethys
References Maghsoudi and others (2009)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)