Porphyry copper prospect in Zanjan, Iran

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Zanjan
Geographic location 49.1667, 36.25
Geologic map unit 49.1667, 36.25
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range late Eocene–Oligocene–early Miocene
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, malachite, specularite
Associated rocks granodiorite
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age late Eocene–Oligocene–early Miocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Fe
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Cu porphyry-related Cu-Fe prospect; trenches and test pits.
Study area name Tethys
References Bazin and Hübner (1969a); Iran Geological Survey (2012a); Iran Geological Survey (2012e)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)