Two Peaks

Porphyry copper deposit in Arizona, United States

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Mine Canyon
Tract name Western Sierra Madre Occidental and Laramide Central (003pCu3007x)
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country United States
State or province Arizona
Geographic location -110.461944444, 31.768055556
Geologic map unit -110.461944444, 31.768055556
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 74Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 74 Ma
Age reference Singer and others (2008)
Associated rocks granodiorite porphyry, alaskite, quartz monzonite, conglomerate, granodiorite, limestone, sandstone, shale
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Late Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Cu
Tonnage (Mt) 29Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.3%
Contained copper 90,000t
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Study area name United States
References Creasey (1967); Keith and others (1984); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference U.S. Geological Survey National Mineral Resource Assessment Team (2002)