Caballo Blanco

Porphyry copper prospect in Veracruz, Mexico

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 197
Tract name Eastern Alkaline Province (003pCu3010x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mexico
State or province Veracruz
Geographic location -96.453053052, 19.681245504
Geologic map unit -96.453053052, 19.681245504
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Tertiary(?)
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals barite, bornite, chalcopyrite, chlorite, clay minerals, epidote, galena, magnetite, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks andesite
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Tertiary(?)

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Cu, Au, Ag
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Active prospect of Almaden Minerals Ltd.; porphyry Cu and high-sulfidation epithermal targets. 0.11 to 0.18% Cu and 0.23 to 0.72 g/t Au. Feldspar porphyry, skarn.
Study area name Mexico
References Almaden Minerals Ltd. (2008a); Martínez-Vergara and others (2002); Polinquin (2007); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2010)