Porphyry copper (Cu-Au) deposit in Nord-Est, Haiti

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Santiago (003pCu4001)
Included sites Blondin, Douvray, Dos Rada, Faille B
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Haiti
State or province Nord-Est
Geographic location -71.964365638, 19.554939975
Geologic map unit -71.964365638, 19.554939975
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Deposit subtype Cu-Au
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous
Age reference Barrie (2009)
Minerals bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, covellite, electrum, enargite, molybdenite, pyrite, tennantite
Associated rocks quartz diorite porphyry, andesite, basalt, granodiorite, tonalite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu
Minor commodities Au, Ag
Tonnage (Mt) 215Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.45%
Au grade (g/t) 0.3g/t
Contained copper 970,000t
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Discovered in 1970s with stream-sediment geochemistry; two orebodies occur within 2 km of each other. Under active exploration and open to further discoveries.
Study area name Central America and Caribbean Basin
References Barrie (2009); Kesler (1968); Singer and others (2008); Majescor Resources Inc. (2009)
Site reference Gray and others (2014)