Rio Pito

Porphyry copper prospect in Darién, Panama

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 215
Tract name Colombia Paleocene–Eocene Acandi (005pCu1001)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Panama
State or province Darién
Geographic location -77.566666667, 8.633333333
Geologic map unit -77.566666667, 8.633333333
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 49Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 49 Ma
Age reference Singer and others (2008)
Minerals biotite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, galena, gold, magnetite, molybdenite, pyrite, sericite, silver, sphalerite
Associated rocks dacite porphyry, rhyodacite porphyry, andesite, basalt, gabbro, granodiorite, quartz diorite, quartz diorite porphyry, tonalite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Eocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Study area name Andes
References Kesler and others (1977); Nelson (1995); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference Cunningham and others (2008)