Porphyry copper prospect in Tolima, Colombia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Colombia-Ecuador-Peru Jurassic San Carlos (005pCu1003)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Colombia
State or province Tolima
Geographic location -75.033333333, 3.516666667
Geologic map unit -75.033333333, 3.516666667
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 166Ma
Age determination method K-Ar
Age range 166 ±4 Ma
Age reference Sillitoe and others (1982)
Minerals albite, calcite, chalcopyrite, chlorite, epidote, magnetite, pyrite
Associated rocks monzonite porphyry, felsic volcanic rocks, sandstone, monzodiorite, monzonite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Middle Jurassic

Commodity and development information

Development status Unknown
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Study area name Andes
References Lobo-Guerrero (2003); Sillitoe (1988); Sillitoe and others (1982); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference Cunningham and others (2008)