Porphyry copper prospect in Huancavelica, Peru

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Peru-Ecuador Cretaceous Almacen (005pCu1007)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Peru
State or province Huancavelica
Geographic location -75.093055556, -13.686111111
Geologic map unit -75.093055556, -13.686111111
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous or younger
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals biotite, bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, covellite, gypsum, goethite, hematite, malachite, molybdenite, neotocite, pyrite
Associated rocks porphyry intrusion, granitoids
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous or younger

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments 82 channel samples return ? 0.9% Cu (Tinka Resources, 2007).
Study area name Andes
References INGEMMET (2001g); Tinka Resources Ltd. (2007); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference Cunningham and others (2008)