Eliana

Porphyry copper prospect in Ica, Peru

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 258
Alternate names Quebrada Rio Seco district
Tract name Peru-Ecuador Cretaceous Almacen (005pCu1007)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Peru
State or province Ica
Geographic location -75.716666667, -13.766666667
Geologic map unit -75.716666667, -13.766666667
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous or younger
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals actinolite, albite, apatite, azurite/malachite, bornite, calcite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, gypsum, hematite, hornblende, magnetite, molybdenite, pyrite, pyrrhotite, rutile, scapolite, sericite, sphalerite
Associated rocks breccia, gabbro-diorite, skarn, agglomerate, andesite, monzogranite, tuff, calcareous sedimentary rocks
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous or younger

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments <0.2% Cu in disseminated ore and ?8% Cu in veins.
Study area name Andes
References Agar (1981); Atkin and others (1985); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference Cunningham and others (2008)