Anita de Tibilos

Porphyry copper prospect in Ica, Peru

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Peru
State or province Ica
Geographic location -75.148333333, -14.183333333
Geologic map unit -75.148333333, -14.183333333
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous or younger
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, covellite, limonite, magnetite, pyrite
Associated rocks diorite, granodiorite, tuff
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous or younger

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Last production 1990: 0.275 Mt at 3.5% Cu.
Study area name Andes
References INGEMMET (2001b); Singer and others (2008); Singer and others (2005)
Site reference Cunningham and others (2008)