Caribou Mountain

Porphyry copper prospect in Idaho, United States

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Northern Rocky Mountains (003pCu9004)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country United States
State or province Idaho
Geographic location -111.323055556, 43.093055556
Geologic map unit -111.323055556, 43.093055556
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 50Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 50 Ma
Age reference Singer and others (2008)
Minerals biotite, bornite, chalcocite/digenite, chalcopyrite, chlorite, covellite, clay minerals, cuprite, epidote, gold, hematite, limonite, magnetite, pyrite, sericite, sphalerite
Associated rocks andesite porphyry, diorite, diorite porphyry, skarn, andesite, clastic rocks, limestone
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Eocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Study area name United States
References Huntsman (1984); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference U.S. Geological Survey National Mineral Resource Assessment Team (2002)