Porphyry copper prospect in Kentriki Makedonia, Greece

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Dinaride-Aegean Region (150pCu6002)
Group name Fisoka Group
Included sites Group includes Fisoka, Alatina, Dilofon, Dilofon East, and Fisoka South prospects.
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Greece
State or province Kentriki Makedonia
Geographic location 23.7722, 40.48855
Geologic map unit 23.7722, 40.48855
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Minerals actinolite, albite, anhydrite, arsenopyrite, azurite/malachite, biotite, bornite, carbonate, chalcocite/digenite, chalcopyrite, chlorite, covellite, electrum, epidote, fluorite, galena, goethite, gold, hematite/specularite, kaolinite, magnetite, montmorillonite, muscovite/sericite, pyrite, sphalerite, tetrahedrite
Associated rocks diorite porphyry, monzonite porphyry, quartz diorite porphyry, syenite porphyry, trachyte dike,granite, granodiorite, marble, amphibolite, diorite porphyry, gneiss, schist
Tectonic setting postconvergence

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Several bodies within 1,000 by 600 m, strong alteration, fissures with iron oxides and weakly developed gossan, max 3,400 ppm Cu in hard-rock samples; max 3,200 ppm Cu in soil samples. Chaldice, Eastern Chalkidiki Peninsula.Tonnage (20 Mt) and grade (0.47% Cu, 0.16 g/t Au) reported as reserves for Fisoka by Lips and others (2006). However, only supergene zone has been drilled; deposit is open.
Study area name Europe
References Kockel and others (1975); Lips (2006)
Site reference Sutphin and others (2013)