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Porphyry copper prospect in Caras-Severin, Romania

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 369
Tract name Transylvania-Balkan Mountains (150pCu6001)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Romania
State or province Caras-Severin
Geographic location 21.962209, 44.765009
Geologic map unit 21.962209, 44.765009
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 65Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 65 Ma (Laramian)
Age reference Singer and others (2008)
Minerals chalcopyrite, hematite, kaolinite, magnetite, molybdenite, pyrite, sericite
Associated rocks quartz diorite porphyry, skarn, carbonate, clastic sedimentary rocks, monzodiorite, schist
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Late Cretaceous–Paleocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Porphyry copper prospect with gold.
Study area name Europe
References Cioflica and Vlad (1980); Ciobanu and others (2002); Ianovici and others (1977); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference Sutphin and others (2013)