Sukrupasa

Porphyry copper deposit in Kirklareli, Turkey

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 390
Tract name Transylvania-Balkan Mountains (150pCu6001)
Group name Sukrupasa Group
Included sites Sukrupasa, Byrdtseto
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Turkey
State or province Kirklareli
Geographic location 27.506337, 41.938277
Geologic map unit 27.506337, 41.938277
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 81.7Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 81.7 ±1.6 Ma
Age reference Singer and others (2008)
Minerals arsenopyrite, azurite/malachite, Bi-minerals, bornite, chalcocite/digenite, chalcopyrite, covellite, dickite, enargite, galena, garnet, goethite, ilmenite, ilmenomagnetite, limonite, magnetite, molybdenite, psilomelane, pyrite, pyrrhotite, rutile, scheelite, sphalerite
Associated rocks granodiorite, granodiorite porphyry, quartz diorite porphyry, monzodiorite, skarn, tonalite, gneiss, granite, spilite, dolomite, limestone, schist
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Late Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Au
Tonnage (Mt) 8Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.41%
Au grade (g/t) 0.08g/t
Contained copper 30,000t
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Average 0.41% Cu, 0.08 g/t Au. Kirklareli.
Study area name Europe
References Gultekin (1999); Mobbs (2013); Ohta and others (1988); Yigit (2006); Yigit (2009); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference Sutphin and others (2013)