Porphyry copper prospect in Queensland, Australia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name East Tasmanide - Central sub-tract (009pCu8004b)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Australia
State or province Queensland
Geographic location 146.75008, -20.13699
Geologic map unit 146.75008, -20.13699
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 395Ma
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range 395 Ma
Age reference Horton (1978)
Minerals chalcopyrite, galena, molybdenite, powellite, pyrite
Associated rocks granodiorite, adamellite porphyries
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Middle Devonian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Porphyry-style chalcopyrite, pyrite; minor molybdenite. Fracturing weak to moderate. Lower to middle part exposed. Secondary enrichment weak.
Study area name Australia
References Horton (1978)
Site reference Bookstrom and others (2014)