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 151.254465, -24.054433
Geologic map unit 151.254465, -24.054433
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 220Ma
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range 220 Ma
Age reference Horton (1978)
Minerals chalcopyrite, galena, gold, magnetite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks argillitic metasedimentary rocks, andesitic volcanic and intrusive rocks, granodiorite porphyry
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

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