Barrabas Creek

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 146.787793, -20.109572
Geologic map unit 146.787793, -20.109572
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 395Ma
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range 395 Ma
Age reference Horton (1978); Raymond and others (2007)
Minerals chalcopyrite, galena, molybdenite, powellite, pyrite
Associated rocks granodiorite, ademellite porphyry
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. Location and descriptive information from Horton (1978). Fracturing weak to moderate. Lower to middle part exposed. Secondary enrichment weak. Propylitic, phyllic, and local potassic alteration-mineral assemblages.
Study area name Australia
References Horton (1978); Raymond and others (2007)
Site reference Bookstrom and others (2014)