Sunday Creek

Porphyry copper prospect in Victoria, Australia

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 4071
Tract name Yeoval (009pCu8003)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Australia
State or province Victoria
Geographic location 148.488565, -37.51922
Geologic map unit 148.488565, -37.51922
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Early Devonian
Age reference Rajagopalan (1999)
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, clay minerals, magnetite, pyrite, sericite
Associated rocks hornfels after flysh (greywacke, sandstone, siltstone of the Ordovician Pinnak Sandstone), Feltis Farm hornblende tonalite of Silurian-Devonian Bette Bolong suite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Early Devonian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Location and description from Rajagopolan (1999). 50 m at 0.13% Cu to supergene 0.3% Cu. Cu geochem anomalies in Sunday Creek and Grasstree Creek drainages; 1 square km soil geochem anomaly. Alteration area 1 square km.
Study area name Australia
References Rajagopalan (1999)
Site reference Bookstrom and others (2014)
Rajagopalan, S., 1999, Porphyry-type copper deposits, eastern Victoria, in Willcocks, A.J., Haydon, S.J., Asten, M.W., and Moore, D.H., eds., Geophysical signatures of base metal deposits in Victoria: Geological Survey of Victoria Report 119 and Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Special Publication No. 11, p. 113–127.