Sarycheku

Porphyry copper deposit in Toshkent, Uzbekistan

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 409
Tract name Chatkal and Kurama Ranges (142pCu8001)
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Uzbekistan
State or province Toshkent
Geographic location 69.779188, 40.777573
Geologic map unit 69.779188, 40.777573
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 290Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 309–270 Ma
Age reference Singer and others (2008)
Minerals anhydrite, barite, carbonate, chalcopyrite, chlorite, galena, hematite, magnetite, molybdenite, pyrite, sericite, sphalerite, zeolite
Associated rocks breccia, syenodiorite, dolomite, limestone, sandstone, skarn, andesite porphyry flow, andesite porphyry tuff, dacite porphyry, granodiorite porphyry, quartz porphyry
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Late Carboniferous–Permian

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu
Minor commodities Mo, Au, Ag, Re, Se, Te
Tonnage (Mt) 200Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.5%
Au grade (g/t) 0.1g/t
Contained copper 1,000,000t
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Saukbulak district. Deposit is deeply eroded.
Study area name West Central Asia
References Golovanov (1978); Golovanov and others (2005); Krivtsov and others (1986); Zvezdov and others (1993); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference Berger and others (2014)