Dumitru Potok Group

Porphyry copper (Cu-Au) Group in Bor, Serbia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Transylvania-Balkan Mountains (150pCu6001)
Group name Dumitru Potok Group
Included sites Dumitru Potok and Valja Strz deposits
Site status Group

Geographic location

Country Serbia
State or province Bor
Geographic location 21.935, 44.218
Geologic map unit 21.935, 44.218
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Deposit subtype Cu-Au
Age range Late Cretaceous
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals antimonite, arsenopyrite, boulangerite, chalcopyrite, pyrite, magnetite, marcasite, molybdenite, galena, sphalerite
Associated rocks andesite, quartz diorite, pyroclastic rocks, monzodiorite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Late Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

Development status Past Producer
Major commodities Cu,Au
Minor commodities Mo, Se, Ag
Tonnage (Mt) 337Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.23%
Mo grade (%) 0.001%
Au grade (g/t) 0.12g/t
Ag grade (g/t) 0.13g/t
Contained copper 780,000t
Gold-Moly ratio 100

Reference information

Comments This group record includes data for the Dumitru Potok and Valja Strz deposits; as such, the location information has been generalized, and the total weighted average resource data represent the two deposits in the group.
Study area name Europe
References Jovanovic (1974); Lips (2006); Porter GeoConsultancy (2011); Mazzoni and others (2010); Serbia Ministry of Mining and Energy (2010); Dundee Precious Metals Inc. (2008)
Site reference Sutphin and others (2013)