Reko Diq Group

Porphyry copper (Cu-Au) Group in Baluchistan, Pakistan

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Chagai (142pCu9013)
Group name Reko Diq Group
Included sites various Reko Diq (H8, H13, H14, H35), and Tanjeel deposits and Bukit Pashir, Koh-i-Dalil, North Koh-i-Dalil, Pharra Koh, various Reko Diq (H3, H7, H10, H12, H15, H27, H36, and H79), and Sam Koh prospects
Site status Group

Geographic location

Country Pakistan
State or province Baluchistan
Geographic location 62.0511, 29.1267
Geologic map unit 62.0511, 29.1267
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Deposit subtype Cu-Au
Age (Ma) 11.22
Age determination method U-Pb zircon
Age range 14–11 Ma
Age reference Perelló and others (2008)
Minerals alunite, bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, chlorite, covellite, cuprite, gypsum, hematite, jarosite, kaolinite, molybdite, pyrite, sericite
Associated rocks breccia, feldspar porphyry, granodiorite porphyry, granodiorite, granite, sandstone, shale, siltstone, limestone, andesite flow, agglomerate, volcaniclastics
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age late Miocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Au
Tonnage (Mt) 4,692Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.49%
Au grade (g/t) 0.29g/t
Contained copper 23,000,000t
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments This group record includes data for the Reko Diq H8, Reko Diq H13, Reko Diq H14, Reko Diq H35, and Tanjeel deposits and Bukit Pashir, Koh-i-Dalil, North Koh-i-Dalil, Pharra Koh, Reko Diq H3, Reko Diq H7, Reko Diq H10, Reko Diq H12, Reko Diq H15, Reko Diq H27, Reko Diq H36, and Reko Diq H79, and Sam Koh prospects; as such, the location information has been generalized, and the total weighted average resource data represent the five deposits in the group.
Study area name Tethys
References Antofagasta PLC (2010); Perelló and others (2008); Schloderer (2003); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)