Lahuani

Porphyry copper prospect in Apurímac, Peru

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 616
Tract name Peru Eocene–Oligocene Antapaccay (005pCu1009)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Peru
State or province Apurímac
Geographic location -72.993333333, -14.461666667
Geologic map unit -72.993333333, -14.461666667
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 35.9Ma
Age determination method K-Ar biotite
Age range 35.9 ±0.9 Ma
Age reference Perelló, Carlotto and others (2003)
Minerals biotite, chalcopyrite, Cu-oxide, chlorite, epidote, illite, molybdenite, pyrite, sericite
Associated rocks dacite porphyry, rhyodacite porphyry, diorite, granodiorite, volcanic rocks, andesite, quartzite, shale, skarn
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Eocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Andahuaylas-Yauri belt.
Study area name Andes
References Perelló, Carlotto and others (2003); Singer and others (2008)
Site reference Cunningham and others (2008)