Porphyry copper prospect in Apurímac, Peru

Names and other identifiers

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)