Kamarangan gold/copper prospect

Porphyry copper prospect in Agusan del Sur, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Philippine Arc (142pCu7309)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Agusan del Sur
Geographic location 126.009999901, 8.515000002
Geologic map unit 126.009999901, 8.515000002
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Neogene
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals magnetite
Associated rocks diorite, andesite, skarn
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Neogene

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Cu, Au
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Ten holes drilled below a large area of variably mineralized magnetite skarn; copper-gold in diorite and andesite; highest concentrations in skarn. Mo (244 ppm maximum; averages 37 and 41 ppm in two holes, respectively). Deep magnetic anomaly; possible pencil porphyry at depth.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Medusa Mining Ltd. (2012a); Medusa Mining Ltd. (2013)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)