Porphyry copper prospect in Cebu, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Bohol-Cebu Area (142pCu7306)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Cebu
Geographic location 123.726522722, 10.389806174
Geologic map unit 123.726522722, 10.389806174
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Minerals biotite, clay, bornite, chalcopyrite, pyrite, sericite
Tectonic setting island arc

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Porphyry copper-gold prospect located 6 km north of the Carmen pit of the Atlas Mine. Chalcopyrite and bornite associated with biotite-quartz-sericite-pyrite-clay alteration. Preliminary drilling planned (2013).
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corp. (2012); Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau (2004b)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)
Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corp., 2012, Carmen Copper Corporation’s Toledo copper mine: Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corp. home page accessed June 1, 2012, at
[Philippines] Mines and Geosciences Bureau, 2004b, Digital database of mineral occurrences of the Philippines: Manila, [Philippines] Mines and Geosciences Bureau. [Proprietary report.]