Pan de Azucar Copper/Gold Project

Porphyry copper prospect in Iloilo, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Masbate-Negros (142pCu7305)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Iloilo
Geographic location 123.174, 11.516
Geologic map unit 123.174, 11.516
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Oligocene–early Miocene(?)
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, magnetite
Associated rocks andesite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Oligocene–early Miocene(?)

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Volcanic caldera. Asparin Hill porphyry copper-gold prospect. Exploration results (including drilling) suggest potential buried porphyry system, but not proven. Propylitzed andesite with disseminated chalcopyrite, quartz-magnetite alteration, positive magnetic anomaly.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Abrasaldo and Climie (2003); Mindoro Resources Ltd. (2010a); Mindoro Resources Ltd. (2012b); RMWise Research Pty. Ltd. (2008b)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)