Upper Masara

Porphyry copper prospect in Compostela Valley, Philippines

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Philippine Arc (142pCu7309)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Philippines
State or province Compostela Valley
Geographic location 126.033265259, 7.374964188
Geologic map unit 126.033265259, 7.374964188
Nearby data

Geologic information

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

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Copper prospect associated with andesite.
Study area name East and Southeast Asia
References Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau (1986); Mitchell and Leach (1991)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2014)
Mitchell, A.H.G, and Leach, T.M., 1991, Epithermal gold in the Philippines—Island arc metallogenesis, geothermal systems and geology: London, Academic Press, 457 p.
[Philippines] Mines and Geosciences Bureau, 1986, Geology and mineral resources of the Philippines, v. 2—Mineral resources: Manila, [Philippines] Mines and Geosciences Bureau, 446 p.