Porphyry copper prospect in Chelyabinskaya oblast, Russian Federation

Names and other identifiers

Tract name East Uralian Zone (142pCu8203)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Russian Federation
State or province Chelyabinskaya oblast
Geographic location 60.948, 53.152
Geologic map unit 60.948, 53.152
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 340Ma
Age determination method unknown
Age range 340
Minerals actinolite, carbonate, chalcopyrite, chlorite, epidote, pyrite, paragonite, sericite, talc
Associated rocks adamellite porphyry, basalt, andesite, dacite; quartz diorite, tuff, tuffaceous gravelstone, tuffaceous sandstone, tuffaceous siltstone
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Devonian-Early Carboniferous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Au content in ore minerals: =1.9 g/t in pyrite, and =6.9 g/t in chalcopyrite (Grabezhev and others, 1996).
Study area name Urals
References Grabezhev (1992), Grabezhev and Borovikov (1993), Grabezhev and others (1996)
Site reference Hammarstrom, written commun (2015)
Grabezhev, A., 1992, Zonation of metasomatic aureoles associated with porphyry copper deposits of the Urals: International Geological Review, v. 34, no. 12, p. 1222–1231.
Grabezhev, A., and Borovikov, Y., 1993, Porphyry-copper deposits of the Urals: Proceedings of the 29th International Geological Congress, 1992, Mineral Resources Symposia, Volume A: Resource Geology Special Issue, no. 15, Tokyo, p. 275–284.
Grabezhev, A., Korobeynikov, A.F., and Moloshag, V.P., 1996, Gold in Ural porphyry copper-gold deposits,: Geochemistry International, v. 33, no. 9, p. 128–134.