Porphyry copper prospect in Respublika Bashkortostan, Russian Federation

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Voznesenko
Tract name Magnitogorsk Arc (142pCu8201)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Russian Federation
State or province Respublika Bashkortostan
Geographic location 59.8, 54.633333
Geologic map unit 59.8, 54.633333
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 367Ma
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Late Devonian
Minerals albite, biotite, carbonate, chalcopyrite, chlorite, epidote, molybdenite, pyrite, pyrrhotite, sericite, sphalerite
Associated rocks diorite, diorite porphyry, plagiogranite, andesite, andesite porphyry, basalt, gabbro, limestone, serpentinite, tuff, tuffite, clastic rocks
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 in pyrite 0.02 to 0.07 ppm.
Study area name Urals
References Grabezhev and Borovikov (1993), Grabezhev and others (1996), Shishakov and others (1988), Vorob'ev and others (1977)
Site reference Hammarstrom, written commun (2015)
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.
Shishakov, V.B., Sergeeva, N.E., and Surin, S.V., 1988, The Voznesenskoe porphyry copper deposit at South Urals: Geology of Ore Deposits, v.30, no. 2, p. 85–89. [in Russian]
Vorob’ev, V.I., Kontar’, E.S., Prokin, V.A., and Yakovlev, G.F., 1977, Copper deposits of the veined-disseminated type in Ural: Geology of Ore Deposits, v. 18, no. 1, p. 30–39. [in Russian]