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 61.003, 54.994
Geologic map unit 61.003, 54.994
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 347Ma
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Late Devonian-Carboniferous?
Minerals chalcopyrite, chlorite, epidote, magnetite, marcasite, molybdenite, paragonite, pyrite, pyrrhotite, sericite
Associated rocks quartz diorite porphyry, dacite, granite, granodiorite, rhyodacite, schist, andesite porphyry, basalt porphyry, plagiogranite, quartz diorite, tuff, tuffite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Devonian-Early Carboniferous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Target outline.
Study area name Urals
References Grabezhev and Borovikov (1993), Grabezhev and others (1995)
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., Rusinova, O.V., Zhukhlistov, A.P., and Murzin, V.V., 1995, Vertical metasomatic zoning in the Tominsk porphyry copper ore district South Urals, Russia): Geology of Ore Deposits, v. 37, no. 6, p. 500–510. [in Russian]