Online Spatial Data
Global assessment of undiscovred copper resources
Porphyry copper deposit in
Names and other identifiers
Age determination method
Singer and others (2008)
biotite, bornite, chalcopyrite, chlorite, copper, covellite, cubanite, cuprite, digenite, epidote, magnetite, malachite, molybdenite, pyrite, rutile, sericite, sphalerite, tenorite
dacite porphyry, granodiorite porphyry, andesite, basaltic andesite, dacite, granodiorite
Commodity and development information
Cu grade (%)
Cu-Mo porphyry-skarn deposit; calc-alkaline; exploration.
Study area name
Ak?nc? (2004); Boztu? and others (2003); Eng?n and others (2000); Herrington (2005); Kirkham and Dunne (2000); Moon and others (2001); Singer and others (2008); Soylu (1999); U.S. Geological Survey (2012); Yigit (2009)
Zürcher and others (in press)
Ak?nc?, Ö.T., 2004, The porphyry copper deposits of Turkey: International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology, 5th, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 1420, 2004 [Proceedings], p.13751378.
Boztu?, D., Ku?cu, ?., Erçin, A.?., Avc?, N., and ?ahin, S.Y., 2003, Mineral deposits associated with the pre-, syn- and post-collisional granitoids of the Neo-Tethyan convergence system between the Eurasian and Anatolian plates in NE and central Turkey, in Eliopoulos, Demetrrios, and others, eds., Mineral exploration and sustainable development: Rotterdam, Millpress, p. 11411144. (Also available at http://wolfweb.unr.edu/homepage/arehart/pubs/BoztugISES2004.pdf.) Eng?n, Tando?an, Özkan, Y.Z., ?ener, Fahrettin, and Toprak, Birsen, 2000, Metallogenic map of Turkey: Ankara, Turkey General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration, 3 sheets, scale 1:1,000,000. (Also available at http://www.mta.gov.tr/v2.0/eng/maps.php?id=metallogeny.)
Herrington, R., 2005, Eastern TurkeyAssessment of regional tectonic framework pertinent to correlation with adjacent districts as a basis for new mineral explorationPhase One program for [name withheld]: London, Natural History Museum, draft report, February, 59 p.
Kirkham, R.V., and Dunne, K.P.E., comps., 2000, World distribution of porphyry, porphyry-associated skarn, and bulk-tonnage epithermal deposits and occurrences: Canada Geological Survey Open File 3792a, 26 p. and 1 diskette. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.4095/211229.) Moon, C.J., Gotsiridze, G., Gugushvili, V., Kekelia, M., Kekelia, S., Migineishvili, R., Otkhmezuri, Z., and Özgür, N., 2001, Comparison of mineral deposits between Georgian and Turkish sectors of the Tethyan metallogenic melt, in Piestrzynski, A., ed., Mineral deposits at the beginning of the 21st century: Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA) Biennial Meeting, 6th, Krakow, Poland, August 2001 [Proceedings], p. 309312. (Also available at http://jeotermal.sdu.edu.tr/assets/uploads/sites/144/files/1-02052012.pdf.) Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C., 2008, Porphyry copper deposits of the worldDatabase and grade and tonnage models, 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155,  p. and digital data, accessed December 31, 2013, at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1155/. Soylu, Mesut, 1999, Modeling of porphyry copper mineralization of the Eastern Pontides: Ankara, Turkey, Middle East Technical University, Ph.D. dissertation, 127 p. (Also available at http://www.doganaydal.com/nesneler/kutuphanekitaplar/PORFIRI_CU_MODELLING_PONTID_M.SOYLU.PDF.) U.S. Geological Survey, 2012, Mineral resource data system (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey database, accessed October 19, 2012, at http://mrdata.usgs.gov/mrds/. Yigit, Ozcan, 2009, Mineral deposits of Turkey in relation to Tethyan metallogenyImplications for future mineral exploration: Economic Geology, v. 104, p. 1951. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.2113/gsecongeo.104.1.19.)