Porphyry copper(?) prospect in Esfahan, Iran

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Chahpalang
Tract name Esfahan (142pCu9008)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Esfahan
Geographic location 54.1833, 32.95
Geologic map unit 54.1833, 32.95
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper(?)
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Eocene(?)
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals bismuthinite, bornite, chalcopyrite, pentlandite, pyrite, wolframite
Associated rocks low-grade metamorphed sandy and clay rocks
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Eocene(?)

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Au, W
Minor commodities Cu, Bi, Ni
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Possible porphyry-related Au-W-Cu vein; partially sand-covered pits and adits.
Study area name Tethys
References Bazin and Hübner (1969a); Iran Geological Survey (2012a); Iran Geological Survey (2012b); Iran Geological Survey (2012e)
Site reference Zürcher and others (in press)