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Porphyry copper(?) prospect in Kerman, Iran

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Kerman (142pCu9016)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Iran
State or province Kerman
Geographic location 56.125, 29.8167
Geologic map unit 56.125, 29.8167
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper(?)
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Eocene or younger
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, chalcocite, hematite, magnetite, martite
Associated rocks volcanic rocks, andesite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Eocene or younger

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Possible porphyry-related Cu-Fe skarn; North zone: 1.6% Cu; South zone: 2.84% Cu.
Study area name Tethys
References Iran Geological Survey (2012a)
Site reference Z├╝rcher and others (in press)