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 57.5833, 29.1667
Geologic map unit 57.5833, 29.1667
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Eocene or younger
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, galena, ilmenite, malachite, molybdenite, pyrrhotite, sphalerite
Associated rocks volcanic rocks, granodiorite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Eocene or younger

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Cu-Mo porphyry-related prospect; assays: 0.1% Cu, 15 ppm Mo; workings evident in satellite imagery.
Study area name Tethys
References Iran Geological Survey (2012a)
Site reference Z├╝rcher and others (in press)