Erdenet (Northeast)

An assemblage of Middle Permian through Triassic igneous rocks in Russian Federation and Mongolia that formed during and after closure of the Mongol-Okhotsk ocean, apparently in a post-subduction environment.
Tract ID 142pCu8508b
Country Mongolia-Russian Federation
Commodity Cu
Study area name Central Asia Orogenic Belt
Tectonic setting continental margin
Deposit type porphyry copper
Grade-tonnage model Not assessed
Geologic age
Geologic feature age Middle Permian through Triassic
Generalized age Mesozoic
Oldest rocks age 270.6Ma
Youngest rocks age 199.6Ma
Age range 71Ma
Map scales used 1M

(A quantitative assessment of this tract was not carried out.)

Bibliographic references

General Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)