Manchuride

An assemblage of Jurassic and Cretaceous post-subduction volcanic and intrusive rocks in northeast China and parts of Russian Federation, Mongolia, and North Korea
Tract ID 142pCu8509
Country China-Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea-Mongolia-Russian Federation
Commodity Cu
Study area name East Asia Mesozoic
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Deposit type porphyry copper
Grade-tonnage model General porphyry copper model (Singer and others, 2008)
Geologic age
Geologic feature age Jurassic and Cretaceous (Yanshanian)
Generalized age Mesozoic
Oldest rocks age 199.6Ma
Youngest rocks age 65.5Ma
Age range 134.1Ma
Identified Cu resources 7,800,000metric tons
Known prospects 15
Mean Cu (t/sq km) 69t/sq km
Map scales used 500K, 1M, 1.5M, 2.5M

Results of the assessment

Assessment date 2010
Estimators Dmitry Alexeiev, Arthur A. Bookstrom, Thomas P. Frost, Jane M. Hammarstrom, Thomas D. Light, Steve Ludington, Mark J. Mihalasky, Andre Panteleyev
Assessment depth 1km
Quantitative assessment Yes

Estimated number of deposits

Number of deposits Confidence level
2 90%
8 50%
60 10%
60 5%
60 1%
Mean estimated deposits 21.67 ±21.64 (1%)
Probability of mean 0.37
Probability of no copper 0.04

Estimated deposit density

Known
deposits
Total
deposits
Area
(sq km)
Deposit density
per 100,000 sq km
5 26.67 1,170,920 2

Mean estimated tonnage

Copper 81,000,000
Molybdenum 2,200,000
Gold 2,100
Silver 27,000
Ore 17,000

Undiscovered copper resource

Confidence level 95% 90% 50% 10% 5%
Tonnage 260,000 2,000,000 37,000,000 220,000,000 280,000,000

Economic analysis

Fraser country Mongolia*, China-Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea-Mongolia-Russian Federation
Fraser type 0.12%
Fraser high 0.88%
Typical cost 0%
High cost 1%
Infrastructure setting High cost
Comments on depth default
Expected depth distribution
0 - 250m 0.25
250m - 500m 0.25
500m - 1km 0.5
Economically recoverable resources
Copper 40,000,000t
Molybdenum 850,000t
Gold 710t
Silver 13,000t
Probability no econ recoverable 0.09
Econ NPV 7,200x $1M
Exp dollars 5.56x $1M/100,000 sq km
Exp value class Low

Bibliographic references

General Ludington, Mihalasky, and others (2012)
Economic Robinson and Menzie (2012)

Deposits and prospects associated with this tract

Name Type State Country Development Details
Baikal prospect Primorskiy kray Russian Federation Prospect Details
Yangchang prospect Nei Mongol China Prospect Details
Zhireken deposit Chitinskaya oblast' Russian Federation Producer Details
Bystrinskoe deposit Chitinskaya oblast' Russian Federation Prospect Details
Shaktama deposit Chitinskaya oblast' Russian Federation Producer Details
Wunugetushan deposit Nei Mongol China Producer Details
Xiaosigou deposit Hebei China Producer Details
Borgulikan prospect Amurskaya oblast' Russian Federation Prospect Details
Lugokanskaya prospect Chitinskaya oblast' Russian Federation Prospect Details
Kultuminskaya prospect Chitinskaya oblast' Russian Federation Prospect Details
Naoniushan prospect Nei Mongol China Producer Details
Lianhuashan prospect Jilin China Producer Details
Budunhua prospect Nei Mongol China Prospect Details
Ulandler prospect Nei Mongol China Prospect Details
Aolunhua prospect Nei Mongol China Prospect Details
Aonaodaba prospect Nei Mongol China Producer Details
Daheishan prospect Jilin China Prospect Details
Xiaoxinancha prospect Jilin China Producer Details
Shibadougou prospect Jilin China Prospect Details
Yajishan prospect Nei Mongol China Prospect Details
Houyu prospect Shanxi China Prospect Details
Twenty-one Station prospect Heilongjiang China Prospect Details
Kurunzulaiskaya prospect Chitinskaya oblast' Russian Federation Prospect Details
Badaguan prospect Nei Mongol China Prospect Details
Avdartolgoi prospect Dornod Mongolia Prospect Details
Babayi prospect Nei Mongol China Prospect Details
Changling prospect Nei Mongol China Prospect Details
Group 6 and 7 prospect Nei Mongol China Prospect Details
Bayantumen prospect Dornod Mongolia Prospect Details
Davhar Uul prospect Dornod Mongolia Prospect Details
Haoliabao prospect Nei Mongol China Prospect Details
Xinhe prospect Jilin China Prospect Details
unnamed prospect Heilongjiang China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Heilongjiang China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Heilongjiang China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Heilongjiang China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
unnamed prospect Nei Mongol China Occurrence Details
Suul Tsagaan prospect Dornod Mongolia Prospect Details
Zuun Matad prospect Dornod Mongolia Prospect Details