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Porphyry copper prospect in Selenge, Mongolia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Erdenet (142pCu8508a)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mongolia
State or province Selenge
Geographic location 106.15, 49.6833
Geologic map unit 106.15, 49.6833
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range ~290 Ma (Variscan orogeny)
Age reference geologic inference
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Early Permian

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments A lens that extends for 50 m and from 5–10 m wide grades up to 0.014% Cu, 0.0015% Mo, 0.010% Pb, 0.050% Zn (Warren J.Nokleberg, written commun., 2006). Deposit related to calc-alkaline and alkaline granitic intrusions. Porphyry and granitic pluton-hosted deposit.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Dejidmaa and others (2002); Warren J. Nokleberg (written commun., 2006)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)
Dejidmaa, G., Bujinlkham, B., Ganbaatar, T., Oyuntuya, N., Enkhtuya, B., Eviihuu, A., and Monkh-Erdene, N., 2002, Distribution map of mineral deposits and occurrences in Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Mineral Resources Authority, Geologic Information Center, 540 p., 12 sheets, scale 1:1,000,000.