Teltiin gol

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 105.2333, 49.5333
Geologic map unit 105.2333, 49.5333
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 Prospect
Major commodities Cu
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Many intercepts of >0.1% Cu and 0.1 g/t Au. More than 3,600 m of drilling in 2005–2007 by Fortress/Phelps Dodge of large IP anomaly encountered many intercepts of >0.1 % Cu and 0.1 g/t Au. Sericite, chlorite, and clay alteration. Dropped in 2007.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Dejidmaa and others (2002); Fortress Minerals Corp. (2007)
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.
Fortress Minerals Corp., 2007, Annual report—December 31, 2006: Fortress Minerals Annual Report 2006, 11 p. and attached auditor's report, accessed April 17, 2012, at