Porphyry copper prospect in Amurskaya oblast', Russian Federation

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Manchuride (142pCu8509)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Russian Federation
State or province Amurskaya oblast'
Geographic location 126.635129, 53.790945
Geologic map unit 126.635129, 53.790945
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 122.9Ma
Age determination method Ar-Ar biotite
Age range 122.9 ±1.7 Ma
Age reference Sotnikov and others (2007)
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, galena, molybdenite, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks quartz monzodiorite porphyry
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Early Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Not fully explored; mineralizing porphyries are monzodiorite. Grades up to 1% Cu, up to 3.3 g/t Au, up to 0.3-16.0 g/t Ag, up to 0.6% Mo. Mongol-Okhotsk Fold Belt. Exploration. Significant prospect.
Study area name East Asia Mesozoic
References Singer and others (2008); Sotnikov and others (2007); Girfanov and others (2001); Boriskina and Khomich (2006)
Site reference Ludington, Mihalasky, and others (2012)