Porphyry copper prospect in Nei Mongol, China

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Oyu Tolgoi (142pCu8506)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Nei Mongol
Geographic location 110.449, 42.6332
Geologic map unit 110.449, 42.6332
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 263Ma
Age determination method U-Pb
Age range 263 Ma
Age reference Liu and others (2007)
Minerals chalcopyrite, galena, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks granodiorite, monzogranite, granite, andesite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Permian

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Mo, Au
Minor commodities Ag, Pb, Zn
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Liu and others (2007) classify Chaganoer as a porphyry Cu deposit.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Liu and others (2007)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)