Porphyry copper prospect in Gansu, China

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Solonker (142pCu8501)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Gansu
Geographic location 97.4736, 41.6391
Geologic map unit 97.4736, 41.6391
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range ~490–390 Ma (Caledonian orogeny) to ~290 Ma (Variscan orogeny)
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, malachite, pyrite
Associated rocks diorite, granodiorite, monzogranite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Paleozoic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Raw prospect, no drilling.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Sun and others (2010); Xu and others (2010)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)