Dananhu Nan

Porphyry copper prospect in Xinjiang, China

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Kazakh-Tarim (142pCu8505)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Xinjiang
Geographic location 93.3671, 42.7314
Geologic map unit 93.3671, 42.7314
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range ~290 Ma (Variscan orogeny)
Age reference geologic inference
Associated rocks quartz monzonite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Permian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Quartz-epidote-pyrite-clay alteration; gold values from grab samples occur up to 1.04 grams per tonne gold with elevated copper. Porphyry gold and copper mineralization occur in a quartz monzonite host rock, which is locally brecciated and intruded with quartz stockwork veinlets. Owner: Yunnan Geology and Mining Co., Ltd.; April 5, 2006: field programs were underway.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Jinshan Gold Mines Inc. (2006); Jinshan Gold Mines Inc. (2008)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)