Porphyry copper prospect in Xizang, China

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Gaerqiong
Tract name Tethyan Gangdese (142pCu8706)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Xizang
Geographic location 80.3887, 33.3213
Geologic map unit 80.3887, 33.3213
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 112Ma
Age determination method U-Pb zircon SHRIMP
Age range 112.0 ±2.3 Ma
Age reference Qu and Xin (2006)
Associated rocks granodiorite porphyry
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Early Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments 112 Ma U-Pb date on intrusion.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Qu and Xin (2006); Xie and others (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)