Kekesai

Porphyry copper prospect in Xinjiang, China

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 8023
Tract name Kazakh-Tarim (142pCu8505)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Xinjiang
Geographic location 81.7814, 44.7153
Geologic map unit 81.7814, 44.7153
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 317Ma
Age determination method U-Pb zircon SHRIMP
Age range 317 ±6 Ma
Age reference Zhang, Wang and Wang (2008)
Associated rocks granodiorite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Carboniferous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments 25 km east of Beidabate.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Zhang, Wang and Wang (2008); Zhang, Zhang and others (2010); Li, Lai and others (2007)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)