Porphyry copper prospect in Qinghai, China

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Qinling-Dabie (142pCu8701)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Qinghai
Geographic location 93.4079, 39.0958
Geologic map unit 93.4079, 39.0958
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range ~290 Ma (Variscan orogeny)
Age reference Xu and others (2004)
Minerals azurite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, malachite, pyrite, tetrahedrite
Associated rocks granite, granite porphyry
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Early Permian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Xu and others (2004)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)