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 91.0157, 36.763
Geologic map unit 91.0157, 36.763
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 238Ma
Age determination method Re-Os
Age range 238 Ma
Age reference Wu and others (2010)
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks monzogranite, granodiorite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Middle Triassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Average grade of 1.34% Cu. Skarn related.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Liu, Wang and others (2010); Wu and others (2010)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)