Porphyry copper prospect in Nei Mongol, China

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Oyu Tolgoi (142pCu8506)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Nei Mongol
Geographic location 113.818, 43.4467
Geologic map unit 113.818, 43.4467
Nearby data

Geologic information

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

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Two intercepts: 13.6 m at 0.57% Cu; 2.5 meters at 0.19% Cu; values up to 0.88 g/t Au occur erratically down hole. Weakly copper anomalous zones occur further down hole, suggesting a surface enrichment.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References King Solomon Mines Ltd. (2007)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)
King Solomon Mines Ltd., 2007, Quarterly report of activities, June 2007: King Solomon Mines Ltd. Quarterly Report accessed September 17, 2011, at http://www.kingsolomonmines.com/investorinfo/quarterlyactivities30june2007.pdf. [Web site no longer available.]