Porphyry copper prospect in Xinjiang, China

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names S24
Tract name Kazakh-Tianshan (142pCu8502)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Xinjiang
Geographic location 85.498, 46.7048
Geologic map unit 85.498, 46.7048
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 422.5Ma
Age determination method U-Pb zircon
Age range 422.5 ±1.9 Ma
Age reference Shen, Shen, Liu and others (2010)
Associated rocks volcanic rocks
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Silurian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments One drill hole in geochemical anomaly. Resistivity anomalies at depth.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Shen, Shen, Liu and others (2010)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)