Porphyry copper prospect in Qinghai, China

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Duck Creek
Tract name Qinling-Dabie (142pCu8701)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Qinghai
Geographic location 91.3165, 37.1402
Geologic map unit 91.3165, 37.1402
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 224Ma
Age determination method U-Pb
Age range 224 Ma
Age reference Wu and others (2010)
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, galena, molybdenite, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks granodiorite, granite, syenogranite, diorite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Wu and others (2010)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)