Gashuun hudag

Porphyry copper prospect in Ömnögovi, Mongolia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Oyu Tolgoi (142pCu8506)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mongolia
State or province Ömnögovi
Geographic location 104.4167, 43.3333
Geologic map unit 104.4167, 43.3333
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 Occurrence
Major commodities Cu
Minor commodities Ag
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Nokleberg and others (1999) indicates site as a porphyry Cu-Mo.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Nokleberg and others (1999)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)