Kharaat Uul

Porphyry copper prospect in Dornogovi, Mongolia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Oyu Tolgoi (142pCu8506)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mongolia
State or province Dornogovi
Geographic location 107.7833, 44.1667
Geologic map unit 107.7833, 44.1667
Nearby data

Geologic information

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

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Cu
Minor commodities Cr, Ni, Co
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments 0.001–1.0% Cu reported by Nokleberg and others (2003). According to Nokleberg and others (1999), Kharaat Uul is designated a porphyry copper occurrence by Ts. Gotovsuren, of the Monrud Company, Mineral Exploration and Mining Company, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. According to Nokleberg and others (2003), Kharaat Uul is designated a Cu (±Fe, Au, Ag, Mo) skarn. According to Nokleberg (2003), Kharaat Uul is a small deposit; age is noted as Pt [Proterozoic].
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Nokleberg and others (1999); Nokleberg and others (2003); Kamitani and others (2012)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)