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 108.25, 44.3833
Geologic map unit 108.25, 44.3833
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 292.3Ma
Age determination method U-Pb zircon
Age range 292.3 ±0.5 Ma
Age reference Blight and others (2010)
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Permian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Porphyry Cu (Au, Ag). Deposit related to calc-alkaline and alkaline granitic intrusions. Porphyry and granitic pluton-hosted deposit.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Nokleberg and others (1999); Dejidmaa and others (2002); Blight and others (2010)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)