Tsagaan Chulut

Porphyry copper prospect in Bulgan, Mongolia

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Chuluut, Tsagaanchuluut
Tract name Erdenet (142pCu8508a)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mongolia
State or province Bulgan
Geographic location 103.8978, 49.0817
Geologic map unit 103.8978, 49.0817
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 continental margin
Stratigraphic age Early Permian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Mentioned in JICA-JOGMEC (2004), and the point was moved about 13 km NW of the MRAM point.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Nokleberg and others (1999); Dejidmaa and others (2002); Warren J. Nokleberg (written commun., 2006); JICA-JOGMEC (2004)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)
Dejidmaa, G., Bujinlkham, B., Ganbaatar, T., Oyuntuya, N., Enkhtuya, B., Eviihuu, A., and Monkh-Erdene, N., 2002, Distribution map of mineral deposits and occurrences in Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Mineral Resources Authority, Geologic Information Center, 540 p., 12 sheets, scale 1:1,000,000.
JICA-JOGMEC, 2004, Report on the mineral exploration in the western Erdenet area, Mongolia consolidated report: Tokyo, Japan International Cooperation Agency and Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JICA-JOGMEC), 162 p., 2 plates.
Nokleberg, W.J., Naumova, V.V., Kuzmin, M.I., and Bounaeva, T.V., eds., 1999, Preliminary publications book 1 from project on mineral resources, metallogenesis, and tectonics of northeast Asia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-165, 6 p. and digital data, CD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-165/.)