Ovoot Hyar

Porphyry copper prospect in Ömnögovi, Mongolia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Oyu Tolgoi (142pCu8506)
Included sites Falcon (Hartsaga), Central OV, Eagle (Burgit)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mongolia
State or province Ömnögovi
Geographic location 105.9992, 44.0376
Geologic map unit 105.9992, 44.0376
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range ~290 Ma (Variscan orogeny)
Age reference geologic inference
Associated rocks monzodiorite, diorite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Permian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments A series of monzodiorite/diorite stocks that host a quartz stockwork, with anomalous copper, gold, and molybdenum. Five km of trenching in a 3 km by 500 m mineralized zone. Strong IP anomaly and magnetic highs. Deposit Ovotiin Khar located approximately 4 km SE, unclear if they are the same occurrence.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Nokleberg and others (1999); Dejidmaa and others (2002); Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (2002b)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)