Potential for open-pit minable porphyry-type Cu-Au mineralization; 14 target areas within district-scale 16 by 5 km intrusive corridor concealed beneath shallow cover of soil and vegetation; drill targets focused on geophysical and soil geochemical anomalies. As of 2013, 169 drill holes (>57,800 m) delineating near surface porphyry copper targets at 4 of 14 known areas (90% of intercepts >0.3% Cu Eq.). Near-surface zones ( within 0.550 m of the surface) of variable chalcocite enrichment grading into chalcopyrite-rich and into chalcopyrite-bornite-magnetite mineralization. Copper/gold porphyry mineralization style similar to Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia; other high grade zones include: drill intercepts of 43.9 m at 1.23% Cu and 0.53 g/t Au, 12.8 m at 1.22% Cu and 0.08 g/t Au. Rich central zone drilled at 200 m spacing. Valley intercepts include: 99.4 m averaging 0.69% Cu and 0.40 g/t Au within a broader zone of 459.2 m at 0.47% Cu and 0.21 g/t Au; 56.0 m averaging 0.72% Cu and 0.32 g/t Au within a broader zone of 410.5 m at 0.43% Cu and 0.18 g/t Au; 134.5 m averaging 0.57% Cu and 0.28 g/t Au within a zone of 462.3 m averaging 0.41% Cu and 0.19 g/t Au.
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Fortress Minerals Corp. (2009); Fortress Minerals Corp. (2010); Andrei F. Chitalin (written commun., 2009); Eurasian Minerals Inc. (2012); Eurasian Minerals Inc. (2013)