Porphyry copper prospect in Bayanhongor, Mongolia

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Tuimertei
Tract name Oyu Tolgoi (142pCu8506)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mongolia
State or province Bayanhongor
Geographic location 99.5, 44.16
Geologic map unit 99.5, 44.16
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 rhyodacite dikes, rhyolite porphyry dikes
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Permian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Devonian host rocks; limited information.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Great Paragon Group LLC (2012)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)