Ring Dyke

Porphyry copper prospect in Ömnögovi, Mongolia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Oyu Tolgoi (142pCu8506)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mongolia
State or province Ömnögovi
Geographic location 106.2236, 43.1235
Geologic map unit 106.2236, 43.1235
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 island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Permian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments 4 km-long geophysical anomalies coincident with Cu-oxide minerals. Drilling encountered thick zones of argillic alteration and weak copper mineralization.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Cinits and Parker (2007)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)
Cinits, Robert, and Parker, Harry, 2007, Lookout Hill project, Mongolia: National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report, 195 p. (Available for download at www.sedar.com.)