Shadow Mountain

Porphyry copper prospect in Ömnögovi, Mongolia

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Mongolia
State or province Ömnögovi
Geographic location 106.1483, 42.7106
Geologic map unit 106.1483, 42.7106
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
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Grab samples to 2.76% Cu and 1.64 g/t Au. Copper oxide mineralization at surface discovered in 2002 by Apiva Ventures; 5 drill holes in 2004. In 2006, judged to be largely structurally controlled and dropped.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Apiva Ventures Ltd. (2002); Monton (2004)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)