Tourmaline Hills

Porphyry copper prospect in Ömnögovi, Mongolia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Oyu Tolgoi (142pCu8506)
Included sites Tourmaline, Kincora Extension, Southwest target
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mongolia
State or province Ömnögovi
Geographic location 107.7509, 44.0953
Geologic map unit 107.7509, 44.0953
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 Former Ivanhoe property. A 2004 Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. investor information release uses different property names for this area. The names and locations of new owners Kincora Copper Ltd. are used here, but includes some geologic information from the 2004 Ivanhoe document. The Southwest target is located 44.040248 N latitude, 107.680396 E longitude, indicated by Ivanhoe based on soil geochemistry.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Woodhouse and Bozada (2011); Kincora Copper Ltd. (2012); Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (2004a)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)