Tsagaan Gozgor

Porphyry copper prospect in Töv, Mongolia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Erdenet (142pCu8508a)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mongolia
State or province Töv
Geographic location 104.593, 48.596
Geologic map unit 104.593, 48.596
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 continental margin
Stratigraphic age Early Permian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Hydrothermally altered grab samples anomalous in copper and/or gold. Dropped in 2007. Approximately 47 km E–NE of this location (48.641336 N latitude and 105.221487 E longitude) is a cluster of granitoid related Au occurrences and deposits called Tsagaan gozgor (Dejidmaa and others (2002), Nokleberg and others (1999)).
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Fortress Minerals Corp. (2007); Dejidmaa and others (2002); Nokleberg and others (1999)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)