Porphyry copper prospect in Bulgan, Mongolia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Erdenet (142pCu8508a)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Mongolia
State or province Bulgan
Geographic location 102.9799, 48.2012
Geologic map unit 102.9799, 48.2012
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 Active prospect 2004–2011; limited information. Detailed trenching over area of argillically altered volcanics and intrusions.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Erdene Resource Development Corp. (2011a); Erdene Resource Development Corp. (2011b); Erdene Gold Inc. (2005)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)