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 101.732, 43.2857
Geologic map unit 101.732, 43.2857
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: up to 5.5% Cu and 0.19 g/t Au. Copper oxide mineralization. Drilling in 2005; exploration license 4519x. Location is about 30 km or more W of the Asia Gold and BHP Billiton JV property (Peréz, 2007). Location possibly incorrect.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Asia Gold Corp. (2005); Peréz (2007)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)