Porphyry copper prospect in Xizang, China

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Gangdese (142pCu8712)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Xizang
Geographic location 92.576322, 29.607338
Geologic map unit 92.576322, 29.607338
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Miocene(?)
Age reference geologic inference
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Miocene(?)

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Tibet. Gangdese porphyry copper belt. Discovered 2003; low Cu grade (0.1%), but Mo is 0.05–0.1%. Three mineralized zones. Exploration.
Study area name Tibetan Plateau
References Zheng, Duo, Cheng and others (2007)
Site reference Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2012)