Porphyry copper prospect in Xizang, China

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Kelu-Chengmuca skarn/porphyry belt
Tract name Gangdese (142pCu8712)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Xizang
Geographic location 91.856174, 29.253174
Geologic map unit 91.856174, 29.253174
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Oligocene–early Miocene(?)
Age reference Li and others (2006)
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Oligocene–early Miocene(?)

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Tibet. Porphyry-style mineralization below Cu-Mo veins; limited drilling. Exploration.
Study area name Tibetan Plateau
References Li, Qin and others (2011); Li and others (2006)
Site reference Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2012)