Porphyry molybdenum-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 92.684426, 30.179912
Geologic map unit 92.684426, 30.179912
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry molybdenum-copper
Age (Ma) 47Ma
Age determination method U-Pb zircon SHRIMP
Age range 47.17 ±0.41 Ma
Age reference Gao and others (2010)
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Eocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Tibet. Related prospect. Large Mo porphyry related to granite.
Study area name Tibetan Plateau
References Qin and others (2008); Gao and other (2010)
Site reference Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2012)