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 91.783478, 29.577213
Geologic map unit 91.783478, 29.577213
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
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Tibet. Gangdese porphyry copper belt. Reconnaissance exploration only. Discovered 2005; about 10 km E of Qulong; porphyry and skarn-type mineralization present. Exploration.
Study area name Tibetan Plateau
References Rui, Wang and Zhang (2005); Zheng, Duo, Cheng and others (2007)
Site reference Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2012)