Porphyry copper prospect in Xizang, China

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names part of Xietongmen district
Tract name Gangdese (142pCu8712)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Xizang
Geographic location 88.349653, 29.375323
Geologic map unit 88.349653, 29.375323
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Tectonic setting postconvergence

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Tibet. Gangdese porphyry copper belt. Unexplored concession 5 km west of Xietongmen deposit. Few details. May be Jurassic. Exploration.
Study area name Tibetan Plateau
References Rebagliati and others (2009); Rebagliati and others (2007); Xu and others (2009)
Site reference Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2012)
Rebagliati, C.M., Lang, J.R., and Chisholm, I.R., 2007, Summary report on the 2006 exploration program at the Xietongmen property: accessed January 2011. (Available for download at www.sedar.com.)
Rebagliati, C.M., Lang, J.R., Titley, E.D., Melis, Lawrence, Chisholm, I.R., Mosher, Greg, and Copeland, D.J., 2009, Technical report on the 2007 and 2008 exploration programs—Xietongmen property: accessed January 2011. (Available for download at www.sedar.com.)
Xu, Wenyi; Pan, Fengchu; Qu, Xiaomin;, Hou, Zengqian; Yang, Zhusen; Chen, Weishi; Yang, Dan; and Cui, Yanhe, 2009, Xiongcun, Tibet—A telescoped system of veinlet-disseminated Cu (Au) mineralization and late vein-style Au (Ag)-polymetallic mineralization in a continental collision zone: Ore Geology Reviews, v. 36, p. 174–193. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oregeorev.2009.04.004.)