Porphyry copper (Cu-Au) deposit in Chitinskaya oblast', Russian Federation

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Manchuride (142pCu8509)
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Russian Federation
State or province Chitinskaya oblast'
Geographic location 118.57, 51.48
Geologic map unit 118.57, 51.48
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Deposit subtype Cu-Au
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Jurassic
Age reference Seltmann and others (2010)
Minerals arsenopyrite, chalcopyrite, fahlore, gold, molybdenite, ludwigite, pyrite, scheelite, sphalerite
Associated rocks granodiorite porphyry, granite porphyry, granosyenite porphyry
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Jurassic

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu
Minor commodities Au, Ag
Tonnage (Mt) 349Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.7%
Au grade (g/t) 0.81g/t
Ag grade (g/t) 3.63g/t
Contained copper 2,440,000t
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Igneous rocks are shoshonitic; includes substantial skarn ore. Mo grades of 0.054–0.23%; also W. Mongol-Okhotsk Fold Belt. Development.
Study area name East Asia Mesozoic
References Seltmann and others (2010); Norilsk Nickel (2011)
Site reference Ludington, Mihalasky, and others (2012)