Porphyry molybdenum-copper prospect in Nei Mongol, China

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Manchuride (142pCu8509)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Nei Mongol
Geographic location 112.851997376, 44.814998626
Geologic map unit 112.851997376, 44.814998626
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry molybdenum-copper
Age (Ma) 134.1Ma
Age determination method Re-Os molybdenite
Age range 134.1 ±3.3 Ma (Re-Os molybdenite); 131.3 ±1.6 Ma (U-Pb zircon SHRIMP)
Age reference Tao and others (2010)
Minerals chalcopyrite, molybdenite
Associated rocks granite, granodiorite, diorite, quartz diorite
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Early Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Limited information. 51 kt of Mo at 0.0934%; 1,300 t of Cu (no grade). Exploration. Significant prospect.
Study area name East Asia Mesozoic
References Tao and others (2010)
Site reference Ludington, Mihalasky, and others (2012)