Houyu

Porphyry molybdenum-copper prospect in Shanxi, China

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9531
Tract name Manchuride (142pCu8509)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Shanxi
Geographic location 113.615997315, 39.0768013
Geologic map unit 113.615997315, 39.0768013
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry molybdenum-copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Jurassic–Cretaceous (Yanshanian orogeny)
Age reference Yan and others (2007)
Associated rocks quartz porphyry
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Jurassic–Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Resource suggests a Mo-rich deposit. Yan and others (2007) report an substantiated resource of about 110 Mt at 0.037 Cu. Exploration. Significant prospect.
Study area name East Asia Mesozoic
References Dunne and Kirkham (2003); Yan and others (2007)
Site reference Ludington, Mihalasky, and others (2012)