Porphyry copper prospect in Henan, China

Names and other identifiers

Tract name East Qinling (142pCu8705)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Henan
Geographic location 112.291999817, 33.159900666
Geologic map unit 112.291999817, 33.159900666
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 147Ma
Age determination method Re-Os
Age range 148.0 ±2.2 to 145.6 ±1.8 Ma
Age reference Mao and others (2008)
Minerals chalcopyrite, galena, molybdenite, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks granodiorite
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Late Jurassic

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Mo
Minor commodities Ag, Pb, Zn
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Mo in skarn; Cu in breccia and veinlets. Resource of 500 kt Cu at 0.8%; 100 kt Mo at 0.12%. Exploration. Significant prospect.
Study area name East Asia Mesozoic
References Mao and others (2008)
Site reference Ludington, Mihalasky, and others (2012)