Porphyry copper prospect in Shanxi, China

Names and other identifiers

Tract name East Qinling (142pCu8705)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Shanxi
Geographic location 111.230003357, 35.549999237
Geologic map unit 111.230003357, 35.549999237
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Jurassic–Cretaceous (Yanshanian orogeny)
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, molybdenite, pyrite, scheelite
Associated rocks granite, quartz diorite
Tectonic setting postconvergence
Stratigraphic age Jurassic–Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Much of mineralization is skarn. Exploration.
Study area name East Asia Mesozoic
References Li, Xi and others (2010)
Site reference Ludington, Mihalasky, and others (2012)