Porphyry copper prospect in Xinjiang, China

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Gobi-Amur (142pCu8503)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country China
State or province Xinjiang
Geographic location 95.2516, 43.8003
Geologic map unit 95.2516, 43.8003
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 405Ma
Age determination method U-Pb
Age range 405 Ma
Age reference Cheng and others (2010)
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, molybdenite, pyrite, tetrahedrite
Associated rocks granodiorite porphyry, tonalite porphyry, diorite porphyry
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Devonian

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Large sericite-pyrite alteration zone, with copper minerals. High Sr/Y in intrusive rock.
Study area name Central Asian Orogenic Belt
References Cheng and others (2010)
Site reference Mihalasky, Ludington, Hammarstrom, and others (2015)