Geological and mineral resources characteristics and exploration potential along the China-Singapore economic corridor
SHI Meifeng;LIN Fangcheng;ZHU Huaping;WANG Hong;DENG Qi;Chengdu Center, China Geological Survey;
China-Singapore economic corridor, longitudinally through Southeast Asia Peninsula region, is located in the world-famous Tethyan metallogenic domain and has become one of the best choices to implement the "One Belt, One Road" project because of its enrichment of mineral resources and lagging of exploration technology. The discovery of several world-class mineral deposits and the opening of a number of new mines will surely inject new vigor into the economic development and social progress in this region. This paper has summarized the geological characteristics of typical deposits and metallogenic regularities along China-Singapore economic corridor. Meanwhile, ore-forming processes, mineralization pattern and exploration potential have also been discussed. The purpose of this study is to fill the knowledge gap of our understanding of the importance of the mineral resources and the metallogeny along China-Singapore economic corridor and, on such a basis, provide the scientific basis for implementing the "One Belt, One Road" project in Southeast Asia.