Ball Creek

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9624
Alternate names Mary, Me
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Included sites Greg, Tara, Me, Roy, Rog
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -130.416686484, 57.278337817
Geologic map unit -130.416686484, 57.278337817
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Jurassic–Cretaceous
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks quartz diorite, monzonite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Jurassic–Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.208 percent Cu, 0.005 percent Mo, 0.535 g/t Au.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Pilcher and McDougall (1976); Schroeter and others (2007); DeGrace and others (2008)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
DeGrace, John; Grant, Brian; Grieve, David; Lefebure, David; Madu, Bruce; Northcote, Bruce; and Wojdak, Paul, 2008, British Columbia mining and mineral exploration overview 2007—British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Information Circular 2008-1, 30 p. (Also available online at http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/PublicationsCatalogue/MineralExplorationReview/Documents/EX-REVIEW_IC2008-1.pdf.)MINFILE BC, 2009, MINFILE Mineral inventory: British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, MINFILE database, total records 12,523, accessed December 2009, at http://minfile.gov.bc.ca/.
Pilcher, S.H., and McDougal, J.J., 1976, Characteristics of some Canadian Cordilleran porphyry prospects: in Sutherland Brown, A., ed., Porphyry deposits of the Canadian Cordillera: The Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Special Volume 15, the Charles S. Ney Volume, p. 79–82.
Schroeter, Tom; Grieve, David; Lane, Robert; Madu, Bruce; Northcote, Bruce; and Wojdak, Paul, 2007, British Columbia mining and mineral exploration overview 2006: British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Information Circular 2007-1, 28 p.