Coles Creek

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9671
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -127.233317427, 53.533305231
Geologic map unit -127.233317427, 53.533305231
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 85Ma
Age determination method unknown (mean)
Age range 86 Ma, 84 Ma
Age reference unknown (86 Ma); Sutherland Brown (1976, 84 Ma)
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks porphyritic quartz monzonite stock
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Late Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.25 percent Cu, 0.03 percent Mo, 0.24 g/t Au, 33 g/t Ag.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References Pilcher and McDougall (1976); Schroeter and others (2007); Callinan Mines Ltd. (2009); Sutherland Brown (1976)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
Callinan Mines Ltd., 2009: Callinan Mines Ltd. Web page, accessed at http://www.callinan.com/s/ColesCreek.asp [July 13, 2011, name changed to Callinan Royalties Corporation, Web page accessed August 2011, at http://www.callinan.com.]
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.
Sutherland Brown, A., 1976, ed., Porphyry deposits of the Canadian Cordillera: The Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Special Volume 15, the Charles S. Ney Volume, 510 p., 2 pl., scale 1:250,000,000.