Copper Star

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9678
Alternate names Chisholm Lake
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -127.267817699, 54.229205238
Geologic map unit -127.267817699, 54.229205238
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 48Ma
Age determination method Inferred from K-Ar age for Berg
Age range 48 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks porphyritic quartz monzonite, granodiorite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Eocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.49 percent Cu.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)