Porphyry copper prospect in Yukon Territory, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names RACA
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Included sites Joy, LB, Norml, Raca, Skookum, Skukum
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province Yukon Territory
Geographic location -135.390821702, 60.185304024
Geologic map unit -135.390821702, 60.185304024
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous–Paleocene–Eocene
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals arsenopyrite, azurite, chalcopyrite, galena, malachite, native copper, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks granodiorite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous–Paleocene–Eocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 1.12 percent Cu, 4.45 g/t Au, 21.9 g/t Ag.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE YT (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
MINFILE YT, 2009, MINFILE Mineral inventory—Yukon Province: Yukon Geological Survey, MINFILE database, accessed December 2009, at http://servlet.gov.yk.ca/ygsmin/index.do. [Web page no longer available. See http://www.geology.gov.yk.ca/databases_gis.html to download minfile.zip at link for ""Mineral Occurrences in the Yukon"".]