Porphyry copper deposit in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Mars
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Included sites Hi Ho, Hi, Mars, Don
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -124.359215823, 49.940605491
Geologic map unit -124.359215823, 49.940605491
Nearby data

Geologic information

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

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Mo
Tonnage (Mt) 82Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.3%
Contained copper 250,000t
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Sinclair (2007)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)