Klazan

Porphyry molybdenum-copper prospect in Yukon Territory, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9795
Alternate names Nitro
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province Yukon Territory
Geographic location -137.492523434, 62.380603624
Geologic map unit -137.492523434, 62.380603624
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry molybdenum-copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Tertiary
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, galena, molybdenite, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks orthoclase porphyry, rhyolite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Tertiary

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Au-Ag soil anomalies on gossan. Grades: 0.17 percent Cu.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Pilcher and McDougall (1976); MINFILE YT (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
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/.
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"".]
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.