Porphyry copper prospect in Yukon Territory, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Severance
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Included sites Severance
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province Yukon Territory
Geographic location -138.570823506, 62.356903447
Geologic map unit -138.570823506, 62.356903447
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range mid-Cretaceous–pre-Tertiary
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals pyrite
Associated rocks granodiorite, alaskite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age mid-Cretaceous–pre-Tertiary

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Cu-Mo-Au-As soil geochem 1200 by 800 m; mag low, IP chargeability high. Grades: 0.35 percent Cu, 1.2 g/t Au.
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"".]