Newton Hill

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Newton
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Included sites Newton Hill, Ski, Ti, Scum Lake
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -123.635316277, 51.803105647
Geologic map unit -123.635316277, 51.803105647
Nearby data

Geologic information

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

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.49 percent Cu, 2.8 g/t Au, 13.1 g/t Ag.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Schroeter and others (2007); High Ridge Resources Inc. (n.d.)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)