Porphyry copper deposit in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Group name OK Group
Included sites North Lake zone; Group includes OK and Okeover deposits.
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -124.666681887, 50.000005456
Geologic map unit -124.666681887, 50.000005456
Nearby data

Geologic information

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

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Mo
Tonnage (Mt) 87Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.31%
Mo grade (%) 0.014%
Contained copper 270,000t
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Eight mineralized zones in 5 km along margins of a barren quartz-feldspar porphyry dike.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); DeGrace and others (2008); DeGrace and others (2009); Prophecy Resource Corp. (2008)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)