Porphyry copper prospect in Yukon Territory, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Golden Revenue
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Included sites Addition, Bit, Homestake, Nuc, Revenue Copper, Subtract
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province Yukon Territory
Geographic location -137.269223371, 62.325303663
Geologic map unit -137.269223371, 62.325303663
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range post-Late Cretaceous
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, pyrite, scheelite
Associated rocks quartz monzonite, altered granodiorite, porphyry dikes (cut UK volcanics)
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age post-Late Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Cu-Au and Cu-Mo soil anomalies; mag lows correlate with gold anomalies. Grades: 0.12 percent Cu, 0.03 percent Mo.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE YT (2009); Pilcher and McDougall (1976)
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 [Web page no longer available. See to download 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.