Suits

Porphyry molybdenum-copper prospect in Yukon Territory, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9927
Alternate names King Lake
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province Yukon Territory
Geographic location -135.480822123, 60.816103995
Geologic map unit -135.480822123, 60.816103995
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry molybdenum-copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Early Jurassic–Middle Cretaceous
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, malachite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks quartz monzonite, fine-grained and locally porphyritic, diorite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Early Jurassic–Middle Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Dissappointing drill results. Grades: 0.225 percent Cu, 0.001 percent Mo.
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"".]