Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -127.180817539, 53.850305243
Geologic map unit -127.180817539, 53.850305243
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 48Ma
Age determination method Inferred from K-Ar age for Berg
Age range 48 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals chalcopyrite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks granodiorite, quartz monzonite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Eocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.33 percent Cu, 0.02 percent Mo.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)