Trail Peak

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 -126.312240041, 55.412227388
Geologic map unit -126.312240041, 55.412227388
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 49Ma
Age determination method K-Ar biotite
Age range 49 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals chalcopyrite, galena, malachite, pyrite, sphalerite, tetrahedrite
Associated rocks granodiorite, quartz diorite, biotite-feldspar porphyry, hornblende-feldspar porphyry
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Eocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Au, Ag
Minor commodities Pb, Zn
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Four inclined holes with Cu and Au; potassic alteration without phyllic indicates bottom of ore shell, or leakage from a much deeper ore zone. Grades: 0.36 percent Cu, 0.18 g/t Au.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Schroeter (1995)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
MINFILE BC, 2009, MINFILE Mineral inventory: British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, MINFILE database, total records 12,523, accessed December 2009, at
Schroeter, T.G., ed., 1995, Porphyry deposits of the northwestern Cordillera of North America: Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum Special Volume 46, 888 p.