Porphyry copper prospect in Yukon Territory, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Trudy, BA, Broadside, Snow
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province Yukon Territory
Geographic location -140.982523439, 62.046903061
Geologic map unit -140.982523439, 62.046903061
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous(?)
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks quartz monzonite-granodiorite, quartz-feldspar porphyry
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous(?)

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Geochemical anomaly for Cu in soil; drilling found low-grade Cu, very low-grade Mo. Grades: 0.13 percent Cu, 0.005 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 BC, 2009, MINFILE Mineral inventory: British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, MINFILE database, total records 12,523, accessed December 2009, at
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.