Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Fern Hill
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Included sites Cedar Hill, Fern Hill, Garbo, Garbo No. 2, New Privateer, Privateer, Trygg Fraction
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -126.812516207, 50.031705199
Geologic map unit -126.812516207, 50.031705199
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 38Ma
Age determination method K-Ar biotite
Age range 38 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals chalcopyrite, pyrite, pyrrhotite
Associated rocks quartz diorite, quartz diorite breccia, quartz diorite dike
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Eocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Resource (not thoroughly characterized): 0.146 Mt at 1.996% Cu.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)