Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Bee, Morrison Lake
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Included sites Bee, Morrison Lake, Saddle Hill, Wolf 1-3
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -126.367217966, 55.215305377
Geologic map unit -126.367217966, 55.215305377
Nearby data

Geologic information

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

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Sample from mineralized biotite-feldspar porphyry; chalcopyrite disseminated, and chalcopyrite±molybenite films on fractures. Grades: 4.2 percent Cu.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)