Copper Creek Group

Porphyry copper Group in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 5007
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc (003pCu2001)
Group name Copper Creek Group
Included sites Go and Kid prospects
Site status Group

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -131.794220144, 58.213604609
Geologic map unit -131.794220144, 58.213604609
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 218
Age determination method K-Ar hornblende
Age range 218 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals azurite, brochantite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, covellite, magnetite, malachite, hematite, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks diorite, quartz diorite, granodiorite, monzonite, syenite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Cu, Au, Zn

Reference information

Comments This group record includes data for the Go and Kid prospects; as such, the location information has been generalized. Grades at Go: 0.58 percent Cu, 1.35 g/t Au. Grades at Kid: 3.6 percent Cu, 1.5 g/t Au.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (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 http://minfile.gov.bc.ca/.
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.