Alabama

Porphyry copper deposit in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9608
Alternate names Cumont
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc Cu-Au (003pCu2002x)
Group name Copper Mountain Group
Included sites Group includes Alabama and Copper Mountain deposits and Deep Gulch, Duke of York, Fraser, Friday Creek, ILK, Jennie Silkman, June Bug, Marquis of Lorne, Oriole, Oronoco, Ray, Reco, Virginia, and Voigt prospects.
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -120.518915031, 49.342505911
Geologic map unit -120.518915031, 49.342505911
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 195Ma
Age determination method K-Ar biotite
Age range 195 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, magnetite, pyrite
Associated rocks diorite, monzonite, syenite, latite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Au
Tonnage (Mt) 29Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.35%
Au grade (g/t) 0.16g/t
Contained copper 100,000t
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Extension of Copper Mountain deposit?
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)