Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Kerr P
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc Cu-Au (003pCu2002x)
Group name Sulphurets Group
Included sites Group includes Kerr, Mitchell, and Sulphurets Gold deposits and Bornite prospect.
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -130.277219082, 56.485804838
Geologic map unit -130.277219082, 56.485804838
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 196Ma
Age determination method Inferred from U-Pb zircon age for Sulphurets Gold
Age range 196 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals arsenopyrite, bornite, chalcopyrite, pyrite, molybdenite, tetrahedrite
Associated rocks diorite, monzonite porphyry, syenite porphyry
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Porphyry-style and epithermal mineralization-alteration. Grades: 1.86 percent Cu, 2.74 g/t Au.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)