Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Tchaikazan
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -123.671416084, 51.17670562
Geologic map unit -123.671416084, 51.17670562
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous–Tertiary
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals altaite, arsenopyrite, chalcopyrite, galena, hessite, molybdenite, native gold, pyrite, sphalerite, tetrahedrite
Associated rocks porphyritic granodiorite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous–Tertiary

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 13.68 percent Cu, 10.6 g/t Au, 13.68 g/t Ag.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)