Copper zone

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -123.370815994, 51.039705652
Geologic map unit -123.370815994, 51.039705652
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 80Ma
Age determination method Inferred from U-Pb zircon age for Fish Lake
Age range 80 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals chalcopyrite, molybdenite, magnetite, native gold
Associated rocks granodiorite, quartz diorite, quartz monzonite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Late Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.276 percent Cu, 0.023 Mo.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)