Discovery

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9688
Alternate names Duckling
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc Cu-Au (003pCu2002x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -125.302518062, 55.828105534
Geologic map unit -125.302518062, 55.828105534
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 184Ma
Age determination method Inferred from K-Ar age for Lorraine
Age range 184 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, covellite, magnetite, malachite, pyrite
Associated rocks pyroxenite, diorite, monzonite, syenite, hybrid rock
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 12.54 percent Cu.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)