Galore Saddle

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Galore - Saddle; Saddle
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc Cu-Au (003pCu2002x)
Group name Galore Creek Group
Included sites Group includes Galore, Galore Central, Galore Copper Canton, Galore Junction, Galore North Junction, Galore Southwest, and Galore West Fork Glacier deposits and Galore North Rim and Galore Saddle prospects.
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -131.431719529, 57.110304669
Geologic map unit -131.431719529, 57.110304669
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 212Ma
Age determination method Inferred from Ar-Ar age for Galore Copper Canyon
Age range 212 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, chrysocolla, cuprite, malachite, tenorite
Associated rocks syenite, phonolite, trachyte, breccia
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 2.49 percent Cu, 3.98 g/t Au.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)