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Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9733
Alternate names Car
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc (003pCu2001x)
Group name Copper Creek Group
Included sites Group includes Go and Kid prospects.
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -131.794220144, 58.213604609
Geologic map unit -131.794220144, 58.213604609
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 218Ma
Age determination method K-Ar hornblende
Age range 218 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals brochantite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, covellite, magnetite, hematite, pyrite, sphalerite
Associated rocks diorite, quartz diorite, granodiorite, monzonite, syenite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.58 percent Cu, 1.35 g/t Au.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Pilcher and McDougall (1976)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
MINFILE BC, 2009, MINFILE Mineral inventory: British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, MINFILE database, total records 12,523, accessed December 2009, at http://minfile.gov.bc.ca/.
Pilcher, S.H., and McDougal, J.J., 1976, Characteristics of some Canadian Cordilleran porphyry prospects: in Sutherland Brown, A., ed., Porphyry deposits of the Canadian Cordillera: The Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Special Volume 15, the Charles S. Ney Volume, p. 79–82.