Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc Cu-Au (003pCu2002x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -130.190820009, 58.344704848
Geologic map unit -130.190820009, 58.344704848
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Late Triassic–Early Jurassic
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, magnetite, malachite, molybdenite, pyrrhotite, pyrite
Associated rocks monzonite, syenite, diorite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic–Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Geologic map, soil geochem, IP, mag; best copper in highly fractured, iron-stained zone, best gold from fault gouge. Grades: 1.14 percent Cu, 1.3 g/t Au.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)