Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -120.300315335, 50.575306
Geologic map unit -120.300315335, 50.575306
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 205Ma
Age determination method Inferred from U-Pb zircon age for Afton
Age range 205 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, magnetite, malachite, native copper, pyrite
Associated rocks diorite, monzonite, diorite breccia, syenodiorite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Resource (not thoroughly characterized): 0.068 Mt at 0.6% Cu.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)