King Edward

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Night Hawk
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc (003pCu2001x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -119.812014844, 49.107205978
Geologic map unit -119.812014844, 49.107205978
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Paleozoic–Triassic–Middle Jurassic
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals arsenopyrite, bornite, chalcopyrite, magnetite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks quartz monzonite, syenite, late-stage felsic intrusions
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Paleozoic–Triassic–Middle Jurassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.365 percent Cu, 0.169 percent Mo.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Sinclair (2007)
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
Sinclair, W.D., 2007, Porphyry Deposits, in Goodfellow, W.D., ed., Mineral deposits of Canada—A synthesis of major deposit-types, district metallogeny, the evolution of geological provinces, and exploration methods: Geological Association of Canada, Mineral Deposits Division, Special Publication no. 5, p. 223–243.