Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Late
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -119.337814834, 49.388306048
Geologic map unit -119.337814834, 49.388306048
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 54Ma
Age determination method K-Ar hornblende
Age range 54 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals azurite, bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, digenite, kotulskite, malachite, merenskyite, molybdenite, native gold, pyrite, telluropalladinite, tetrahedrite
Associated rocks syenite, monzonite, shonkinite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Eocene

Commodity and development information

Development status Occurrence
Major commodities Cu, Ag, Mo
Minor commodities Pd, Pt, Au
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.61 percent Cu, 0.51 g/t Ag.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)