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Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9824
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc (003pCu2001x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -126.668618913, 57.20420536
Geologic map unit -126.668618913, 57.20420536
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 201Ma
Age determination method Inferred from U-Pb zircon mean age for Kemess South
Age range 202 Ma (U-Pb zircon); 200 Ma (unknown method)
Age reference unknown
Minerals chalcocite, chalcopyrite, pyrite, magnetite
Associated rocks quartz monzodiorite, monzonite, diorite, syenite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic–Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Spotty patches of disseminated and fracture controlled chalcocite and lesser chalcopyrite over area of 400 by 250 m. Grades: 0.146 percent Cu, 0.001 percent Mo, 0.007 g/t Au, 2.6 g/t Ag.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)