Misty

Porphyry copper deposit in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9831
Alternate names Fore
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc Cu-Au (003pCu2002x)
Group name Lorraine Group
Included sites Jan; Group includes Jajay, Misty, and TAM deposits and All Alone Dome and Jeno prospects.
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -125.513618135, 55.915805506
Geologic map unit -125.513618135, 55.915805506
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 182Ma
Age determination method K-Ar
Age range 182 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, covellite, magnetite, malachite, pyrite
Associated rocks monzonite, syenite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

Development status Past Producer
Major commodities Cu
Tonnage (Mt) 3Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.6%
Contained copper 18,000t
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Pilcher and McDougall (1976); Schroeter and others (2007); 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 http://minfile.gov.bc.ca/.
Pilcher, S.H., and McDougal, J.J., 1976, Characteristics of some Canadian Cordilleran porphyry prospects: in Sutherland Brown, A., ed., Porphyry deposits of the Canadian Cordillera: The Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Special Volume 15, the Charles S. Ney Volume, p. 79–82.
Schroeter, Tom; Grieve, David; Lane, Robert; Madu, Bruce; Northcote, Bruce; and Wojdak, Paul, 2007, British Columbia mining and mineral exploration overview 2006: British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Information Circular 2007-1, 28 p.
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.