Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -124.531117644, 55.137205626
Geologic map unit -124.531117644, 55.137205626
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 183Ma
Age determination method Inferred from U-Pb zircon age for Mount Milligan
Age range 183 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, galena, magnetite, marcasite, pyrite, pyrrhotite
Associated rocks diorite, monzonite, monzonite intrusive breccia
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.12 percent Cu, 1.6 g/t Au.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)