Murex

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9841
Alternate names Mink
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Included sites HKR, MWC
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -125.250015906, 49.761105378
Geologic map unit -125.250015906, 49.761105378
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 35Ma
Age determination method K-Ar biotite
Age range 35 ±6 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals chalcopyrite, magnetite, pyrite, pyrrhotite
Associated rocks diorite, diorite breccia
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Eocene–Oligocene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 4.08 percent Cu, 6.31 g/t Au, 32.91 g/t Ag.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)