Newmac

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9847
Alternate names BU
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Included sites Bluff, Bornite showing, Butler Lake target, MacDonald veins target
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -124.635616412, 51.73200552
Geologic map unit -124.635616412, 51.73200552
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Cretaceous–Tertiary
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, galena, molybdenite, pyrite, pyrrhotite, sphalerite
Associated rocks porphyritic quartz diorite, quartz-feldspar porphyry
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Cretaceous–Tertiary

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.3 percent Cu, 0.54 g/t Au.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Schroeter and others (2006); Schroeter and others (2007); Newmac Resources Inc. (n.d.)
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/.Newmac Resources Inc., [n.d.], Projects—Raft property: Newmac Resources Inc. Web page, accessed 2009, at http://newmacresources.com/projects/newmac_property/.
Schroeter, Tom; Cathro, Michael; Grieve, David; Lane, Robert; Pardy, Jamie; and Wojdak, Paul, 2006, British Columbia mining and mineral exploration overview 2005: British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Information Circular 2006-1, 20 p.
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.