Osilinka

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9857
Alternate names Betty, Cat, Cat Mountain
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc Cu-Au (003pCu2002x)
Included sites Bet, Cat
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -125.360018175, 56.06306153
Geologic map unit -125.360018175, 56.06306153
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Late Triassic–Early Jurassic
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, chrysocolla, cuprite, magnetite, malachite, native copper, pyrite, tetrahedrite
Associated rocks syeno-monzoite porphyry, hornblende diorite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic–Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Au, Cu, Ag
Minor commodities Co
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Narrow high-grade zones (1–5 m at 1.5–5.2% Cu) in broad low-grade zone (97 m at 0.12% Cu). Grades: 5.7 percent Cu, 3.1 g/t Au, 4.6 g/t Ag.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Schroeter and others (2006); Schroeter and others (2007); Lysander Minerals Corp. (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
Lysander Minerals Corp., 2009: Lysander Minerals Corp. Web page accessed 2009, at http://www.lysanderminerals.com [January 28, 2011, name changed to East Coal Inc., Web page accessed August, 2011, at http://www.eastcoal.ca/s/Home.asp.]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/.
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.