Owl Creek C zone

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Owl Creek (C zone)
Tract name Late Continental Arc (003pCu2005)
Group name Owl Creek Group
Included sites Group includes Owl Creek A zone and Owl Creek C zone prospects.
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -122.794737708, 50.398061696
Geologic map unit -122.794737708, 50.398061696
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Tertiary
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, magnetite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks hornblende diorite
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Tertiary

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Mo
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Mineralized rocks in and around diorite bodies intruded into NW-trending shear zone along Cascade-Garibaldi trend. Grades: 0.4 percent Cu, 0.029 percent Mo.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Pilcher and McDougall (1976)
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.