Peach 3

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9865
Alternate names Ophir
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc Cu-Au (003pCu2002x)
Group name Lac La Heche Group
Included sites Aurizon, NK, Peach 1, Peach 2; Group includes Ann North, Peach 3, and Peach-Melba prospects.
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -121.295015935, 51.960605943
Geologic map unit -121.295015935, 51.960605943
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Late Triassic
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, magnetite, pyrite
Associated rocks subvolcanic monzonite breccia, syenodiorite, aplitic syenite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 1 percent Cu, 0.07 g/t Au.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Pilcher and McDougall (1976); Schroeter and others (2006); DeGrace and others (2008); GW Resources Inc. (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
DeGrace, John; Grant, Brian; Grieve, David; Lefebure, David; Madu, Bruce; Northcote, Bruce; and Wojdak, Paul, 2008, British Columbia mining and mineral exploration overview 2007—British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Information Circular 2008-1, 30 p. (Also available online at http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/PublicationsCatalogue/MineralExplorationReview/Documents/EX-REVIEW_IC2008-1.pdf.)GW Resources Inc., 2009: GW Resources Inc. Web page accessed 2009, at http://www.gwrresources.com.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.
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.