Porphyry Creek

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Croy-Bloom
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Included sites Croy-Bloom porphyry Cu prospect, Davie Creek moly zone, Raven zone
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -125.995318452, 56.452005447
Geologic map unit -125.995318452, 56.452005447
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Jurassic–Late Cretaceous
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals bornite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, galena, native gold, pyrite, molybdenite, sphalerite
Associated rocks hornblende diorite, quartz monzonite, granodiorite, monzonite dike
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Jurassic–Late Cretaceous

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Davie Mo zone, quartz-Cu-Au veins (1 m at 1.02% Cu), and low-grade Cu (136 m at 0.1% Cu). Grades: 0.1 percent Mo, 0.03 g/t Au, 0.3 g/t Ag.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); DeGrace and others (2009); Serengeti Resources Inc. (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
DeGrace, John; Fredericks, Jay; Grieve, David; Lefebure, David; Madu, Bruce; Northcote, Bruce; and Wojdak, Paul, 2009, British Columbia mining and mineral exploration overview 2008—British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Information Circular 2009-1, 31 p.
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/.Serengeti Resources Inc., 2009: Serengeti Resources Inc. home page accessed 2009, at http://www.serengetiresources.com.