Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc (003pCu2001x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -126.300818631, 56.735005408
Geologic map unit -126.300818631, 56.735005408
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Late Triassic–Early Jurassic
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcocite, chalcopyrite, cuprite, molybdenite, native copper, pyrite
Associated rocks diorite, quartz diorite, hornblende diorite, quartz diorite porphyry
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic–Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.28 percent Cu.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)