Rhyolite

Porphyry copper prospect in Yukon Territory, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9899
Tract name Cordilleran Continental Arc (003pCu2004x)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province Yukon Territory
Geographic location -138.507523119, 61.847503475
Geologic map unit -138.507523119, 61.847503475
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Paleogene
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, molybdenite, pyrite, pyrrhotite
Associated rocks quartz monzonite plugs, porphyritic alaskite, felsite dikes, mafic dikes
Tectonic setting continental margin
Stratigraphic age Paleogene

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Grades: 0.17 percent Cu, 0.006 percent Mo.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE YT (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
MINFILE YT, 2009, MINFILE Mineral inventory—Yukon Province: Yukon Geological Survey, MINFILE database, accessed December 2009, at http://servlet.gov.yk.ca/ygsmin/index.do. [Web page no longer available. See http://www.geology.gov.yk.ca/databases_gis.html to download minfile.zip at link for ""Mineral Occurrences in the Yukon"".]