Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Expo
Tract name Insular Mixed Island- and Continental Arc (003pCu2003)
Group name Island Group
Included sites Car, Expo, Island Copper, Rupert Inlet, Tar; Group includes Island Copper deposit and Bay 21, Bay 29, Bay 56, Road, Rupert, and Yankee Girl prospects.
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -127.390016453, 50.588105144
Geologic map unit -127.390016453, 50.588105144
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 167Ma
Age determination method Inferred from U-Pb zircon age for Island Copper
Age range 167 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals chalcopyrite, magnetite, molybdenite, pyrite
Associated rocks quartz monzonite, quartz-feldspar porphyry dike
Tectonic setting mixed
Stratigraphic age Middle Jurassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)