Porphyry copper deposit in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names REM
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc Cu-Au (003pCu2002x)
Group name Lorraine Group
Included sites Rem, Ham, Boundary, Midway, Creek, Sam, Cuirque, Fault, Slide; Group includes Jajay, Misty, and TAM deposits and All Alone Dome and Jeno prospects.
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -125.503918158, 55.972005509
Geologic map unit -125.503918158, 55.972005509
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 179Ma
Age determination method K-Ar
Age range 179 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals chalcopyrite, magnetite, malachite, pyrite
Associated rocks pyroxenite, syenite, syenodiorite, monzodiorite, monzonite, quartz monzonite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu, Ag
Tonnage (Mt) 7Mt
Cu grade (%) 0.55%
Ag grade (g/t) 4.11g/t
Contained copper 40,000t
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Sinclair (2007)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
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/.
Sinclair, W.D., 2007, Porphyry Deposits, in Goodfellow, W.D., ed., Mineral deposits of Canada—A synthesis of major deposit-types, district metallogeny, the evolution of geological provinces, and exploration methods: Geological Association of Canada, Mineral Deposits Division, Special Publication no. 5, p. 223–243.