Porphyry copper prospect in Yukon Territory, Canada

Names and other identifiers

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

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province Yukon Territory
Geographic location -134.822522377, 61.290304089
Geologic map unit -134.822522377, 61.290304089
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age determination method Geologic inference
Age range Late Triassic
Age reference geologic inference
Minerals chalcopyrite, galena, limonite, magnetite, malachite, molybdenite, pyrite, scheelite
Associated rocks syenite, monzonite, granodiorite, lamprophyre, dacite to trachyandesite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Au, Mo, Cu
Minor commodities Ag, W, F
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Nine geochem anomalous zones, broad IP anom; drilling found weak mineralization. Grades: 0.28 percent Cu, 0.479 g/t Au, 196 g/t Ag.
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"".]