Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

Alternate names Voigt zone
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc Cu-Au (003pCu2002x)
Group name Copper Mountain Group
Included sites Automatic, Frisco, Voigt's Camp, Voigt Zone; Group includes Alabama and Copper Mountain deposits and Deep Gulch, Duke of York, Fraser, Friday Creek, ILK, Jennie Silkman, June Bug, Marquis of Lorne, Oriole, Oronoco, Ray, Reco and other prospects.
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -120.500815027, 49.339705913
Geologic map unit -120.500815027, 49.339705913
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 204Ma
Age determination method Inferred from U-Pb zircon age for Copper Mountain
Age range 204 Ma (U-Pb zircon); 181 Ma (K-Ar)
Age reference unknown
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, magnetite, pyrite, pyrrhotite
Associated rocks pyroxene diorite
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Late Triassic–Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Resource (not thoroughly characterized): 0.2204 Mt at 1.21% Cu and 1.4 g/t Au.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)