Woodjam

Porphyry copper prospect in British Columbia, Canada

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 9965
Alternate names Fjordland, Wildrose
Tract name Intermontane Island-Arc (003pCu2001x)
Included sites Megabuck, Takom, Deerhorn zones
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Canada
State or province British Columbia
Geographic location -121.381126046, 52.257225945
Geologic map unit -121.381126046, 52.257225945
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Age (Ma) 197Ma
Age determination method Re-Os molybdenite
Age range 197 Ma
Age reference unknown
Minerals bornite, chalcopyrite, magnetite, pyrite
Associated rocks hornblende-feldpar porphyry (extrusive, intrusive?)
Tectonic setting island arc
Stratigraphic age Early Jurassic

Commodity and development information

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

Reference information

Comments Little outcrop, possibly both Triassic-Jurassic; 1650 by 780 m IP anomaly drilled; 0.84 g/t Au, 0.12% Cu; Au, Cu low-grade.
Study area name British Columbia and Yukon Territory
References MINFILE BC (2009); Schroeter and others (2006); Sinclair (2007); DeGrace and others (2008); DeGrace and others (2009); Fjordland Exploration Inc. (2009); James Logan (written commun., 2010)
Site reference Mihalasky and others (2011, revised 2013)
DeGrace, John; Grant, Brian; Grieve, David; Lefebure, David; Madu, Bruce; Northcote, Bruce; and Wojdak, Paul, 2008, British Columbia mining and mineral exploration overview 2007—British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Information Circular 2008-1, 30 p. (Also available online at http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/PublicationsCatalogue/MineralExplorationReview/Documents/EX-REVIEW_IC2008-1.pdf.)
DeGrace, John; Fredericks, Jay; Grieve, David; Lefebure, David; Madu, Bruce; Northcote, Bruce; and Wojdak, Paul, 2009, British Columbia mining and mineral exploration overview 2008—British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Information Circular 2009-1, 31 p.
Fjordland Exploration Inc., 2009, Woodjam Property: Fjordland Exploration Inc. Web page, accessed 2009, at http://www.fjordlandex.com/woodjam_property.html.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/.
Schroeter, Tom; Cathro, Michael; Grieve, David; Lane, Robert; Pardy, Jamie; and Wojdak, Paul, 2006, British Columbia mining and mineral exploration overview 2005: British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Information Circular 2006-1, 20 p.
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.