SIGNIFICANT B.C. PORPHYRY MO RESOURCES
(incl. past production 1915-2004)*

Deposit

Owner / Operator

MINFILE Number

 

PRODUCTION

 

RESOURCES

 

Total Mo (Prod. and Res.) (kg)

Deposit Type (BC model)

References

Years (* = producing)

Tonnes Milled

Mo (kg)

Cu (kg)

 

Tonnes - All categories

Grade Mo (%) [cutoff]

Grade Cu (%)

Mo (kg)

Others

Adanac (Ruby Creek)

Adanac Moly Corp.

104N 052

           

205,100,000 (Meas. + Ind.)

0.062 [0.04]  

127 162 000

   

127,162,000

L05

SW- May 13, 2005 [43-101]

Ajax

Tenajon Resources Corp.

103P 223

           

174,144,000

0.074  

124,978,000

   

124,978,000

L05

Tenajon PR Apr. 13, 2005

Bell Moly

Aluminerie Lauralco Inc. (Phelps Dodge Corp.)

103P 234

           

32,528,606

0.06  

19,517,164

   

19,517,164

L05

MINFILE

Berg

Placer Dome (CLA) Ltd. / Kennecott Canada Exploration Inc.

093E 046

           

250,000,000 (Ind.)

0.031 0.39

77,500,000

2.84 g/t Ag

 

77,500,000

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 304-312

Big Onion

Jack Hemmelspeck

093L 124

           

94,380,000

0.01 0.42      

9,438,000

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp.410-415

Boss Mountain

Noranda Falconbridge

093A 001

  1965-1983; 1967-1972

7,588,072

15,546,034

   

3,838,847

0.14  

5,374,386

   

20,920,420

L05

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 691-696

Brenda

Noranda Falconbridge

092HNE047

  1970-1990

181,735,292

67,928,709

276,227,104

             

67,928,709

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 192-200

Bronson Slope

Skyline Gold Corp.

104B 077

           

79,000,000 (Ind.)

0.01 0.17  

2.70 g/t Ag 0.48 g/t Au

 

7,900,000

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 838-850

Carmi

St. Elias Mines Ltd.

082ENW036

           

20,700,000 (Ind.)

0.06        

12,420,000

L05

MEM-AR 16102

Catface

Doublestar Resources Ltd.

092F 120

           

124,259,000

0.016 0.46

7,455,540

0.069 g/t Au

 

7,455,540

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 322-326

Coxey (Red Mountain)

Crown Grant

082FSW110

  1966-1972

939,397

1,748,871

   

244,917

0.22  

538,817

   

2,287,688

L05

MINFILE

Crow-Rea

Molycor Gold Corp.

092HNE138

           

500,000

0.19  

950,000

   

950,000

  BC MEM, Info Circ. 1997-1

Davidson (Yorke-Hardy)

Blue Pearl Mining Ltd.

093L 110

           

75,280,000 (Meas. + Ind.)

0.177 [0.2]  

133,245,600

   

133,245,600

L05

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 704-707; SW-Jan. 21, 2005 [43-101]

Dorothy

David Heyman

093M 009

           

40,819,500

0.01 0.25

4,081,950

   

4,081,950

  CIM SV 15 (1976), Table 1, No. 93

Eaglehead

Carmax Explorations

104I 008

           

30,000,000 (Inf.)

0.01 0.41

3,000,000

2.71 g/t Ag 0.2 g/t Au

 

3,000,000

L04

CIM SV 37 (1986), p. 182 CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 467-472

Endako

Endako Mines Ltd.

093K 006

  1965-2004*

272,378,850

191,311,000

   

80,700,000

0.063  

5,084,100

   

196,395,100

L05

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 697-703

Gambier Island

John McGoran / Rudolf Durfeld

092GNW025

           

114,000,000

0.02 0.29

2,280,000

   

2,280,000

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 524-529

Gibraltar

Taseko Mines Ltd. / Ledcor Mining Ltd.

093B 012

  1972-1998; 2004*

~308,996,000

9,036,601

877,000,000

 

163,500,000

0.01 0.313

16,350,000

   

25,386,601

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 201-213

Gem

Sasa Rasovic

092HNW001

           

15,874,250

0.07  

11,111,975

   

11,111,975

L05

MINFILE

Giant

Crown Grant

082FSW109

           

706,177

0.2  

1,412,354

1.19 g/t Au

 

1,412,354

L05

MINFILE

Golconda

Leonard Saleken

082ESW016

  1917-1969

1361

2660

38,068

 

54,248

0.97 1.64

526,206

   

528,866

L04

MEM-AR 22882

Golden Queen

Crown Grant

082FSW106

           

17,690

0.17  

30,073

   

30,073

L05

SMF- Jul. 11, 1985 (David Minerals)

Granisle

Noranda Falconbridge

093L 146

  1966-1982

52,700,000

6582

214,299,455

 

119,000,000

N/A 0.45  

0.15 g/t Au

 

6582

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 254-289

Harper Creek

Gary Belik

082M 009

           

53,000,000 (Ind.)

0.016 0.37

8,480,000

+ Au, Ag

 

8,480,000

  MINFILE

HED

Craig Lynes

092HNE100

           

22,994,985

0.04 0.16

9,198,994

   

9,198,994

L04

GCNL, Mar. 7, 1996

Highland Valley Copper (incl. Bethlehem, Lornex + Valley Copper)

Teck Cominco Ltd.

092ISW012

  1972-2004*

~1200,624,000

75,267,000

~1370,644,000

 

252,300,000

0.01 0.42

25,230,000

0.03 g/t Au

 

100,497,000

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 161-191

Highmont

Teck Cominco Ltd.

092ISE013

  1981-1984

32,666,471

6,865,613

50,218,940

 

88,400,000

0.021 0.26

18,564,000

0.004 g/t Au

 

25,429,613

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), p. 175

Huckleberry

Huckleberry Mines Ltd.

093E 037

  1997-2004*

~50,125,000

3,178,670

217,912,872

 

25,018,000

0.014 0.507

3,502,520

0.059 g/t Au

 

6,681,190

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 313-321

Hushamu

Lumina Copper Corp.

092L 240

           

173 ,237,000

0.009 0.27

15,591,330

0.34 g/t Au

 

15,591,330

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 367-376

Island Copper

BHP Billiton

092L 158

  1971-1995

366,718,831

32,009,858

1227,330,387

             

32,009,858

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 214-238

JA

Teck Cominco Ltd.

092ISE149

           

286,000,000

0.017 0.43

48,620,000

   

48,620,000

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), p. 175

Jean

Ragnar Bruaset and David Cooke

093N 079

           

27,000,000 (Inf.)

0.015 0.3

4,050,000

   

4,050,000

L04

GCNL, Dec. 1, 1997

Joem

John Hope / Tony Wong

104P 059

           

12,245,850 (Ind.)

0.08  

9,796,680

   

9,796,680

L05

Iso Mining AR, 1971

Kitsault (BC Moly)

Aluminerie Lauralco Inc. (Phelps Dodge Corp.)

103P 120

  1967-1982

13,399,217

13,572,999

   

104,316,500

0.11  

114,748,150

   

127,321,149

L05

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 708-711; Amax Inc., 1985

Kuhn

William Pfaffenberger

104P 071

           

409,300

0.08  

327,440

0.38% Wo

 

327,440

K05

MEM-AR 10512

Logtung

Archer Cathro and Associates (1981) Ltd.

104O 016

           

162,000,000

0.03  

48,600,000

0.1% Wo

 

48,600,000

L05

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 732-746

Louise Lake

North American Gem Inc.

093L 079

           

50,000,000 (Inf.)

0.02 0.3

10,000,000

0.31 g/t Au

 

10,000,000

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 416-421

Lucky Ship

New Cantech Ventures Inc.

093L 053

           

18,400,000

0.098  

18,032,000

   

18,032,000

L05

SW- Mar. 4, 2005

Mac

Silvercorp Metals Inc.

093K 097

           

100,000,000 (Ind. + Inf.)

0.072  

71,928,000

   

71,928,000

L05

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 757-763

Maggie

Richard Billingsley

092INW015

           

181,440,000

0.029 0.28

52,617,600

   

52,617,600

L05

CIM SV 15 (1976), pp. 329-335

Max (Trout Lake)

Roca Mines Inc.

082KNW087

           

42,940,000

0.12 [0.06]  

51,528,000

   

51,528,000

L05

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 771-780; SW- Jan. 6, 2004 [43-101]

Mount Copeland

Andris Kikauka

082M 002

  1970-1973

169,729

1,190,713

               

1,190,713

L05

MINFILE

Mount Thomlinson

Cadre Capital Inc.

093M 080

           

40,820,000

0.071  

28,982,200

   

28,982,200

L05

CIM SV 15 (1976), p. 422

Novelty

Crown Grant

082FSW107

           

77,110

0.22  

169,642

5.14 g/t Au 0.13% Co

 

169,642

L05

SMF- Jul. 11, 1985 (David Minerals)

OK

Goldrush Resources Ltd.

092K 008

           

64,020,000 (Inf.)

0.01 0.34

6,402,000

   

6,402,000

L04

CIM SV 15 (1976), pp. 311-316; SW- Apr. 1, 2005

Ox Lake

Silver Standard Resources Inc.

093E 004

           

17,234,900 (Inf.)

0.035 0.33

6,032,215

   

6,032,215

L05

CIM SV 15 (1976), pp. 289-298; SMF- Jul. 17, 1985 (Cons. Silver Standard)

Pitman

Garry Payie / George Owsiacki

103I 046

           

3,400,000

0.08  

2,720,000

   

2,720,000

L05

CIM SV 15 (1976), Table 1, No. 105

Poison Mountain

Barrick Gold Corp.

092O 046

           

280,000,000

0.007 0.261

19,600,000

0.14 g/t Au 0.51 g/t Ag

 

19,600,000

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 343-351; Imperial Metals AR, 1995

Poplar

Aumega Discoveries Ltd.

093L 239

           

116,000,000

0.009 0.32

10,440,000

   

10,440,000

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 397-400; Aumega, 2004

Red Dog

Electra Gold Ltd.

092L 200

           

25,000,000

0.006 0.35

1,500,000

0.44 g/t Au

 

1,500,000

L04

Prospectus- Crew Natural Resources, 1992

Red Bird (Haven Lake)

Red Bird Resources

093E 026

           

63,500,000

0.1  

63,500,000

   

63,500,000

L05

Craigmont AR, 1980

Rey Lake

Bearclaw Capital Corp.

092ISE160

           

46,862,000

0.018 0.17

8,435,160

   

8,435,160

L04

MEM-AR 24600

Roundy Creek

SNL Enterprises Ltd.

103P 113

           

7,256,000

0.072  

5,224,320

   

5,224,320

L05

CIM SV 15 (1976), p. 467

Schaft Creek (Liard Copper)

Copper Fox Metals Inc.

104G 015

           

332,000,000 (Meas. + Ind.)

0.026 0.391

86,320,000

0.267 g/t Au 2.119 g/t Ag

 

86,320,000

L05

CIM SV 46 (1985), pp. 239-246; Copper Fox, Apr. 2005

Serb Creek

Garry Payie / George Owsiacki

093L 083

           

41,150,000

0.04  

16,460,000

   

16,460,000

L05

MINFILE

Spar

Matthew Mason

082M 007

           

1,360,000

0.05  

680,000

4.1 g/t Ag + F, Pb, Zn

 

680,000

D06

Wright Engineers, 1975

St. Elmo

Crown Grant

082FSW134

  1908

70

 

1446

 

59,052

0.16  

94,483

   

94,483

L05

SMF- July, 1985 (David Minerals)

Stewart

Emgold Mining Corp.

082FSW229

           

204,000

0.22  

448,800

   

448,800

L05

MEM-AR 10072

Storie

Eveready Resources Corp.

104P 069

           

100,500,000

0.077  

77,385,000

   

77,385,000

L05

NM- Mar. 4, 1982

Tidewater

New Cantech Ventures Inc.

103P 111

  1916

313

3540

   

8,227,397

0.06  

4,936,438

   

4,939,978

L05

Prospectus- Richmark Resources, Dec. 21, 1987

Whiting Creek

Huckleberry Mines Ltd.

093E 112

           

123,500,000

0.035 0.06

30,875,000

   

30, 875,000

L04

CIM SV 46 (1995), pp. 458-466

 

OTHER ACTIVE (2005) PORPHYRY MO EXPLORATION PROJECTS

Project

MINFILE Number  Operator    Project 

MINFILE Number 

Operator 

Bear Lake

093M 097 Imperial Metals   LCR (Elsiar) 103I 021 Northern Continental

Cassiar Moly (Eloise)

104P 035 John Bot   Nithi Mtn. 093F 006, 093F 016 Leeward Capital

CR

093L 006 Manson Creek Resources   Rain (Sorcerer) 082M 156 Orphan Boy Resources

Dude

092F 276 Pathfinder Resources   Salal Creek 082JW 005 Garry Payie / George Owsiacki

Gladys Lake (Pip)

104N 060 Globetech Ventures   Sphinx (Jodi) 082FNE094 Eagle Plains Resources

Hanson Lake

093K 078, 093K 081 Yekooche Band   Tadpole Lake 082LSW009 Molycor Gold Corp. / Goldrea Resources

Jersey-Emerald

082FSW009, 082FSW101 Sultan Minerals   Thomlinson Creek (7A, 7D) 093M 122 Dentonia Resources

* Notes:
The location of these occurrences can be shown on a map at the MapPlace.ca; Information obtained in this Geofile including tonnages and grades are from data released from individual project owners or operators; these figures may or may not conform to National Instrument 43-101 Standards or Disclosure for Mineral Projects; The BC Ministry of Energy and Mines makes every effort to accurately report this information, however, the Ministry is not responsible for errors or omissions; All information should be checked and verified before use.

Abbreviations:
AR = Annual Report; CIM SV = Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum Special Volume; D06 = Volcanic-hosted U (MINFILE 082M 007); g/t = grams per tonne; GCNL = George Cross Newsletter; I06 = Cu +/- Ag quartz veins (OF 1996-13); Info Circ = Information Circular (MEM); K05 = W skarns; L04 = Porphyry Cu +/- Mo +/- Au (OF 1995-20); L05 = Porphyry Mo (Low-F-Type) (OF 1995-20); MEM-AR = Assessment Report (MEM); N/A = Not Available; NM = Northern Miner; p/pp = pages; PR = Press Release; SMF = Statement of Material Facts; SW = Canada Stockwatch

Further MINFILE information available at: www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/MINFILE/Pages/default.aspx