Scheelite trace element and isotope geochemistry reveals fluid pathways in or...

Dr James Scott

Tracing pathways of mineralizing fluids can be difficult because common vein minerals carrying readily measurable isotopes, such as carbonates, are often affected by wall-rock interaction at the deposit scale. Here,…

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Liamu Igneous Complex, PNG: significance for late Miocene-Pliocene mineralisa...

Dr Robert Findlay

Papua New Guinea is a well-known late Miocene-Pliocene Au-Cu province at the leading edge of the Australian Plate. The deposits occur as intrusive and sub-volcanic porphyry systems with attendant structurally…

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Review of Nickel-Cobalt Laterites in Papua New Guinea

Mr Lawrence Queen

While nickel-cobalt laterites have been documented in Papua New Guinea (PNG) since the 1950s, they have only been commercially developed in the last 10 years. At least fifteen nickel-cobalt laterites…

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Mineralogy and geochronology of the Proterozoic BIF-type Fe-Co-Cu ore distric...

Dr. Deru Xu

The Shilu Fe-Co-Cu ore district is situated in the western Hainan Province of South China, and mainly hosted within the Neoproterozoic low-grade metamorphosed rocks of Shilu Group. The Banded Iron…

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Development in Understanding of the Tritton-Girilambone Cu District, Lachlan ...

Dr Travis Murphy

The Tritton-Girilambone copper (+gold) district hosts the Tritton and Murrawombie mines, completed mines at Larsen’s and North-East, and undeveloped deposits at Avoca Tank, Budgery, Budgerygar, and Kurrajong. The total contained…

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Late Cretaceous (~80 Ma) magmatic-hydrothermal event associated with Sn polym...

Prof. Huan Li

The Nanling Range of South China is the most important W–Sn mineralization belt in the world. Mesozoic W–Sn mineralization in the Nanling Range dominantly occurs during the Late Jurassic (160–150…

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Geology, Alteration and Mineralisation at Kluwih area, Lorok Area, Pacitan Re...

Mr Vernando Pratama Harefa

The research area is located in the Kluwih and surrounding areas, Lorok District, Pacitan Regency, East Java. The lithotectonic study area entered the Sunda-Banda magmatic arc in Oligo-Miocene age. The…

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Regional-scale multi-element in soil baseline surveys over prospective minera...

Dr Adam Martin

In the past five years, approximately 55,000 km2 or 36% of New Zealand’s South Island has been included in a multi-element soil geochemical baseline survey: a non-contiguous area approximately the…

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Exploration and Resource growth at the Buriticá Gold Project, Colombia

Ian Taylor

The Buriticá Gold Project, owned by Continental Gold Inc. (TSX:CNL.TO; OTCQX:CGOOF), is located in the middle Cauca belt of Colombia, South America. Mineralization is a porphyry-related, carbonate base metal (CBM)…

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Exploration, discovery and resources, Kainantu gold project, PNG

Andrew Vigar

The Kainantu Au deposit is located in the Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea. Alluvial Au was discovered in the area in 1928, with modern exploration and mining commencing…

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Exploration for sedimentary-hosted carbonate base metal mineralisation at Man...

Dr James Lally

The Manuka Ag-Pb-Zn deposit (formerly Wonawinta) located in central NSW is hosted by weakly deformed platform carbonates deposited on the margin of an intracratonic half-graben between the Cobar and Darling…

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The Antakori Cu-Au-Ag Project, Northern Peru: A Monster in the Making!

Dr. Kevin B. Heather

The AntaKori Project, Cajamarca Province, Peru, has a NI 43-101 inferred sulphide mineral resource of 295 Mt @ 0.36 g/t Au, 0.48% Cu and 10 g/t Ag (Wilson, 2012). This…

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Geology and mineralization in the Suyoc epithermal deposit, Mankayan District...

Dr Jillian Aira Gabo-Ratio

The Mankayan Mineral District is known for the world-class Lepanto epithermal gold and Far Southeast porphyry copper deposits. However, the district also hosts other deposits that have yet to be…

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Alteration in epithermal Au-Ag and geothermal systems in New Zealand: insight...

Mark Simpson

Epithermal Au-Ag veins of the Hauraki Goldfield (12.3 Moz Au, 54.9 Moz Ag) and geothermal systems of the Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ) in the North Island, New Zealand, are hosted…

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Phosphate: Chatham Rise, New Zealand

C D Castle

Phosphate nodules averaging about 21% P2O5 are present on the seabed of the Chatham Rise. The nodules are within a silt/sand layer, generally less than 50cm thick, overlying an ooze/chalk…

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Textures and grain size of scheelite as a potential byproduct, Macraes Au min...

Dr Doug MacKenzie

The Macraes gold mine in East Otago, operated by OceanaGold, is New Zealand’s largest gold mine and has produced over 4.29 Moz of gold from its open pit and underground…

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