Andean Porphyries 2017-18
Porphyry Cu & Au in the Andes
23 to 29 April, 2017  and  4 to 18 June 2018

Andean Porphyries 2017-18
Porter GeoConsultancy has designed a geological tour in two parts to visit a selection of the most significant porphyry Cu-Mo, Cu-Mo-Zn, Cu-Au and Au systems and provinces, from Cretaceous to Pliocene in age and from Chile to northern Ecuador, including 'classic' porphyry, porphyry-skarn, porphyry-breccia and porphyry-epithermal deposits, and supergene derivatives. Take any 3 or more days, up to the full tour.

Photo Album - Who went & what they saw - 2017

Tour Content,  deposits & descriptions 2017 and 2018

Tour Organisation  -  logistics & conditions

Literature Collection  -  Part 1, 2017

Registration of Interest  -  in Andean Porphyries 2018

Image:  Chuquicamata pit
This tour is designed in two parts, as follows:

Andean Porphyries 2017 - Successfully completed between Sunday 23 and Saturday 29 April, including four deposits in the Central Andes of Chile, namely:     • Rio Blanco-Andina,   • Collahuasi,   • Chuquicamata   and   • Antucoya.

Andean Porphyries 2018 - from 4 to 18 June 2018, to include the remainder of the program from the Central Andes in southern Peru, through the Peruvian Andes to the Northern Andes in northern Ecuador in June 2018 if the mines/projects involved (or alternatives) confirm approval for the visits requested.
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