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Epithermal Gold 2012
Epithermal Gold Deposits of the Western Pacific
12 to 31 May, 2012
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Overview
  • The Tour - Geological Summaries of the deposits and regions to be visited.
  • Epithermal gold for explorationists; Corbett G - 2002, in AIG Journal, Paper 2002-1, pp. 1-26.

Kyushu - Japan *

  • Quaternary gold mineralization and its geologic environments in Kyushu, Japan; Izawa E and Urashima Y - 2001 Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, v. 34 pp. 1-9.
  • Overview of epithermal gold mineralization in Kyushu, Japan; Izawa E and Watanabe K - 2001, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, v. 34, pp. 11-15.
  • Kuju Iwo-yama Fumarole; Taguchi S, Watanabe K and Komatsu M - 2001, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, v. 34, pp. 161-165.
  • Otake-Hatchobaru Geothermal Field; Taguchi S - 2001, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, v. 34, pp. 173-177.
  • Overview of Geological and Geophysical Features of Aso Volcano; Watanabe K and Taguchi S - 2001, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, v. 34, pp. 153-157.
  • Geology, geochemistry and origin of high sulfidation Cu-Au mineralization in the Nansatsu district, Japan; Hedenquist J W, Matsuhisa Y, Izawa E, White N C, Giggenbach W F and Aoki M - 1994, Economic Geology, v. 89, pp. 1-30.
  • Geology and gold exploration in the Nansatsu district, southern Kyushu, Japan; Hayashi T - 2001, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, v 34, pp. 127-132.
  • Geology of Sakurajima Volcano, Southern Kyushu, Japan; Kobayashi T - 2001, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, v 34, pp. 141-146.
  • Case history of the discovery of the Hishikari gold deposit, Japan; Nakayama K - 1995, in Mauk J L and St George J D (Eds), Pacrim '95 congress, Exploring the Rim, Auckland, New Zealand, 19-22 November 1995, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Proceedings volume, pp. 429-434.
  • Hishikari gold mineralization: A case study of the Hosen no. 1 vein hosted by basement Shimanto sedimentary rocks, southern Kyushu, Japan; Izawa E, Etho J, Honda M, Motomura Y and Sekine R - 2001 Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, v. 34, pp. 21-30.
  • The History of Vein Formation Determined by 40Ar/39Ar Dating of Adularia in the Hosen-1 Vein at the Hishikari Epithermal Gold Deposit, Japan; Sanematsu K, Watanabe K, Duncan R A and Izawa E - 2006 Economic Geology, v. 101, pp. 685-698.
  • The Hishikari gold deposit: High-grade epithermal veins in Quaternary volcanics of southern Kyushu, Japan; Eiji Izawwa, Yukitoshi Urashima, Keno Ibaraki, Ryoichi Suzuki, Takeo Yokoyama, Kiyoshi Kawasaki, Akito Koga and Sachihiro Taguchi - 1990, Journal of Geochemical. Exploration, v. 36, pp. 1-56.
  • Role of basement in epithermal deposits: The Kushikino and Hishikari gold deposits, southwestern Japan; Morishitaa Y and Nakano T - 2008, Ore Geology Reviews, v. 34, pp. 597-609.
Mankayan (Lepanto-Far Southeast *) and Baguio Districts - Philippines
  • Geochemistry of Tertiary Igneous Rocks of Northern Luzon, Philippines: Evidence for a Back-Arc Setting for Alkalic Porphyry Copper-Gold Deposits and a Case for Slab Roll-Back?;   Hollings P, Wolfe R, Cooke D R and Waters P J - 2011, Economic Geology, v. 106, pp. 1257-1277.
  • Porphyry and Epithermal Deposits and 40Ar/39Ar Geochronology of the Baguio District, Philippines;   Waters P J, Cooke D R, Gonzales R I and Phillips D - 2011, Economic Geology, v. 106, pp. 1335-1363.
  • Evolution of an intrusion-centered hydrothermal system: Far Southeast-Lepanto porphyry and epithermal Cu-Au deposits, Philippines;   Hedenquist J W, Arribas A Jr, Reynolds T J, - 1998, Economic Geology, v. 93, pp. 373-404.
  • Exploration Tools for Linked Porphyry and Epithermal Deposits: Example from the Mankayan Intrusion-Centered Cu-Au District, Luzon, Philippines; Chang Z, Hedenquist J W, White N C, Cooke D R, Roach M, Deyell C L, Garcia, Jr. J, Gemmell J B, McKnight S and Cuison A L - 2011, Economic Geology, v. 106, pp. 1365-1398.
Chatree * - Thailand
  • Geology and mineralisation of the Chatree epithermal gold-silver deposit, Petchabun Province, Central Thailand: Cumming G, James R., Salam A, Zaw K, Mefee S, Lunwongsa W and Nuanla-Ong S - 2008, in Pacrim 2008, 24-26 November 2008, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Extended Abstracts Volume, pp. 409-416.
  • Geology of the Chatree epithermal gold deposit, Thailand: Diemar M G and Diemar V A - 1999, in Pacrim '99, International Congress on Earth Science, Exploration and Mining around the Pacific Rim, 10-13 October 1999, Bali, Indonesia, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Proceedings volume, pp. 227-231.
  • Mineralisation and oxygen isotope zonation of Chatree epithermal gold-silver deposit, Phetchabun Province, Central Thailand: Salam A, Zaw K, Meffre S, Golding S, McPhie J, Suphananthi S and James R - 2008, in Pacrim 2008, 24-26 November 2008, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Extended Abstracts Volume, pp. 123-131.
Martabe * - Indonesia
  • The Martabe gold discovery: A high sulphidation epithermal gold-silver deposit, North Sumatra, Indonesia; Sutopo B, Jones M L and Levet B K, - 2003, in NewGenGold 2003 Conference, Louthen Media, Perth, Australia, Proceedings volume, pp. 147-158.
  • The Purnama gold deposit in the Martabe District of North Sumatra, Indonesia; Levet B K, Jones M L and Sutopo B - 2003, SMEDG-AIG Symposium, Friday 10 October, 2003, Asian Update on Mineral Exploration and Development - Put a Tiger in Your Tenement, http://www.smedg.org.au/Tiger/Purnama.htm, 8p.
Tujuh Bukit * - Indonesia
  • The discovery of the Tujuh Bukit porphyry epithermal copper-gold-silver deposits, East Java, Indonesia; Norris M, Rohrlach B and Maryono A - 2011, in NewGenGold 2011 Conference, Case Histories of Discovery, 22-23 November 2011, Perth Western Australia, Louthean Media, Perth, Proceedings volume, pp. 201-211.
Lihir * - Papua New Guinea
  • The character and spatial distribution of epithermal gold mineralisation at the Ladolam gold deposit, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea; Rutter J, Blackwell J L, Carman G D, Cooke D R, Dala K, Javati N, Johnstone R, Kikiha D, Likia B, McPhie J and O'Sullivan T - 2008, in Pacrim 2008 Conference, 24-26 November 2008, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Extended Abstracts Volume, pp. 433-438.
  • Ladolam gold deposit, Lihir Island; Moyle A J, Doyle B J, Hoogvliet H, Ware A R - 1990, in Hughes FE (Ed.), 1990 Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia & Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Monograph 14, v. 2 pp 1793-1805.
  • A Review of the Kapit orebody, Lihir Island Group, Papua New Guinea; Kidd R P and Robinson J R - 2004, in Pacrim 2004, Hi Tech and World Competitive Mineral Success Stories Around the Pacific Rim, Adelaide, 19-22 September, 2004, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Proceedings volume, pp. 323-331.
  • The transition from porphyry- to epithermal-style gold mineralization at Ladolam, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea: a reconnaissance study; Muller D, Kaminski K, Uhlig S, Graupner T, Herzig P M and Hunt S - 2002, Mineralium Deposita, v. 37 pp. 61-74.
  • Factors Contributing to the Formation of the Giant Ladolam Gold Deposit, Lihir Island, PNG; Carman G D - 2002, in AusIMM Conference 2002, Auckland, New Zealand, 1-4 September, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Proceedings volume, pp. 185-189.
Hidden Valley * - Papua New Guinea
  • Mineralisation of the Morobe Goldfield, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea; Denwer K P, Leach T M and Mowat B A - 1995, in Mauk J L and St George J D, (Eds.), Pacrim '95 congress, Exploring the Rim, Auckland, New Zealand, 19-22 November 1995, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Proceedings volume, pp. 181-185.
  • Hidden Valley Gold-Silver deposit; Nelson R W, Bartram J A and Christie M H -1990, in Hughes F E (Ed.), 1990, Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia & Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Monograph 14, v. 2, pp. 1773-1776.
Porgera * - Papua New Guinea
  • The Porgera gold deposit, Papua New Guinea: The influence of structure and tectonic setting on hydrothermal fluid flow and mineralisation at a convergent plate margin; Munroe S M - 1995, in Mauk J L and St George J D, (Eds.), Pacrim '95 congress, Exploring the Rim, Auckland, New Zealand, 19-22 November 1995, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Proceedings volume, pp. 413-416.
  • The Porgera gold mine, Papua New Guinea: magmatic hydrothermal to epithermal evolution of an alkalic type precious metal deposit; Richards J P, Kerrich R - 1993, Economic Geology, v. 88, pp. 1017-1052.
  • New mineralisation and alteration styles at the Porgera gold deposit, Papua New Guinea; Ronacher E, Richards J P and Johnston M D, - 1999, in Weber G (Ed.) Pacrim '99, International Congress on Earth Science, Exploration and Mining around the Pacific Rim, 10-13 October 1999, Bali, Indonesia, The AusIMM, Melbourne, Proceedings volume, pp. 91-94.
  • Characteristics and Evolution of the Hydrothermal Fluid in the North Zone High-Grade Area, Porgera Gold Deposit, Papua New Guinea; Ronacher E, Richards J P, Reed M H, Bray C J, Spooner E T C, and Adams P D - 2004, Economic Geology, v. 99 pp. 843-867.
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