Inner Melanesian Arc Terranes II - Papua New Guinea

Late Cretaceous to early Miocene accreted Inner Melanesian magmatic arc terranes of New Guinea Island.
Tract ID 009pCu7208
Country Papua New Guinea
Commodity Cu
Study area name Southeast Asia and Melanesia
Tectonic setting island arc
Deposit type porphyry copper
Grade-tonnage model Not assessed
Geologic age
Geologic feature age Late Cretaceous through early Miocene
Generalized age Tertiary-Paleogene
Oldest rocks age 99.6Ma
Youngest rocks age 15.97Ma
Age range 83.63Ma
Map scales used 250K, 1M, 2M

(A quantitative assessment of this tract was not carried out.)

Bibliographic references

General Hammarstrom and others (2013)