Porphyry copper prospect in Papua, Indonesia

Names and other identifiers

Tract name Western Medial New Guinea Magmatic Belt (142pCu7203)
Site status prospect

Geographic location

Country Indonesia
State or province Papua
Geographic location 136.551, -3.771
Geologic map unit 136.551, -3.771
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Porphyry copper
Tectonic setting postconvergence

Commodity and development information

Development status Prospect
Major commodities Cu
Gold-Moly ratio -9999

Reference information

Comments Grasberg area. In place estimated geologic resource about 372 Mt at 0.5% copper equivalent with a cutoff grade of 0.3% copper equivalent. The Dawagu prospect includes several exploration targets (Gold Fields Ltd., 2004): a central porphyry stockwork, skarns (open to the east in New Guinea Limestone), and epithermal-style mineralization in overlying clastics. Exploration.
Study area name Southeast Asia and Melanesia
References Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (2004); Gold Fields Ltd. (2004)
Site reference Hammarstrom and others (2013)
Gold Fields Ltd., 2004, Form 6-K, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commission File Number 1-31318: accessed June 8, 2010, at http://google.brand.edgar-online. com/EFX_dll/EDGARpro.dll?FetchFilingHTML1?ID=3273615andSessionID=4UQHWSP2nUGDYl7. [Web page no longer available.]
Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, 2004, Digital mineral occurrence database: Jakarta, Indonesia, Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. [Proprietary data.]