Resource based on exploration data of 19811985; new zone of mineralization 175m west of previously identified N and S Zones announced in 2006 based on trenching (178 m section grading 0.19% Cu and 0.29 g/t Au); drilling planned for 2008. Miocene age assumed based on ages of dated andesites and granodiorite in Bacan Formation (Malaihollo and others, 2002).
Study area name
Southeast Asia and Melanesia
Asia Gold Corp. (2006); Carlile and others (1998); Djaswadi (1993); Pudjowalujo and Bering (1982); van Leeuwen (1994); Malaihollo and others (2002); Singer and others (2008)
Pudjowalujo, H., and Bering, D., 1982, Rock multielement geochemistry at the copper-gold anomaly in Kaputusan (Bacan Island), Moluccas, Indonesia, in Circum-Pacific Energy and Mineral Resources Conference, 3d, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 22-28, 1982, Proceedings: Tulsa, Oklahoma, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, p. 303323.