The host rocks of the deposit are quartz-feldspar porphyry, feldspar-hornblende porphyry, andesitic volcanics and pyroclastics, and basaltic-andesitic tuff.
Located at an elevation of about 3100 m in mountainous terrain in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.
[Located in either Chimbu Province (Simbu Province) or Western Highlands Province.]
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26 entries listed. 23 valid minerals.
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Papua New Guinea
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- Noku, S.K., Akasaka, M. & Matsueda, H. (2011): The Crater Mountain Deposit, Papua New Guinea: Porphyry-related Au-Te System. Resource Geology, 61, 63-75.
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