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Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea

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Detailed Mineral List:
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Apatite'
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Locality: Ribroaster mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Locality: Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Biotite'
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Locality: Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Garnet'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Locality: Upper Edie Creek, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Photo: © Maggie Wilson. Gold from Upper Edie Creek, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Gold var: Electrum
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Locality: Upper Edie Creek, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Hematite var: Specularite
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Limonite'
Formula: FeO(OH) · nH2O
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Upper Edie Creek, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Locality: Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Manganese Oxides'
Locality: Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Muscovite var: Sericite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Ribroaster mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Ribroaster mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2(Si4O10)(OH)2
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Localities: Ribroaster mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Locality: Koranga crater, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Wad'
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea


52 entries listed. 37 valid minerals.
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