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Kainantu Mine (Bilimoia Au-Bi-W-Te deposit), Kainantu, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guineai
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Kainantu Mine, Kainantu, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
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Kainantu Mine, Kainantu, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 6° 6' 30'' South , 145° 53' 12'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -6.10848,145.88686
GeoHash:G#: rnztpxzxd
Owned/operated by:K92 Mining
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kainantu8,509 (2012)20.2km


Fault-controlled quartz-gold vein system hosted by 290-221 Ma years old basement rocks that were regionally metamorphosed to the greenschist facies.
Mesothermal-epithermal Au deposit.

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Woodlark PlateTectonic Plate

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Mineral List


36 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006)
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006)
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Goldfieldite
Formula: Cu10Te4S13
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006)
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Kostovite
Formula: CuAuTe4
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'Mariposite'
Formula: K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Mawsonite
Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006)
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Muscovite var: Phengite
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006)
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Rucklidgeite
Formula: PbBi2Te4
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'Wad'
Reference: Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: ESPI, Joseph O., SPRY, Paul G., HAYASHI, Ken-ichiro, KOMURO, Kosei, and MURAKAMI, HiroyasuTHE BILIMOIA AU-BI-W-TE DEPOSIT, KAINANTU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND CONDITIONS OF FORMATION 2006, Geological Society of America, Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006) ; Espi, J. O., Hayashi, K. I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., & Murakami, H. (2005). The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Goldfieldite2.GB.05Cu10Te4S13
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Idaite2.CB.15aCu5FeS6
Kostovite2.EA.15CuAuTe4
Mawsonite2.CB.20Cu6Fe2SnS8
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Rucklidgeite2.GC.40cPbBi2Te4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Phengite9.EC.15KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
'Wad'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Rucklidgeite2.6.2.7PbBi2Te4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Idaite2.9.14.1Cu5FeS6
Mawsonite2.9.3.1Cu6Fe2SnS8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Kostovite2.12.13.4CuAuTe4
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Goldfieldite3.3.6.6Cu10Te4S13
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Phengite-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
'Wad'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O RutileTiO2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O FerberiteFeWO4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S IdaiteCu5FeS6
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Fe IdaiteCu5FeS6
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu KostoviteCuAuTe4
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
Cu MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu IdaiteCu5FeS6
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Ag HessiteAg2Te
SnTin
Sn MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
TeTellurium
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te KostoviteCuAuTe4
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Te GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
Te RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Te AltaitePbTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te TelluriumTe
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W FerberiteFeWO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au KostoviteCuAuTe4
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb AltaitePbTe
BiBismuth
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Bi RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cenozoic - Jurassic
0 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3185115
Mesozoic-Cenozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (0 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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Espi, J.O., Hayashi, K I., Komuro, K., Kajiwara, Y., Murakami, H. (2005) The Bilimoia gold deposit, Kainantu, Papua New Guinea: A fault-controlled, lode-type, synorogenic tellurium-rich quartz-gold vein system. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 941-944). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
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.
Espi, J.O., Kajiwara, Y., Hawkins, M.A., Bainbridge, T. (2002) The Bilimoia Au deposit, Papua New Guinea. Society of Resource Geology Annual Conference, University of Tokyo, June 19–21:11 Program with Abstracts.


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