Sorowako Mine (PT International Nickel mine; Soroaka Mine; Soroako Mine), Sorowako (Soroako), Sulawesi Selatan Province (South Sulawesi Province), Sulawesi (Celebes), Indonesia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||2° 32' 45'' South , 121° 21' 9'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-2.54598,121.35274|
|Owned/operated by:||Vale SA (59.3%)|
|Köppen climate type:||Af : Tropical rainforest climate|
A nickel mine, lateritic ore.
An open-pit nickel mine.
Lateritic nickel ore is extracted at the mine and transformed into nickel matte.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
2 valid minerals.
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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23.03 - 66 Ma
|Paleogene plutonic rocks|
Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)
Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.
Lithology: Plutonic rocks
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.