Big Gossan Mine, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts, New Guinea, Papua Province, Western New Guinea (Irian Jaya), Indonesia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||4° 5' 19'' South , 137° 6' 48'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-4.08861,137.11333|
|Köppen climate type:||Af : Tropical rainforest climate|
Skarn deposit at the contact between intrusive diorite and the Waripi dolomite.
47 valid minerals.
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|Permian - Carboniferous|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Carboniferous-Permian sedimentary rocks|
Prendergast, K., Clarke, G. W., Pearson, N. J., & Harris, K. (2005). Genesis of Pyrite-Au-As-Zn-Bi-Te Zones Associated with Cu-Au Skarns: Evidence from the Big Gossan and Wanagon Gold Deposits, Ertsberg District, Papua, Indonesia. Economic Geology, 100(5), 1021-1050.