Crater Mountain deposit, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||6° South , 145° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~89km|
|Köppen climate type:||Af : Tropical rainforest climate|
Porphyry gold deposit, hosted by the Crater Mountain Igneous Complex.
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.
Straddles Chimbu Province (Simbu Province) and Eastern Highlands Province.]
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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.