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Gunung Pongkor Mine, Bogor District, West Java Province, Java, Indonesia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 6° 39' 45'' South , 106° 33' 52'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -6.66268,106.56444
GeoHash:G#: qqgf0gjg5
Locality type:Mine
Age:2.7 to 2.05 Ma
Geologic Time:Cenozoic
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate

Supergene-enriched epithermal low-sulphidation Au-Ag-(Mn) deposit.
Epithermal vein-system which includes the Pasir Jawa, Gudang Handak, Ciguha, Pamoyanan, Kubang Cicau, and Ciurug veins.

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2.588 - 23.03 Ma

ID: 3185736
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate 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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Milési, J.P., Marcoux, E., Sitorus, T., Simandjuntak, M., Leroy, J., and Bailly, L. (1999): Pongkor (west Java, Indonesia): a Pliocene supergene-enriched epithermal Au-Ag-(Mn) deposit. Mineralium Deposita 34, 131-149.
Catherine Greffié, Laurent Bailly, Jean-Pierre Milési (2002): Supergene Alteration of Primary Ore Assemblages from Low-Sulfidation Au-Ag Epithermal Deposits at Pongkor, Indonesia, and Nazareño, Perú. Economic Geology 97(3), 561-571.
Warmada, I. W., Lehmann, B. & Simandjuntak, M. (2003): Polymetallic sulfides and sulfosalts of the Pongkor epithermal gold-silver deposit, West Java, Indonesia. Canadian Mineralogist 41, 185-200.
Syafrizal; Imai, A.; Motomura, Y.; Watanabe, K. (2005): Characteristics of gold mineralization at the Ciurug vein, Pongkor gold-silver deposit, West Java, Indonesia. Resource Geology 55, 225-238.
Koichiro, S., Watanabe, Y., Imai, A., & Motomura, Y. (2005). Alteration and gold mineralization of the Ciurug vein, Pongkor Au-Ag deposit, Indonesia. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 995-998). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

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