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Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea

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Detailed Mineral List:
Actinolite
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Alunite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Apatite'
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Arsenopyrite
Locality: Ribroaster mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Azurite
Locality: Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Biotite'
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Bornite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Calcite
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Chalcocite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Chalcopyrite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Covellite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Cristobalite
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Cuprite
Locality: Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Diaspore
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Dickite
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Digenite
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Enargite
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Epidote
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Galena
Localities: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Garnet'
Locality: Upper Edie Creek, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Goethite
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Gold
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Photo: © Maggie Wilson. Gold from Upper Edie Creek, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Gold var: Electrum
Locality: Upper Edie Creek, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Hematite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Hematite var: Specularite
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Jarosite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Kaolinite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Limonite'
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Luzonite
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Magnetite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Upper Edie Creek, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Malachite
Locality: Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Manganese Oxides'
Locality: Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Marcasite
Localities: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Molybdenite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Muscovite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Ribroaster mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Muscovite var: Illite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Muscovite var: Sericite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Ribroaster mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Opal
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Pyrite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Ribroaster mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Pyrophyllite
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Pyrrhotite
Localities: Ribroaster mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Quartz
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Rhodochrosite
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Smectite Group'
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Sphalerite
Localities: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wamum prospect, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Sulphur
Locality: Koranga crater, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Tennantite
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Tetrahedrite
Localities: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Tourmaline'
Locality: Wafi River Cu-Au deposit, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
'Wad'
Locality: Wau Mine, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea

References

Fisher, M.S. (1935) Origins and Composition of Alluvial Gold, With Special Reference to Morobe Goldfield, New Guinea, Institution of Mining and Metallurgy - Bulletins 365, 366, 367, 369 and 370 February 1935, 46p supp plates, (discussion) March p.1-27, April p.23-24, June p.31-32 and (author's reply) July p.5-14.

Fisher, M.S. (1936) Origin and Composition of Alluvial Gold, with Special Reference to Morobe Goldfield, New Guinea. Institution of Mining and Metallurgy - Bulletin 378 March 1936 p.27-31.


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