Andean Porphyries 2017-18
Porphyry Cu & Au in the Andes
23 to 29 April, 2017  and  4 to 18 June 2018

Andean Porphyries 2017-18
Porter GeoConsultancy conducted a geological tour in two parts that visited a selection of the most significant porphyry Cu-Mo, Cu-Mo-Zn, Cu-Au and Au systems and provinces, from Cretaceous to Pliocene in age and from Chile to northern Ecuador, including 'classic' porphyry, porphyry-skarn, porphyry-breccia and porphyry-epithermal deposits, and supergene derivatives. Participants could take any 3 or more days, up to the full tour, as suited your budget, availability or interest.

Photo Album - Who went & what they saw

Tour Content  -  deposits, descriptions & dates

Tour Organisation  -  logistics & conditions

Literature Collections  -  Part 1, 2017  and  Part 2, 2018
This tour had two parts, as follows:

Andean Porphyries 2017 - Successfully completed between Sunday 23 and Saturday 29 April 2017, including four deposits in the Central Andes of Chile, namely:     • Rio Blanco-Andina,   • Collahuasi,   • Chuquicamata   and   • Antucoya.

Andean Porphyries 2018 - Successfully completed between 4 to 18 June 2018, and included six major deposits from the Central Andes in southern Peru, through the Peruvian Andes to the Northern Andes in northern Ecuador.
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