An AMF-PGC International Study Tour
Developed & Managed by Porter GeoConsultancy
Eldorado 2001
The New World Au & FeOx Cu-Au Deposits of South America
3 October to 2 November 2001
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Module 1A

  The Module 1A Group, at Pascua, Chile.

  Travelling to the Yanacocha gold mine, Peru.

  At the Pierina gold mine, Peru.

  At the Pascua-Lama-Veladero Project, Chile-Argentina.

  At the La Coipa gold mine, Chile.

  At the Marte porphyry gold pit, Chile.

  On the Maricunga field workshop, Chile.

  The El Peñón gold mine, northern Chile.

Module 1B

  The Module 1B Group, Andacollo core shed, Chile.

  The Antofagasta Seminar, northern Chile.

  At the Mantos Blancos mine, northern Chile.

  At the Mantoverde mine, northern Chile.

  At an FeOx Cu-Au prospect, northern Chile.

  At the La Candelaria mine, northern Chile.

  The Punta del Cobre Field Workshop, northern Chile.

  At the El Romeral mine, northern Chile.

  Final visit Andacollo, & dinner for Module 1.

Module 2A

  The Module 2A Group, at Igarape Bahia, Brazil.

  At the Cristalino Project, Carajas District, Brazil.

  The Sossego-Sequeirinho Project, Carajas District, Brazil.

  At the Igarape Bahia gold mine, Carajas District, Brazil.

  Studying the Alemão Cu-Au deposit, Carajas District, Brazil.

  Visit to the Salobo Cu-Au deposit, Carajas District, Brazil.

  With CVRD staff at the Carajas N4 Fe mine, Brazil.

  Carajas logistics & people, Brazil.

Module 2B

  The Module 2B Group at the São Bento Au mine, Brazil.

  At the Morro do Ouro gold mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

  At the Crixas gold mines, Goias, Brazil.

  With Professor Ladeira, at Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

  At the Morro Velho Complex Au mines, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

  At the Morro Velho Casa Grande, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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This was another of the International Study Tours designed, developed, organised and escorted by T M (Mike) Porter of Porter GeoConsultancy Pty Ltd (PGC) in joint venture with the Australian Mineral Foundation (AMF).  While the reputation and support of the AMF contributed to the establishment of the tours, after it ceased trading at the end of 2001, PGC has continued to develop, organise and manage the tour series.

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