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Epithermal Gold 2012
Epithermal Gold Deposits of the Western Pacific
12 to 31 May, 2012



  Composite Tour Group Photo


  Hatchobaru geothermal/epithermal system and power station.

  The Aso Volcano Complex.

  The Japan Tour group in the Aso Volcano crater.

  A Japanese experience.

  Kasuga Mine visit.

  Hishikari Mine visit.

  Across Kyushu at 260 km/h on the Shinkansen.


  Journey to Mankayan.

  Technical lectures and discussion at Mankayan.

  Field traverses at Mankayan.

  Drill core and evening presentations.

  Tour group on the Halsema Highway in the early morning.


  Technical lectures and discussion at Chatree.

  Chatree drill core with Issara Mining staff.

  Tour group with Issara Mining staff.

  In the open pit at Chatree.

  Martabe presentation in Jakarta.

  Tour Group with G-Resources staff in Jakarta.

  Arrival at Palau Merah on the Tujuh Bukit Project.

  Tujuh Bukit Project presentations, drill core & field traverse.

  Tour Group with Intrepid Mines staff at Tujuh Bukit.

  Overnight at Ijen Resort & return to Denpasar.


  From Port Moresby to Lihir & overnight in Rabaul.

  In the Lihir open-pit.

  Drill core and presentation at Lihir.

  Tour Group at Rabaul, en route from Lihir to Port Moresby.

  In the pit at Hidden Valley in the Highlands of PNG.

  Tour Group with Morobe JV staff in the Hamada pit at Hidden Valley.

  Drill core in the mist at Hidden Valley.

  Porgera presentations.

  Tour Group with Barrick staff at Porgera.

  Departure from Kairik/Porgera.

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This tour was designed, developed, organised, managed and escorted by
T M (Mike) Porter of Porter GeoConsultancy Pty Ltd.

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