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Orient Gold 2007
Gold Deposits of the Orient
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Sepon Overview
Sepon Mine, Laos, Overview  -  At Sepon, the group was first given a comprehensive briefing on the tectonic and regional to mine scale geological setting of the Sepon gold and copper deposits and their mineralisation by Dan Oldberg, Exploration Manager, Oxiana / Lane Xang Minerals (red jacket in the LH image).   The group was then shown core from an extensive selection of well chosen drill holes demonstrating the geology and mineralisation of the different styles of deposit that constitute the Sepon Mineral District by both Dan Oldberg and James Cannell, Senior Geologist - Copper Exploration (brown shirt in the LH image).  After lunch the group was given a deposit scale briefing by Paul Quigley, Geology Manager Sepon Operations (centre, RH image).
Photographs by Mike Porter.

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