An AMF-PGC International Study Tour
Developed & Managed by Porter GeoConsultancy
Pacific Gold '99
Major Gold Deposits of the Western Pacific
September, 1999
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This joint tour, supported by the Geological Society of South Africa, the Mineral Deposits Division of the Geological Association of Canada, ADIMB (Brazil) and the Australian Mineral Foundation, was managed by the PGC on behalf of all parties.


  With Steve Hunt at Lihir.

  In the Pit at Porgera with John Foley.

  Arrival at Timika in Irian Jaya.

  Below Puncak Jaya, Grasberg, Indonesia.

  With Matthew Farmer at Mesel.

  Underground, Victoria Mine, Lepanto.

  At the Lepanto Core Shed.

  At the Antomok Pit, Philippines.

  Underground at Hishikari.

  Bonanza Grade Vein at Hishikari.

  Ore Grade Gold in Scale in Geothermal Pipes.

  Professor Sachihiro Taguchi.

  Jay Hodgson & His Twin Brother.

  Below Sakurajima Volcano.

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For more information contact:   T M (Mike) Porter, of Porter GeoConsultancy   (

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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