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Pacific Gold '99
Major Gold Deposits of the Western Pacific
September, 1999

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.


  In pit discussions at Lihir.

  In the Pit at Porgera.

  Arrival at Timika in West Papua, Indonesia.

  Below Puncak Jaya, Grasberg, Indonesia.

  Timika to Grasberg, Indonesia.

  At the Mesel mine, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

  At the Lepanto Complex, Mankayan, Philippines.

  At the Lepanto Core Shed

  In the Antomok Pit, Baguio, Philippines.

  Studying an ore face in the Antomok Pit.

  Antomok camp and traverse.

  Underground at Hishikar, Kyushu, Japan.

  Bonanza Grade Vein at Hishikari.

  Ore Grade Gold in scale in geothermal pipe.

  In the field with Professor Sachihiro Taguchi.

  Jay Hodgson & his twin brother.

  Below Sakurajima Volcano.

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