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Porphyry Copper Assessment of Southeast Asia and Melanesia U.S. Department of the Interior

Porphyry Copper Assessment of Southeast Asia and Melanesia

U.S. Department of the Interior

Published April 28th 2014
ISBN : 9781497596504
Paperback
350 pages
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The U.S. Geological Survey collaborated with member countries of the Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP) on an assessment of the porphyry copper resources of Southeast Asia and Melanesia as part of aMoreThe U.S. Geological Survey collaborated with member countries of the Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP) on an assessment of the porphyry copper resources of Southeast Asia and Melanesia as part of a global mineral resource assessment. The region hosts world-class porphyry copper deposits and underexplored areas that are likely to contain undiscovered deposits. Examples of known porphyry copper deposits include Batu Hijau and Grasberg in Indonesia- Panguna, Frieda River, and Ok Tedi in Papua New Guinea- and Namosi in Fiji.