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The geology of the Frieda River copper prospect, Papua New Guinea

Britten, Ronald Matthew


The Frieda River Prospect is located in structurally disrupted middle Myocene eugeosynclinal sediments that form part of the New Guinea Mobile Belt in the West Sepik District of Papua New Guinea. The structurally-controlled comagmatic extrusives and intrusives of the Frieda River Complex represent a remnant volcanic edifice of a near shore stratovolcano that was interstratified with marine sediments at the southern margin of a submerging trough. Epithermal copper-gold and massive sulphide and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1981
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7787b0c8670


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