November 1999
Volume 51    Issue 11

Gold and silver exploration in Irian Jaya

Mining Engineering , 1999, Vol. 51, No. 11, pp. 14-17
Potter, D.; Parris, K.; Mac Pherson, J.; Wadsworth, D.; O'Connor, G.; Sunyoto, Wahyu; Widodo, Sugeng; Jones, C.; MacKenzie, D.; Edwards, A.

In 1990, Freeport Exploration began regional reconnaissance exploration programs in Irian Jaya, the easternmost province of the republic of Indonesia (Fig. 1). Irian Jaya occupies the western half of the island of New Guinea.

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