AusIMM NZ Branch Conference 2018  • 17th–18th September • Trinity Wharf, Tauranga

Entrance to the Broken Hills historic gold mine
Leader of the Night Reef in the back (roof) of an underground drive, Broken Hills mine. The Night shoot located south of this leader was mined in 2006–2008

Field Trip #1: Broken Hills Epithermal Gold Deposit

Date: Friday 14 September (afternoon)

Registration fee: $20 ($10 for students) incl GST

A half day (afternoon) visit to the Broken Hills underground gold mine located southeast of Tairua in the eastern Coromandel Peninsula. Gold-silver mineralisation is present in several north striking, narrow quartz veins hosted in rhyolite flow and pyroclastic rocks. Underground exposures of the veins provide a striking contrast in vein styles and minerals compared with the larger veins in andesite hosted deposits at Karangahake and Waihi visited by a separate field trip the following day (below). The tour provides background for the Epithermal Gold Forum workshop on Sunday 16 September.


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