Kencana Mine, Gosowong Goldfield, Halmahera Island, North Maluku Province, Maluku Islands (Moluccas), Indonesiai
|Regional Level Types|
|North Maluku Province||Province|
|Maluku Islands (Moluccas)||Group of Islands|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
1° 8' 4'' North , 127° 42' 6'' East
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One of the highest grade, underground epithermal gold mines in the world today. The mine is located within the Gosowong gold province.
Owned by Newcrest Mining Ltd. Kencana is the third mine to be developed by Newcrest at the Gosowong sie and the first underground mine. Kencana is located 1 kilometre south of the original Gosowong pit.
Underground development of the Kencana Mine commenced in February 2005 with the first underground ore mined in March 2006.
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List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
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