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GEOLOGY AND ORE GENESIS OF THE PORPHYRY COPPER
DEPOSITS IN BAGUIO DISTRICT, LUZON ISLAND, PHILIPPINES***

GUILLERMO R. BALCE
BUREAU OF MINES, MANILA

 

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION



This paper aims to define the geological environment, time of formation, nature and physico-chemical conditions of formation of the porphyry copper deposits in Baguio District, Luzon, Philippines that are relevant to the search for mineral deposits.

***A summary of the authorís dissertation accepted on March 24, 1978 as a partial
requirement for the Degree of Doctor of Science at the Institute of Petrology, Mineral-
ogy and Economic Geology, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan,
(Published with permission of the Director, Philippine Bureau of Mines).

 

 

 

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