kimberlite


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a rare type of peridotite that sometimes contains diamonds

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Going forward the Company will endeavor to secure financing or to attract a senior partner to drill test known diamondiferous kimberlites pipes, where previous sampling was very limited, as well as highly prospective geophysical targets, where magnetic signatures are similar to known kimberlite pipes.
Anglo Swiss has since June of 2005, positioned itself as the majority holder of over 170,000 acres of claims of merit in under explored areas with unexplained kimberlite indicator mineral trains and/or kimberlite targets near known kimberlites and diamond mining operations.
Fifteen (15) drill holes have been completed at the Brauna 3 pipe, totaling 1,768 metres of core, 1,083 metres of which are kimberlite.
April was a good drilling month for diamond hunters KWG Resources and Spider Resources with the discovery of three kimberlites on their McFadyen property in the James Bay lowlands.
A total of 107 metres of kimberlite was intersected in this hole, before exiting the western margin of the pipe at a down-hole depth of 128 metres.
During October drilling, a Metalex-Arctic Star joint venture found kimberlite poking up within seven metres of the surface.
Anglo Swiss is the majority holder of over 170,000 acres of claims of merit in under explored areas with unexplained kimberlite indicator mineral trains and/or kimberlite targets near known kimberlites and diamond mining operations.
The discovery of kimberlite boulders and kimberlite indicator minerals, in conjunction with geophysics, led to the discovery of two clusters of kimberlite pipes near Kirkland Lake and in the New Liskeard area.
Lateritic gravels are to be found only at surface and would not present a problem in mining the actual kimberlite body.
A team of geologists with the MNDM surveyed the Wawa area and determined the grams were in fact "exceptional" diamond-bearing kimberlite type rock, he adds.
He says the company is awaiting analysis on the kimberlite.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Fieldwork Includes Discovery of Kimberlite Fragment
By mid-February, the Joint Venture Partners expect to begin a 20-hole drill program that will attempt to delineate the Remick kimberlite dyke over a 1000 metre strike length.
Kimberlite indicator mineral sampling over and around two target areas, the Morama Anomaly and a portion of the satellite feature - Section Line 2, was completed.
The six main properties that have been developed by the joint venture include the following: MacFadyen kimberlite property, the Kyle kimberlite properties, McFaulds Lake VMS properties, Diagnos initiative properties, Freewest option property and the Wawa property.