Chidliak kimberlite produces large diamonds
Last updated 1/17/2016 at Noon
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. Jan. 12 reported that an 814-metric-ton bulk sample from the CH-7 kimberlite pipe at the Chidliak diamond project in Nunavut returned an overall grade of 0.88 carats of diamonds per metric ton.
A total of 717.65 carats of commercial-size diamonds were recovered, including 53 diamonds larger than one carat and 183 diamonds over a half carat in size.
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