Artemisia Kimberlite, Coronation Diamond District, Nunavut, Canadai
|Regional Level Types|
|Coronation Diamond District||Mining District|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
67° 25' North , 113° 0' West
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Vaaldiam reported that 562 diamonds with a total weight of 13.03 carats have been recovered from 88.25 dry tonnes of kimberlite from the Artemisia kimberlite pipe, indicating a recovered grade of 14.77 carats per hundred tonnes (cpht).
3ha. in size.
Regions containing this locality
|North America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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1 valid mineral.
Rock Types Recorded
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|Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS|
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Johnson, C. N., Stachel, T., Muehlenbachs, K., Stern, R. A., & Armstrong, J. P. (2012). The micro-/macro-diamond relationship: A case study from the Artemisia kimberlite (Northern Slave Craton, Canada). Lithos, 148, 86-97.
Johnson, C. N. (2011). The physical and geochemical characteristics of diamonds from the Artemisia Kimberlite (Northern Slave Craton, Nunavut, Canada) and the micro-/macro-diamond relationship. Masters thesis, University of Alberta.
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