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Sloan kimberlite, Colorado. This kimberlite contains diamonds as well as other gemstones including Cape Ruby (pyrope garnet) and chromian diopside.

Diamondiferous kimberlite from the Sloan 2 pipe in Colorado. Note the large, rounded pyrope garnet. The Sloan kimberlites have identified diamond resources ...

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You probably would never have guessed this to be kimberlite. This bleached, tuffaceous, crater facies kimberlite from the

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Iron Mountain kimberlite, Wyoming

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Diamond in matrix of Chinese kimberlite (GemHunter collection).

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Diamond In Kimberlite - Mir Pipe, Saha Republic (Yakutia), Eastern Siberia,

"Kimberlite picture" by Woudloper - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA

4 ct Diamond in Kimberlite matrix / Mir Pipe, Russia

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Kimberlite | Peridotite - Kimberlite Murfreesboro Arkansas USA 6989.JPG | Flickr .

Kimberlite The Stone of Freedom this stone holds deep energies that allow one to become free


Kimberlite? Nope, some prospectors would call this kimberlite, but it is actually a lamproite.

Alluvial diamonds Until the carrot shaped kimberlite pipes and their surrounding erosion remnants were discovered in South Africa late in the 19th century, ...

Diamonds are found in volcanic structures that are called kimberlite pipes. These are volcanic events that take place very rapidly.

Kimberlite | Snap Lake kimberlite from Snap Lake diamond mine , NWT, Canada (photo

A palm-like plant seems to grow only on top of diamond-rich deposits called kimberlite pipes

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Hypabyssal facies kimberlites samples fro the Iron Mountain district, Wyoming. Note the large, rounded mineral grains - these are hematite -serpentine ...

Kimberlite stone transports diamonds (center right) from the earth's interior to the surface. Now a new X-ray technology holds the promise of more efficient ...

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Kimberlite from the Victor pipe in Canada.

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Very large diopside megacryst crystal found in a Wyoming kimberlite by the author. Note the presence of parting (cleavage) planes.

Diamond in Kimberlite - Premier Mine (Cullinan Mine), Cullinan, Pretoria District, Gauteng Province, South Africa Size: 8.0 × 6.8 × 5.5 cm

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by bull-dozer, Schaffer kimberlite complex, Wyoming. Note how sharp the kimberlite contact is and there is no

Contact between kimberlite & granite shows no evidence of baking. The contact is knife sharp and the adjacent granitic rocks show no alteration. This

Sample of Williams hypabyssal facies kimberlite, Montana (photo by the author).

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This octahedral diamond cyrstal looks like it has been faceted. These are all growth textures

Diamond indicator minerals (chromian diopside to the left and pyrope garnet to the right) in Sloan kimberlite specimens.

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Hypabyssal facies kimberlite, Masontown, Pennsylvania. This kimberlite dike is enclosed by black shale.

Peridotite found in Eastern Kentucky

Diamond-bearing kimberlite at Sloan Ranch, Colorado (photo by the author).

A Brown decaying root with a thinly (~1 mm) developed rhizolith wall in

... published in the journal Nature Communications reveal that the particular rocks unearthed in eastern Antarctica are considered “Group One” kimberlites.

Diamond-rich kimberlite at Victor, Ontario, Canada (photo by the author).

Main: The rough Cullinan Diamond (public domain). Inset: One of the

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... samples of kimberlite breccia

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The Largest Diamond Ever Found In Angola Is 404 Carats And Nearly Flawless

Ellendale 7 diamondiferous lamproite exposed in dozer trench. This commercial pipe was hidden under a few feet of soil.

was collected from a kimberlite in Wyoming and accidentally discovered to have diamonds in 1975.

regions of favorability for conventional host rocks.. The diamond shapes are locations for reported diamond finds. From Hausel, 1998.

Lake Ellen diamondiferous kimberlite, Michigan (photo by Dan Hausel).

have been very diamond rich including one nodule recovered from the Sloan kimberlites that contained >20% diamond! Sample from GemHunter's collection.

Aren't these pretty? Garnets in schist from the Wrangell mine, Petersburg district, Alaska. Yes, I know these are not from Wyoming, but they are very ...

Rough Photograph - Rough Diamond In Kimberlite by Neon Flash

Diamond-bearing Schaffer kimberlite dike in Wyoming exposed in dozer trench in 1979 or 1980. Jay Roberts, geologist, stands in the trench for scale while I ...

During recent exploration, I was able to identify more than 300 cryptovolcanic structures in and surrounding the State Line district.

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From the photo above, you can see a mantle xenolith (nodule) that probably contains at least 20% pure Garnet and another 20% in pure Chrome diopside.

Crystals | Free Full-Text | Specific Internal Structure of Diamonds from Zarnitsa Kimberlite Pipe

Unidentified rock from the diggings above appears to be pyrite

Natural diamond sources are found in one of the following environments - Kimberlite Rock, Placer

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Diamonds from Peregrine Diamonds' CH-7 kimberlite at its Chidliak project. Credit:

Polished kimberlite sample

10 LB Kimberlite Diamond Bearing Redfeather Lakes Colorado

Diamonds from deep within Earth might help explain the origins of hot-spot volcanoes such as this one in Hawaii.


Diamond-bearing eclogite xenoliths from the Ardo So Ver dykes.

... Maxwell kimberlite.

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Now I know that sounds nutty but microscopic size diamonds have been discovered. Here's such a meteor called Murchison which landed in Australia.

Wyoming Diamond & Gemstone Province: HOW & WHERE TO FIND GEMSTONES & GOLD


To carry on from Albert's article on diamond, cubic diamond crystals in from left to right: beach conglomerate from Namaqualand (left), kimberlite from ...

... discovered in a serpentinized garnet peridotite nodule (a fragment of the earth's mantle) hosted by a rare volcanic rock known as kimberlite found 20 ...

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(It's) a rock sample of the third known kimberlite dike in Pennsylvania--the Ernest mine kimberlite. Jeanne and I collected this sample on August 22, 2009.

Kimberlite rock samples from different mines of South Africa

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Some of Aultman 2 kimberlite

Diamond mine? A species of plant in Liberia could point towards the location of diamonds

Most ore deposits, caused by igneous processes, result from an enrichment process that concentrates an economically desirable ore of metals, such as copper, ...

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