Registration of kimberlites and other potentially diamond-bearing rocks in Greenland

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    Abstract

    Kimberlites are potentially diamondiferous rocks. They have been found at a number of localities in Greenland (Fig. 1), notably in the Holsteinsborg-Sarfartoq region and south of Frederikshåb (Andrews & Emeleus, 1971, 1975, 1976; Larsen, 1980; Scott, 1977, 1979, 1981; Thy <i>et al.</i>, 1987). Prospecting for diamonds and kimberlites was carried out by several mining companies in West Greenland in the years 1970-1988.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)61-65
    Number of pages5
    JournalRapport Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse
    Volume152
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1991

    Programme Area

    • Programme Area 4: Mineral Resources

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