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2011-08-02 08:00:00

Shares Issued and Outstanding: 80,295,558 TSX: MPV NY- AMEX: MDM TORONTO AND NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.

2011-05-05 11:24:00

Shares Issued and Outstanding: 78.7 million TSX: MPV NY- AMEX: MDM Actual Price per Carat $185 - up 38% Modeled Price per Carat $122 - up 41% (All values are in US Dollars) TORONTO AND NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. ("Mountain Province", the "Company") (TSX: MPV, NY-AMEX: MDM) today announced the results of an updated independent valuation of the diamonds recovered from the Gahcho Kué Project.

2011-01-20 12:11:00

Shares Issued and Outstanding: 77,706,057 TSX: MPV NYSE- AMEX: MDM TORONTO, and NEW YORK, Jan.

2010-11-05 10:15:00

Shares Issued and Outstanding: 72,678,923 TSX: MPV NYSE- AMEX: MDM TORONTO AND NEW YORK, Nov.

2010-09-03 14:03:42

Earth today is one of the most active planets in the Solar System, and was probably even more so during the early stages of its life.

2010-09-01 13:56:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Why do we still find rocks from the Archean, one of the earliest geological eons on Earth dating from about 3.8 to 2.5 billion years ago? This is an apt question as our planet is one of the most dynamic in the solar system.

2010-07-15 02:57:06

While prospectors and geologists have been successful in finding diamonds through diligent searching, one University of Houston professor and his team's work could help improve the odds by focusing future searches in particular areas.

2010-04-14 07:37:00

Expansion of Three Kimberlite Pipes at depth TSX: SWY VANCOUVER, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY) is pleased to report the completion of a winter drill program at the Renard Diamond Project in North Central Quebec.

2009-10-13 09:20:00

TSX-V: MNV OTC: MXVDF Frankfurt: M2Q BRAZZAVILLE, ROC Congo, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mexivada Mining Corp. has resumed exploration at its Ngouaka lode and alluvial gold-diamonds target area and at its Lepandza diamond area, under the direction and supervision of Prof. Dr.

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2005-05-26 10:58:09

The Garnet group of minerals show crystals with a habit of dodecahedrons and trapezohedrons. They are nesosilicates with the same general formula, A3B2(SiO4)3. The chemical elements in garnet include calcium, magnesium, aluminium, iron2+, iron3+, chromium, manganese, and titanium. Garnets show no cleavage and a dodecahedral parting. Fracture is conchoidal to uneven; some varieties are very tough and are valuable for abrasive purposes. Hardness is 6.5 - 7.5, specific gravity is 3.1 - 4.3,...

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