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2008-09-11 09:00:33

Writethru: De Beers sells off mine shares in Tanzania - press DAR ES SALAAM, Sept.10 (Xinhua) -- The Petra Diamonds Limited has reached a deal with De Beers to get the ownership of a diamond mine in northwestern Tanzania.

2008-09-10 15:00:26

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2008) - Darnley Bay Resources Limited ("Company")(TSX VENTURE:DBL) is pleased to announce that Diadem Resources Ltd.

2008-09-09 12:00:27

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 9, 2008) - Brian Kiernan, President and CEO of Moydow Mines International Inc. ("Moydow" or "the Company") (TSX:MOY)(AIM:MOY) today announced that Moydow has intersected another kimberlite on the Dala licence in Angola.

2008-09-02 18:00:21

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2008) - Vaaldiam Resources Ltd.

2008-09-02 12:00:23

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2008) - Brian Kiernan, President and CEO of Moydow Mines International Inc.

2008-08-07 18:01:22

VANCOUVER, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mexivada's Consulting Geologist, Edward Wells, C.P.G., has reported the discovery of a new area of potentially large volume, disseminated gold mineralization at Ngouaka, on its exclusive Malambani concession in the Mayoko greenstone belt in the ROC Congo.

2008-07-23 18:00:41

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 23, 2008) - Mr. Brooke Clements, President and Mr. Eric Friedland, Chief Executive Officer of Peregrine Diamonds Ltd.

2008-07-16 09:01:00

Latin American Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: LAT) reports the discovery of 10 diamonds, ranging in size from 0.002 to 0.04 carats on its Capiibary Diamond Exploration Property in north-eastern Paraguay. Photographs of the recovered diamonds are attached to this press release.

2008-06-24 02:30:07

SearchGold Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RSG)(FRANKFURT: S1O), is pleased to announce a progress update on the Kono kimberlite diamond project in Sierra Leone. The Kono project is a Joint Venture between Stellar Diamonds Ltd ("Stellar") (49%) and Petra Diamonds Limited ("Petra") (51%).


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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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