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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.

2009-02-04 11:22:00

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Harp Sangha, CEO/President of Douglas Lake Minerals Inc.

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.


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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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