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Diamonds and the Northwest Territories, Canada

Diamonds and the Northwest Territories, Canada

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources in Yellowknife .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diamonds - Northwest Territories

  • Edition Notes

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    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN 994 C3D5 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22031515M

      Northern Canada, the Conflict-Free Diamond Frontier An exploration camp in the remote Northwest Territories of Canada, which has three of the country’s four active diamond mines. Credit. The Northwest Territories' biggest diamond find has been enjoying a marquee run at the most popular museum in the United States. The carat Foxfire diamond — the largest diamond ever found.

    Margaret Lake Diamonds Inc. (TSXV:DIA) is a Canadian junior mining company focused on exploring its two diamond properties, Margaret Lake and Diagras properties, in the Northwest Territories (NWT. Filing online. File online for free - Free certified software products are available to file your income tax return online.; Filing online is fast, easy, and secure. Let us help you through it. For more information about online filing, go to Get ready to file your income tax return.

      A surge of diamond mining in northern Canada aims to be a boon for the economy. Running a mining operation in the remote tundra region of the Northwest Territories is costly and challenging, but. The Diavik Diamond Mine is a diamond mine in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, about kilometres ( mi) north of has become an important part of the regional economy, employing , grossing C$ million in sales, and producing approximately million carats (1, kg (3, lb)) of diamonds annually.


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Diamonds and the Northwest Territories, Canada Download PDF EPUB FB2

Diamonds and the Northwest Territories, Canada Paperback – January 1, by Government of Northwest Territories (Author)Author: Government of Northwest Territories. The Northwest Territory is Canada's northern-most province.

The region's freezing temperatures and harsh landscape make it difficult for humans and all but the hardiest plants and animals to inhabit. But it is also one of the richest sources of gold, diamonds, oil, and natural gas in the world, which has made it an attractive, if difficult to Author: Gordon D.

Laws. Diamonds. Diamond mining has a long history in the Northwest Canada book (NWT) and constitutes a significant portion of economic activity in the territory. There are three actively producing diamond mines Canada book the NWT.

The Department is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the industry and promoting responsible development of this resource. The NWT Diamond Industry supports and stimulates economic development by utilizing NWT.

Enjoy an interactive tour that takes you on a journey through the vast history of diamond mining in the Canadian North. Learn about the many complexities that bring this truly unique product to market. We also display an arrangement of jewellery that embodies the unique origin and the stunning rarity of diamonds from Canada's Northwest Territories.

30 Years of Diamonds in Canada The discovery of economic diamond deposits in the Lac de Gras area of the Northwest Territories is a story of dedicated commitment and perseverance. The search began in with an investigation of the Mountain Diatreme located in the Mackenzie Mountains, southwest of Norman Wells, NWT.

The process begins in the Northwest Territories, at Ekati, and to a lesser extent at Diavik, where diamonds are pulled out of the ground. From there, they head to Mumbai, India, for sorting and. History of Diamonds in the NWT It all began in Novemberwhen geologists Chuck Fipke and Stewart Blusson found 81 small diamonds at Lac de Gras in the NWT.

This discovery ignited the greatest diamond staking rush in North American history, and led to their part ownership of the EKATI Diamond Mine, Canada’s first. Surrounded by Water: Aerial photograph of the Diavik Diamond Mine located in the North Slave Region of Canada's Northwest Territories.

Diavik was the second diamond mine to open in Canada, producing its first diamonds in The pipes being mined were originally exposed on the bottom of Lac de Gras. A big diamond has been unearthed at the Northwest Territories' newest mine. Mountain Province Diamonds revealed on Wednesday that a carat stone found at the Gahcho Kue mine is.

effects of the diamond industry in the Northwest Territories. It has been ten years since the first diamond mine began production. Since that time, two additional diamond mines have opened in the Territory with a fourth in the regulatory permitting process. The production of diamonds has allowed the creation of a secondary industry in sorting,File Size: KB.

Come experience the true beauty of Canadian diamonds. We feature and sell a variety of loose diamonds, mined, cut, and polished in the Northwest Territories.

We also display an arrangement of set jewellery that embodies the unique origin and stunning rarity of diamonds from the Canadian : NWT Diamond Centre. Northwest Territories About kilometres south of the Arctic Circle, at the bottom of Lac de Gras, sit some of the world’s most beautiful and sought-after is the Diavik Diamond Mine, in Canada’s Northwest Territories, also home to our award-winning wind farm.

Every Canadamark™ diamond carries a promise of purity, responsibility and authenticity. We put our mark on each diamond to give you confidence in its origin and history.

All Canadamark™ certified diamonds are: Responsibly mined in Canada’s Northwest Territories, with respect for the sustainability of the natural environment and northern. Diamonds were only discovered in the Northwest Territories in and the diamond mining industry is in full swing.

At this store, they show you the process of excavation and briefly discuss labor and environmental impacts.4/5(67). When he discovered diamonds in Lac de Gras, Northwest Territories, inhe started the largest staking rush in North America since George Carmack found gold in the Klondike a century earlier.

The Ekati Diamond Mine ("Ekati") is Canada's first surface and underground diamond mine. It is located km ( mi) north-east of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and about km ( mi) south of the Arctic Circle, near Lac de Ekati was a joint venture between Dominion Diamond Mines (80%), and the two geologists who discovered kimberlite pipes north of Lac de Gras Location: Lac de Gras.

Canada's Northern Diamonds from rocks to riches by Gayla Meredith (Reviewed by Murray Lundberg) Other Reviews of Northern Books. Since the first discovery of diamonds in Canada's Arctic indiamond exploration, mining and processing has become an increasingly important segment of the economy of the Northwest Territories in particular and of Canada generally.

Snap Lake Mine was a remote fly-in/fly-out operation located about km ( mi) northeast of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and, according to De Beers, was the first De Beers mine outside of Africa.

It was also Canada's first completely underground diamond mine. Construction began with the opening of an access winter road in Location: km ( mi) northeast of Yellowknife. The Diavik Diamond Mine, located kilometres northeast of Yellowknife, the capital of Canada's Northwest Territories, is an unincorporated joint venture between Diavik Diamond Mines Inc.

(60 per cent) and Aber Diamond Mines Ltd. (40 per cent). Both are Canadian companies headquartered in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.

Canada is the world’s fourth-largest diamond producer, with most of that output coming from one area near Lac de Gras in the Northwest Territories. The discovery of kimberlite pipes there in the early s led to the development of several major mines.

Thanks to a stringent monitoring system, the Government is able to guarantee that a GOVERNMENT CERTIFIED CANADIAN DIAMOND™ is % Canadian in origin – and was mined, cut, and polished in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The Diamond Certification Program – the first of its kind to monitor diamonds from mine to market - is administered by.NWT Diamond Centre is open: Sun - Sat AM - PM; Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor.

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of 4/5(67).Canadian diamond exploration in the first 60 years of the 20th century, followed by a comprehensive review of diamond exploration and discoveries in Canada since the s.

Special attention is given to the key events and discoveries in the s, starting with the Lac de Gras area in the Northwest Territories (NWT), followed by Alberta, Saskatch.