Talk:Ekati Diamond Mine

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Largest crystal found?[edit]

So whats the largest crystal that's been found at Ekati to date? Anyone know? --Ragemanchoo (talk) 09:43, 25 February 2008 (UTC)

New England hotspot?[edit]

The New England hotspot article says the easternmost mounts of the chain are "northwest of Hudson's Bay". So, would that be the Ekati and Diavik diamond mines? Geo Swan (talk) 07:49, 11 April 2009 (UTC)

Well, the Ekati kimberlites seem to be quite young (45 to 62 million years old) compared to the New England hotspot volcanics. During the Early Jurassic period 196 million years ago, the New England hotspot existed in the Rankin Inlet area of southern Nunavut along the northwestern coast of Hudson Bay. Further south in Ontario, the New England hotspot track is about 156 million years old and it continously becomes younger as the track enters the Atlantic Ocean. So it seems like the New England hotspot never existed in the Ekati area and thus it did not create the Ekati kimberlites. Black Tusk (talk) 19:47, 12 June 2009 (UTC)

Diamond Exploration – Ekati and Diavik Mines[edit]

I've added a link to the Google preview of this book chapter -- most of the chapter is available, and all of the illustrations and captions are up at the publisher's site. A nice resource, excellent for expanding the article, or for geologists and student readers. See especially Fig 17-14, a regional map from Krajick's book, Fig 19, a great aerial of the first three pits at Ekati, and Fig 20, a closeup index map.

My review of Krajick's book is here. It's a great book. Happy reading-- Pete Tillman (talk) 04:55, 19 December 2010 (UTC), Consulting Geologist, Arizona and New Mexico (USA)

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