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Bultfontein Mine, Kimberley, Francis Baard District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 43' South , 24° 45' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -28.7166666667, 24.75
 
A diamond mine in a kimberlite pipe, closed in 2005.
Owned by DeBeers.

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23 entries listed. 17 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., and Rickwood, P.C. (1970): Some Aspects of the Mineralogy and Petrology of Ultramafic Xenoliths in Kimberlite. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 75-123.

Mining Annual Review(1985):147

Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 67.



Field, M., Stiefenhofer, J., Robey, J., and Kurszlaukis, S. (2008): Kimberlite-hosted diamond deposits of southern Africa: A review. Ore Geology Reviews 34, 33-75.

Dana 7:I:149

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