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Kimberlite field in northeastern Alberta consisting of at least 7 kimberlite pipes: Phoenix, Dragon, Xena, Valkyrie, Legend, Kendu, and K7A. The Birch Mountain Kimberlite Field is more evolved than the nearby Buffalo Hill field and is generally not diamoniferous. A few micro-diamonds and macro-diamonds have been found in the Phoenix and Legend pipes.
6 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Eccles, D. R., Heaman, L. M., Luth, R. W., and Creaser, R. A., (2004). Petrogenesis of the Late Cretaceous northern Alberta kimberlite province. Lithos 76: 435-459.