|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||69° 59' 55'' North , 111° 28' 45'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||69.99861,-111.47917|
|Köppen climate type:||ET : Tundra|
The Jericho pipe opened for full operation on August 17th, 2006 and is the 3rd diamond mine to open in Canada and the first for Nunavut. The Jericho Pipe and surrounding property is owned and operated by the Tahera Diamond Corporation with an exclusive distribution agreement with Tiffany's.
Located about 400 km (249 mi) northeast of Yellowknife.
18 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Devonian - Cambrian|
358.9 - 541 Ma
Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 541 Ma)
Description: Canada Shield, Greenland Shield, and cover, Interior Platform, Arctic Platform, M'Clintock Basin
Comments: Sedimentary basin; Harrison et al., unpublished compilation, 2007-08
Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. 
|Silurian - Cambrian|
419.2 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 541 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.