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Copyright © R Bottrill
minID: 4RR-90W


Copyright © R Bottrill  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.
Dimensions: 100 mm x 100 mm x 20 mm

A cut slice of kimberlite, showing dark clasts of serpentine (after olivine?), pink garnet and varied clasts of other rocks in a green matrix.

This photo has been shown 354 times
Photo added:12th Aug 2017
Dimensions:4608x3456px (15.93 megapixels)
Date/Time of Photo:9th Aug 2017 08:52:14
Software:Version 2.0
Exposure time:1/60s
Focal Length:5mm
Focal Length (35mm film equivalent):25mm
ISO speed:200
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PhotosKimberlite - Sainte-Marie, La Nouvelle-Beauce RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada

12th Aug 2017 07:52 BSTRalph Bottrill Manager

Can anyone confirm this location (Ville Ste Marie) on its label? I cannot find any on-line record of kimberlite in this area.

12th Aug 2017 11:07 BSTMaggie Wilson Expert

Ville Marie (as opposed to Ville Ste Marie) is a small town on Lake Temsikaming - almost directly across the water from Cobalt, Ontario. I can confirm the record of kimberlite just north of Cobalt, near Haileybury/New Liskeard.

Update: I found this item in a Google Search - http://www.fieldexexploration.com/press-release/detail-49.html - kimberlite exploration work done near Lac Honorat, about 22km east of Ville Marie,

13th Aug 2017 00:43 BSTRalph Bottrill Manager

Many thanks Maggie, that makes more sense, I missed that one in my Googling. So how would you recommend I list this in the hierarchy?

13th Aug 2017 16:04 BSTMaggie Wilson Expert

I'd used https://www.mindat.org/loc-613.html Témiscamingue RCM - since it encompasses both Ville Marie and Lac Honorat. You could build a sub-locality for Lac Honorat, I suppose. But since this is exploration work and not development, that might be overkill?

14th Aug 2017 02:22 BSTRalph Bottrill Manager

Hi Maggie

Well I felt the RCM looked like too broad an area, so just added the Morin and Lac Honorat kimberlite pipes as locations, under Ville Marie, especially as diamonds have been recorded in the former. But feel free to amend them.

And I put my photo under Ville Marie, as it could be from either.
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