Kimberlite
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Kimberlite is an interesting rock because it could indicate that there are diamonds to be found nearby.

SPECIMEN ORIGIN:
Rock - Webequie, Ontario, CANADA
Drill Core Slice - Northern Ontario, CANADA


Notice how similar the samples of kimberlite are to the dark colour of the vial of kimberlite  indicator minerals.


SPECIMEN ORIGIN:
Rock - Webequie, Ontario, CANADA

The exterior "skin" of this kimberlite sample shows the frothiness associated with volcanic activity.
 
Diamonds are being found in many places in Canada.

 

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