Alberta Diamond Occurrences Dataset

Alberta Diamond Occurrences Dataset The first clue to the presence of possible diamond-bearing source rocks in northern Alberta was the discovery of a perfect octahedral diamond, estimated at about 0.83 carats in weight, by farm worker Einar Opdahl during 1958 in the Evansburg area of west-central Alberta. Since the Opdahl diamond, no new diamond finds were reported in northern Alberta until the 1990s, when several occurrences of alluvial diamond and diamondiferous kimberlite were discovered. 2024-04-03 Government of Alberta AGS-Info@aer.ca Form DescriptorsNature and EnvironmentScience and Technology72E72L72M73D73E73L73M74D74E82G82H82I82J82O82P83A83B83G83H83I83J83O83P84A84B84G84HABANDONED-MINESALBERTAALLUVIUMCANADADIAMONDGEOLOGYGEOSCIENTIFICINFORMATIONKIMBERLITESTRIP-MININGULTRAMAFICSGovernment information Alberta Diamond Occurrences Dataset - (ASCII GRID)ASCII Grid https://static.ags.aer.ca/files/document/DIG/DIG_2007_0009.zip Alberta Diamond Occurrences Dataset - (HTML)HTML https://geodiscover.alberta.ca/geoportal/rest/metadata/item/eebbfed7f3af4d15a4eaa6a68bc92a68/html Original metadata (https://open.alberta.ca/opendata)HTML https://open.alberta.ca/opendata/7eead762-aa48-4bb3-a0b7-b191980edafe Alberta Diamond Occurrences Dataset - (XML)XML https://geodiscover.alberta.ca/geoportal/rest/metadata/item/eebbfed7f3af4d15a4eaa6a68bc92a68/xml

The first clue to the presence of possible diamond-bearing source rocks in northern Alberta was the discovery of a perfect octahedral diamond, estimated at about 0.83 carats in weight, by farm worker Einar Opdahl during 1958 in the Evansburg area of west-central Alberta. Since the Opdahl diamond, no new diamond finds were reported in northern Alberta until the 1990s, when several occurrences of alluvial diamond and diamondiferous kimberlite were discovered.

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