Open Government Portal

As part of our commitment in the Canada’s third biennial plan to the Open Government Partnership to “launch an online, federated, multi-jurisdictional open data search service in partnership with one or more provinces and territories”, users can now search for the Government of Alberta datasets through this portal as part of a pilot project. For any questions, contact us at open-ouvert@tbs-sct.gc.ca

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  • Federal

    Surficial Materials (Diamond Exploration)

    Minerals associated with diamond source rocks found in glacial sediments indicate presence of a kimberlite. To a certain extent it also gives an evaluation of the potential presence of diamonds. Regional ice advance and retreat pattern knowledge, combined with geophysical analysis, help to find...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Main Areas for Diamond Exploration in 1997

    In the 1960s, several mining companies started systematically exploring for diamonds in Canada. Today, in addition to the Ekati mine, other diamond projects could reach production within few years. This map shows the location of the main Canadian diamond exploration areas to the year 1997.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Location of Kimberlites (1997)

    Kimberlites are rock formation where diamonds can be found. Diamonds form at a depth greater than 150 kilometres within the earth. After their formation, diamonds are carried to the surface of the earth by strong volcanic activity. This mixture of magma, transported rock and diamonds forms pipes...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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