DNR Report 314: 1995; A Limited Survey of Selected Kimberlite Indicator Minerals from Glaciofluvial Sediments Across Minnesota

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Purpose Extracted from Report 314:

PURPOSE A statewide reconnaissance-scale survey using 57 available overburden samples is being performed to search for kimberlite indicator minerals. The long range objective is to identify kimberlite bedrock sources to evaluate for diamond resources. The glaciofluvial samples are being analyzed by a contract laboratory. Three additional samples, spiked duplicates, were submitted for quality control. By using overburden samples available in the Drill Core Library or at the Minnesota Geological Survey, the funding could be applied fully to the sample processing and analysis, rather than to collecting.

1. View or download report:

Report 314: Report 314: 1995; A Limited Survey of Selected Kimberlite Indicator Minerals from Glaciofluvial Sediments Across Minnesota This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.
(34 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, 2.72 MB)
Author: D.P. Martin

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2. Digital data available:

Download three GIS shapefiles that were converted from the original paradox files. Metadata about the original data files can be found in the report. 

report314_data.zip (26 kb) - Compressed set of data includes GIS shapefiles and original paradox data files. 

For more information:

Dennis Martin
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, Minnesota 55155-4045
tel. (651) 259-5405
fax (651) 296-5939
dennis.martin@state.mn.us

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