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  • n. A cone-shaped volcanic vent produced by the explosion of gas-filled magma.


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  • REE mineralization in the Bull Hill SW resource area is contained within intrusive dikes, veins, and stockwork of FMR, transitional carbonatite, and carbonatite that invade heterolithic intrusive breccia of the Bull Hill diatreme.

    Rare Element Reports Additional Rare Earth Assays From the Bull Hill SW Resource Area - Yahoo! Finance

  • Detailed geologic mapping at 1:5000 and 1:500 scale in the Cila claim block has identified a potassically altered composite pluton composed of diatreme breccia, diorite, granodiorite and granite.

  • The area is cut by primary east-west and northeasterly trending structures and is adjacent to the EVG claims where it is believed northeasterly trending structures intersect a diatreme breccia body at the North Stock orebody.

    Big Bear Mining Announces Completion of Initial BG Project Drill Holes and Reports Positive Results From 2010 Rattlesnake Hills Exploration Surface & Drill Programs - Yahoo! Finance

  • In addition to the tabular zone the Company has begun to characterize some of the diatreme breccia feeder zones, with rock sawn channel samples including 83.59 g/t gold over 24 metres and 20.14 g/t gold over 12 metres.

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  • Based on the Company's work Miwah is resolving into two components; a large 1,200 metre long, at least 300 to 400 metre wide, approximately 200 metre thick tabular zone; and vertical diatreme breccia feeder zones that are beneath and cut through this.

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  • Drill holes CBX001 to CBX005 are from the Fife Island target, and the CBX006C assay is from one of the deeper fault zones on the Blue Island diatreme target. News Articles

  • April 2010 established multiple uranium bearing zones, and the commencement of seismic profiling of the Blue Island diatreme target. News Articles

  • This profiling will be used to identify major structures within the diatreme in preparation for Winter 2011 drilling. News Articles

  • Work to date is centered around a diatreme dike complex 300 meters wide by 600 meters long which is associated with strong argillic alteration (illite-sericite), pyritization.

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  • The Oaky Creek prospect near Gayndah is an outstanding porphyry copper gold prospect, situated within the centre of a well preserved Triassic volcano, and as previously announced the first diamond core hole into a large diatreme (breccia pipe) revealed continual mineralisation from surface to the end of hole (500m).

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