Diamond Mining

By Isabella Andres-Agar

What's there?

In Northern Canadian, diamonds are found within the shield.
generated $8 billion per year, half the products go to jewlers and the other half goes to industry. Raw gemstones are $100 per carat and industrial diamonds are $10 per carat
In the Canadian Shield, diamonds were found in shield areas of Africa, Russia, and Australia. So it was thought to be in Canada. The Canadian Shield was covered in slow moving glaciers, glaciers would pick up diamonds for a source in Canada and deposited them around North America.

Diamonds were found in kimberlite pipes; rare geological structures. Exsist in huge masses of rock called cratans

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