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DIAMONDS: Arctic Star gets to work at Diagras property



The Diagras project is in the right neighbourhood – the Lac des Gras kimberlite field near both the Ekati and Diavik mines. (Image: Arctic Star Exploration)

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Arctic Star Exploration of Vancouver has begun this year’s exploration program at the 40% owned Diagras joint venture diamond property near Lac des Gras. Margaret Lake Diamonds holds the remaining 60% and is the project operator.

The Diagras property covers 22,595 hectares with a total of 23 known kimberlites on trend with the Diavik mine. This year’s work will include gravity, magnetic and electromagnetic ground surveys around known pipes and at targets from an airborne geophysical survey. Arctic Star has applied for a land use permit that will allow camp construction, drilling and related exploration activities.

Read the corporate presentation at www.ArcticStar.ca for more information on Diagras and Arctic Star’s other diamond properties.