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DIAMONDS: North Arrow recovers micros at Pikoo

SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver's North Arrow Minerals has recovered a number of microdiamond from the PK150 kimberlite at the Pikoo project 150 km east of La Ronge. The company is calling it the discovery of a new diamond district having...



SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s North Arrow Minerals has recovered a number of microdiamond from the PK150 kimberlite at the Pikoo project 150 km east of La Ronge. The company is calling it the discovery of a new diamond district having drilled the kimberlites in the region only this summer.

North Arrow said 745 diamonds larger than the 0.106 mm sieve size, including 23 larger than 0.85 mm, were recovered from a 209.7 kg sample of drill core. More than 95% of the stones are described as intact, white octahedrons and aggregates. Total weight of the +0.85 mm diamonds was 0.2815 ct.

The owner of the Pikoo property, Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal, has given North Arrow the right to earn an 80% interest in the property by completing 2,000 metres of diamond drilling.

More information is available at NorthArrowMinerals.com.