Chidliak Diamonds

This page is dedicated to highlighting the best stones found to date at the Chidliak project.
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Update - July 2016 - Peregrine Diamonds just updated their website and added some new higher resolution photos of the diamonds.

Here are five of those photos. It is a good idea to click on the photos to get the highest resolution.



 Immaculate quality. This represents the value of Chidliak.
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Stone #1 - Found during CH-6 ~400 tonne bulk sample project:
Rough Diamond Valuation - US$36,158 (Feb 2014 price book)
Size - 8.87 Carat
Description - sawable, white/colourless transparent octahedron with minor inclusions

Images of the stone are contained in the 3 images below. It is the largest one.






Stone #2 - Found during CH-7 ~800 tonne bulk sample project:
Rough Diamond Valuation - US$16,555 (Feb 2016 price book)
Size - 5.33 Carat
Description - white/colourless, transparent octahedron with no inclusions.
Part of Domain 4.

Images of the stone are contained in the 5 images below. It is the largest one.








Coloured Diamonds:

In processing some drill core from CH-6 from the summer 2017 program, 4 small fragments of a unique green stone was processed. Here is an image of the 4 fragments being put together to form what was conceptually the original stone before it broke.
The approximate size of the stone is 2.4 x 1.7 x 0.8 mm. A quick calculation, puts the weight at about 0.05 carats. The key feature of the stone is the deep green colour that is confirmed to be throughout the entire stone. A lot of green diamonds found are only green on the outside and lose colouring as the cutting and polishing process takes place. The second feature is the size and weight. Given the approximate size and weight of the stone, it probably would have landed on the 1.18 mm sieve or above and that makes it have commercial value. Add in the green colour, and it would create premium price point. The next valuation model for CH-6 will have to include this green colour opportunity as an input into the model.






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