CREATE Graduate Training Programs

VKC Seminar Series - Diamond Exploration Research Training School

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Vancouver Kimberlite Cluster Seminar

Live streaming of the Vancouver Kimberlite Cluster (VKC) seminar series was arranged as part of the DERTS program. The VKC meets in downtown Vancouver every one-to-two months bringing together industry and academia to discuss current ideas and stories from diamond exploration, kimberlite geology, and related topics. The seminar topic is related to current research or exploration projects and a live questions period is open to all participants at the end of the talk.

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April 5, 2017 - Jim Grieg, Crystal Exploration Inc.

Exploring Forgotten Diamond-bearing Ground in the North Slave Craton
Jim Greig, MBA, CEO & President, Crystal Exploration Inc.;
Dean Besserer, P. Geo., Technical Advisor, Crystal Exploration Inc.;
Kris Raffle, P. Geo., Consultant, APEX Geoscience Ltd.



February 28, 2017 - Matt Gaudet, Stornoway Diamonds Corp.

The Principal Role of Silicic Crustal Xenolith Assimilation in the Formation of Kimberley-type
Pyroclastic Kimberlite