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Projected kimberlite at Thorny River considerably higher than previous estimates

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Aim- and BSE-listed Botswana Diamonds has completed a preliminary kimberlite assessment on its Thorny River diamond prospect in South Africa, with the projected kimberlite volume now considerably higher than previous estimates at about two-million tonnes. “The estimated kimberlite volume in the River area is considerably better than expected. Botswana Diamonds will now determine the mining potential. Let me put this in context. The two-million tonnes is almost twice the size of the nearby Marsfontein deposit.

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