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  • Mir mine

    The Mir mine (Russian: кимберлитовая алмазная трубка «Мир» kimberlitovaya almaznaya trubka "Mir"; English: kimberlite diamond pipe "Peace"), also called the Mirny mine, is an open pit diamond mine located in Mirny, Sakha Republic, in the Siberian region of eastern RussiaThe mine is more than 525 meters (1,722 ft) deep (4th in the world), has a diameter of 1,200 ....

  • Kimberlite

    Kimberlite occurs in the Earth's crust in vertical structures known as kimberlite pipes, as well as igneous dykKimberlite also occurs as horizontal sills Kimberlite pipes are the most important source of mined diamonds today The consensus on kimberlites is that they are formed deep within the mantleFormation occurs at depths between 150 and 450 kilometres (93 and 280 mi), potentially ....

  • Vertical Pit Mining

    11th International Kimberlite Conference Extended Abstract No 11IKC- 4686, 2017pdf Vertical Pit Mining-An Alternative to Open Pit Mining for Massive/Shallow Orebodies P J Terbrugge1, R Armstrong1 1SRK Consulting (South Africa) Introduction The concept of vertical pit mining has developed as an alternative mining method for the exploitation...

  • Peregrine Diamonds Completes Internal CH

    Mar 06, 2017· Peregrine Diamonds Ltd is pleased to announce that it has completed an internal concept study of a potential open-pit plus underground mining development at its owned CH-6 kimberlite pipe ,...

  • Underground mine plans for Karowe moving ,

    The bulk underground mining method selected to mine the diamond kimberlite pipe, measuring about 200 m in diameter, is sublevel caving (SLC), which incurs a lower initial capital cost...

  • Argyle Diamond Mine, Kimberley

    The landscape around the AK1 open pit Mining benches in the AK1 open pit at Argyle , Argyle ore body marked the first time that a commercial diamond occurrence had been identified that is not hosted in kimberlite The AK1 pipe at Argyle instead consists of olivine lamproite, from which diamonds had been eroded to form placer (alluvial ....

  • Underground Mining

    These methods are commonplace in diamond mining, in Kimberlite pip The cost effectiveness of a Kimberlite pipe is first determined, and if needed a switch from an expensive open-pit mine is made to a more cost effective underground mine The Kimberlite pipe and host rock is further exploited by weathering and decomposing methods through an ....

  • Kimberlite Mining Equipment

    Kimberlite Mining Equipment; HOME /Kimberlite Mining Equipment; Stationary Crushers Grinding Mill Mobile Crushers Mining Machine European Type Jaw Crusher European Type Jaw Crusher is a new crushing machine, the jaw LEARN MORE Jaw Crusher As a ,...

  • Alrosa starts drilling at flooded Mir pipe

    Jan 20, 2020· The closed open-pit at the Mir mine in the city of Mirny, Yakutia , announced that it has started test drilling at the Mir kimberlite pipe with the goal of figuring out how feasible it is to ....

  • Peregrine Diamonds Completes Internal CH

    Mar 06, 2017· The PEA highlights that the CP1D represents a robust, high margin, ten-year, open-pit mining project with very attractive economics, including after tax NPV of C$471M, IRR of 298% and a ,...

  • open pit mining ppt bauxite

    The Method For Open Pit Mining For Bauxite the open pit method steps in the mining of bauxite open pit mining process bauxite Open pit, open cast or open cut mining is a surface mining technique of extracting rock or This form of mining differs from extractive methods that require tunneling into the earth, such as long wall mining...

  • Mining for diamonds worldwide

    kimberlite pipe Pit slopes, underground access development and mining infrastructure are mainly located in the country rocks Often, during the kimberlite delineation program, holes are terminated as soon as they leave kimberlite This can and does lead to erroneous interpretations of pipe geometry because the assumed...

  • 4 History of underground mining

    Mining the Premier pipe as an open pit started in 1902 The pit was closed in 1932 at a depth of 189 metr In 1947 the mine re-opened as an underground operation using open benching as the mining method Four block caves using scrapers were introduced in the 1970's and continued until the 1990's The Premier kimberlite...

  • Most Amazing Open

    Dec 17, 2013· The Bingham Canyon Mine, also known as the Kennecott Copper Mine, is an open-pit mining operation extracting a large porphyry copper deposit ,...

  • Yakutia Mirny Kimberlite pipe (Diamond mining)

    Aug 02, 2008· 'The 7 Wonders of Russia' contest nominee: Russia Yakutia Mirny Kimberlite pipe Diamond open pitThe "peace pipe" It's depth is more than 500 meters It's diameter is more than 1 kilometer ....