diatreme


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diatreme

[′dī·ə‚trēm]
(geology)
A circular volcanic vent produced by the explosive energy of gas-charged magmas.
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Results from a recent Phase II drilling program on La Negra have further confirmed the continuity of silver grades and the consistency of silver mineralization to depth within the core of the diatreme breccia.
Kootenay's La Negra Diatreme Breccia prospect is situated approximately 6.
The concession area contains two porphyry targets and a potential gold target located in the margin of the diatreme breccias, evidenced by the 30 metre intercept at 3.
V)("Kootenay") is pleased to announce drilling has commenced on its La Negra Diatreme Breccia prospect, located within Kootenay's Promontorio property and approximately 6-7 kms north of Kootenay's flagship Promontorio Silver Resource in Sonora, Mexico.
Diatreme Resources Limited (ASX:DRX) said today that a delegation from China's BaoTi Group Limited completed a successful site visit to Diatreme' Cyclone Heavy Mineral Project in late March.
The Cieneguita deposit is hosted in a diatreme breccia, shaped like a funnel which has been flattened laterally.
The Andrea Zone represents only a small portion of the 2 by 2 kilometre Ojo de Agua maar diatreme complex located 3 kilometres north northeast of the Dorado area, the location of Andina's ongoing definition drilling program.
V)("Kootenay") is pleased to announce drill contracts are in place, drill targets have been identified and road construction is underway in preparation for an upcoming phase I drill program on its La Negra Diatreme Breccia prospect, located approx.
The diatreme breccia appears to be largely post-mineral in age with relatively discontinuous and lower grade gold mineralization.
The Oro Nuevo project defines the western limit of the San Cristobal district as it is currently known and on the western edge of the 77km2 Guapinol caldera/maar diatreme complex.
V)("Kootenay") is pleased to announce further results from six trenches from its strategic hand trenching and chip sampling program on its La Negra, diatreme Breccia prospect, located approx.
Evolving owns 100% of the Rattlesnake Hills Diatreme Complex in Wyoming (see press release 1/18/2008).