North Arrow Recovers 384-Carats From Qilalugaq Bulk Sample, Parcel Sent To Antwerp For Valuation

Mining and Exploration
06/05/2015 05:51

North Arrow Minerals Inc. recovered 384.28 carats of rough diamonds from a bulk sample at the Qilalugaq diamond project, the Q1-4 kimberlite, located nine kilometers from the Hamlet of Repulse Bay (Naujaat) in Nunavut, Canada.  The overall sample grade was  28.40 carats per hundred tonnes (cpht) and the sample  included 30 diamonds that were larger than  3 grainers and 15 diamonds larger than 1 carat. Yellow diamonds, representing a range of hues and tones, comprised of approximately 9 percent by stone count an 21.5 percent of carat weight. According to Ken Armstrong, the president and CEO of North Arrow, the sample confirm the Q1-4 kimberlite contains significant proportions of yellow diamonds. The diamond parcel has been shipped to Antwerp in preparation for the upcoming diamond valuation exercise.