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SPE 079

Seismic Investigation of Selected Kimberlite Pipes in the Buffalo Head Hills kimberlite field, north-central Alberta

In the mid 1990s, Robert Pryde with Alberta Energy Company (AEC; now EnCana Corporation), while exploring for hydrocarbons in the Red Earth Creek area along the east flank of the Buffalo Head Hills, determined that shallow high frequency magnetic ... Show Abstract

Atkinson, E.  Pryde, R.  2006-05-01

SPE 020

A Guide to Kimberlite-Indicator Mineral Trends in Alberta Including Observations from Recently Compiled Indicator Mineral Data

A Guide to Kimberlite-Indicator Mineral Trends in Alberta Including Observations from Recently Compiled Indicator Mineral Data Since 1990, diamond exploration in Alberta has resulted in the discovery of 48 kimberlitic pipes and the recovery of more ... Show Abstract

Eccles, D.R.  2005-03-01

SPE 012

Alteration Mineralogy of Alberta Kimberlites: PIMA Infrared Spectroscopic Analysis

Alteration Mineralogy of Alberta Kimberlites: PIMA Infrared Spectroscopic Analysis The suite was supplied by the AGS.There were a number of objectives for the work. The Short Wave Infrared (SWIR) technique is extremely sensitive to alteration ... Show Abstract

Hauff, P.L.  Eccles, D.R.  Grunsky, E.  2001-07-01

SPE 021

Structural Interpretation of RADARSAT-1 Principal Components Imagery and Its Potential Application to Kimberlite Exploration in the Buffalo Head Hills Area, North Central Alberta

Structural Interpretation of RADARSAT-1 Principal Components Imagery and Its Potential Application to Kimberlite Exploration in the Buffalo Head Hills Area, North Central Alberta Principal components analysis (PCA) of RADARSAT-1 satellite imagery ... Show Abstract

Paganelli, F.  Grunsky, E.  Richards, J.P.  2003-06-01

BUL 065

Northern Alberta Kimberlite Province: The First 20 Years

Northern Alberta Kimberlite Province: The First 20 Years The report comprehensively summarizes the events that led to the discovery of kimberlitic rocks in Alberta, the geological setting in which they were discovered, geochronology, physical and ... Show Abstract

Eccles, D.R.  2011-11-01

GEO 2005-01

Early to Late Campanian Palynological Ages of Mudstone and Siltstone in the Sawn Lake area, southern Buffalo Head Hills, Alberta

Palynological results are reported for six mudstone samples cored during an Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) auger-drilling program in the Sawn Lake area of the southern Buffalo Head Hills near the K4 kimberlite complex. Ages for these core samples, ... Show Abstract

Pawlowicz, J.G.  Prior, G.J.  Dolby, G.  Eccles, D.R.  Fenton, M.M.  2005-03-01

GEO 2005-06

Evidence for Kimberlite-sourced bentonite in Late Cretaceous strata of north-central Alberta: A bedrock characterization tool to aid diamond exploration

Evidence for Kimberlite-sourced bentonite in Late Cretaceous strata of north-central Alberta: A bedrock characterization tool to aid diamond exploration Physical and geochemical evidence has been presented to conclude that two bentonite samples ... Show Abstract

Eccles, D.R.  2005-06-01

GEO 2006-01

Petrography and geochronology of crustal xenoliths from northern Alberta kimberlite

Representative crustal xenoliths from kimberlite pipes in the Buffalo Head Hills and Birch Mountains kimberlite fields of northern Alberta provide insight into the crystalline basement of the Buffalo Head domain and Taltson magmatic zone, ... Show Abstract

Eccles, D.R.  Payne, J.G.  Simonetti, A.  Hood, C.T.S.  2006-04-01

GEO 2007-01

Chemistry and mineralogy of kimberlite-indicator mineral grains from a till survey of the Sawn Lake area (NTS 84B/13), southern Buffalo Head Hills, Alberta

Chemistry and mineralogy of kimberlite-indicator mineral grains from a till survey of the Sawn Lake area (NTS 84B/13), southern Buffalo Head Hills, Alberta The Sawn Lake map area (NTS 84B/13) covers the northwest part of the Buffalo Head Hills ... Show Abstract

Prior, G.J.  2008-03-01

GEO 2003-37

Radiogenic Isotope Geochemistry of Kimberlitic Rocks in Northern Alberta: Constraints for Source of Magmatism and Emplacement Age

Radiogenic Isotope Geochemistry of Kimberlitic Rocks in Northern Alberta: Constraints for Source of Magmatism and Emplacement Age Kimberlitic rocks from the K4 and K6, and Legend, Phoenix and Kendu pipes from the Buffalo Head Hills and Birch ... Show Abstract

Eccles, D.R.  Heaman, L.M.  Creaser, R.A.  2003-11-01