BK11 Project
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Risk and valuation analysis of the BK11 Project
Status Risk : Feasibility
Country Risk : Moderate
Title(s) of the BK11 Project
Firestone Diamonds PLC
Interest: 80%
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Location of the BK11 Project
The BK11 kimberlite is located in the Orapa kimberlite field in northern Botswana. BK11 is located approximately 7 kilometres north-west and 20 kilometres south-east of De Beers' Letlhakane and Orapa mines, respectively, and is within 5 kilometres of the proposed new mine at AK6. The surface area of BK11 is estimated to be 8 hectares, and overburden is shallow at less than 20 metres.
History of the BK11 Project
Originally discovered by De Beers in 1974, BK11 was initially sampled at 16 cpht, which in those days was very small beer for De Beers. The kimberlite was later vended into the Boteti joint venture between De Beers and African Diamonds, but limited s more...
Discoveries and Drilling Results
3/26/2010Moving towards BK11 production
Data last updated on : 12/15/2008
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