Journal article

Provenance history of detrital diamond deposits, West Coast of Namaqualand, South Africa

David Phillips, Jeffrey W Harris, Michiel CJ de Wit, Erin L Matchan

Mineralogy and Petrology | SPRINGER WIEN | Published : 2018


Funding Acknowledgements

We are indebted to the De Beers Group for donation of the Namaqualand diamonds, logistical and financial support, and permission to publish. We are especially indebted to Verlece Anderson, Gillian Parker and Edna van Blerk, of Harry Oppenheimer House in Kimberley, for selection of clinopyroxene-bearing diamonds. We thank Stan Szczepanski for technical assistance in the University of Melbourne <SUP>40</SUP>Ar/<SUP>39</SUP>Ar analyses. We acknowledge the constructive comments by the two reviewers (Steven Shirey and Ray Burgess) of the manuscript, and the editorial handling of Thomas Stachel.