Kimberlites pp 29-71 | Cite as

Kimberlite Magmatism and Textural Genetic Classifications of Kimberlite

  • Roger H. Mitchell


Initial studies of kimberlites (Wagner 1914) demonstrated that they occur as carrot-shaped vertical intrusions termed pipes or diatremes and as tabular dikes (fissure kimberlites).


Country Rock Textural Classification Tuff Ring Kimberlite Magmatism Autolithic Kimberlite Breccia 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger H. Mitchell
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  1. 1.Lakehead UniversityThunder BayCanada

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