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diamantiferous

[dahy-uh-man-tif-er-uh s]
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adjective Mining.
  1. diamondiferous.

Origin of diamantiferous

1875–80; < French diamantifère, equivalent to diamant diamond + -ifère; see -i-, -ferous
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Historical Examples

  • It is noticeable that the walls are not of the formation which is diamantiferous.

    The Jenolan Caves

    Samuel Cook

  • He encouraged the workings at Jagersfontein, and he also called attention to the diamantiferous neck at Kimberley.

  • A screen, or cylinder wash mill and elevator, were used for dealing with the diamantiferous soil, and were described.

  • With the true pipes are associated dykes and fissures also filled with diamantiferous blue ground.