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Kimberlite meaning
[kim-ber-lahyt]
Definitions of kimberlite is:
  • noun kimberlite
    Petrology. a variety of micaceous peridotite, low in silica content and high in magnesium content, in which diamonds are formed.
  • noun kimberlite
    A rare, blue-tinged, coarse-grained intrusive igneous rock sometimes containing diamonds, found especially in South Africa and Siberia.
  • noun kimberlite
    an intrusive igneous rock generated at great depth in the earth's mantle and consisting largely of olivine and phlogopite. It often contains diamonds