blue ground

blue ground
noun another term for kimberlite.

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  • Blue ground — In reconnaissance for diamond mining, blue ground refers to a layer of nonoxidized kimberlite. Kimberlites are a class of mineral most commonly associated with diamond mining. Before the advent of modern geophysical probes, the ideal way to find… …   Wikipedia

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  • blue ground — /ˈblu graʊnd/ (say blooh grownd) noun a blue grey decomposed agglomerate which contains diamonds, found in the diamond pipes of South Africa and Brazil …  

  • ground — 1 /graUnd/ noun EARTH SURFACE 1 (U) the surface of the earth: The leaf slowly fluttered to the ground. | The air raids were followed by military action on the ground. | below/above ground: miners working 10 hour shifts below ground compare floor… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blue — bluely, adv. blueness, n. /blooh/, n., adj., bluer, bluest, v., blued, bluing or blueing. n. 1. the pure color of a clear sky; the primary color between green and violet in the visible spectrum, an effect of light with a wavelength between 450… …   Universalium

  • blue — 1. adj., n., & v. adj. 1 having a colour like that of a clear sky. 2 sad, depressed; (of a state of affairs) gloomy, dismal (feel blue; blue times). 3 indecent, pornographic (a blue film). 4 with bluish skin through cold, fear, anger, etc. 5 Brit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blue print — Print Print, n. [See {Print}, v., {Imprint}, n.] 1. A mark made by impression; a line, character, figure, or indentation, made by the pressure of one thing on another; as, the print of teeth or nails in flesh; the print of the foot in sand or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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