1993

AN ARCTIC CLIMATE

All of Greenland has an arctic climate. The average temperature in the warmest month doesn’t exceed 10degC. But because Greenland covers a large swath north to south, between 60degN and 85deg, the wea…


HOMEGROWN EXPLORES

Platinova A/S and Nunaoil A/S play an unusual role in Greenland exploration. They both behave like any other junior doing its mightiest to find a mine. But Platinova also helps to secure for other exp…


DIAMONDS:

Diamondiferous kimberlites, lamproites and related rocks have been recorded in the West Greenland block of Archaean rock. GGU Open File Series 91/2 documents 500 such occurrences between latitudes 60d…


GOLD (January 01, 1993)

Gold: The Skaergaard intrusion of East Greenland is probably the best known occurrence. However, GGU geologists have found gold mineralization in the more traditional greenstone belts of the Nuussuaq …


GREENLAND CONTACTS:

Erik Andersen, P. Eng., Senior Minerals Engineer. Andersen is no stranger to Canadian mining, having spent most of his life in Canada, most recently as mine manager at the Magnacon mine in Ontario. Ad…


HISTORY OF THE ROCKS

Greenland is the world’s largest island. It covers 2,186,00 sq. km. The vast inland ice blankets roughly 80% of the total area. The surface geology can only be studied in the ice-free zone, as much as…


A shakeout

Tom Peters, a U.S. management guru and author of In Search of Excellence, was quoted recently in the daily press as saying, “dull, timid, middle managers will be the most endangered corporate species…


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