Fire into Ice: Charles Fipke and the Great Diamond Hunt

Fire into Ice: Charles Fipke and the Great Diamond Hunt

by Vernon Frolick

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Fire into Ice: Charles Fipke and the Great Diamond Hunt by Vernon Frolick

True Story of Charles Fipke, the mining exploration geologist who discovered diamonds in Canada. Fire Into Ice follows Charles Fipke in his exotic travels through the fast-paced, cutthroat world of mineral exploration - from the jungles of New Guinea to the savannas of South Africa to the rain-forests of the Amazon to the Arctic tundra. This amazing true story culminates in Fipke's staking of the Etaki diamond claim in Canada's Northwest Territories.

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ISBN-13: 9781551923345
Publisher: Raincoast Book Distribution
Publication date: 08/28/2000
Pages: 354
Product dimensions: 6.01(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.00(d)

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True Story of Charles Fipke, the mining exploration geologist who discovered diamonds in Canada. Fire Into Ice follows Charles Fipke in his exotic travels through the fast-paced, cutthroat world of mineral exploration - from the jungles of New Guinea to the savannas of South Africa to the rain-forests of the Amazon to the Arctic tundra. This amazing true story culminates in Fipke's staking of the Etaki diamond claim in Canada's Northwest Territories.

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