A kind of peridotite which sometimes contains diamonds.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Kimberlite
Origin of Kimberlite
After Kimberley a city in central South Africa where several kimberlite pipes mined for large diamonds are found
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Kimberley + -ite, from the name of the South African town of Kimberley where the mineral was first found.
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