A variety of peridotite forming pipes in which diamonds and garnets are often found.
A kind of peridotite which sometimes contains diamonds.
A type of peridotite consisting of a fine-grained matrix of calcite and olivine and containing phenocrysts of olivine, garnet, and sometimes diamonds. Kimberlites are found in long, vertical volcanic pipes, especially in South Africa.
Origin of kimberlite
After Kimberley a city in central South Africa where several kimberlite pipes mined for large diamonds are found