Located in the southeastern portion of the Ekati mine property, the Lynx kimberlite pipe is part of the Buffer Zone joint venture, in owns 58.8% interest and represents the Misery operations extension, requiring little new infrastructure.

The Lynx project development requires the draining of a small lake as is typical for the kimberlite pipes that have been mined at the Ekati diamond mine as well as open pit mine development with a short access road.

As of 31 December 2012, the Lynx kimberlite pipe is likely to have 1.3 million tonnes of indicated resource at 0.8 carats per tonne (cpt) and 0.1 million tonnes of inferred resource at 0.8 cpt, in each case on a 100% basis.

Located in the Lac de Gras region of the Northwest Territories, Ekati mine site’s production began in October 1998 and production milestone of 50 million carats was achieved in 2011.