Udachnaya-Vostochnaya pipe (Udachnaya pipe), Daldyn, Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field, Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, RussiaThis page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Discovered in 1955. As of 2010, Udachnaya pipe is controlled by Russian diamond company Alrosa, which planned to halt open-pit mining in favour of underground mining in 2010.
Eclogites are rich in intergranular sulfides (pyrrhotite, pyrite, pentlandite, chalcopyrite, cubanite, djerfisherite) associated with magnetite.
51 entries listed. 40 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).
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- Boyd, F.R., Pokhilenko, N.P., Pearson, D.G., Mertzman, S.A., Sobolev, N.V., and Finger, L.W. (1997): Composition of the Siberian cratonic mantle: evidence from Udachnaya peridotite xenoliths. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 128, 228-246.
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Locality Updated: La Angostura, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, ArgentinaFrom Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry, 18th Apr 2014 23:28:29