Udachnaya-Vostochnaya pipe (Udachnaya pipe), Daldyn, Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field, Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
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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.
56 entries listed. 43 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of 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.