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Aikhal mine (Aikhal pipe), Alakit-Markha, Mirninsky District, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russiai
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Aikhal mine (Aikhal pipe)Mine
Alakit-Markha- not defined -
Mirninsky DistrictDistrict
Sakha Republic (Yakutia)Republic
RussiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
65° 59' 56'' North , 111° 13' 57'' East
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PlacePopulationDistance
Aykhal15,267 (2016)13.5km
Owned/operated by:
Alrosa (100%)


Operating from 1961 to 1997 as an open pit, and from 2005 as an underground mine.

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Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Gübelin, E. and Wolgensinger, M. (1976) Edelstenen. Uitgeverij Artis, Brussel (in Dutch).; Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., and Cherkasov, S. (2010) Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706.

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC

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Gübelin, E. and Wolgensinger, M. (1976) Edelstenen. Uitgeverij Artis, Brussel (in Dutch).

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aikhal_diamond_mine
Wikidata ID:Q16002138

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