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Komsomolsky open-pit mine (Komsomol'skaya pipe), Alakit-Markha, Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 66° 1' 11'' North , 111° 46' 11'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 66.02000,111.77000
GeoHash:G#: y7xrx6s6m
Owned/operated by:Alrosa (100%)
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfd : Extremely cold subarctic climate


Operating since 2002, expected life of mine up to 2020.

Regions containing this locality

Soviet Union (1922-1991)

Country (Former) - 3,641 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Sobolev, N. V., Logvinova, A. M., Zedgenizov, D. A., Yefimova, E. S., Taylor, L. A., Promprated, P., ... & Zinchuk, N. N. (2003). Mineral inclusions in diamonds from Komsomolskaya and Krasnopresnenskaya pipes, Yakutia: Evidence for deep lithospheric heterogeineties in Siberian craton [ext. abs.]. In 8th International Kimberlite Conference, Extented Abstracts Vol., FLA0141.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Zinchuk, N.N., and Koptil, V.I. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(4), 308-317.; Sobolev, N. V., Logvinova, A. M., Zedgenizov, D. A., Yefimova, E. S., Taylor, L. A., Promprated, P., ... & Zinchuk, N. N. (2003). Mineral inclusions in diamonds from Komsomolskaya and Krasnopresnenskaya pipes, Yakutia: Evidence for deep lithospheric heterogeineties in Siberian craton [ext. abs.]. In 8th International Kimberlite Conference, Extented Abstracts Vol., FLA0141.
'commodity:Diamond'
Reference:  
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Sobolev, N. V., Logvinova, A. M., Zedgenizov, D. A., Yefimova, E. S., Taylor, L. A., Promprated, P., ... & Zinchuk, N. N. (2003). Mineral inclusions in diamonds from Komsomolskaya and Krasnopresnenskaya pipes, Yakutia: Evidence for deep lithospheric heterogeineties in Siberian craton [ext. abs.]. In 8th International Kimberlite Conference, Extented Abstracts Vol., FLA0141.
Omphacite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Sobolev, N. V., Logvinova, A. M., Zedgenizov, D. A., Yefimova, E. S., Taylor, L. A., Promprated, P., ... & Zinchuk, N. N. (2003). Mineral inclusions in diamonds from Komsomolskaya and Krasnopresnenskaya pipes, Yakutia: Evidence for deep lithospheric heterogeineties in Siberian craton [ext. abs.]. In 8th International Kimberlite Conference, Extented Abstracts Vol., FLA0141.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Sobolev, N. V., Logvinova, A. M., Zedgenizov, D. A., Yefimova, E. S., Taylor, L. A., Promprated, P., ... & Zinchuk, N. N. (2003). Mineral inclusions in diamonds from Komsomolskaya and Krasnopresnenskaya pipes, Yakutia: Evidence for deep lithospheric heterogeineties in Siberian craton [ext. abs.]. In 8th International Kimberlite Conference, Extented Abstracts Vol., FLA0141.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Forsterite'9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
'Omphacite'9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
'Pyrope'9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Omphacite65.1.3b.1(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
NaSodium
Na Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
AlAluminium
Al Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
CaCalcium
Ca Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3186314
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Early Ordovician
470 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 651331
Sedimentary; Carbonate

Age: Early Ordovician (470 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: West Siberian Basin, Siberian Platform, Anabar-Olenek uplift

Comments: Craton cover; Petrov et al., unpublished compilation, 2007-08

Lithology: Limestone, dolostone, shale, evaporites, chalk; carbonate reefs;

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Zinchuk, N.N., and Koptil, V.I. (2007): Mineralogy of Diamonds from the Ozernaya Pipe, Ottorzhenets Body, Pervomaiskaya and Novogodnyaya Veins, Yakutia. Geology of Ore Deposits 49(4), 308-317.


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