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Zarnitsa pipe, Daldyn, Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 66° 25' 25'' North , 112° 40' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 66.42372,112.67602
GeoHash:G#: yeb1uh04j
Other regions containing this locality:Soviet Union (1922-1991)
Owned/operated by:Alrosa (100%)
Locality type:Pipe
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


The first kimberlite discovered in Siberia (1954) on the Daldyn river, Upper Markha River Valley 15 km E of Udachnaya.

Mining since 1999.


Commodity List

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


Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

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]

Furongian
485.4 - 497 Ma



ID: 651464
Sedimentary; Carbonate

Age: Furongian (485.4 - 497 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Comments: Craton cover; Petrov et al., unpublished compilation, 2007-08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]

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References

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Sokolova, E. L., & Spiridonov, E. M. Ca Bearing Strontianite, Barite, Dolomite, And Calcite From Metakimberlite, Zarnitsa Pipe, Yakutia. New Data on Minerals, 158.
Bulanova, G. P., Griffin, W. L., Kaminsky, F. V., Davies, R., Ryan, C. G., Andrew, A. S., ... & Zahkarchenko, O. D. (2000). Diamonds from Zarnitsa and Dalnaya kimberlites (Yakutia): Their nature, growth history, and lithospheric mantle source. EDITED BY ANITA S. ANDREW PHILIP K. SECCOMBE, 21.

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