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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
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.

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


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Sokolova, E. L., & Spiridonov, E. M. Ca Bearing Strontianite, Barite, Dolomite, And Calcite From Metakimberlite, Zarnitsa Pipe, Yakutia. New Data on Minerals, 158.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Sokolova, E. L., & Spiridonov, E. M. Ca Bearing Strontianite, Barite, Dolomite, And Calcite From Metakimberlite, Zarnitsa Pipe, Yakutia. New Data on Minerals, 158.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Sokolova, E. L., & Spiridonov, E. M. Ca Bearing Strontianite, Barite, Dolomite, And Calcite From Metakimberlite, Zarnitsa Pipe, Yakutia. New Data on Minerals, 158.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: 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.
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Reference: 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.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Kostrovitsky, S. I., Alymova, N. V., Yakovlev, D. A., Serov, I. V., Ivanov, A. S., & Serov, V. P. (2006, January). Specific features of picroilmenite composition in various diamondiferous fields of the Yakutian province. In Doklady earth sciences (Vol. 406, No. 1, pp. 19-23). MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica.; 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.
'commodity:Diamond'
Reference:  
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Sokolova, E. L., & Spiridonov, E. M. Ca Bearing Strontianite, Barite, Dolomite, And Calcite From Metakimberlite, Zarnitsa Pipe, Yakutia. New Data on Minerals, 158.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: 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.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: 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.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Kostrovitsky, S. I., Alymova, N. V., Yakovlev, D. A., Serov, I. V., Ivanov, A. S., & Serov, V. P. (2006, January). Specific features of picroilmenite composition in various diamondiferous fields of the Yakutian province. In Doklady earth sciences (Vol. 406, No. 1, pp. 19-23). MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica.
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Sokolova, E. L., & Spiridonov, E. M. Ca Bearing Strontianite, Barite, Dolomite, And Calcite From Metakimberlite, Zarnitsa Pipe, Yakutia. New Data on Minerals, 158.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: 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.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: 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.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Sokolova, E. L., & Spiridonov, E. M. Ca Bearing Strontianite, Barite, Dolomite, And Calcite From Metakimberlite, Zarnitsa Pipe, Yakutia. New Data on Minerals, 158.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Cohenite'1.BA.05Fe3C
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Strontianite'5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Forsterite'9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
'Lizardite'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Pyrope'9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Cohenite1.1.16.1Fe3C
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CoheniteFe3C
C DiamondC
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
AlAluminium
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe CoheniteFe3C
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

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]

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

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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