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Lomonosov pipe, Zolotitsa occurrence, Zimny Bereg kimberlite field, Zimny Bereg District, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russiai
Regional Level Types
Lomonosov pipePipe
Zolotitsa occurrenceOccurrence
Zimny Bereg kimberlite field- not defined -
Zimny Bereg DistrictDistrict
Arkhangelsk OblastOblast

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 65° 22' 22'' North , 41° 6' 21'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 65.37300,41.10600
GeoHash:G#: ugt5zku3r
Locality type:Pipe
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate

Kimberlite pipe with a diamond grade of around 0.7 ct/t (70 to 80 US$/ct).
Located about 25 km SW of the Grib pipe. Fancy-color diamonds.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Soviet Union (1922-1991)Country (Former)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Lehtonen, M., O'Brien, H., Peltonen, P., Kukkonen, I., Ustinov, V., & Verzhak, V. (2009). Mantle xenocrysts from the Arkhangelskaya kimberlite (Lomonosov mine, NW Russia): Constraints on the composition and thermal state of the diamondiferous lithospheric mantle. Lithos, 112, 924-933.
Formula: C
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session AAA-11 Metallogeny of the Arctic region: Diamondiferous kimberlites of the East Eurorean Platform: Specific features

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Semi-metals and non-metals

List of minerals for each chemical element

C DiamondC
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4

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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Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma

ID: 3188404
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 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]

Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma

ID: 3147462
East European, Pechora plates

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{dolomite/dolostone,sandstone,clay}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

307 - 315.2 Ma

ID: 641026
Sedimentary; Carbonate

Age: Pennsylvanian (307 - 315.2 Ma)

Description: East European Platform, Ural Mountains, Russian Plate

Comments: Sedimentary basin; 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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- Kononova, V.A., Golubeva, Y.Y., Bogatikov, O.A., and Kargin, A.V. (2007): Diamond Resource Potential of Kimberlites from the Zimny Bereg Field, Arkhangel’sk Oblast. Geology of Ore Deposits 49(6), 421-441.
Lehtonen, M., O'Brien, H., Peltonen, P., Kukkonen, I., Ustinov, V., & Verzhak, V. (2009). Mantle xenocrysts from the Arkhangelskaya kimberlite (Lomonosov mine, NW Russia): Constraints on the composition and thermal state of the diamondiferous lithospheric mantle. Lithos, 112, 924-933.
Smit, K. V., & Shor, R. (2017). Geology and Development of the Lomonosov Diamond Deposit, Northwestern Russia. Gems & Gemology, 53(2):144-167.

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