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Diamond from
Udachnaya open-pit mine (Udachnaya-Vostochnaya pipe; Udachnaya pipe), Daldyn, Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Diamond
Formula:C
Comments:Octahedral microdiamonds with additional faces in kimberlite.
Diamonds contain nitrogen and hydrogen impurities.
Carbon is from mantle origin.
(cf. D.A. Zedgenizov et al. , SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL
russian geology and geophysics, Vol. 44, № 9 September 2003 ).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:[AmMin 84:993]; Sharygin, I. S., Golovin, A. V., Korsakov, A. V., & Pokhilenko, N. P. (2013). Eitelite in sheared peridotite xenoliths from Udachnaya-East kimberlite pipe (Russia)–a new locality and host rock type. European Journal of Mineralogy, 25(5), 825-834.; Malkovets, V. G., Pokhilenko, L. N., & Pokhilenko, N. P. (2013). Geochemistry of megacrystalline pyrope peridotites from the Udachnaya pipe, Siberian craton. Crystallogenesis and Mineralogy, 245.; Skvortsova V, Samoylovich M, Belyanin A (2014) Iron containing surfaces of contact of diamond with
kimberlite. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Garnet Group1 photo of Diamond associated with Garnet Group at this locality.
Grossular1 photo of Diamond associated with Grossular at this locality.
Olivine1 photo of Diamond associated with Olivine at this locality.
Pyrope1 photo of Diamond associated with Pyrope at this locality.
Clinopyroxene Subgroup1 photo of Diamond associated with Clinopyroxene Subgroup at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diamond data
Locality Data:Click here to view Udachnaya open-pit mine (Udachnaya-Vostochnaya pipe; Udachnaya pipe), Daldyn, Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia
Nearest other occurrences of Diamond
16.0km (10.0 miles) A Zarnitsa pipe, Daldyn, Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia
41.1km (25.6 miles) B Sytykanskaya pipe, Alakit-Markha, Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia
52.1km (32.4 miles) C Komsomolsky open-pit mine (Komsomol'skaya pipe), Alakit-Markha, Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia
68.5km (42.6 miles) D Aikhal mine (Aikhal pipe), Alakit-Markha, Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia
68.5km (42.6 miles) E Yubileyny open-pit mine (Yubileinaya pipe; Jubileinaya; Jubilee), Alakit-Markha, Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia
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