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Diamond from
Kokchetav Massif, Kokshetau (Kökshetau; Kokchetau; Kokchetav), Zerendy, Akmola, Kazakhstan

Locality type:Massif
Validity:Believed Valid
References:S.L. Hwang, T.F. Yui, H.T. Chu, P. Shen, J.G. Liou, N.V. Sobolev (2013): Oriented kokchetavite compound rods in clinopyroxene of Kokchetav ultrahigh-pressure rocks. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 63, 56-69.; 9th International Eclogite Conference 2011, Mariánské Lázně, Czech Republic ; Mikhno, A. O., & Korsakov, A. V. (2015). Carbonate, silicate, and sulfide melts: heterogeneity of the UHP mineral-forming media in calc-silicate rocks from the Kokchetav massif. Russian Geology and Geophysics, 56(1), 81-99.; Mikhno, A. O., Xiao-Ying Gao, Andrey V. Korsakov (2014) Sulfide associations in diamond-grade dolomitic marble from the Kokchetav massif (Northern Kazakhstan): Evidence for the sulfide melt presence at the UHPconditions. in Abstract Volume IAGR Conference Series No. 20, pp.96–98; Mikhno A, Korsakov A (2014) Immiscible sulfide and silicate melts in UHP gneisses from the Kokchetav Massif (Northern Kazakhstan). 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 246
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diamond data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kokchetav Massif, Kokshetau (Kökshetau; Kokchetau; Kokchetav), Zerendy, Akmola, Kazakhstan
Localities for Diamond in this Region
Kumdy-Kol area, Kokchetav Massif, Kokshetau (Kökshetau; Kokchetau; Kokchetav), Zerendy, Akmola, Kazakhstan
Nearest other occurrences of Diamond
48.4km (30.0 miles) A Lake Barchi area, Aiyrtau, North Kazakhstan Region, Kazakhstan
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