Doklady Earth Sciences

, Volume 477, Issue 1, pp 1291–1294 | Cite as

Geochemical typification of kimberlite and related rocks of the North Anabar region, Yakutia



The results of geochemical typification of kimberlites and related rocks (alneites and carbonatites) of the North Anabar region are presented with consideration of the geochemical specification of their source and estimation of their potential for diamonds. The content of representative trace elements indicates the predominant contribution of an asthenospheric component (kimberlites and carbonatites) in their source, with a subordinate contribution of vein metasomatic formations containing Cr-diopside and ilmenite. A significant contribution of water-bearing potassium metasomatic parageneses is not recognized. According to the complex of geochemical data, the studied rocks are not industrially diamondiferous.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of the Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy, and GeochemistryRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Central Research Geological Institute of Base and Noble Metals (TsNIGRI)MoscowRussia

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