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Rare Diamonds Were Found In Yakutia
February 4, 2018 17:41


(Source: http://www.vladtime.ru/econom/488528)

In Yakutia two very rare and large diamonds were mined on the tube Yubileynaya of the Aikhal Ore Mining and Processing Plant.

Two diamonds with a mass of 97.92 and 85.62 carats were discovered in January 2018. Both precious stones are transparent with a yellowish tint and insignificant inclusions of sulphides and olivines.

They have dimensions as 26 by 17 by 21 millimeters and 27.89 by 27.20 by 27.14 millimeters. As noted in the mining company, large stones weighing more than 50 carats were extremely rare. Such diamonds are usually sold at auctions and are in high demand. The rarest and cleanest specimens of Alrosa are processed at its lapidary division and sold independently. Alrosa is Russian diamond mining company with state participation.

Sakha Republic (Yakutia) is the largest of the other republics within the Russian Federation. Sakha is situated in the northeastern Asia and covers more than 3 000 000 square kilometers, which equals 1/5 of the total territory of the Russian Federation or 2/3 of the territory occupied by Western Europe. From south to north Yakutia stretches up to 2 500 km, and from west to east it covers 3 time zones (2 000 km). 40% of the republic area lies within the Polar circle. From south to north the territory is crossed by numerous rivers: the Lena, Kolyma, Indigirka, Yana, Anabar, Olenek, and many others, which follow into the Arctic Ocean. This great amount of waterways explains why Yakutia is often called a land of rivers. When asked how many lakes there are in the region, local people usually answer: “as many as there are stars in the sky”.

 
 
 

Sources: http://lenta.ru 


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Yakutia     

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