ALROSA has extracted a diamond weighing 121.88 carats at Yubileynaya pipe, Aikhal Mining and Process Plant. A transparent yellowish crystal has dimensions of 28x18x19.5 mm, reports the press service of the Company.
What hinders the economic breakthrough in the Russian Arctic - the participants of the II International Conference, Arctic: offshore projects and sustainable development of the regions were involved in the search for an answer to this question. The event took place February 16 - 17 at the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation in Moscow. Ludmila Nikolaeva, Chairman of the Board of the Republic of Sakha's largest financial institution - Almazergienbank JSC - took part in it.
Scientists at the Institute of Geology and Mineralogy (IGM), Russian Academy of Sciences confirmed the prospectivity of revealing three new diamond deposits in Yakutia. Rosgeologiya and ALROSA already showed their interest in it, said Director of IGM SB RAS Nikolai Pokhilenko in Novosibirsk.
Scientists of VS Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy (Novosibirsk) have discovered an increased content of rare earth metals in ores of Seligdar apatite deposit in the Aldan shield in Yakutia, said in a statement on the website of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences.
ALROSA President Andrey Zharkov said during International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) that the diamond producer is planning to launch marketing programs promoting Russian-mined diamonds. Zharkov is a guest of honor at the event.
The Sixth International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) opened yesterday to a packed trading hall at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE), with the participation of some 400 buyers from 30 countries, and over 200 diamond companies exhibiting from Israel and abroad, says a 'release' from the IDE.