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JOURNAL: Volume 12, No. 2, 2022, p. 235-245

HEADING: Study and development of nature resources of the Arctic

AUTHORS: Bochneva, A.A., Lalomov, A.V.

ORGANIZATIONS: Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of RAS

DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2022-2-235-245

UDC: 553.04

The article was received on: 11.09.2021

Keywords: placers, diamonds, Arctic region, geological and statistical methods

Bibliographic description: Bochneva, A.A., Lalomov, A.V. On the issue of the sources of alluvial diamonds of the Ebelyakhsky region (Arctic zone of Russia). Arktika: ekologiya i ekonomika. [Arctic: Ecology and Economy], 2022, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 235-245. DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2022-2-235-245. (In Russian).


The work considers the identification of potentially diamond areas based on the geological and statistical analysis of data from heavy mineral concentrate sampling of alluvial deposits of the Ebelakh River and its confluents. The researchers compress the information of the diamond placer mineral field of the Ebelyakh River and identify the main components based on information entropy (K. Shannon). The spatial heterogeneity of polymineral fields, revealed using the entropy method, allow outlining areas of possible localization of intermediate hosts (or their former development) in the Ebelyakhskiy region.

Finance info: The work was supported by the state assignment under the program No. FMMN-2021-0005 in the IS GZ, Registration No. EGISU R & D 121041500227-9 (Metallogeny of volcanogenic and folded orogenic belts. Mineral systems of deposits of strategic types of mineral raw materials. Comparison of Russian and world examples).


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