Journal article

Chlorine from the mantle: Magmatic halides in the Udachnaya-East kimberlite, Siberia

Vadim S Kamenetsky, Roland Maas, Maya B Kamenetsky, Chad Paton, David Phillips, Alexander V Golovin, Marina A Gornova

Earth and Planetary Science Letters | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2009


Funding Acknowledgements

We are indebted to Victor Sharygin who collected and supplied sample UV31k-05 and mineral analyses for this study. We thank J. Woodhead, P. Robinson, S. Gilbert, K. McGoldrick, K. Gomann, and L. Danyushevsky for analysing the sample and providing help with microbeam analyses. The results and ideas were discussed with many participants of the 9th InternationalKimberlite Conference. Inparticular, we are grateful to A. Chakhmouradian, G. Yaxley, R. Mitchell, O. Navon, A. Sobolev, S. Kostrovitsky, S. Tappe, S. Matveev, M. Kopylova, D. Green, O. Safonov, L. Heaman, Ya. Fedortchouk and I. Veksler for advice, moral support and friendly criticism. Reviews by Michel Grsgoire and an anonymous researcher, and editorial handling by Richard Carlson are greatly appreciated. The work was supported by an Australian Research Council Research and Professorial Fellowships and Discovery Grant to V.