Ultrafresh salty kimberlite of the Udachnaya-East pipe (Yakutia, Russia): A petrological oddity or fortuitous discovery?
Vadim S Kamenetsky, Maya B Kamenetsky, Alexander V Golovin, Victor V Sharygin, Roland Maas
Lithos | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2012
Awarded by Russian Foundation for Basic Research
We thank P. Robinson, S. Gilbert, K. McGoldrick and C. Cook for analysing samples, and A Sobolev, G. Yaxley, K. Faure, O. Navon, O. Safonov and G. Brey for fruitful discussions. The original manuscript was significantly changed to account for critical comments by M. Kopylova and anonymous reviewer. We appreciate editorial handling by G. Markl in the situation when the standpoints of the authors and reviewers were radically different. The work was supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany) in the form of the Wolfgang Paul Award to A. Sobolev, the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award to V. Kamenetsky and sponsoring the PERALK-CARB 2011 meeting in Tubingen, the Australian Research Council Research and University of Tasmania Professorial Fellowships and research funding to V. Kamenetsky and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (project 10-05-00575) to A. Golovin.