Transactions (Doklady) of the Russian Academy of Sciences/Earth Science Section, 2009, V 425, N 2, February-March.

Part 1. Geology 
 Early Paleozoic Age of Gabbroids of the Amur Complex 
(Bureya-Jiamusi Superterrane of the Central Asian Fold Belt) 
 A. B. Kotov, A. A. Sorokin, E. B. Sal’nikova, A. P. Sorokin, 
S. D. Velikoslavinskii, I. V. Anisimova, and S. Z. Yakovleva 
p. 185  

 First Evidence of Cambrian Conodonts in Spitzbergen
 and Their Important Implication 
 for Regional Geology and Stratigraphy 
 N. B. Kuznetsov, J. Czerny, M. Maneski, J. Majka, 
 A. Kawalec-Majka and M. Michalik 
 p. 189  

 Evidence of Rock Hydrofracturing during Formation 
of the Pokrovskoe Gold-Silver Deposit, Priamur’e, Russia 
 N. S. Ostapenko and O. N. Neroda 
 p. 196  

 Feldspar Thermometry of Ultrahigh-Temperature ( qe;1000°C) Metapelites 
 from the Voronezh Crystalline Massif (Kursk-Besedino Granulite Block) 
 S. M. Pilugin, V. I. Fonarev, and K. A. Savko 
 p. 201  

 Extension in the Baikal Rift: Present-Day Kinematics of Passive Rifting 
 V. A. San’kov, A. V. Lukhnev, A. I. Miroshnichenko, S. V. Ashurkov, 
 L. M. Byzov, M. G. Dembelov, E. Calais, and J. Deverchere 
 p. 205  

 Karangatian Stratotypes in the Taman and Kerch Peninsulas
 (Comparative Analysis) 
 A. A. Svitoch 
 p. 210  

 First Finds of Platinoids in Black-Shale Sequences of the Bureya Massif 
 (Khabarovsk Region and Jewish Autonomous Okrug) 
 A. I. Khanchuk, N. V. Berdnikov, A. A. Cherepanov, 
 N. S. Konovalova, and D. V. Avdeev 
 p. 213  

 First Occurrence of Diamonds in Shonkinite-Porphyrs 
 of the Northern Tamdytau (Central Kyzylkumy, Western Uzbekistan) 
 F. K. Divaev, T. G. Shumilova, N. P. Yushkin, and B. A. Makeev 
 p. 216  

 The First Section of Vendian Deposits in the Basement 
 Complex of the West Siberian  Petroleum Megabasin 
 (Resulting from the Drilling of the Vostok-3 Parametric Borehole
 in the Eastern Tomsk Region) 
 A. E. Kontorovich, B. S. Sokolov, V. A. Kontorovich, 
 A. I. Varlamov, D. V. Grazhdankin, A. S. Efimov, 
 A. G. Klets, S. V. Saraev, A. A. Terleev, S. Yu. Belyaev, 
 I. V. Varaksina, G. A. Karlova, B. B. Kochnev, K. E. Nagavitsin, 
 A. A. Postnikov, and Yu. F. Filippov 
 p. 219  

 First Occurrences of Terrigenic Gold and Platinum in the Miocene Sediments 
 of the Eastern Caucasus, Dagestan 
 V. U. Matsapulin, A. R. Yusupov, and V. I. Cherkashin 
 p. 223  

 Collisional Sutures in the Early Precambrian Crust 
 as a Factor Responsible for Localization of Diamondiferous 
 Kimberlites in the Northern East European Platform 
 A. V. Samsonov, A. A. Nosova, V. V. Tretyachenko, 
 V. A. Larchenko, and Yu. O. Larionova 
 p. 226  

 Granitization of the Basic Volcanic Rocks in the Contact Aureole 
of the Gabbronorite Intrusion (Ganal Ridge, Kamchatka) 
 I. A. Tararin 
 p. 231  

 Magnetite-Ilmenite Equilibria in Archean Enderbites from 
 the Sutam Complex (Aldan Shield) 
 Z. G. Badredinov, O. I. Sharova, O. V. Avchenko, 
 V. G. Sakhno, M. A. Mishkin, G. M. Vovna, and A. A. Karabtsov 
 p. 235  

 U-Pb Zircon Age of Diorites of the Chusovsk Gabbrodiorite Series 
 of the Verkhisetsk Massif (Middle Urals) 
 E. A. Zinkova, G. B. Fershtater, and N. V. Rodionov 
 p. 239  

 Alkali Volcanism of the Bathymetrists Seamounts Chain 
(Central Atlantic):  Description and Comparison 
 A. A. Peyve and S. G. Skolotnev 
 p. 243  

 New Data on Tectonics of Onega?Kandalaksha Paleorift (The White Sea) 
 A. S. Baluev, E. S. Przhiyalgovskii, and E. N. Terekhov 
 p. 249  

 The Berezitovy Gold?Base Metal Deposit 
 A. S. Vakh, V. G. Moiseenko, V. A. Stepanov, 
 and O. V. Avchenko 
 p. 253  

 Gold-Bismuth Mineralization in the Southeastern 
 Part of the Eastern Sayan 
 B. B. Damdinov, B. L. Garmaev, A. G. Mironov, 
 and Z. B. Dashinimaev 
 p. 256  

 Geochemical Specifics and 40Ar/39Ar Age of the 
 Basaltoid Magmatism of the Alexander Land, Northbrook, 
 Hooker, and Hayes Islands (Franz Josef Land Archipelago) 
 Yu. V. Koryakin and E. V. Shipilov 
 p. 260  

 A New Approach in Determining the Age of Deep-Water Species 
 of Scleractinia Using Temperature Ranges of Their Habitation 
 N. B. Keller, N. S. Os?kina, and S. D. Nikolaev 
 p. 264  

Part 2. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Oceanology, Geography Stages of the Lower Crust Formation of the Belomorian Mobile Belt, Kola Peninsula V. R. Vetrin, E. N. Lepekhina, I. P. Paderin, and N. V. Rodionov p. 269   New Data on the Ladoga Transgression, the Neva River Formation, and Agricultural Development of Northwestern Russia A. L. Aleksandrovskii, Kh. A. Arslanov, N. N. Davydova, P. M. Doluchanov, G. I. Zaitseva, A. N. Kirpichnikov, D. Kuznetsov, M. Lavento, A. V. Ludikova, E. N. Nosov, L. A. Savel’eva, T. V. Sapelko, and D. A. Subetto p. 274   New Data on the Pb Isotope Composition of Noril’sk Sulfide Ores V. N. Golubev, Yu. D. Gritsenko, and E. M. Spiridonov p. 279   Retrograde Andalusite and Staurolite Coronas around Spinel in Garnet-Cordierite-Sillimanite-Biotite Gneisses of the Dzirula Massif (Georgia) S. P. Korikovsky, T. L. Larikova, and V. Yu. Gerasimov p. 283   Unusually High Thermal Stability of the Uranium-Xenon Isotopic System in Nonmetamict Zircons Yu. A. Shukolyukov, M. M. Fugzan, I. P. Paderin, S. A. Sergeev, and D. P. Krylov p. 287   Late Permian Changes in Conditions of the Atmosphere and Environments Caused by Halogenated Gases L. Weissflog, N. F. Elansky, K. Kotte, F. Keppler, A. Pfennigsdorff, C. A. Lange, E. Putz, and L. V. Lisitsyna p. 291   Dating of Key Events in the Precambrian Polystage Complexes: An Example from Archaen Belomorian Eclogite Province, Russia K. A. Dokukina, T. V. Kaulina, and A. N. Konilov p. 296   Isotopic Composition of Sr, Nd and Pb in Pirssonite, Shortite and Calcite Carbonatites from Oldoinyo Lengai Volcano, Tanzania A. N. Zaitsev, J. Keller, and K. Billstrom p. 302   Bitumen-Graphite Transformation (Data of Experimental Modeling) L. P. Plyusnina, T. V. Kuz’mina, and P. P. Safronov p. 307   Pressure Estimated from Syngenetic Melt and Fluid Inclusions: Probable Reasons for Discrepancies F. G. Reyf ‘ and A. A. Tsygankov p. 311   Hindu Kush Earthquakes: Relict Seismicity in the Zone of a Closed Cretaceous-Paleogene Basin V. G. Kazmin, L. I. Lobkovskii, and N. F. Tikhonova p. 314   New Data on Change in Ice Thickness in the Arctic Ocean S. V. Frolov, V. E. Fedyakov, V. Yu. Tret’yakov, A. E. Klein, and G. V. Alekseev p. 317   An Asymptotic Model for the Formation of Large-Scale Dissipative Structures in Jet Zonal Flows S. V. Shagalov, V. P. Reutov, and G. V. Rybushkina p. 322   Rare-Earth Elements as Geochemical Criteria of Endogenous Sources of Microelements Contained in Oil R. P. Gottikh, S. F. Vinokurov, and B. I. Pisotskii p. 325   Magnetic Susceptibility of Natural Diamonds A. P. Yelisseyev, V. P. Afanasiev, and V. N. Ikorsky? p. 330   Nanodispersed State of Metals and Their Migration in Carbonaceous Natural Media V. K. Nemerov, E. A. Razvozzhaeva, A. M. Spiridonov, B. G. Sukhov, and B. A. Trofimov p. 334   Late Archean Komatiites and Global Features of Their Ore Potential N. O. Sorokhtin, N. E. Kozlov, N. E. Kozlova, and E. V. Martynov p. 338   Seismic Process in the Lithosphere of the Baikal Rift Zone: Synchronization Episodes A. V. Klyuchevskii and A. A. Klyuchevskaya p. 340   The Autumn Distribution of the CO2 Partial Pressure in Bottom Waters of the East Siberian Sea I. I. Pipko, S. P. Pugach, and I. P. Semiletov p. 345   Errata Erratum: "Mantle Depth Facies of High-Pressure Pyroxene in the Kola Region" [Dokl. Earth Sci. 424, 52 (2009)] D. R. Zozulya, P. Peltonen, H. O’Brien, and M. Lehtonen p. 350