Transactions (Doklady) of the Russian Academy of Sciences/Earth Science Section, 2013, V 453, N 2, Decenber.

Part 1. Geology 

Participation of Hydrothermal Fluids in the Formation of Deposits 
of the Proterozoic Udokan–Chineysky Ore System 
B. I. Gongalskiy, V. Yu. Prokof’ev, and Yu. G. Safonov 
p. 1175   

Zuun-Hoovor, Hvorkhangai, Mongolia: 
A New Locality of Early Cretaceous Mammals 
A. V. Lopatin and D. Badamgarav 
p. 1178   

Mesozoic Age of the Uril Formation of the 
Amur Group, Lesser Khingan Terrane 
of the Central Asian Foldbelt: Results 
of U–Pb and Lu–Hf Isotopic Studies of Detrital Zircons 
E. B. Sal’nikova, A. B. Kotov, V. P. Kovach, 
S. D. Velikoslavinskii, B.-M. Jahn, 
A. A. Sorokin, A. P. Sorokin, K.-L. Wang, 
S.-L. Chan, H.-Ya. Li, and E. V. Tolmacheva 
p. 1181   

The Oldest Magmatic Formation of the 
Uralides in the North Urals 
G. A. Petrov, Yu. L. Ronkin, 
A. Gerdes, N. I. Tristan, 
G. A. Il’yasova, S. Sindern, 
and A. V. Maslov 
p. 1185   

New Data on Stages in the Formation 
of the Pre-Alpine Continental Crust 
beneath the Khrami Crystalline Massif (Caucasus) 
K. T. Tedliashvili 
p. 1188   

First Data on Early Paleozoic Granitoids
in the Basement of West Siberia 
K. S. Ivanov, Yu. V. Erokhin, 
and V. A. Koroteev 
p. 1193   

Lu–Hf Isotope System in Zircons as an 
Indicator of Genesis of High-Alumina Rocks
from Metamorphic Complexes 
K. I. Lokhov, V. A. Glebovitskii, 
E. O. Pindyurina, N. A. Gol’tsin, 
and S. A. Bushmin 
p. 1197   

Geochemical and Lu–Hf (LA-ICP-MS) 
Systematic of Detrital Zircons
from Lower Neoproterozoic Lemeza 
Sandstones, Southern Urals 
T. V. Romanyuk, N. B. Kuznetsov, 
A. V. Maslov, E. A. Belousova, 
Yu. L. Ronkin, V. M. Gorozhanin, 
and E. N. Gorozhanina 
p. 1200   

The Structure and Age of the 
Baikal Granitoid Massif: 
New Evidence for Early Baikalian 
Events in the Baikal–Muya Mobile Belt 
E. Yu. Rytsk, A. B. Kotov, A. A. Andreev, 
V. V. Yarmolyuk, S. D. Velikoslavinskii, 
V. P. Kovach, A. F. Makeev, and A. M. Fedoseenko 
p. 1205   

Part 2. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Oceanology, Geography Late Cretaceous Age of Ongonite from the Far East: Evidence from U–Pb Dating of Zircons V. I. Alekseev and Yu. B. Marin p. 1209 Vapor Conversion of Methane on Serpentinite: An Example of a Heterogeneous–Catalytic Mechanism of Fluid Transformation in the Earth’s Crust V. V. Barelko, O. G. Safonov, N. V. Bykova, V. G. Dorokhov, L. A. Bykov, V. O. Yapaskurt, and Yu. B. Shapovalov p. 1213 Mixing of Magmatic Brines and Meteoric Fluids in the Vysokogorskoe Tin–Porphyry Deposit (Primorye, Russia) N. S. Bortnikov, S. G. Kryazhev, V. G. Gonevchuk, N. V. Gorelikova, V. M. Ryabchenko, and F. V. Balashov p. 1218 Geochemical Patterns of Epidotes in Rocks of the Junction Zone between the Aldan Shield and the Dzhugdzur–Stanovoi Folded Area I. S. Sedova, V. A. Glebovitskii, and L. M. Samorukova p. 1223 Spatial and Temporal Variability in Suspended Particulate Matter Concentration within the Active Layer of the White Sea A. P. Lisitzyn, M. D. Kravchishina, O.V. Kopelevich, V. I. Burenkov, V. P. Shevchenko, S. V. Vazyulya, A. A. Klyuvitkin, A. N. Novigatskii, N. V. Politova, A. S. Filippov, and S. V. Sheberstov p. 1228 Relationship between the Heat and Chemical Energies of Components in Deep Fluid Systems F. A. Letnikov, A. F. Letnikov, and B. S. Danilov p. 1234 Hydrothermal Synthesis of Fine-Crystalline Eulytite (Bi4Si3O12) Powders for Ceramics E. A. Mar’ina, A. A. Mar’in, I. B. Makhina, V. S. Balitskii, and Yu. B. Shapovalov p. 1237 Composition Features of Organic Compounds and Suspended Particulate Matter in Snow–Ice Cover on Fast Antarctic Ice I. A. Nemirovskaya, M. D. Kravchishina, A. P. Lisitzyn, and V. A. Artem’ev p. 1240 The Composition of the Lower Mantle: Evidence from Mineral Inclusions in Diamonds I. D. Ryabchikov and F. V. Kaminsky p. 1246 Geochemistry of Zircon Rims with Different Ages in Gneisses of the Kola Series (SIMS, SHRIMP-II) and the Problem of Early Caledonian Thermal Activization of the Kola Craton S. G. Skublov, T. A. Myskova, Yu. B. Marin, B. Yu. Astaf’ev, E. S. Bogomolov, and P. A. L’vov p. 1250 An Empirical Scheme of Short-Term Earthquake Prediction L. N. Doda, V. L. Natyaganov, and I. V. Stepanov p. 1257 Solving the Structural Inverse Problem of Magnetic Prospecting with Respect to Demagnetization for a Two–Layer Medium Model P. S. Martyshko, D. D. Byzov, and M. P. Martyshko p. 1264 P–V–T Equations of State for Iron Carbides Fe3C and Fe7C3 and Their Relationships under the Conditions of the Earth’s Mantle and Core K. D. Litasov, I. S. Sharygin, A. F. Shatskii, P. N. Gavryushkin, P. I. Dorogokupets, T. S. Sokolova, E. Ohtani, A. M. Dymshits, and T. A. Alifirova p. 1269 The First Data on Mesoproterozoic Tectonic Events in the Geological History of the South Yenisei Ridge I. I. Likhanov, V. V. Reverdatto, P. S. Kozlov, and V. V. Khiller p. 1274 Algorithms for Solving the Structural Gravity Problem in a Multilayer Medium E. N. Akimova, P. S. Martyshko, and V. E. Misilov p. 1278 Features of Seismic Activation of the Middle Baikal Region, 2008–2011 V. I. Mel’nikova, N. A. Gileva, V. S. Imaev, Ya. B. Radziminovich, and Ts. A. Tubanov p. 1282 Optimization of Approaches for Simulation of the Chemical Composition of River Water M. Yu. Semenov and V. A. Snytko p. 1288