The enterprise gives predictive assessment of diamond content for the areas on the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and other constituent entities of the Russian Federation.

Production type:
Scientific and methodological support of exploration
Alexander V. Tolstov, Director

Contact details

NIGP (Geo-Scientific research Enterprise)

7 Chernyshevskoye Shosse, 678174, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Mirny, Russia


T: +7 (41136) 9-17-21

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NIGP (Geo-Scientific research Enterprise) was established under the order of PNO Yakutalmaz on January 22, 1992 as YANIGP TsNIGRI.

The enterprise includes the following main units: the departments of mineral forecasting and prospecting, mineralogical studies, experimental and methodological geological and geophysical studies and evaluation of new territories productivity (the latter is based in St. Petersburg). These departments are engaged in resolving the following main tasks:

Providing geological units of the company with information on the material composition of kimberlites and other igneous formations, data on the characteristics of diamonds from deposits located in various territories, NIGP provides substantial support for ALROSA expeditions in their exploration operations.

This page was last updated on 28 August 2013 at 13.34