Geological and mining features of gold deposits development of Ryabinovoe gold deposit

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The significant role of the gold mining industry in the development of the Russian mineral resource system determines the search for new organizational, technical and geotechnical solutions to improve the completeness and efficiency of deposit development. Most of Russia's gold deposits are in remote, sparsely populated areas, where there is a lack of energy, transport communications, and infrastructure. It is shown that the Ryabinovoe gold deposit, located in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), is characterized by a complex structure, relatively low occurrence of ore deposits and a widespread in the value of mineral raw materials. Features of the Ryabinovoe deposit consist in a complex structural structure and alternation of mineralized gold-bearing and low-gold-bearing or ore-free areas of various capacities and complex morphology. The main criteria for open Geotechnology have been clarified and justified. This ensures safe and efficient development of the Ryabinovoe field with the achievement of the maximum possible total discounted income and the shortest recoupment period for the project. In general, an integrated approach is the basis of the development strategy of the Ryabinovoe gold deposit. It includes increasing the level of extraction of useful components, increasing the production volume and a differentiated approach to the choice of a method for processing ores of different quality. It is shown that the achievement of rational production capacity in the complex development of the Ryabinovoe gold deposit is based on optimizing the variation of the onboard and average gold content with justification of the ratio of production capacity of the mining and processing cycle.

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Sergey V. Ryzhov

Institute of Comprehensive Exploitation of Mineral Resources of Russian Academy of Sciences; Seligdar

Author for correspondence.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Seligdar Holding; researcher of IPKON RAS.

4 Kryukovskii Deadend, Moscow, 111020, Russian Federation; 13 Pyatnitskaya St, bldg 2, Moscow, 115035, Russian Federation

Marina V. Rylnikova

Institute of Comprehensive Exploitation of Mineral Resources of Russian Academy of Sciences


Head of Department of Design Theory of Subsurface Development of IPKON RAS; Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor

4 Kryukovskii Deadend, Moscow, 111020, Russian Federation

Ekaterina N. Esina

Institute of Comprehensive Exploitation of Mineral Resources of Russian Academy of Sciences; Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)


senior researcher of IPKON RAS; Associate Professor of Department of Mineral Developing and Oil & Gas Engineering of Academy of Engineering of RUDN University; Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor

4 Kryukovskii Deadend, Moscow, 111020, Russian Federation; 6 Miklukho-Maklaya St, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation


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