International Mineralogical Association

IMA Melbourne

21st General Meeting of the IMA: IMA 2014
September 2014 in South Africa




      Minutes of 1st IMA Business Meeting (Monday, September 1st, 2014)
      Minutes of 2nd IMA Business Meeting (Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014)

Nikolay V. Sobolev

The International Mineralogical Association took great pride in awarding the 2013 IMA Medal for Excellence in Mineralogical Research to Professor Nikolay V. Sobolev of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Novosibirsk, Russia.

Nick Sobolev was recognized for his distinguished work on the petrology, mineralogy and geochemistry of high-pressure (HP) and ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) crustal rocks, mantle lithologies, and kimberlites, as well as the xenoliths and diamonds they contain. Nick Sobolev is no doubt the world leader in understanding diamond petrogenesis in the mantle and the crust  -- more

Nikolay V. Sobolev
The medal was awarded at the 21st General Meeting of IMA in September 2014 in South Africa, where Nick Sobolev presented a distinguished medal lecture.