Dmitry A. Zamyatin

Person's title: 
PhD (kandidate), Doctor of Science in Geology and Mineralogy
Senior Researcher
About myself: 

Date of birth: November 30, 1985

Citizenship: Russian Federation 

WoS ResearcherID: Y-5401-2018

Scopus AuthorID: 55331529100

ORCID: 0000-0002-2658-5129

Scopus h-index: 3

Previous Education and Research Experience

2017 – Present: head of the Group of Scanning Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis in the Laboratory of Physical and Chemical Research Methods, Zavaritsky Institute of Geology and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ural Branch (IGG UB RAS).

2008 – 2019: associated researcher (2008 – 2011), junior researcher (2011 – 2015), researcher (2015 – 2018) and senior researcher (2018 – Present) in the Laboratory of Physical and Chemical Research Methods in IGG UB RAS.

June 2015: training and practice "Photoluminescent and Raman spectroscopy of zircons on a Horiba LabRAM HR800 instrument" at the Department of Mineralogy and Crystallography of the University of Vienna under supervising of Prof. Dr. Lutz Nasdala.

2009 – 2017: Ph.D. student (aspirant) in Geological and Mineralogical Sciences at the Zavaritsky Institute of Geology and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ural Branch. Title of the doctoral thesis: “Crystal chemistry and spectroscopy of zircon in the solution of issues of its microprobe chemical U-Th-total Pb dating”.

2008: graduated from Department of Physics, Ural State University, Ekaterinburg, Russia as Degreed Specialist in Physics. Thesis title: “Atomic structure computer modeling of radiation-damaged zircon”.

Interests (key words)

U-Th-minerals, zircon, accessory minerals, heterogeneous materials, alterations, experimental mineralogy, crystal chemistry, microscopy and microanalysis, Raman spectroscopy, X-ray emission spectroscopy, luminescence, electron diffraction, atomistic modeling, joint image analysis.


Member of the European Microbeam Analysis Society, 2017-2020.

List of Publications

Peer-reviewed papers


  1. Sherendo T.A., Martyshko P.S., Moloshag V.P., Garaeva A.A., Zamyatin D.A., Mitrofanov V.Ya., Pamyatnykh L.A. Structural and magnetic microinhomogeneities in accessory spinel of the system Fe2+(Cr2-xFex3+)O4 from the Kytlym massif (Urals platinum-bearing belt) // Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2012. V. 53. Iss. 9. P. 853-860. DOI: 10.1016/j.rgg.2012.07.002
  2. Zamyatin D.A., Shchapova Yu.V., Votyakov S.L., Eremin N.N., Urusov V.S. Structure and thermodynamic properties of zircon-coffinite solid solutions according to the semiempirical atomistic simulation data // Glass Physics and Chemistry, 2013. V.39. Iss.2. P.182-192 DOI: 10.1134/S108765961302017X
  3. Pribavkin S.V.,  Avdonina I.S., Zamyatin D.A. Mineralogy, conditions of crystallization and melt generation of epidote-bearing porphyries from the Middle Urals, Russian federation // Mineralogy and Petrology, 2013. V.107. Iss.1. P. 125-147 DOI: 10.1007/s00710-012-0226-6
  4. Konovalova E.V., Holodnov V.V., Pribavkin S.V., Zamyatin D.A. Mineralizing elements (sulfur and halogens) in apatites of the Shartashsky granite massif and the Berezovsky gold ore deposit // Litosphera, 2013. Iss. 6. P. 65-72 (in Russain)
  5. Pribavkin, S.V. ,  Avdonina, I.S.,  Zamyatin, D.A.,  Glavatskikh, S.P.  Mn- and Zn-bearing ilmenite in porphyries of the Central Urals // Geology of Ore Deposits. 2014. V.56. Iss.8. 665-670. DOI: 10.1134/S1075701514080078
  6. Zamyatina D.A., Murzin V.V., Moloshag V.P., Varlamov D.A., Zamyatin D.A., Kim L.P., Goraeva A.A., Vikentiev I.V. Mineralogy, geochemistry, and physicochemical conditions for the formation of ores and metasomatites of the Tamunier gold-sulfide deposit, North Ural // Litosphera, 2014. Iss. 6. P. 102–117 (in Russain)
  7. Votyakov S.L., Zamyatin D.A., Shchapova Y. V., Porotnikov A. V., Krasnobaev A.A. Features of metamict zircons based on their micrographs and the data of electron microprobe analysis // Doklady Earth Sciences, 2014. V.457. Iss.3. P.882–886. DOI: 10.1134/S1028334X14070277
  8. Sherendo T.A., Vdovin A.G., Martyshko P.S., Mitrofanov V.Ya., Alekseev A.V., Zamyatin D.A., Vazhenin V.A., Pamyatnykh L.A. The nature of geomagnetic anomalies in metamorphosed chromite-bearing dunites: a case study of the southern Klyuchevskoy complex, Central Urals // Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2015. T. 56. Iss.3. P. 476–486. DOI: 10.1016/j.rgg.2015.02.008
  9. Shalaeva E. V., Murzakaev A.M., Makarov V. V., Pushin V.G., Zamyatin D.A., Shchapova Y. V., Votyakov S.L. Localization of uranium in radiation-damaged nanoheterogeneous natural zircon // Glass Physics and Chemistry, 2015. V.41. Iss.4. P. 389–397. DOI: 10.1134/S1087659615040136
  10. Votyakov S. L., Pribavkin S. V., Zamyatin D. A. Chemical dating of zircon from granitic pegmatite of the Shartash Massif (Central Urals) //Doklady Earth Sciences, 2016. V. 470. Iss. 1. P. 938-941. DOI: 10.1134/S1028334X16090087
  11. Pribavkin S.V., Kozlov P.S., Mazur S.V., Gottman I.A., Zamyatin D.A., Sustavov S.G. Native bismuth, veylendite and beyerit-the first find in the alluvial gold-bearing placers of the Zaangarya of the Yenisei ridge // Mineralogiya, 2017. V.3. Iss.2. P.3-13 (in Russian).
  12. Nedosekova I.L., Zamyatin D.A., Udoratina O.V. Ore specialization of carbonatite complexes of Ural and Timan // Litosphera, 2017. V.17. Iss.2. P. 60-77 (in Russian).
  13. Zamyatin D.A., Votyakov S.L., Fershtater G.B., Vishniakova M.D. Chemical U–Th–total Pb dating and structural disorder of monazite-(Ce) from granitoids of the Aduiskii massif, Middle Urals // Doklady Earth Sciences, 2017. V.476. Iss.1. P.83-87. DOI: 10.1134/S1028334X17090094.
  14. Zamyatin D.A., Shchapova Yu.V., Votyakov S.L., Nasdala L., Lenz C. Alteration and chemical U-Th-total Pb dating of heterogeneous high-uranium zircon from a pegmatite from the Aduiskii Massif, Middle Urals, Russia // Mineralogy and Petrology, 2017. V.111. Iss. 4. P.475-497. DOI: 10.1007/s00710-017-0513-3
  15. Michurin S.V., Sharipova А.А., Krupenin M.T., Zamyatin D.A., Musina A.M., Popov V.A. Sulfide mineralization, native gold and its geochemical connections in Riphean deposits of the Avzyan ore-bearing region (The South Urals) // Litosphera, 2018. V.18. Iss.1. P.61-81 (in Russian)
  16. Ponosov Y.S., Komleva E. V., Zamyatin D.A., Walton R.I., Streltsov S. V. Raman spectroscopy of the low-dimensional antiferromagnet SrRu2O6 with large Néel temperature // Physical Review B, 2019. V.99. P085103. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.99.085103 
  17. Vokhmintsev A., Weinstein I., Zamyatin D. Electron-phonon interactions in subband excited photoluminescence of hexagonal boron nitride // Journal of Luminescence, 2019. V.208. P.363–370.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2018.12.036
  18. Kozhevnikova N. S., Ul’yanov E. S., Shalaeva E. V., Zamyatin D. A., Bokunyaeva A. O., Yushkov A. A., Kolosov V. Yu., Buldakova L. Yu., Yanchenko M. Yu., Gorbunova T. I., Pervova M. G., Enyashin A. N., Vorokh A. S. Low-Temperature Sol-Gel Synthesis and Photoactivity of Nanocrystalline TiO2 with the Anatase/Brookite Structure and an Amorphous Component // Kinetics and Catalysus, 2019. T.60. Iss.3. С.325–336. DOI: 10.1134/S0453881119030080
  19. Zamyatin D.A., Votyakov S.L., Shchapova Y.V. JPD-analysis as a New Approach for Studying the Zircon Texture with Micron Spatial Resolution with Application to Geochronology // Doklady Earth Sciences, 2019. V.485. Iss. 2. P.376-380. DOI: 10.1134/S1028334X19040111
  20. Kovaleva E., Zamyatin D., Habler G. Granular zircon from Vrederfort granophyre (South Africa) confirms the deep injection model for impact melt in large impact structures // Geology, 2019. V.47. Iss.8. P1-4 DOI: 10.1130/G46040.1
  21. Krupenin M.T., Michurin S.V., Sharipova A.A., Garayeva A.A., Zamyatin D.A., Gulyaeva T. Ya. Conditions for the formation of Fe-Mg metasomatic carbonates in the Lower Riphean terrigenous-carbonate sediments of the Southern Urals // Lithology and Mineral Resources, 2019. Iss3, P.262–277. (In Russian) DOI: 10.31857/s0024-497x20193262-277
  22. Danilenko I. A. Zamyatin D. A., Votyakov S. L., Chashchukhin I. S. Local Analysis of Oxidation State of iron in Oxide Minerals Using Electron Microprobe // AIP Conference Proceedings, 2019.  V.2174. Iss.1. 020017 doi: 10.1063/1.5134168
  23. Rezvukhina O. V., Korsakov A. V., Rezvukhin D.I., Zamyatin D.A., Zelenovskiy P.S., Greshnyakov E.D., Shur V.Y. A combined Raman spectroscopy, cathodoluminescence, and electron backscatter diffraction study of kyanite porphyroblasts from diamondiferous and diamond-free metamorphic rocks (Kokchetav massif) // Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 2019. P.1–13. 10. 1002/jrs.5757
  24. Uporov S.A., Ryltsev R.E., Bykov V.A., Estemirova S.K., Zamyatin D.A. Microstructure, phase formation and physical properties of AlCoCrFeNiMn high-entropy alloy // Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2020. V.820, 153228. doi: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.153228
  25. Pankrushina E. A., Votyakov S., Ankusheva N. N., Zamyatin D. A., Shchapova Y., Palenova E. E. Quantitative Determination of Gas Phase Composition of Fluid Inclusions in Quartz from Krasnoye Gold Deposit (the Eastern Siberia) by Raman Microspectroscopy // In Minerals: Structure, Properties, Methods of Investigation, 2020. P. 169-174). doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-00925-0_26

Grants/scientific projects for last 5 years

As project manager:

1. Grant RSCF, No. №19-77-00074, «Development and application of the method of joint image analysis for the study of the heterogeneous texture and properties of minerals and their synthetic analogues», 2019-2020 years.

2. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, 14-05-31405, "Oxygen sublattice features of the metamict zircons with high U, Th and REE according to the electron probe microanalysis and solid micro spectroscopy", 2014-2015 year.

3. Presidium of Ural Branch of RAS, 14-5-RT-329, "Application of the method of joint probability analysis of images obtained on electron probe microanalyzer, to study the structural and chemical heterogeneity of zircon and monazite", 2014 year.


Jan 2020

Dmitry A. Zamyatin