This issue of the European Journal of Mineralogy is dedicated to the memory of Vladimir S. Sobolev, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth, and his critical role in the discovery of the Siberian diamond deposits. Vladimir Sobolev was an eminent petrologist and mineralogist and is a Past President of the International Mineralogical Association.

Sobolev was born 1908 in Lugansk, Ukraine. He graduated from the Leningrad Mining Institute in 1930, and during the 1930’s taught at the Mining Institute in Leningrad, where he carried out a detailed petrological study of the flood basalts (traps) and associated volcanics...

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