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Gilgit, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
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Zircon
Gilgit, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Photo: Freilich
 
 
Administrative center for the District. No mineral localities of note occur in or around Gilgit, but the town is a local center of trade in minerals and gems from the region. Mineral specimens labeled "Gilgit" are usually from elsewhere in the area.

Ref: Blauwet, D., Smith, B., and Smith, C., 1997. A Guide to the Mineral Localities of the Northern Areas, Pakistan. Mineralogical Record 28(3), 183-200.

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Pakistan 2010 by Ibrahim Jameel


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Albite
Almandine
Beryl
var: Aquamarine

var: Goshenite
'Biotite'
Chrysotile
Diopside
Ferro-actinolite
Fluorapatite
Grossular
Microcline
Muscovite
Phenakite
Quartz
Schorl
Spessartine
Titanite
Topaz
'Tourmaline'
'var: Indicolite'


20 entries listed. 15 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

Pakistan
  • Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)

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