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Chumar Bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 13' 28'' North , 74° 40' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.22444,74.67667
GeoHash:G#: twmn563ys
Other regions containing this locality:The Himalayas, Asia
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


A field of granitic pegmatites near the village of Nagar, known for excellent specimens of aquamarine, fluorapatite, and fluorite associated with a coarse muscovite matrix.





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11 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleogene - Cretaceous
23.03 - 145 Ma



ID: 3185884
Mesozoic-Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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- 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.
- Appiani, R. (2006). Fluorite. Nuovo ed eccezionale ritrovamento al Chumar Bakhoor, in Pakistan. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 30 (4), 250-253.
- Appiani, R. (2007): Pink Fluorite from an exceptional new find at Chumar Bakhoor, Pakistan. Mineralogical Record 38 (2): 95-100
- Lyckberg, P. (2011): Edelstein-Pegmatite in Afghanistan: Ghumar Bakhoor. Mineralien-Welt. 22 (4): 67-77

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