|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 40' North , 75° 22' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.66667,75.36667|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Himalayas, Asia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
A mountain range north of the Indus River, west of the Shigar river, portions of which are in both the Skardu and Gilgit Districts. Host to numerous complex pegmatites and alpine-type metamorphic deposits.
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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18 valid minerals.
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
|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.