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Byansahpi, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistani
Regional Level Types
Byansahpi- not defined -
Braldu ValleyValley
Skardu DistrictDistrict
Gilgit-BaltistanTerritory
PakistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 41' 6'' North , 75° 35' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Skardu2,100 (2018)43.2km


Village located between Apo Ali Gun and Nyet.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent
The Himalayas, AsiaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut)
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut)
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Reference: Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut)
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Hydroxylherderite8.BA.10CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Hydroxylherderite41.5.4.2CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Aquamarine-Be3Al2Si6O18

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
CaCalcium
Ca HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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