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Batwash (Batwashi; Batwash Gah), Astore District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistani
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Batwash (Batwashi; Batwash Gah)- not defined -
Astore DistrictDistrict
Gilgit-BaltistanTerritory
PakistanCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° North , 74° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~19km
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Village 3 km SE of Mir Malik. (Previously part of Diamar District.)

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
The Himalayas, AsiaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
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)
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
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)
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Description: pink
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 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Ruby-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O CorundumAl2O3
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3

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