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Harchu (Harchoo), Astor valley (Astore valley), Astor District (Astore District), Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 26' 53'' North , 74° 47' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.44805,74.79701
GeoHash:G#: twm1wj1eb
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


A village in Astore Valley 15 Km NNW of Astore city

(Previously part of Diamar District.)

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels from this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org.

Harchu, Astor Valley, Astor District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

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The Himalayas, Asia

Mountain Range - 260 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: As per Pavel Kartashov mindat
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Description: Red.
Reference: Steve Stuart specimen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
'Aegirine'9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
SiSilicon
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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