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Harchu (Harchoo), Astor valley (Astore valley), Astore District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistani
Regional Level Types
Harchu (Harchoo)- not defined -
Astor valley (Astore valley)Valley
Astore DistrictDistrict
Gilgit-BaltistanTerritory
PakistanCountry

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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.)

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent
The Himalayas, AsiaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Zircon9.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 ZirconZr(SiO4)
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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: 3190534
Mesozoic-Cenozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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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