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Shengus (Shingus), Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistani
Regional Level Types
Shengus (Shingus)- not defined -
Haramosh Mts.- not defined -
Skardu DistrictDistrict
Gilgit-BaltistanTerritory
PakistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 49' North , 74° 49' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.81667,74.81667
GeoHash:G#: twm5y2pz4
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Also spelled Shingus. A village at Km 53 along the Gilgit-Skardu Road. Numerous complex granitic pegmatites in the area. Many of the specimens attributed to here are from Sabsar or the Baralooma valley.

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.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
The Himalayas, AsiaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: No reference listed
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Keith F Compton collection
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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)
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Reference: José Zendrera collection
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Ikram Mineralogy
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Beryl var: Goshenite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: John Sobelewski
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: No reference listed
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: No reference listed
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Marc Gravel
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Reference: Marc Gravel
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Ikram Mineralogy
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: No reference listed
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Hambergite
Formula: Be2(BO3)(OH)
Reference: Collection of NHM, Vienna
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Reference: Muhammad Majid personal comunication
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Frederic Verrier specimen
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
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)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
Pollucite
Formula: (Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
Stibiotantalite
Formula: Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
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)
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Ta2O6
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)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
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: Shigley, J. E., Dirlam, D. M., Laurs, B. M., Boehm, E. W., Bosshart, G., & Larson, W. F. (2000). Gem localities of the 1990s. Gems & Gemology, 36(4), 292-335.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Frederic Verrier specimen
Väyrynenite
Formula: Mn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)
Reference: Min Rec 36:3 p295

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Stibiotantalite4.DE.30Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Ta2O6
Group 6 - Borates
Hambergite6.AB.05Be2(BO3)(OH)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylherderite8.BA.10CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Väyrynenite8.BA.05Mn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Goshenite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Chromian Diopside9.DA.15Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pollucite9.GB.05(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Stibiotantalite8.1.6.2Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3Mn2+Ta2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Monoborates
Hambergite25.1.1.1Be2(BO3)(OH)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Hydroxylherderite41.5.4.2CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Väyrynenite41.5.4.3Mn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Pollucite77.1.1.2(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'-
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Goshenite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
-Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H VäyryneniteMn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)
H HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be VäyryneniteMn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)
Be HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Be Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
B IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O VäyryneniteMn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)
O HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O FerberiteFeWO4
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
O HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
F VäyryneniteMn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)
NaSodium
Na Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P VäyryneniteMn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)
P HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Ca HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn VäyryneniteMn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
SbAntimony
Sb StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
CsCaesium
Cs Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Ta StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4

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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Early Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
443.8 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3189341
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Ordovician (443.8 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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