|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 49' North , 74° 49' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.81667,74.81667|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Himalayas, Asia|
|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.
24 valid minerals.
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
|Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
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.