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Hachupa epidote occurrence, Hachupa (Hashupi), Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistani
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Hachupa epidote occurrence- not defined -
Hachupa (Hashupi)- not defined -
Shigar DistrictDistrict
Gilgit-BaltistanTerritory
PakistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 31' 32'' North , 75° 40' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Skardu2,100 (2018)25.7km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Hashupi


A village in the Shigar River Valley, between Alchuri and Shigar. Alpine cleft-type occurrences in the area.

The locality produces beautiful lustrous, sharp, well terminated, clear large quartz crystals these days. (Ikram Mineralogy)

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
Reference: 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.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Karel Bal specimen
'Amphibole Supergroup var. Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Karel Bal specimen
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
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)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rob Lavinsky photo
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Dudley Blauwet
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: 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.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Obtained from Dudley Blauwet and in my personal collection.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Karel Bal specimen
'K Feldspar var. Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Karel Bal specimen
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Martins da Pedra
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ikram Mineralogy
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: TVM Specimen
Rutile var. Sagenite (of Saussure)
Formula: TiO2
Reference: TVM Specimen
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Trinity Minerals specimens
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: 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.
Vesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Reference: 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.
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Habit: prismatic
Colour: light brown
Reference: Hassan, Muhammad (2007): Mineralogy and geochemistry of the gemstones and the gemstone bearing pegmatites in Shigar Valley of Skardu northern areas of Pakistan. Doctoral thesis, University of Peshawar

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var. Sagenite (of Saussure)4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var. Byssolite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'K Feldspar'-
'var. Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var. Byssolite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'K Feldspar'-
'var. Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Rutile
var. Sagenite (of Saussure)
-TiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Actinolite☐Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
H VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Amphibole Supergroup var. ByssoliteAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Actinolite☐Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O BaryteBaSO4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O QuartzSiO2
O Rutile var. Sagenite (of Saussure)TiO2
O RutileTiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O SideriteFeCO3
O K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
O Amphibole Supergroup var. ByssoliteAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F Amphibole Supergroup var. ByssoliteAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
Mg VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
Al Amphibole Supergroup var. ByssoliteAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Actinolite☐Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
Si Amphibole Supergroup var. ByssoliteAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole Supergroup var. ByssoliteAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K K Feldspar var. AdulariaKAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Actinolite☐Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Rutile var. Sagenite (of Saussure)TiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Amphibole Supergroup var. ByssoliteAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
Fe VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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.
Ikram Mineralogy.
Hassan, Muhammad (2007): Mineralogy and geochemistry of the gemstones and the gemstone bearing pegmatites in Shigar Valley of Skardu northern areas of Pakistan. Doctoral thesis, University of Peshawar, xx pp.

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