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Sapat Gali (Soppat; Suppat; Sumpat; Sumput), Naran, Kaghan Valley, Mansehra District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 2' 54'' North , 73° 46' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.04833,73.77611
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate

Peak and stream, 24 km NE of Naran.

The Sapat olivine deposit is northeast of Naran in northern Mansehra. Olivine is often brought to market in Dassu (capital of Kohistan District), north of the Komila bridge, via the Jalkot Valley.
The deposit has formed in serpentized shear zones in dunite.

Mineral List

8 valid minerals.

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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Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma

ID: 3185521
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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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Jan, M. Q. & Khan, M. A. (1996): Petrology of gem peridot from Sapat mafic-ultramafic complex, Kohistan, NW Himalaya. Geological Bulletin, University of Peshawar. 29, 17-26.
Hammer, V.M.F. (2004): The many shades of pakistan's green gemstones. EXTRALAPIS: Pakistan, Minerals, Mountains and Majesty. 68-69.
Moore, T. (2004): What's New in Minerals. Costa Mesa Show 2003. Mineralogical Record. 35 (2), 143-145.

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