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Chamachhu Pegmatites, Chamachhu, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 42' 50'' North , 74° 56' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.71389,74.93889
GeoHash:G#: twm71m8b6
Other regions containing this locality:The Himalayas, Asia
Locality type:Pegmatite Field
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Chamachhu is a small village located in the Indus valley above the Gilgit-Skardu road, 10 km east of Shengus.
Numerous complex granitic pegmatites in the area. Main diggings are found in a side valley at about 5 Km north from the village.

Most blue tourmaline labeled as from Stack Nala is in fact from Chamachhu.


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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.

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