|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 42' 50'' North , 74° 56' 20'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.71389,74.93889|
|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.
12 valid minerals.
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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.