|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 17' 59'' North , 75° 37' 0'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.30000,75.61667|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Himalayas, Asia|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
A town at the confluence of the Shigar and Indus Rivers. Administrative center for the district.
NOTE: There is no mining activity in Skardu township. All minerals attributed to this locality are actually of Skardu District which includes the Valleys of Shigar, Braldu, Basha and Indus rivers and surrounding areas. Please see: http://www.mindat.org/loc-156271.html
10 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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66 - 145 Ma
|Cretaceous plutonic rocks|
Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)
Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.
Lithology: Plutonic rocks
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.