Basha Valley (Basha Nala; Basna), Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 41' 5'' North , 75° 26' 16'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.68472,75.43778|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Himalayas, Asia|
A northern tributary to the Shigar River Valley. (Descends from Mt Chogo Lungma and joins with the Braldu river to form the Shigar river.)
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.
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22 valid minerals.
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66 - 145 Ma
|Cretaceous sedimentary rocks|