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Anatase from
Tormiq valley (Tormic; Tormik; Tormig; Turmiq), Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Locality type:Valley
Classification
Species:Anatase
Formula:TiO2
Comments:New find, dating from October/November 2009. First occurence ever found in Tormiq valley (if not whole Northern Areas). Crystals are translucent to transparent with a firey orange/red color. Found associated with ilmenite and gem albite crystals.
Habit:tetragonal
Colour:orange to red
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:In early 2010, Aymeric Longi bought specimen bearing anatase crystals, associated with ilmemite & gem albite crystals.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Ilmenite6 photos of Anatase associated with Ilmenite at this locality.
Albite6 photos of Anatase associated with Albite at this locality.
Fluorapatite1 photo of Anatase associated with Fluorapatite at this locality.
Dolomite1 photo of Anatase associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Apatite1 photo of Anatase associated with Apatite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Anatase data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tormiq valley (Tormic; Tormik; Tormig; Turmiq), Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
 
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