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Shigar-Tal

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Pakistan / Gilgit-Baltistan (Nordgebiete; Northern Areas) / Skardu, Distrikt / Shigar-Tal

Geology

Vulkanite mit Bestandteilen: Basalt, Andesit und Rhyolit.

Weltklasse-Edelsteine in Pegmatiten.

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Shigar-Tal



Shigar-Tal

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 35.3889667° N, 
Long: 75.7152639° E
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 35° 23' 20.28" N,
   Long: 75° 42' 54.95" E
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Shigar-Tal, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, PK
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Mineral images (231 Images total)

Herderite
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Herderite
Shigar Valley, Scardu District, Northern Areas, Pakistan; Size 90 mm x 75 mm x 53 mm
Copyright: pegmatite; Contribution: pegmatite
Collection: pegmatite
Location: Pakistan/Gilgit-Baltistan (Nordgebiete; Northern Areas)/Skardu, Distrikt/Shigar-Tal
Mineral: Herderite
Image: 1245425640
Rating: 8 (votes: 1)
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Herderite

Shigar Valley, Scardu District, Northern Areas, Pakistan; Size 90 mm x 75 mm x 53 mm

Collection: pegmatite
Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2009-06-19
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Topas X auf Bergkristall
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Topas X auf Bergkristall
Kristallgröße: 22 X 13 X 11 mm; Fundort: Shigar, Skardu Distrikt, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Copyright: topas66325; Contribution: topas66325
Collection: topas66325
Location: Pakistan/Gilgit-Baltistan (Nordgebiete; Northern Areas)/Skardu, Distrikt/Shigar-Tal
Mineral: Topaz
Image: 1230990591
Rating: 6.5 (votes: 2)
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Topas X auf Bergkristall

Kristallgröße: 22 X 13 X 11 mm; Fundort: Shigar, Skardu Distrikt, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan

Collection: topas66325
Copyright: topas66325
Contribution: topas66325 2009-01-03
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Topas
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Topas
Größe: 10,5 x 7,0 x 6,4 cm; Fundort: Shigar-Tal, Distrikt Skardu, Baltistan, Nordgebiete, Pakistan
Copyright: Rob Lavinsky; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Pakistan/Gilgit-Baltistan (Nordgebiete; Northern Areas)/Skardu, Distrikt/Shigar-Tal
Mineral: Topaz
Image: 1266254176
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Topas

Größe: 10,5 x 7,0 x 6,4 cm; Fundort: Shigar-Tal, Distrikt Skardu, Baltistan, Nordgebiete, Pakistan

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-02-15
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Minerals (Count: 70)

Rocks (Count: 6)

Subsidiary Pages

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Quellenangaben

  • Cressey, G. (1986). Geikielite and perovskite in serpentine-brucite marble from Baltistan, N Areas (Kashmir), Pakistan. Min. Mag., Vol.50, S.345-46.
  • Weerth, A. (1997). Alpine Neuheiten aus dem Karakorum -die Mineralien aus dem Turmiq- und dem Shigar-Tal. Lapis, Jg.22, Nr.1, S.13-22.
  • Blauwet, D., Smith, B., and Smith, C. (1997): A Guide to the Mineral Localities of the N Areas, Pakistan. Min. Rec. 28(3), 183-200.
  • Niedermayr, G. (2003). Ungewöhnlich: Plattig ausgebildete Fluorite aus dem Shigar-Tal in Pakistan. Min.-Welt, Jg.14, Nr.3, S.31.
  • Grossmann, M. (2005). Sur la route de l'aigue-marine, à la découverte des gemmes du Karakorum ...Règne Minéral, Nr.62, S.43-49.
  • Grossmann, M. (2006). Auf der Strasse der Aquamarine - Zu den Edelsteinfundstellen im Karakorum. Mineralienfr., Jg.44, Nr.1, S.15-25.
  • Hassam, M. (2007). Mineralogy and Geochemistry of gemstones and the gemstone-bearing pegmatites in the Shigar Valley of Skardu, N Areas of Pakistan. PhD thesis, Peshawar Univ.
  • Lapis Red. (2009). Titelfoto: Väyrynenit. Lapis, Jg.34, Nr.4, S.1.
  • Agheem, M.H., M.T. Shah, T. Khan, M. Arif, A. Laghari (2010). Mineralogical studies of the gemstones-bearing pegmatites of the Shigar valley, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. J. Himalayan Earth Sciences 43, 1-1.
  • Weerth, A. (2016). Neues aus dem Grenzgebiet Pakistan/ Afghanistan. Lapis, Jg.41, H.10, S.30-39.
  • Trinchillo, D. u. F. Pezzotta (2021). Aquamarinschatz aus dem Karakorum, Pakistan. Lapis, Jg.46, H.9, S.12-39.

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) g2A629VreUuAujcynk8IZQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) DB3A6083-6BD5-4B79-80BA-37329E4F0865
Database ID 6502