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Last Updated: 3rd Jan 2014


This is a list of my papers and articles published so far on mineralogical, and other earth science, topics. Letters to the editor are not included, nor are my chemistry papers & patents unrelated to minerals.

Moreton, S. & Jackson, B. (1991) Annabergite and wroewolfeite: two minerals new to Ireland. Irish J. Earth Sci., 11(2), 177-180.

Moreton, S., Ryback, G. & Aspen, P. (1995) Basaluminite, hydronium jarosite, metasideronatrite and sideronatrite – four minerals new to Ireland – from Ballybunnion, County Kerry. Irish J. Earth Sci., 14, 1-5.

Moreton, S. (1996) The Alva Silver Mine. Mineralogical Record, 27, 405-414.

Moreton, S., Aspen, P., Green, D.I. & Ingram, S.M. (1998) The silver and cobalt mineralisation near Alva, Central Region, Scotland. J. Russ. Soc., 7(1), 23-30.

Moreton, S., Davidson, P., Green, D.I. & Ryback, G. (1998/9) Unusual supergene minerals at Muckross mine, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Irish J. Earth Sci., 17, 19-24.

Green, D.I., Belsen, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) Drusy cavity minerals, including the first Irish danalite, from Lindsay’s Leap, Newcastle, Co. Down. U.K. J. Mines and Minerals, 25, 25-30.

Moreton, S. (2005) Mud-filled fluorite vugs in Greenlaws mine, Weardale, Co. Durham. J. Russ. Soc., 8(2), 71-75.

Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2005) Rare phosphate minerals from Grouse Lodge quarry, Ardagh, Co. Limerick, Ireland. J. Russ.Soc., 8(2), 78-80.

Green, D.I., Tindle, A. & Moreton, S. (2005) Brewsterite-Ba and harmotome from the Wicklow lead mines, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Irish J. Earth Sciences, 23, 101-106.

Moreton, S. (2005) The mineralogy of the Bunmahon copper mines, Co. Waterford. J. Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, 5, 11-14.

Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) Copper minerals, including the first Irish clinoclase and zalesiite, from Leaghillaun, Co. Kerry. UK J. Mines and Minerals, 27, 41-44.

Moreton, S., Tindle, A. & Green, D.I. (2006) Manganese oxide minerals from veins in the Leinster granite. Irish J. Earth Sci. 24, 29-38.

Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) A zeolite-bearing skarn at Barnahallia, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland. J. Russ. Soc., 9, 90-92.

Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines. J. Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, 7, 19-32. (Reprinted with up-dates in 2009, UK J. Mines and Minerals, 30, 15-33).

Moreton, S. (2007) Copper-bearing silica gel from the walls of Tankardstown mine, Co. Waterford, Republic of Ireland. J. Russ. Soc., 10, 10-17.

Moreton, S., Lawson, J. & Lawson, R. (2009) Abbeytown mine and quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo. UK J. Mines and Minerals, 30, 34-42.

Moreton, S., Green, D.I. & Tindle, A.G. (2012) An unusual mineral assemblage from the aureole of the Mourne Granite Complex at Aughrim Quarry, Kilkeel, Co. Down. UK J. Mines and Minerals, 33, 61-66.

Moreton, S. (2003) Vanishing stones – our disappearing mineralogical heritage. Mineral collecting and conservation – hammering out a future? English Nature, University of Salford, 16 April.

Moreton, S. (2008) Bonanzas and Jacobites: Silver Glen. Mines People and Industries of Scotland, 30th NAMHO Annual Meeting, Newtongrange, Edinburgh.

Moreton, S. (1991) Secondary copper minerals from the Knockmahon area, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland. J. Russ. Soc., 4(1), 36-37.

Moreton, S. & Aspen, P. (1992) Connellite from Colvend, Kirkcudbrightshire, and brochantite from Auchencat Burn, Dumfriesshire. J. Russ. Soc., 4(2), 63-64.

Moreton, S. & Aspen, P. (1993) Botallackite from Dooneen Mine, Allihies, County Cork, Republic of Ireland. J. Russ. Soc., 5(1), 31-32.

Moreton, S. (2008) The minerals of Moneen Quarry, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland. J. Russ. Soc., 11, 71-72.

Moreton, S. & Lawson, R. (2013) Coronadite and romanèchite from the Northern Pennine Orefield. J. Russ. Soc., 16, 15-17.

Ryback, G. & Moreton, S. (1991) Microminerals from Ireland: part 1. U.K. J. Mines & Minerals, no. 10, 22-27; part 2: Ibid, 1992, no. 11, 42-47; part 3: Ibid, 1993, no. 12, 36-41.

Moreton, S. (1993) The gold rushes of Ireland. U.K. J. Mines & Minerals, no. 12, 42-44.

Moreton, S. (1999) The Silvermines District, County Tipperary, Ireland. Mineralogical Record, 30, 99-106.

Green, D.I.G. & Moreton, S. (2002) Twenty years in minerals – Ireland. U.K. J. Mines & Minerals, 21, 29-36.

Moreton, S. (2005) A mineralogical tour of Ireland: part 1. Deposits. no. 3, p. 16-19; part 2: Ibid, no. 4, p. 16-20; part 3: Ibid, no. 5; part 4: Ibid, no. 6.

Green, D.I. & Moreton, S. (2006) A mineralogical tour of Ireland. Mineral Up, 1(2), p. 44-53.

Moreton, S. (2006) A mineralogical tour of the Kingdom of Fife. U.K. J. Mines & Minerals, 27, 29-35.

Moreton, S. (2007) Bonanzas and Jacobites: the story of the Silver Glen. Published by National Museums of Scotland Enterprises Ltd. on behalf of the Clackmannanshire Field Studies Society.

Moreton, S. (1988) Is Archaeopteryx the only old, cracked fossil? Geology Today, May-June, 83-84.

Moreton, S. (1989) Cosmic Crystal Crankery. British & Irish Skeptic, III(2), 15-16.

Moreton, S. (1990) Golden prospects in the glens. Scottish World, April, 14-15.

Moreton, S. (2005) Serendipity and mineralogy. Russell Society Newsletter, no. 46, p. 16-17.

Moreton, S. (2005) Erosion studies in the Lake District. Russell Society Newsletter, no. 47, p. 20.

Moreton, S. (2005) SSSI’s and collecting methods. Russell Society Newsletter, no. 47, p. 30-31.

Moreton, S. (2007) Of Mushrooms and Minerals. Russell Society Newsletter, no. 50, p. 40-41.

Moreton, S. (2008) Ireland’s disappearing mines and minerals. Newsletter of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, no. 39, p. 9-10.

Moreton, S. (2009) Facts meet fantasies at the Giant's Causeway. Earth Science Ireland, Issue 6, p. 37-39.

Moreton, S. (2010) Look around you: A message to creationists in Northern Ireland. Earth Science Ireland, Issue 8, p. 35-36.

Moreton, S. (2011) Salt, trees and ancient magnetism: Three strikes against creationism. Earth Science Ireland, Issue 9, p. 29-30.

Moreton, S. (2011) Rocks in their heads. The Skeptic, 31(2), p. 38-40. (Creationism & Siccar Point, in the Australian Skeptic magazine).

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