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Tankardstown mine (Knockmahon Mine), Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland

Latitude: 52°8'21"N
Longitude: 7°20'34"W
Victorian copper mine on coast. The cliff top engine house and chimney are a prominent local landmark. There are adits in the cliffs. This was the richest of a group of mines at Knockmahon, sometimes collectively, if inaccurately, called "Knockmahon mine".

ITM 644992 598789

Mineral List

Atacamite
Brochantite
Chalcanthite
Chalcopyrite
Erythrite
Langite
Malachite
Quartz


8 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.

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References

Critchley, M. (2002): J. Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 2, 25-28.
Moreton, S. (2005): J. Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 5, 11-14.

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