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Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland



Detailed Mineral List:
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Locality: Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Localities: Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Tankardstown mine (Knockmahon Mine), Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Botallackite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Locality: Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Locality: Tankardstown mine (Knockmahon Mine), Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Locality: Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Localities: Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Tankardstown mine (Knockmahon Mine), Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Locality: Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Tankardstown mine (Knockmahon Mine), Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O (x < 1)
Locality: Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Clinoatacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Locality: Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Localities: Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Bonhiva lode, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Locality: Tankardstown mine (Knockmahon Mine), Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Localities: Tankardstown mine (Knockmahon Mine), Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Bonhiva lode, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Photo: © Dr Stephen Moreton. Langite from Tankardstown mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Limonite
Formula: FeO(OH) · nH2O
Locality: Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Tankardstown mine (Knockmahon Mine), Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Bonhiva lode, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
North Tankardstown mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Photo: © Stephen Moreton. Malachite from Tankardstown mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Locality: Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Knockmahon Mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Tankardstown mine (Knockmahon Mine), Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Locality: Stage mine, Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland


21 entries listed. 19 valid minerals.

References

Henwood, W.J. (1871): Observations on Metalliferous Deposits: On Copper Mines in Ireland. Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 540-626.

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