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Van Diemen's Land mines, Glendalough, Wicklow County, Leinster, Irelandi
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Van Diemen's Land minesGroup of Mines
Glendalough- not defined -
Wicklow CountyCounty
LeinsterProvince
IrelandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
53° 0' 20'' North , 6° 23' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Laragh340 (2017)6.5km
Roundwood833 (2013)12.8km
Rathdrum1,586 (2013)13.9km
Ballinaclash301 (2017)14.2km
Donard187 (2013)14.7km


Group of small mines above the waterfalls in Glendalough.

ITM 707655 696174

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Description: SEM-WDS analysis by Dr Green, Manchester Museum, indicates end-member pyromorphite with little or no arsenic.
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Colour: Colourless
Description: Crystals commonly found coated with pyromorphite.
Reference: S. Callaghan, observation during field trip
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
CuCopper
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6

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