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Co. Wicklow, Leinster, Irelandi
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Kilquade14,886 (2017)
Wicklow14,048 (2013)
Greystones13,492 (2013)
Little Bray8,015 (2018)
Bray6,477 (2013)
Blessington5,010 (2013)
Other Languages:
French:
Comté de Wicklow, Leinster, Irlande
German:
County Wicklow, Leinster, Irland
Irish Gaelic:
Contae Chill Mhantáin, Cúige Laighean, Éire
Italian:
Wicklow, Leinster, Irlanda
Russian:
Уиклоу, Ленстер, Ирландия
Simplified Chinese:
威克洛郡, 倫斯特省, 爱尔兰岛
Spanish:
Condado de Wicklow, Leinster, Irlanda
Anglo-Saxon:
Wichlawscīr, Īrland
Arabic:
مقاطعة ويكلاو, لينستر, جزيرة أيرلندا
Armenian:
Ուիկլոու, Լենստեր, Իռլանդիա
Asturian:
Condáu de Wicklow, Leinster, Islla d'Irlanda
Basque:
Wicklow konderria, Leinster, Irlanda
Belarusian:
графства Уіклау, Ленстэр, Ірландыя
Bengali:
কাউন্টি উইকলো, আয়ারল্যান্ড
Breton:
Kontelezh Cill Mhantáin, Cúige Laighean, Iwerzhon
Bulgarian:
Уиклоу, Ленстър, Ирландия
Catalan:
comtat de Wicklow, Leinster, Illa d'Irlanda
Cebuano:
Wicklow , Leinster, Ireland
Czech:
Hrabství Wicklow, Leinster, Irsko
Danish:
County Wicklow, Leinster, Irland
Dutch:
County Wicklow, Leinster, Ierland
Esperanto:
Graflando Wicklow, Leinster, Irlando
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان ویکلو, لینستر, ایرلند
Finnish:
Wicklow’n kreivikunta, Leinster, Irlanti
Galician:
Condado de Wicklow, Leinster, Illa de Irlanda
Georgian:
უიკლოუს საგრაფო, ლენსტერი, ირლანდია
Greek:
Κομητεία Ουΐκλοου, Λένστερ, Ιρλανδία
Gujarati:
કાઉન્ટી વિકલો, આયરલેંડનું ગણતંત્ર
Hebrew:
מחוז ויקלו, לנסטר, אירלנד
Hindi:
काउंटी विकलो, आयरलैण्ड
Hungarian:
Wicklow megye, Ír-sziget
Indonesian:
County Wicklow, Leinster, Pulau Irlandia
Japanese:
ウィックロー州, レンスター, アイルランド島
Kannada:
ಕೌಂಟಿ ವಿಕ್ಲೊ, ಐರ್ಲೆಂಡ್
Korean:
위클로주, 렌스터, 아일랜드섬
Latin:
Comitatus Viclogensis, Lagenia, Hibernia
Latvian:
Viklovas grāfiste, Lenstera, Īrija
Lithuanian:
Viklou grafystė, Lensteris, Airijos sala
Macedonian:
Виклоу, Ленстер, Ирска
Malay:
County Wicklow, Ireland
Manx:
Coontae Cheeill Mantan, Queiggey Lion, Nerin
Marathi:
काउंटी विस्कॉ, आयर्लंड
Norwegian:
Wicklow, Leinster, Irland
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
County Wicklow, Leinster, Irland
Polish:
Wicklow, Leinster, Irlandia
Portuguese:
Condado de Wicklow, Leinster, Irlanda
Romanian:
Comitatul Wicklow, Irlanda
Scots:
Coonty Wicklow, Leinster, Ireland
Scottish Gaelic:
Contae Chill Mhantáin, Còigeamh Laighean, Èirinn
Serbian:
Виклоу, Ленстер, Ирска
Sinhalese:
වික්ලෝ ප්‍රාන්තය, අයර්ලන්තය
Slovak:
Wicklow, Leinster, Írsko
Slovenian:
Okrožje Wicklow, Irska
Swahili:
Wilaya ya Wicklow, Eire
Swedish:
Wicklow, Leinster, Irland
Tajik (Cyrillic Script):
Вилояти Викло, Ленстер, Ҷумҳурии Ирландия
Tamil:
கவுண்டி விக்ளா, அயர்லாந்து
Telugu:
విక్లో కౌంటీ, ఐర్లాండ్
Thai:
คันทรี่วิคโลว, เกาะไอร์แลนด์
Traditional Chinese:
威克洛郡, 利揚省, 愛爾蘭島
Turkish:
County Wicklow, Leinster, İrlanda
Ukrainian:
Віклоу, Ленстер, Ірландія
Urdu:
کاؤنٹی ویکلو, لینسٹر, جزیرہ آئرلینڈ
Vietnamese:
Hạt Wicklow, Leinster, Đảo Ireland
Welsh:
Swydd Wicklow, Laighin, Iwerddon
Western Punjabi:
وکلو, لینستر, آئرلینڈ


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85 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: David Jordan (1999), unpublished undergraduate mapping thesis, Trinity College Dublin.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Johnston, R. W. (1949). Clinozoisite from Camaderry Mountain, Co. Wicklow. Mineralog. Mag, 28, 505-515.
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
Andalusite var: Chiastolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
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.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: David Jordan (1999), unpublished undergraduate mapping thesis, Trinity College Dublin.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 627-634
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: D Jordan collection
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: XRD and EDX analysis of specimens from no. 3 and top levels by Dr Green, Manchester Museum.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: O'Reilly, C., Gallagher, V., and Feely, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 569-580.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: O'Reilly, C., Gallagher, V., and Feely, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 569-580.
Brewsterite-Ba
Formula: (Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Reference: Green, D.I., Tindle, A.G. & Moreton, S. (2005) Brewsterite-Ba and harmotome from the Wicklow lead mines, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Irish J. Earth Sci., 23, 101-6.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Cassiterite var: Wood Tin
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 627-634
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Johnston, R. W. (1949). Clinozoisite from Camaderry Mountain, Co. Wicklow. Mineralog. Mag, 28, 505-515.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Copper
Formula: Cu
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: XRD & electron probe analysis by Drs Green & Tindle.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 627-634
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 627-634
Cosalite ?
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: O'Reilly, C., Gallagher, V., and Feely, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 569-580.
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Habit: Botryoidal
Colour: Black
Description: Separate XRDs by D. Jordan, S. Moreton & D.I. Green. Also XRF by S.M. and EDX by D.I.G. confirmed K>Na>Ba. Gave an unusually good XRD pattern for a Mn oxide. First confirmed occurrence of this mineral in Ireland.
Cubanite ?
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Dr. David Jordan collection
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
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.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 540-626
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: O'Reilly, C., Gallagher, V., and Feely, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 569-580.
Eskolaite
Formula: Cr2O3
Description: Very thin green coatings round quartz grains in greywacke pebbles in boulder clay.
Reference: Oppenheim, M.J., Brück, P.M., Elsdon, R., Synge, F.M., Weaver, A. and Warren, W.P. (1977) Eskolaite, Cr2O3, from County Wicklow, Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 41, n° 319, 402-403.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.
'Feldspar Group'
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Habit: mammillated and stalactitic
Colour: Black
Gold
Formula: Au
Graphite
Formula: C
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: King, Robert Joseph, Evans, A. M., 1964. An occurrence of morenosite in Ireland, Mineralogical Magazine, 33 (267), p. 1110-1113
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 627-634
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Habit: Botryoidal
Colour: Black
Description: Mixed with cryptomelane. First suggested by David Jordan, Trinity College, Dublin. Quantitative electron-probe analysis by Dr Andy Tindle, Open University. Contains some potassium.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 627-634
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Köttigite
Formula: Zn3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
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.
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Liroconite
Formula: Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Barry Flannery personal observations of University College Dublin historical collections. Specimen now resides at National Museum of Ireland. NOTE THAT THERE IS A DEBATE ABOUT THE ORIGIN OF THIS REFERENCE SPECIMEN
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 627-634
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 627-634
Matildite ?
Formula: AgBiS2
Description: Tentatively identified in mineralized microgranite and vein quartz.
Reference: Steiger, R. and Bowden, A. in Brown, A.G. and Pyne, J., eds. (1982) Mineral exploration in Ireland: progress and developments 1971-1981, Irish Association for Economic Geology, Wexford Conference, 1981.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
'Mica Group'
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 627-634
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Description: grey, yellowish or brown irregular grains or, occasionally, small octahedral crystal; the microlite is uraniferous.
Reference: Steiger, R. and von Knorring, O. (1974) J. Earth Sci. (Leeds) 8, 433-43.; Luecke, W. (1981) Lithium pegmatites in the Leinster granite (southeast Ireland). Chemical Geology, 34, 195-233.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Morenosite
Formula: NiSO4 · 7H2O