Kilroot Mine, Carrickfergus, Belfast, Co. Antrim, Ulster, Northern Ireland, UKi
|Regional Level Types|
|Carrickfergus||- not defined -|
|Belfast||- not defined -|
|Northern Ireland||Constituent Country|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
54° 43' 41'' North , 5° 44' 56'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Large working salt mine. Where brine has accumulated in the lowest parts cubic crystals of halite have crystallised around the sides of the brine pools. Eleswhere it forms stalactitic growths where brine has flowed over abandoned faces.
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Detailed Mineral List:
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900); Timothy Sherburn collection
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES|
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