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Leaghillaun (Leaghuillean), Tuosist, Beara, Co. Kerry, Irelandi
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Tuosist- not defined -
Beara- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 48' 41'' North , 9° 45' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.81139,-9.76389
GeoHash:G#: gc1n9zfph
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sneem258 (2017)9.9km
Kenmare2,175 (2013)14.8km
Glengarriff250 (2012)16.2km
Castletownbere912 (2017)20.8km
Kilgarvan181 (2013)23.7km


Small, disused quarry beside private road to holiday home.
Irish grid ref. V 7842 6354.
ITM 478386 563586

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
British IslesGroup of Islands
Ireland (island)Island

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 27, p41-4.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 27, p41-4.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 27, p41-4.
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 27, p41-4.
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 27, p41-4.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 27, p41-4.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 27, p41-4.
Tyrolite
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 27, p41-4.
Zálesíite
Formula: CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 27, p41-4.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Clinoclase8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cornwallite8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Tyrolite8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Zálesíite8.DL.15CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Clinoclase41.3.1.1Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Tyrolite42.4.3.1Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Zálesíite42.5.1.7CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
H TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
O TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SSulfur
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
As TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3157581
Dinantian

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{claystone,sandstone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3192030
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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- Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2006) UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, No. 27: 41-44.


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