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Galmoy Mine, Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny, Leinster, Irelandi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
52° 48' 19'' North , 7° 35' 49'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Inactive) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Rathdowney1,208 (2013)5.6km
Johnstown472 (2013)6.9km
Errill196 (2013)8.4km
Templetuohy323 (2013)8.5km
Urlingford973 (2013)9.5km


A lead-zinc underground mine.
The orebody, in Lower Carboniferous rocks, was discovered in the 1960's when significant soil geochemical anomalies were found. More surveys were conducted in the 1980's and finally, mineralization was found.
The mine began production in 1997 and various satellite orebodies have been found.
The ore is breccia-hosted and forms generally stratabound lenses of predominantly massive sulphides consisting of sphalerite, Ag-bearing galena, and pyrite/marcasite.
'Room and pillar' extraction methods are used and unfortunately backfilling as well, making collecting difficult.
Requests to the geology department for specimens, or even access to the mine, have been consistently ignored or refused on the grounds that mineral "specimens are the property of the company and cannot be allowed off site", a policy strongly defended by the chief geologist. They seem to have had no interest in preserving their natural mineralogical heritage for future generations.
The mine closed in summer 2009 but reopened shortly after to permit removal of some remaining high-grade ore for processing at the nearby Lisheen mine. Of the three modern Irish zinc mines (Galmoy, Lisheen, and Tara), Galmoy was the best for vugs and crystallised material, but for the aforementioned reasons, almost nothing has been saved. The few pieces obtained from employees indicate that this mine may have been the greatest Irish mineralogical treasure trove since Silvermines.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


34 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Boyleite
Formula: (Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008) Mineralogical and geochemical characterization of nonsulfide Zn–Pb mineralization at Silvermines and Galmoy (Irish Midlands). Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.; Moreton, S. (2008) The minerals of Moneen Quarry, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 71-72.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.; John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.; John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Freibergite
Formula: (Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Reference: John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.; John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.; John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.; John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Jalpaite
Formula: Ag3CuS2
Reference: John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.; John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.; John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.; John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.; John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Sullivan, J.R. et al. (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation.; Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008) Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.; Barrie, C.D., Boyce, A.J., Boyle, A.P., Williams, P.J., Blake, K., Wilkinson, J.J., Lowther, M., McDermott, P., and Prior, D.J. (2009) On the growth of colloform textures: A case study of sphalerite from the Galmoy ore body, Ireland. Journal of the Geological Society 166(3), 563-582.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Description: Only one specimen known.
Reference: Moreton, S. (2008) The minerals of Moneen Quarry, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 71-72.
'Tennantite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Reference: John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Reference: John R. Sullivan et al (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation
Willemite ?
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Freibergite2.GB.05(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jalpaite2.BA.45Ag3CuS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Boyleite7.CB.15(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Rozenite7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Willemite ?9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Jalpaite2.4.4.1Ag3CuS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
'Tennantite'3.3.6.2Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Boyleite29.6.6.5(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Rozenite29.6.6.1FeSO4 · 4H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite ?51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Boyleite(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O Boyleite(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
NaSodium
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Boyleite(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S AnglesitePbSO4
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S Boyleite(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
S TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
S ChalcociteCu2S
S JalpaiteAg3CuS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Cu Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Cu TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu JalpaiteAg3CuS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn Boyleite(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
AsArsenic
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
AgSilver
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Ag JalpaiteAg3CuS2
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Sb Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4

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Sullivan, J.R. et al. (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation.
Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008) Mineralogical and geochemical characterization of nonsulfide Zn–Pb mineralization at Silvermines and Galmoy (Irish Midlands). Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.
Barrie, C.D., Boyce, A.J., Boyle, A.P., Williams, P.J., Blake, K., Wilkinson, J.J., Lowther, M., McDermott, P., and Prior, D.J. (2009) On the growth of colloform textures: A case study of sphalerite from the Galmoy ore body, Ireland. Journal of the Geological Society 166(3), 563-582.

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