Shallee Mine, Shallee Mountain, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||52° 47' 31'' North , 8° 17' 15'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||52.79194,-8.28750|
The site is very poor from a mineral collecting point of view. There are many buildings around the site including a few core sheds with thousands of barren cores. The underground collecting scope is poor but workings are easily accesible. A lot of the site is overgrown. There is an engine house, mine office, chemical store, laboratory and a few other concrete structures (all of which are derelict and empty).
Various opencasts workings but are barren for mineral collecting.
20 valid minerals.
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|Permian - Carboniferous|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Carboniferous-Permian sedimentary rocks|