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Shallee Mine, Shallee Mountain, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

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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.

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

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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Permian - Carboniferous
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
Carboniferous-Permian sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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