Dooneen Mine, Allihies, Castletown-Bearhaven Copper Mines, Beara Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||51° 38' 54'' North , 10° 3' 21'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||51.64833,-10.05583|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Victorian era working for copper.
Numerous spoil heaps can been seen atop the cliff. There is an adit level driven in from the cliff.
Irish grid ref: V577463
ITM 457745 545994
6 valid minerals.
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358.9 - 443.8 Ma
|Silurian-Devonian sedimentary rocks|