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Fort Lismeenagh (Ballycormick), Shanagolden, Co. Limerick, Munster, Irelandi
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Fort Lismeenagh (Ballycormick)- not defined -
ShanagoldenVillage
Co. LimerickCounty
MunsterProvince
IrelandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
52° 33' 57'' North , 9° 6' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Shanagolden294 (2017)0.7km
Foynes542 (2017)5.1km
Ardagh288 (2017)8.4km
Carrigkerry180 (2013)8.5km
Askeaton1,149 (2017)9.4km


Boulders and very limited exposure in stream bank and bed at bottom of field. The name "Fort Lismeenagh" refers to a prehistoric earthwork nearby. The site is at the southern edge of Ballycormick townland.

ITM 525207 646664

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Description: Yellow fibrous radiating aggregates (~<2mm) and golden-brown translucent spherules, with pyrolusite and wavellite in a quartzose gossan, from stream bank opposite the old fort of Lismeenagh, Ballycormick, near Shanagolden, Co. Limerick. Several specimens in BM(NH), collected by A. Russell in 1943.
Reference: Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Habit: steep rhombohedral crystlas to 0,5 mm
Description: on botryoidal turquoise
Reference: Robinson, G. W. & King, V. T. (1993): What’s New in Minerals ? Annual world summary of mineral discoveries covering april 1992 trough april 1993. Mineralogical Record 24: 392
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: [MinRec 24:392]; No reference listed
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
OOxygen
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FFluorine
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
CuCopper
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O

References

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Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Ryback, G. and Moreton, S. (1991) UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, 10, 22-7.

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