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Slieve Bearnagh, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down, Ulster, Northern Ireland, UKi
Regional Level Types
Slieve Bearnagh- not defined -
Mourne MountainsMountain Range
Co. DownCounty
Northern IrelandConstituent Country

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
54° 11' 3'' North , 5° 59' 18'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Newcastle7,444 (2016)7.4km
Castlewellan2,499 (2016)8.6km
Annalong1,760 (2016)10.2km
Dundrum1,090 (2016)12.4km
Kilkeel6,447 (2016)13.6km

Small quarry on the foot of Slieve Bearnagh, seen when approaching from the Trassey Track.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Field Observation by Stephen Callaghan
'Mica Group'
Description: Small books of Mica can be found occasionally. They are generally small, no more than a few millimeters.
Reference: Field Observation by Stephen Callaghan
Formula: SiO2
Description: Small vugs can be found which contain small crystals of sharp dark Smokey Quartz. Not much can be found as the quarry is not longer working.
Reference: Field Observation by Stephen Callaghan
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Small vugs can be found which contain small crystals of sharp dark Smokey Quartz. Not much can be found as the quarry is not longer working.
Reference: Field Observation by Stephen Callaghan
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Field Observation by Stephen Callaghan

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-
var: Smoky Quartz

List of minerals for each chemical element

B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z


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