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Horse Island Mine, Roaringwater Bay, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 30' 57'' North , 9° 28' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.51583,-9.46667
GeoHash:G#: gc1m0d4t6
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Victorian era mine workings for copper.

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Ireland (island)

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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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Carboniferous - Devonian
298.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3161041
Devonian - Carboniferous, Celtic Sea Basin

Age: Paleozoic (298.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{claystone,limestone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Memoir of Localities of Minerals of Economic Importance and Metalliferous Mines in Ireland - Cole, G.A.J.


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