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Carrahan Mine (Carrahin Mine), Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 52° 52' 8'' North , 8° 51' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 52.8688888889, -8.8575


Victorian era lead mine most likely worked (sporadically) from 1863-1880, now largely obliterated. Mineralized spoil can be seen in ditches but is rare and sparsely scattered. Remains of a shallow grassed over pit are visible near the ruins of Classagh House.

R 425798
ITM 542260 680117

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5 valid minerals.

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Cole, G.A.J. - Memoir of Localities of Minerals of Economic Importance and Metalliferous Mines in Ireland. (p. 118)

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