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Lemonfield Mine, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 53° 25' 35'' North , 9° 18' 54'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 53.4266334748, -9.31504372491


This mine was a Victorian-era trial shaft was sunk to a depth of about 5m. Earlier reports from around 1800 mention a small pit and opencast.

The 6" map records a shaft at ITM 512606 742644. There is no trace of this shaft today and the site is now a green field.

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3 valid minerals.

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References

GSI Open File
Barry Flannery (personal observations 27-6-10)
Barry Flannery (personal observations 16-12-16)

 
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