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Ballynoe mine (Magcobar mine), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 52° 47' 23'' North , 8° 15' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 52.7897222222, -8.25555555556


Opencast barite mine, now abandoned and flooded. Extensive dumps with large quantities of rotting pyrite. Dolomite and calcite vugs contain various crystalline sulphides but are hard to find.

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This 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 data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.

Permian - Carboniferous252.17 - 358.9 MaCarboniferous-Permian sedimentary rocks

Sedimentary rocks


References for regional geology:

Data provided by Macrostrat.org

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.



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References

- Moreton, S. (1999): Mineralogical Record, 30, 99-106.

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