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Cloghleagh mine (Cloghlea mine), Kilbride, Blessington, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 53° 11' 41'' North , 6° 25' 28'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 53.1947222222, -6.42444444444

Victorian iron mine on S.E. side of Shankill River. Worked an iron-bearing quartz vein in granite. An adit is still visible beside the track, some opencasts in the forest above. Irish grid ref. O 053171.

Grid reference not exact.
ITM 705280 717199

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4 valid minerals.

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- G.A.J. Cole(1922), Memoir Of Localities Of Economic Importance and Metalliferous Mines In Ireland.
- Moreton, S. et al. (2006) Manganese oxide minerals from veins in the Leinster granite. Irish J. Earth Sci., 24, 29-36. [http://www.ria.ie/cgi-bin/ria/papers/100598.pdf]

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