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Tankardstown mine (Knockmahon Mine), Knockmahon, Bonmahon (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford, Ireland

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 52° 8' 21'' North , 7° 20' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 52.1391666667, -7.34277777778

Victorian copper mine on coast. The cliff top engine house and chimney are a prominent local landmark. There are adits in the cliffs. This was the richest of a group of mines at Knockmahon, sometimes collectively, if inaccurately, called "Knockmahon mine".

ITM 644992 598789

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Critchley, M. (2002) Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 2, 25-28.

Moreton, S. (2005) Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 5, 11-14.

Moreton, S. (2007) Copper-bearing silica gel from the walls of Tankardstown Mine, Co. Waterford, Ireland. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 10, 10-17.

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