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Old Luganure mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Leinster, Irelandi
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Old Luganure mineMine
Glendasan- not defined -
Co. WicklowCounty
LeinsterProvince
IrelandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
53° 1' 19'' North , 6° 22' 31'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Laragh340 (2017)5.3km
Roundwood833 (2013)10.8km
Rathdrum1,586 (2013)14.2km
Ballinaclash301 (2017)14.9km
Valleymount1,756 (2013)15.0km


Series of shafts and adits along line of lode at head of valley and extending up the slopes of Camaderry.

ITM 709007 698052

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.
Brewsterite-Ba
Formula: (Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Reference: Green, D.I., Tindle, A.G. & Moreton, S. (2005) Brewsterite-Ba and harmotome from the Wicklow lead mines, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Irish J. Earth Sci., 23, 101-6.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: XRD & electron probe analysis by Drs Green & Tindle.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Dr Richard Unitt (specimen)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Green, D.I., Tindle, A.G. & Moreton, S. (2005) Brewsterite-Ba and harmotome from the Wicklow lead mines, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Irish J. Earth Sci., 23, 101-6.]
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Description: SEM-WDS analysis by Dr Green, Manchester Museum, indicates end-member pyromorphite with little or no arsenic. Currently Ireland's best pyromorphite location.
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Romanèchite
Formula: (Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Reference: XRD & electron probe analysis by Drs Green & Tindle.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Sphalerite var: Schalenblende
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Description: SEM-WDS analysis by Dr Green, Manchester Museum, indicates end-member lead molybdate with little or no W.
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Romanèchite4.DK.10(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Leadhillite5.BF.40Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Brewsterite-Ba9.GE.20(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Coronadite7.9.1.4Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Romanèchite7.9.2.1(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Leadhillite17.1.2.1Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Brewsterite-Ba-(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Sphalerite
var: Schalenblende
-ZnS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
H Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
OOxygen
O Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
O Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
O CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O QuartzSiO2
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O AnglesitePbSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
SiSilicon
Si Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S SulphurS8
S AnglesitePbSO4
S LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
MnManganese
Mn Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Mn CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
CuCopper
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BaBarium
Ba Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Ba Brewsterite-Ba(Ba,Sr)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
PbLead
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6

References

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- Moreton, S., Green, D.I. & Tindle, A.G. (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 ]
- Green, D.I., Tindle, A.G. & Moreton, S. (2005) Brewsterite-Ba and harmotome from the Wicklow lead mines, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Irish J. Earth Sci., 23, 101-106. [ http://www.ria.ie/cgi-bin/ria/papers/100514.pdf ]
Moreton, S. & Green, D.I. (2007) “The mineralogy of the Wicklow lead mines”, Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland, No. 7, p.19-32.

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