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Sphalerite from
Garrycam deposit (Keel Mine), Keel, Ballymahon, Co. Longford, Ireland

Locality type:Deposit
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Comments:Honey blende crystals in vuggy quartz conglomerate is occasionally found.
Colour:Honey
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Barry Flannery (Personal Collection); Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C., (2009), Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world; database and grade and tonnage models: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1252
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Dolomite11 photos of Sphalerite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Quartz10 photos of Sphalerite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Galena3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Galena at this locality.
Pyrite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Baryte1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Garrycam deposit (Keel Mine), Keel, Ballymahon, Co. Longford, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
46.4km (28.8 miles) A B.D. Flood Quarry, Carricknaveddan, Stradone, Co. Cavan, Ireland
67.2km (41.8 miles) B Navan Mine (Tara Mine), Navan (An Uaimh), Co. Meath, Ireland
68.1km (42.3 miles) C Tynagh Mine, Killimor, Co. Galway, Ireland
81.5km (50.6 miles) D Abbeytown Mine & Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Ireland
86.0km (53.5 miles) E Clontibret Mine, Clontibret, Clontibret mining district, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan, Ireland
91.0km (56.5 miles) F M6 Road Cut, Doughiska, Co. Galway, Ireland
92.8km (57.7 miles) G Carrowloughan, Drumard, Co. Sligo, Ireland
93.5km (58.1 miles) H Renville (Rinville) Mine, Renville, Co. Galway, Ireland
94.1km (58.5 miles) I Galmoy Mine, Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
97.6km (60.7 miles) J Gortmore, Moycullen, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
100.1km (62.2 miles) K Lisheen mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
101.0km (62.8 miles) L Ballygown South Mine, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
101.2km (62.9 miles) M Mogul Mine (Garryard Mine; International Mogul Mines), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
101.3km (62.9 miles) N Knockanroe mine, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
101.4km (63.0 miles) O Ballynoe mine (Magcobar mine), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
101.7km (63.2 miles) P Gurtnadyne Mine (Gorteenahida), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
101.9km (63.3 miles) Q Shallee Mine, Shallee Mountain, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
103.6km (64.4 miles) R Moneen Quarry, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
104.5km (65.0 miles) S Ballymagroarty Quarry, Ballintra, Co. Donegal, Ireland
106.8km (66.3 miles) T Cavanacaw (Kearney trench; Kearney gold structure), Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, UK
107.1km (66.6 miles) U Lemonfield Mine, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
109.7km (68.2 miles) V Laghy Quarry, Donegal, Co. Donegal, Ireland
111.2km (69.1 miles) W Glengowla East Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
111.6km (69.3 miles) X Milltown Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
111.8km (69.5 miles) Y Glengowla West Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
113.1km (70.3 miles) Z Ballyvergin Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
113.1km (70.3 miles) 0 West Ruplagh lode, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
113.4km (70.5 miles) 1 Ruplagh mine (Rupla mine), Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
113.4km (70.5 miles) 2 Crow Hill Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
113.6km (70.6 miles) 3 Ballynagoneen mine, Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
113.9km (70.8 miles) 4 Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
114.0km (70.9 miles) 5 Old Luganure mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
114.1km (70.9 miles) 6 Van Diemen's Land mines, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
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114.3km (71.0 miles) 8 Lough Dan mine, Lough Dan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
114.6km (71.2 miles) 9 North Hero lode, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
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