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Fluorite from
Glengowla East Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Fluorite
Formula:CaF2
Comments:Locality is now a show mine open to the public. Visitors may look, but not collect! A small shop sells mineral specimens.
Habit:Octahedral
Colour:Colourless, very pale purple, very pale greenish
Luminescent properties:None
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:specimen in R.W. Barstow collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite10 photos of Fluorite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pyrite1 photo of Fluorite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Fluorite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Glengowla East Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Fluorite
9.9km (6.1 miles) A Granite Quarry, Shannapheasteen, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
11.6km (7.2 miles) B Ardragh Quarry, Maam Cross, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
12.6km (7.8 miles) C Walsh's Quarry, Maam Cross, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
13.8km (8.6 miles) D Larkin's Quarry, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
14.1km (8.8 miles) E Lettermuckoo Quarry (Tess Quarry; Lough Naskeha Quarry), Kinvarra, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
15.8km (9.8 miles) F Laughil Quarry, Moycullen, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
19.1km (11.9 miles) G Kilroe West Mine, Spiddal, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
20.6km (12.8 miles) H Cloughmore North Quarry, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
21.3km (13.2 miles) I Rossaveel Quarry, Rossaveel, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
21.9km (13.6 miles) J Inveran Mine, Spiddal, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
22.2km (13.8 miles) K Minna, Spiddal, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
24.2km (15.0 miles) L Pier Quarry, Carrowroe South, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
29.3km (18.2 miles) M Baile na Coile Quarry, Gorumna Island, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
30.4km (18.9 miles) N M6 Road Cut, Doughiska, Co. Galway, Ireland
33.7km (20.9 miles) O Toombeola Quarry, Toombeola, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
37.7km (23.4 miles) P Crumlin Mine, Roadford, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
39.4km (24.5 miles) Q Gleann na Manach (Kilweelran), Ballyvaughan, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
44.1km (27.4 miles) R Doolin Fluorspar Mine, Lisdoonvarna, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
47.2km (29.4 miles) S Mogouhy Mine (Sladoo Mine; Castletown Mine), Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
48.4km (30.0 miles) T Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
49.6km (30.8 miles) U Moneen Quarry, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
53.3km (33.1 miles) V Crossard Quarry, Corofin, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
72.1km (44.8 miles) W Tynagh Mine, Killimor, Co. Galway, Ireland
103.0km (64.0 miles) X Ballybunnion, Co. Kerry, Ireland
104.6km (65.0 miles) Y Abbeytown Mine & Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Ireland
108.9km (67.6 miles) Z Aughamore Quarry (Maye Quarry; "Achenmore Quarry"), Aughamore, Co. Sligo, Ireland
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