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Sphalerite from
Galmoy Mine, Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny, Leinster, Ireland

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Sullivan, J.R. et al. (2005) A Technical Review of the Galmoy Mine and Prospecting Licences Held by Arcon in the Irish Midlands-republic of Ireland for Lundin Mining Corporation.;
Balassone, G., Rossi, M., Boni, M., Stanley, G., and McDermott, P. (2008) Ore Geology Reviews 33, 168-186.;
Barrie, C.D., Boyce, A.J., Boyle, A.P., Williams, P.J., Blake, K., Wilkinson, J.J., Lowther, M., McDermott, P., and Prior, D.J. (2009) On the growth of colloform textures: A case study of sphalerite from the Galmoy ore body, Ireland. Journal of the Geological Society 166(3), 563-582.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Dolomite2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Calcite2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Galena1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Galena at this locality.
Strontianite1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Strontianite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Galmoy Mine, Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny, Leinster, Ireland
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Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
8.2km (5.1 miles) Lisheen mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
42.9km (26.7 miles) Ballygown South Mine, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
43.4km (26.9 miles) Knockanroe mine, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
44.3km (27.5 miles) Ballynoe mine (Magcobar mine), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
45.0km (28.0 miles) Gurtnadyne Mine (Gorteenahida), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
45.1km (28.0 miles) Mogul Mine (Garryard Mine; International Mogul Mines), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
46.4km (28.9 miles) Shallee Mine, Shallee Mountain, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
50.7km (31.5 miles) Gortdrum Mine, Monard, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
61.3km (38.1 miles) Denison deposit, Aherlow, Co. Limerick, Munster, Ireland
65.7km (40.8 miles) Tynagh Mine, Killimor, Co. Galway, Connacht, Ireland
 
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