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Malachite from
Tynagh Mine, Killimor, Co. Galway, Connacht, Ireland

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR; Sangameshwar, S. R., & Barnes, H. L. (1983). Supergene processes in zinc-lead-silver sulfide ores in carbonates. Economic Geology, 78(7), 1379-1397.; Morrissey, C. J. (1970) The Mineralogy, Structure and Origin of the Lead-zinc-copper Residual Orebody at Tynagh, County Gamay, Ireland (Doctoral dissertation, Imperial College of Science and Technology London).
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cerussite13 photos of Malachite associated with Cerussite at this locality.
Azurite11 photos of Malachite associated with Azurite at this locality.
Galena1 photo of Malachite associated with Galena at this locality.
Wad1 photo of Malachite associated with Wad at this locality.
Linarite1 photo of Malachite associated with Linarite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tynagh Mine, Killimor, Co. Galway, Connacht, Ireland
Photo GalleryView Gallery (17 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Malachite
42.0km (26.1 miles) Mogul Mine (Garryard Mine; International Mogul Mines), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
42.1km (26.1 miles) Shallee Mine, Shallee Mountain, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
42.6km (26.5 miles) Gurtnadyne Mine (Gorteenahida), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
42.7km (26.5 miles) Ballynoe mine (Magcobar mine), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
45.2km (28.1 miles) Ballyvergin Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Munster, Ireland
50.6km (31.4 miles) Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Munster, Ireland
66.1km (41.1 miles) Lisheen mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
72.8km (45.2 miles) Gortdrum Mine, Monard, Co. Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
73.6km (45.8 miles) Inveran Mine, Spiddal, Connemara, Co. Galway, Connacht, Ireland
 
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