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Sphalerite from
Ballynoe mine (Magcobar mine), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Comments:Very typical Irish sphalerite showing good well formed honey blende crystals.
Habit:Complex twinning
Colour:Honey
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Extremely Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Barry Flannery Collection; Econ Geol (1987) 82:371-394
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ballynoe mine (Magcobar mine), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
0.7km (0.4 miles) A Gurtnadyne Mine (Gorteenahida), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
1.0km (0.6 miles) B Knockanroe mine, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
1.0km (0.6 miles) C Mogul Mine (Garryard Mine; International Mogul Mines), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
1.4km (0.9 miles) D Ballygown South Mine, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
2.2km (1.3 miles) E Shallee Mine, Shallee Mountain, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
30.1km (18.7 miles) F Gortdrum Mine, Monard, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
37.2km (23.1 miles) G Milltown Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
39.4km (24.5 miles) H Lisheen mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
40.2km (25.0 miles) I Crow Hill Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
41.2km (25.6 miles) J Denison deposit, Aherlow, Co. Limerick, Ireland
41.3km (25.7 miles) K Ballyhickey Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
41.4km (25.7 miles) L Carrahan Mine (Carrahin Mine), Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
42.0km (26.1 miles) M Ballyvergin Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
42.7km (26.5 miles) N Tynagh Mine, Killimor, Co. Galway, Ireland
43.1km (26.8 miles) O Kilbricken Mine (Kilbreckan Mine), Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
44.3km (27.5 miles) P Galmoy Mine, Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
52.6km (32.7 miles) Q Courtbrown Zn-Pb deposit, Askeaton, Co. Limerick, Ireland
61.5km (38.2 miles) R Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
70.7km (43.9 miles) S Renville (Rinville) Mine, Renville, Co. Galway, Ireland
73.2km (45.5 miles) T M6 Road Cut, Doughiska, Co. Galway, Ireland
80.2km (49.8 miles) U Doolin Fluorspar Mine, Lisdoonvarna, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
89.7km (55.7 miles) V Gortmore, Moycullen, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
100.0km (62.2 miles) W Granite Quarry, Shannapheasteen, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
100.1km (62.2 miles) X Lemonfield Mine, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
101.4km (63.0 miles) Y Garrycam deposit (Keel Mine), Keel, Ballymahon, Co. Longford, Ireland
102.3km (63.6 miles) Z Glengowla East Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
102.7km (63.8 miles) 0 Glengowla West Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
104.2km (64.7 miles) 1 Lettermuckoo Quarry (Tess Quarry; Lough Naskeha Quarry), Kinvarra, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
120.8km (75.1 miles) 2 Ross Island, Lough Leane, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
122.1km (75.9 miles) 3 Muckross Mine, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
125.1km (77.7 miles) 4 Ballynagoneen mine, Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
126.6km (78.7 miles) 5 Clonkeen mine, Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
127.0km (78.9 miles) 6 Van Diemen's Land mines, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
128.2km (79.7 miles) 7 Glendalough mine, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
129.1km (80.2 miles) 8 West Ruplagh lode, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
129.3km (80.4 miles) 9 Ruplagh mine (Rupla mine), Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
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