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Quartz from
Ballycummisk Mine, Audley Mines, Ballydehob, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Primary gangue mineral. It should be noted that most of the crystallized sulfides are hosted in quartz vugs. Crystallization varies significantly. It is often times found lining cavities in the country rock as small but pretty druses of crystals. Much more commonly however it is found associated with massive quartz vein material.
Habit:Prismatic
Colour:Clear to milky
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Barry Flannery (Personal Communication)
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Tetrahedrite6 photos of Quartz associated with Tetrahedrite at this locality.
Specularite4 photos of Quartz associated with Specularite at this locality.
Chlorite Group3 photos of Quartz associated with Chlorite Group at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ballycummisk Mine, Audley Mines, Ballydehob, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
3.8km (2.3 miles) Coosheen Mine (Cosheen Mine; Skull Bay Mine), Coosheen, Schull, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland
4.2km (2.6 miles) Letter Mine, Letter, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland
6.0km (3.7 miles) Roaringwater Mine, Aughadown/Leighcloon, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland
7.1km (4.4 miles) Dereenalomane Mine, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland
7.6km (4.8 miles) Hurley's Quarry, Glaun, Schull, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland
14.0km (8.7 miles) Rooska Mine, Sheeps Head Peninsula, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland
14.3km (8.9 miles) McCarthy's Quarry, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland
17.3km (10.7 miles) Bawnishall South Mine, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland
17.3km (10.8 miles) Bawnishall North Mine, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland
17.5km (10.9 miles) Rock Island Quarry, Crookhaven, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Munster, Ireland
 
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