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Quartz from
Ballycummisk Mine, Audley Mines, Ballydehob, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, 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, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
3.8km (2.3 miles) A Coosheen Mine (Cosheen Mine; Skull Bay Mine), Coosheen, Schull, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
4.2km (2.6 miles) B Letter Mine, Letter, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
6.0km (3.7 miles) C Roaringwater Mine, Aughadown/Leighcloon, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
7.1km (4.4 miles) D Dereenalomane Mine, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
7.6km (4.8 miles) E Hurley's Quarry, Glaun, Schull, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
14.0km (8.7 miles) F Rooska Mine, Sheeps Head Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
14.3km (8.9 miles) G McCarthy's Quarry, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland
17.3km (10.7 miles) H Bawnishall South Mine, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland
17.3km (10.8 miles) I Bawnishall North Mine, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland
17.5km (10.9 miles) J Rock Island Quarry, Crookhaven, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
17.8km (11.1 miles) K Crookhaven Mine, Crookhaven, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
19.6km (12.2 miles) L Dhurode Mine (Carrigacat Mine), Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
21.8km (13.6 miles) M Gortavallig Mine, Sheeps Head Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
22.2km (13.8 miles) N Brow Head Mine (Mullavoge Mine), Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
24.8km (15.4 miles) O Glandore Mine (Aghatubrid Mine; Glendore Mine), Glandore, Co. Cork, Ireland
31.3km (19.4 miles) P Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork, Ireland
33.9km (21.1 miles) Q Owenahincha, Co. Cork, Ireland
40.0km (24.8 miles) R Coom Mine, Allihies, Castletown-Bearhaven Copper Mines, Beara Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
40.0km (24.9 miles) S Caminches Stamp Mill, Allihies, Castletown-Bearhaven Copper Mines, Beara Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
40.3km (25.0 miles) T Caminches Mine, Allihies, Castletown-Bearhaven Copper Mines, Beara Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
40.8km (25.3 miles) U Mountain Mine, Allihies, Castletown-Bearhaven Copper Mines, Beara Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
40.8km (25.4 miles) V Ardtully Mine (Cloontoo Mine), Kenmare Mines, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Ireland
55.8km (34.7 miles) W Ross Island, Lough Leane, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
79.0km (49.1 miles) X Ballyegan Quarry, Castleisland, Co. Kerry, Ireland
80.2km (49.9 miles) Y Laharran Quarry, Minane Bridge, Tracton, Co. Cork, Ireland
81.6km (50.7 miles) Z Diamond Quarry, Blackrock, Co. Cork, Ireland
87.3km (54.2 miles) 0 Church Bay, Crosshaven, Co. Cork, Ireland
91.8km (57.1 miles) 1 Rock Forest Quarry, Mallow, Co. Cork, Ireland
117.5km (73.0 miles) 2 Fort Lismeenagh (Ballycormick), Shanagolden, Co. Limerick, Ireland
140.8km (87.5 miles) 3 Gortdrum Mine, Monard, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
161.0km (100.0 miles) 4 Crossard Quarry, Corofin, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
161.6km (100.4 miles) 5 Shallee Mine, Shallee Mountain, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
162.1km (100.7 miles) 6 Gurtnadyne Mine (Gorteenahida), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
162.5km (100.9 miles) 7 Mogul Mine (Garryard Mine; International Mogul Mines), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
162.5km (101.0 miles) 8 Ballynoe mine (Magcobar mine), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
162.8km (101.2 miles) 9 Knockanroe mine, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
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