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Calcite from
Renville (Rinville) Mine, Renville, Galway County, Connacht, Ireland

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Nail-head crystals are often found associated with dolomite.
Habit:Nail-Head
Colour:Colourless to White
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:O’Reilly, C., Feely, M., McArdle, P., Mc Dermot, C. Geoghegan, M. & Keary, R. (1997). Mineral localities in the Galway Bay Area. Geol. Surv. Ireland. Special Report Series. RS/97/1(Mineral Resources) ISSN0790-0279, 70p. & 1:150,000 Geological and Mineral Localities Map of the Galway Bay Area.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Renville (Rinville) Mine, Renville, Galway County, Connacht, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
4.1km (2.6 miles) M6 Road Cut, Doughiska, Galway County, Connacht, Ireland
16.8km (10.5 miles) Ballymaquiff Quarry, Ballymaquiff, Ardrahan, Galway County, Connacht, Ireland
17.1km (10.6 miles) Gleann na Manach (Kilweelran), Ballyvaughan, The Burren, Clare County, Munster, Ireland
17.5km (10.9 miles) Caherglassaun Mine, Gort, Galway County, Connacht, Ireland
19.1km (11.9 miles) Gortmore, Moycullen, Connemara, Galway County, Connacht, Ireland
25.4km (15.8 miles) Mogouhy Mine (Sladoo Mine; Castletown Mine), Carran, The Burren, Clare County, Munster, Ireland
26.9km (16.7 miles) Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carran, The Burren, Clare County, Munster, Ireland
29.8km (18.5 miles) Clooshgereen Mines (Cloosh Mine; Cregg Mine; Cloost Mine), Oughterard, Connemara, Galway County, Connacht, Ireland
30.2km (18.8 miles) Leac na Naomh, Craggah, The Burren, Clare County, Munster, Ireland
30.5km (18.9 miles) Crumlin Mine, Roadford, The Burren, Clare County, Munster, Ireland
 
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