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Calcite from
Renville (Rinville) Mine, Renville, Co. Galway, 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, Co. Galway, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
4.1km (2.6 miles) A M6 Road Cut, Doughiska, Co. Galway, Ireland
16.8km (10.5 miles) B Ballymaquiff Quarry, Ballymaquiff, Ardrahan, Co. Galway, Ireland
17.1km (10.6 miles) C Gleann na Manach (Kilweelran), Ballyvaughan, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
17.5km (10.9 miles) D Caherglassaun Mine, Gort, Co. Galway, Ireland
19.1km (11.9 miles) E Gortmore, Moycullen, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
25.4km (15.8 miles) F Mogouhy Mine (Sladoo Mine; Castletown Mine), Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
26.9km (16.7 miles) G Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
29.8km (18.5 miles) H Clooshgereen Mines (Cloosh Mine; Cregg Mine; Cloost Mine), Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
30.5km (18.9 miles) I Crumlin Mine, Roadford, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
31.9km (19.9 miles) J Glengowla East Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
32.5km (20.2 miles) K Larkin's Quarry, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
33.0km (20.5 miles) L Crossard Quarry, Corofin, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
35.1km (21.8 miles) M Cloughmore North Quarry, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
37.2km (23.1 miles) N Doolin Fluorspar Mine, Lisdoonvarna, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
37.3km (23.2 miles) O Lettermuckoo Quarry (Tess Quarry; Lough Naskeha Quarry), Kinvarra, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
41.6km (25.8 miles) P Tynagh Mine, Killimor, Co. Galway, Ireland
41.7km (25.9 miles) Q Ballyvergin Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
42.3km (26.3 miles) R Spancil Hill Mine (Tullyvoghan), Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
42.7km (26.5 miles) S Pier Quarry, Carrowroe South, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
43.0km (26.7 miles) T Ardragh Quarry, Maam Cross, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
43.3km (26.9 miles) U Carrahan Mine (Carrahin Mine), Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
43.6km (27.1 miles) V Crow Hill Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
44.5km (27.6 miles) W Milltown Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
45.5km (28.3 miles) X Clements Mine (Carrowgarriff Mine), Maam Bridge, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
46.4km (28.9 miles) Y Ballyhickey Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
46.9km (29.2 miles) Z Kilbricken Mine (Kilbreckan Mine), Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
49.3km (30.6 miles) 0 Lettermullan Quarry, Gorumna Island, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
63.2km (39.3 miles) 1 Sheeffry Mine (Tawnycrower Mine; Sheefry Mine; Sheffry Mine), Co. Mayo, Ireland
68.2km (42.3 miles) 2 Derrylea Roadcut, Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
68.3km (42.4 miles) 3 Courtbrown Zn-Pb deposit, Askeaton, Co. Limerick, Ireland
69.8km (43.4 miles) 4 Mogul Mine (Garryard Mine; International Mogul Mines), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
70.3km (43.7 miles) 5 Moneen Quarry, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
70.7km (43.9 miles) 6 Ballynoe mine (Magcobar mine), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
71.7km (44.6 miles) 7 Ballygown South Mine, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
81.7km (50.7 miles) 8 Barnahallia, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
94.5km (58.7 miles) 9 Ballybunnion, Co. Kerry, Ireland
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