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Fluorite from
Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland

Classification
Species:Fluorite
Comments:Extremely common throughout the spoil as it accounted for a large portion of the lode. The majority of smithsonite is found cementing heavily fractured fluorite together. Purple cubic crystals are often coated with mammilated smithsonite. Very rarely purple cubes can be found associated with limestone matrices.
Habit:Cubic
Colour:Colourless, orange, lilac, to deep purple
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Barry Flannery Collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Smithsonite18 photos of Fluorite associated with Smithsonite at this locality.
Hydrozincite2 photos of Fluorite associated with Hydrozincite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Fluorite
1.5km (1.0 miles) A Mogouhy Mine (Sladoo Mine; Castletown Mine), Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
6.0km (3.8 miles) B Crossard Quarry, Corofin, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
10.2km (6.3 miles) C Gleann na Manach (Kilweelran), Ballyvaughan, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
18.1km (11.2 miles) D Crumlin Mine, Roadford, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
19.9km (12.4 miles) E Doolin Fluorspar Mine, Lisdoonvarna, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
31.0km (19.3 miles) F M6 Road Cut, Doughiska, Co. Galway, Ireland
31.3km (19.4 miles) G Kilroe West Mine, Spiddal, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
33.2km (20.7 miles) H Laughil Quarry, Moycullen, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
34.2km (21.3 miles) I Minna, Spiddal, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
34.9km (21.7 miles) J Inveran Mine, Spiddal, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
38.2km (23.7 miles) K Cloughmore North Quarry, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
40.5km (25.2 miles) L Larkin's Quarry, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
41.6km (25.8 miles) M Rossaveel Quarry, Rossaveel, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
42.7km (26.5 miles) N Granite Quarry, Shannapheasteen, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
44.6km (27.7 miles) O Pier Quarry, Carrowroe South, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
45.4km (28.2 miles) P Lettermuckoo Quarry (Tess Quarry; Lough Naskeha Quarry), Kinvarra, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
48.4km (30.0 miles) Q Glengowla East Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
48.4km (30.1 miles) R Baile na Coile Quarry, Gorumna Island, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
48.8km (30.4 miles) S Walsh's Quarry, Maam Cross, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
50.6km (31.4 miles) T Tynagh Mine, Killimor, Co. Galway, Ireland
56.2km (34.9 miles) U Ardragh Quarry, Maam Cross, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
70.2km (43.6 miles) V Toombeola Quarry, Toombeola, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
94.4km (58.7 miles) W Moneen Quarry, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
138.2km (85.8 miles) X Abbeytown Mine & Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Ireland
141.5km (88.0 miles) Y Aughamore Quarry (Maye Quarry; "Achenmore Quarry"), Aughamore, Co. Sligo, Ireland
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