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Enargite from
Tynagh Mine, Killimor, Co. Galway, Ireland

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Enargite
Formula:Cu3AsS4
Comments:as symplectic intergrowths with tennantite, or with bournonite which apparently replaces tennantite; as fine to medium grained anhedral aggregates with tennantite; and as inclusions in galena.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:R. W. Schultz (1966) Econ. Geol. 61, 1443-59.;
R. W. Schultz (1968) Unpub. Ph.D. thesis, University of Dublin.;
C. J. Morrissey (1970) Unpub. Ph.D. thesis, University of London.;
C. J. Morrissey et al. (1971) Trans. Inst. Mining Metall., sect. B, 80, 174-85.;
C. Gibson (1979) Unpub. Ph.D. thesis, University of Wales.;
de Haller, series of articles in Bull. Soc. Genevoise de Minéralogie in the 1980s.;
Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.;
Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR.; Morrissey, C. J. (1970) The Mineralogy, Structure and Origin of the Lead-zinc-copper Residual Orebody at Tynagh, County Gamay, Ireland (Doctoral dissertation, Imperial College of Science and Technology London).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Enargite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tynagh Mine, Killimor, Co. Galway, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Enargite
116.9km (72.7 miles) A Abbeytown Mine & Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Ireland
148.3km (92.2 miles) B Ross Island, Lough Leane, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
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