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Quartz from
Abbeytown Mine & Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Ireland

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:"Herkimer diamond" double terminated crystals up to 9 cm, often with bubbles inside. Rare, but can be of excellent quality.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Stephen Moreton
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite3 photos of Quartz associated with Calcite at this locality.
Sphalerite3 photos of Quartz associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Dolomite1 photo of Quartz associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Pyrite1 photo of Quartz associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Chalcedony1 photo of Quartz associated with Chalcedony at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Abbeytown Mine & Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
4.9km (3.0 miles) A Aughamore Quarry (Maye Quarry; "Achenmore Quarry"), Aughamore, Co. Sligo, Ireland
17.5km (10.9 miles) B Benbulben Barite Mine, Co. Sligo, Ireland
22.5km (14.0 miles) C Twigspark Mine, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim, Ireland
62.7km (38.9 miles) D Moneen Quarry, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
68.4km (42.5 miles) E Blue Stack Mountains, Co. Donegal, Ireland
79.7km (49.5 miles) F Maghery, Dunglow, Co. Donegal, Ireland
81.5km (50.6 miles) G Garrycam deposit (Keel Mine), Keel, Ballymahon, Co. Longford, Ireland
84.7km (52.6 miles) H Cavanacaw (Kearney trench; Kearney gold structure), Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, UK
90.5km (56.2 miles) I Lecanvey prospect, Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo, Ireland
90.8km (56.4 miles) J B.D. Flood Quarry, Carricknaveddan, Stradone, Co. Cavan, Ireland
95.3km (59.2 miles) K Kilgeever Abbey, Co. Mayo, Ireland
95.3km (59.2 miles) L Belmullet, Erris Head peninsula (Erris), Co. Mayo, Ireland
95.7km (59.5 miles) M Sheeffry Mine (Tawnycrower Mine; Sheefry Mine; Sheffry Mine), Co. Mayo, Ireland
97.2km (60.4 miles) N Logwood Hill, Calliagh, Co. Monaghan, Ireland
98.2km (61.0 miles) O Dooros-4, Dooros Mines, Cornamona, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
98.3km (61.1 miles) P Dooros Mines, Cornamona, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
98.3km (61.1 miles) Q Dooros-1, Dooros Mines, Cornamona, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
98.4km (61.1 miles) R Benlugmore, Bohaun, Joyce Country, Co. Galway, Ireland
101.9km (63.3 miles) S Drumgavny Quarry, Ballybay, Co. Monaghan, Ireland
103.1km (64.1 miles) T Srahroosky, Cregganbaun, Co. Mayo, Ireland
103.9km (64.5 miles) U Clooshgereen Mines (Cloosh Mine; Cregg Mine; Cloost Mine), Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
104.6km (65.0 miles) V Glengowla East Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
105.0km (65.3 miles) W Glengowla West Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
108.7km (67.5 miles) X Ardragh Quarry, Maam Cross, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
109.4km (68.0 miles) Y Clontibret Mine, Clontibret, Clontibret mining district, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan, Ireland
111.2km (69.1 miles) Z Renville (Rinville) Mine, Renville, Co. Galway, Ireland
111.4km (69.2 miles) 0 Curraghinalt prospect, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, UK
112.0km (69.6 miles) 1 Keem, Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland
114.5km (71.1 miles) 2 Granite Quarry, Shannapheasteen, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
114.7km (71.3 miles) 3 Annaglogh Mine, Annayalla, Clontibret mining district, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan, Ireland
116.9km (72.7 miles) 4 Tynagh Mine, Killimor, Co. Galway, Ireland
118.4km (73.5 miles) 5 Lettermuckoo Quarry (Tess Quarry; Lough Naskeha Quarry), Kinvarra, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
120.9km (75.1 miles) 6 Kilroe West Mine, Spiddal, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
122.0km (75.8 miles) 7 Lettermuckoo Mine, Kinvarra, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
122.1km (75.9 miles) 8 Bunnahown Quarry, Glinsk, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
123.3km (76.6 miles) 9 Derrylea Roadcut, Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
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