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Calcite from
Ballyegan Quarry, Castleisland, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:The calcite can be very fine, but constraints on collecting mean that little can be saved.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:S. Moreton, unpublished observation.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ballyegan Quarry, Castleisland, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
23.3km (14.5 miles) A Ross Island, Lough Leane, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
25.4km (15.8 miles) B Muckross Mine, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
31.1km (19.3 miles) C Ballybunnion, Co. Kerry, Ireland
38.2km (23.7 miles) D Ardtully Mine (Cloontoo Mine), Kenmare Mines, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Ireland
38.2km (23.8 miles) E Ardtully Quarry, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Ireland
38.5km (24.0 miles) F Caher West Mine (Shanagarry Mine), Kenmare Mines, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Ireland
56.7km (35.2 miles) G Courtbrown Zn-Pb deposit, Askeaton, Co. Limerick, Ireland
72.9km (45.3 miles) H Dereenalomane Mine, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
75.0km (46.6 miles) I Mountain Mine, Allihies, Castletown-Bearhaven Copper Mines, Beara Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
75.9km (47.2 miles) J Letter Mine, Letter, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
78.2km (48.6 miles) K Kilbricken Mine (Kilbreckan Mine), Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
79.0km (49.1 miles) L Ballycummisk Mine, Audley Mines, Ballydehob, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
79.9km (49.6 miles) M Ballyhickey Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
80.1km (49.8 miles) N Coosheen Mine (Cosheen Mine; Skull Bay Mine), Coosheen, Schull, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
80.8km (50.2 miles) O Spancil Hill Mine (Tullyvoghan), Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
82.5km (51.3 miles) P Dhurode Mine (Carrigacat Mine), Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
82.9km (51.5 miles) Q Carrahan Mine (Carrahin Mine), Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
83.6km (51.9 miles) R Crow Hill Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
84.1km (52.3 miles) S Ballyvergin Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
84.9km (52.7 miles) T Crossard Quarry, Corofin, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
85.2km (53.0 miles) U Milltown Mine, Quin, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
86.9km (54.0 miles) V Doolin Fluorspar Mine, Lisdoonvarna, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
89.7km (55.7 miles) W Brow Head Mine (Mullavoge Mine), Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, Ireland
90.9km (56.5 miles) X Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
92.5km (57.4 miles) Y Mogouhy Mine (Sladoo Mine; Castletown Mine), Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
93.8km (58.3 miles) Z Crumlin Mine, Roadford, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
96.0km (59.6 miles) 0 Gortdrum Mine, Monard, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
100.7km (62.6 miles) 1 Gleann na Manach (Kilweelran), Ballyvaughan, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
104.8km (65.1 miles) 2 Mogul Mine (Garryard Mine; International Mogul Mines), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
104.9km (65.2 miles) 3 Caherglassaun Mine, Gort, Co. Galway, Ireland
105.2km (65.4 miles) 4 Ballynoe mine (Magcobar mine), Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
106.3km (66.1 miles) 5 Ballygown South Mine, Silvermines District, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
109.9km (68.3 miles) 6 Ballymaquiff Quarry, Ballymaquiff, Ardrahan, Co. Galway, Ireland
111.9km (69.5 miles) 7 Lettermullan Quarry, Gorumna Island, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
112.0km (69.6 miles) 8 Cloughmore North Quarry, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
113.1km (70.3 miles) 9 Pier Quarry, Carrowroe South, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
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