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Quartz from
Benlugmore, Bohaun, Co. Galway, Ireland

Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Gold is hosted in massive quartz.
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Dr. Stephen Moreton (Personnal Collection); Lusty, P. A., Naden, J., Bouch, J. J., McKervey, J. A., & McFarlane, J. A. (2011). Atypical gold mineralization in an orogenic setting—the Bohaun Deposit, western Irish Caledonides. Economic Geology, 106(3), 359-380.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Benlugmore, Bohaun, Co. Galway, Ireland
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
6.1km (3.8 miles) A Dooros-1, Dooros Mines, Cornamona, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
6.2km (3.8 miles) B Dooros Mines, Cornamona, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
6.8km (4.3 miles) C Dooros-4, Dooros Mines, Cornamona, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
9.0km (5.6 miles) D Ballyhighland Mine (Caim), Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland
9.0km (5.6 miles) E Derroura, Glan Mines, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
9.5km (5.9 miles) F Curraghduff, Glan Mines, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
9.9km (6.2 miles) G Leamnaheltia Mine, Glan Mines, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
11.3km (7.0 miles) H Ardragh Quarry, Maam Cross, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
15.8km (9.8 miles) I Glengowla West Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
16.1km (10.0 miles) J Glengowla East Mine, Glengowla, Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
16.3km (10.1 miles) K Sheeffry Mine (Tawnycrower Mine; Sheefry Mine; Sheffry Mine), Co. Mayo, Ireland
17.7km (11.0 miles) L Clooshgereen Mines (Cloosh Mine; Cregg Mine; Cloost Mine), Oughterard, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
22.9km (14.2 miles) M Granite Quarry, Shannapheasteen, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
23.6km (14.7 miles) N Lettermuckoo Quarry (Tess Quarry; Lough Naskeha Quarry), Kinvarra, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
24.1km (15.0 miles) O Bunnahown Quarry, Glinsk, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
25.6km (15.9 miles) P Srahroosky, Cregganbaun, Co. Mayo, Ireland
26.9km (16.7 miles) Q Lecanvey prospect, Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo, Ireland
27.0km (16.8 miles) R Lettermuckoo Mine, Kinvarra, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
29.5km (18.4 miles) S Derrylea Roadcut, Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
30.4km (18.9 miles) T Kilgeever Abbey, Co. Mayo, Ireland
30.7km (19.1 miles) U Lough Nacalaga Quarries, Glinsk, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
32.3km (20.0 miles) V Cloughmore North Quarry, Costelloe, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
32.4km (20.2 miles) W Pier Quarry, Carrowroe South, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
32.8km (20.4 miles) X Barraderry Quarry, Carrowroe South, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
34.0km (21.1 miles) Y Kilroe West Mine, Spiddal, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
34.6km (21.5 miles) Z Inveran Mine, Spiddal, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
35.2km (21.8 miles) 0 Minna, Spiddal, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
35.7km (22.2 miles) 1 Baile na Coile Quarry, Gorumna Island, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
36.2km (22.5 miles) 2 Mace Head, Carna, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
36.3km (22.6 miles) 3 Lettermullan Quarry, Gorumna Island, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
38.5km (23.9 miles) 4 Moneen Quarry, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
41.0km (25.5 miles) 5 Barnahallia, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
47.1km (29.3 miles) 6 Renville (Rinville) Mine, Renville, Co. Galway, Ireland
52.5km (32.6 miles) 7 Crumlin Mine, Roadford, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
63.2km (39.3 miles) 8 Mogouhy Mine (Sladoo Mine; Castletown Mine), Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
64.3km (40.0 miles) 9 Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
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