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Calcite from
Dunseverick, Giant's Causeway, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK

Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Colour:Clear to golden
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Trevor Boyd Collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Thomsonite1 photo of Calcite associated with Thomsonite at this locality.
Phillipsite1 photo of Calcite associated with Phillipsite at this locality.
Lévyne1 photo of Calcite associated with Lévyne at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Dunseverick, Giant's Causeway, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
2.6km (1.6 miles) A Bengore Head, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
5.5km (3.4 miles) B Larry Bane Quarry, Ballintoy, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
9.3km (5.8 miles) C Kinbane Head, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
12.5km (7.7 miles) D Craigahulliar Quarry, Portrush, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
18.9km (11.7 miles) E Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
33.1km (20.5 miles) F Keady Mtn, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK
34.4km (21.4 miles) G Fallowvee, Waterfoot, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
38.4km (23.8 miles) H Clinty Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
44.1km (27.4 miles) I Little Deerpark Quarry (Little Deer Park Quarry), Glenarm, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
45.9km (28.5 miles) J Minnis North, Glenarm, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
48.9km (30.4 miles) K Scawt Hill, Larne, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
51.2km (31.8 miles) L Glenwherry Quarry, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
55.4km (34.4 miles) M Lady Hill Quarry, Antrim, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
58.0km (36.1 miles) N Moneymore Quarry, Maxwell Quarries, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK
59.0km (36.6 miles) O Parkgate Quarry, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
59.6km (37.1 miles) P Craighill Quarry, Ballyclare, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
60.7km (37.7 miles) Q Ballycraigy, Larne, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
61.6km (38.3 miles) R Green Road Quarry (Ballyclare Old Quarry), Ballyclare, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
62.1km (38.6 miles) S Carneal, Glenoe, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
63.2km (39.2 miles) T Two Mouthed Cave, Island Magee, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
63.2km (39.3 miles) U Bruslee quarry, Ballyclare, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
63.6km (39.5 miles) V Magheramorne Quarry, Larne, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
65.9km (41.0 miles) W Heddles Port, Island Magee, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
67.1km (41.7 miles) X Bairds Brae, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
67.7km (42.0 miles) Y Hills Port, Gobbins, Island Magee, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
69.0km (42.9 miles) Z Carnmoney, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
69.9km (43.4 miles) 0 Langford Lodge borehole, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
72.4km (45.0 miles) 1 Wolf Hill Quarry, Belfast, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
74.7km (46.4 miles) 2 Rhuba a'Mhill, Isle of Islay, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, UK
120.8km (75.0 miles) 3 Lindsay's Leap, Newcastle, Mourne Mts, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, UK
123.7km (76.8 miles) 4 Inverclip, Inverclyde, Scotland, UK
124.1km (77.1 miles) 5 Carsaig Bay, Carsaig, Isle of Mull, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, UK
126.3km (78.5 miles) 6 Laghy Quarry, Donegal, Co. Donegal, Ireland
126.4km (78.5 miles) 7 Muirshiel Mine, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK
129.2km (80.3 miles) 8 Aughrim Quarry, Aughrim Hill, Kilkeel, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, UK
129.2km (80.3 miles) 9 Trearne Quarry, Beith, North Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
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