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Milltown lead mine, StrabaneTyrone
Milltown, Strabane, Co.Tyrone, June 1997.
Summary Full report
Site Type: Adit
Site Status: PASSI
District: Strabane District Council
Grid Reference: X23513967
Rocks
Rock Name: Newtownstewart Formation
Rock Type: Quartzite
Interest
Minerals: Galena, Gold, Pyrite, Quartz
Other interest: hydrothermal vein, No Data

Summary of site:

This was the site of an old adit exploiting quartz veins with minor ore components in the ancient Dalradian basement rocks. The main interest was lead, present as the mineral galena (lead sulphide) which occurred with pyrite (fool's gold) and small quantities of gold.


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