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Aughnagurgan, near DarkleyArmagh
Aughnagurgan, near Darkley, Co.Armagh, June 1997.
Summary Full report
Site Type: Quarry (working), Trial mine and spoil
Site Status: PASSI
District:
Grid Reference: X28663314
Rocks
Rock Type: Greywacke, Shale, Siltstone
Interest
Minerals: Dolomite, Galena, Pyrite, Sphalerite
Other interest: breccia, mineral vein, No Data

Summary of site:

This active quarry exposes a vein of dolomite (a calcium magnesium carbonate) containing the minerals galena (a lead sulphide) and pyrite (‘Fool’s Gold’ - an iron sulphide).


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