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Greenan Mountain, near LackTyrone
Greenan Mountain, near Lack, Co.Tyrone: old lime kiln near fuchsite locality.
Summary Full report
Site Type: Stream section
Site Status: PASSI
District:
Grid Reference: H23103686
Rocks
Rock Age: Precambrian (Dalradian)
Rock Type: Schist
Interest
Minerals: Dolomite, Fuchsite, Graphite
Other interest: No data, No Data

Summary of site:

North of Greenan Mountain, on the eastern spur of Tappaghan Mountain, fuchsite (a white mica) has been found in a stream incising schists of the Mullaghcarn Formation of the ancient Dalradian rocks. The mineral is rich in chromium, an element of economic importance.


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