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Slievemenagh, near GreencastleTyrone
Slievemenagh, near Greencastle, Co.Tyrone, June 1997.
Summary Full report
Site Type: Inland exposure
Site Status: PASSI
District:
Grid Reference: X26243824
Rocks
Rock Age: Ordovician
Rock Type: Porphyry, Tuff
Interest
Minerals: Chalcopyrite, Pyrite
Other interest: No data, No Data

Summary of site:

Two mineral exploration companies examined this site in the 1980s and found predominantly copper minerals in volcanic ashes and the local igneous rock, tonalite. The minerals present pyrite (iron sulphide) and chalcopyrite (copper iron sulphide). There is little left at the excavation.


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