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Shaque Hill, near DundrumDown
Shaque Hill, near Dundrum, Co.Down, May 1997.
Summary Full report
Site Type: Spoil, Trial mine and spoil
Site Status: PASSI
District:
Grid Reference: X33923365
Rocks
Interest
Minerals: Galena
Other interest: No data, No Data

Summary of site:

This is the site of a small exploratory excavation into the local Silurian rocks of the Hawick Group in search of exploitable minerals. The modest heap of spoil has yielded meagre amounts of galena (lead sulphide), the chief ore of lead.


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