A note on the Aherlow Cu-Ag deposit, Co. Limerick

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Authors:Romer, D. M.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Tara Prospect, Dublin, Ireland
Other:
Tara Mines, Ireland
U. S. Borax, United States
Geol. Surv. Irel., Ireland
Volume Title:Geology and genesis of mineral deposits in Ireland
Volume Authors:Andrew, Colin J., editor; Crowe, R. W. A.; Finlay, S.; Pennell, W. M.; Pyne, J. F.
Source:Geology and genesis of mineral deposits in Ireland, edited by Colin J. Andrew, R. W. A. Crowe, S. Finlay, W. M. Pennell and J. F. Pyne, p.509-511. Publisher: Ir. Assoc. Econ. Geol., Dublin, Ireland. ISBN: 0-9509894-1-X
Publication Date:1986
Note:In English. 3 refs.; sect., geol. sketch map
Summary:Significant mineralization is located in a steep shear zone on the northern limb of the Aherlow syncline. The major phases are chalcopyrite in the upper part, and bornite and chalcocite in the lower part. [R.E.]
Subjects:Bornite; Breccia; Carboniferous; Chalcocite; Chalcopyrite; Clastic rocks; Copper ores; Dinantian; Disseminated deposits; Economic geology; Electrical methods; Fractures; Galena; Geophysical methods; Geophysical surveys; Metal ores; Mineral deposits, genesis; Mineralization; Paleozoic; Polymetallic ores; Sedimentary rocks; Silver ores; Sphalerite; Sulfides; Supergene processes; Surveys; Veins; Waulsortian facies; Europe; Ireland; Limerick Ireland; Western Europe; Aherlow; Aherlow Syncline
Abstract Numbers:87M/5712
Record ID:1989073855
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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