Unsound weathered granite presented engineering problems during construction of the Turlough Hill Pumped Storage Scheme. Some geological properties of the rock are described and a mode of origin outlined. An empirical means of predicting, during reconnaissance investigations, potential occurrences of similar rock to considerable depths is suggested.

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