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General Characteristics

County (administration): Pardubice Region
District (town): Pardubice
Cadastre: Časy
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1324, 13244
Geological region: Czech Cretaceous Basin - E-Bohemian and W-Moravian Cretaceous; Chrudim Cretaceous; Králíky Furrow; Police Basin
Accessibility: - entry permit for car necessary
Technical object: loam pit
ID : 104


Short characteristics of the site: Abandoned open pit with outcrops of Cretaceous sediments. Youngest Cretaceous deposits consist of dark grey calcareous claystones. They contain also two layers of calcareous sandstones with muscovite and debris of flora. Stratigraphically they belong to the Březno Formation (Coniacian). Stratigraphically important locality.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída - coniak
Subject: sedimentology, stratigraphy, petrology
Geological phenomenon: bed
Genesis: sedimentary
Rock: claystone

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Registered interesting geological localities
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: B - Geological phenomenon is the reason for a recommendation to the protection
Conflicts of interests: exploitation, waste disposal, open cast mining


Soukup, J. (1963): Křída

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Čech Stanislav, 31.10.94
Updated by: Čech Stanislav 12.11.09


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 104 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-12-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/104.

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