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General Characteristics

County (administration): Pardubice Region
District (town): Svitavy
Cadastre: Chrastavec
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2412, 24124
Geological region: Czech Cretaceous Basin - E-Bohemian and W-Moravian Cretaceous; Chrudim Cretaceous; Králíky Furrow; Police Basin
Accessibility: - access without footpath
Technical object: guarry
ID : 119


Short characteristics of the site: Abandoned quarry in Cretaceous sediments of the Bílá Hora Formation (Cenomanian). They consist of yellowish spongilitic sandy marlstones overlain by glauconitic sandstones with silicites. Turonian age of sediments is evidenced by pelecypod finds. Stratigraphically and sedimentologically important locality.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída - turon
Subject: sedimentology, paleontology, stratigraphy
Geological phenomenon: bed
Genesis: sedimentary
Rock: sandstone

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: without conflicts, waste disposal


Dvořák, J. (1953): Křídový útvar východně od řeky Svitavy. - Rozpravy ČSAV, 63, mat. přír., 1,1-30. Praha. Dvořák, J. (1964): Křída severozápadní Moravy. In: Dvořák, J. et al.: Geologická exkurse na západní Moravu. - SPN, 70-78. Praha.

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: 119 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-12-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/119.

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