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Dolní Zálezly

General Characteristics

County (administration): Ústí nad Labem Region
District (town): Ústí nad Labem
Cadastre: Dolní Zálezly
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0241, 02413
Geological region: Neovolcanics of the České středohoří Mts.
Technical object: sand pit
ID : 1332

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Abandoned sand pit exposing sandstones of the Merboltice Formatiuon. After washing of the kaolinite component, the sand was used for glass production, finer fraction was utilized as abrasive sands and also as foundry sands. A talus cone formed by a rockfall. The landslides destructed some oof the most important localities with zeolites in Europe.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin, Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Tertiary - Basins under Krušné hory Mts.and adjoining volcanic uplands
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída - santon
Subject: petrology, mineralogy

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Interesting geological localities in Protected landscape area
Part of LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - České středohoří
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts

References

Cajz, V. (edit.), 1996: České středohoří. Geologická a přírodovědná mapa 1:100000. - Str. 53, ČGÚ, Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Dašková Jiřina, 28.05.02

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 1332 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2024-03-03]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/1332.

Location in map:

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Dolní Zálezly s okolím od Mlynářova kamene, v levé části snímku je vidět prostor bývalé pískovny., Miroslav Radoň, 2007
Blokové řícení sodalitického tefritu na Břidličném vrchu u obce Dolní Zálezly., Miroslav Radoň, 2006
Blokové řícení sodalitického tefritu na Břidličném vrchu u obce Dolní Zálezly., Miroslav Radoň, 2006


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