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Střekov - pískovna

General Characteristics

County (administration): Ústí nad Labem Region
District (town): Ústí nad Labem
Cadastre: Ústí nad Labem
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0241, 02411
Geological region: Czech Cretaceous Basin - Jizera Cretaceous & Cretaceous of the lower section of Labe River, Ploučnice, Kamenice and the Děčínský Sněžník Mt.
Technical object: sand pit
ID : 148


Short characteristics of the site: Abandoned sand pit after intensive exploitation of kaolinized sandstones of the Upper Cretaceous age (Merboltice Formation). The base of volcanosedimentary complex is also exposed. The surface of sandstone complex is inclined which evidences a post-Cretaceous surface erosion. Sedimentologically and geomorphologically remarkable locality.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída - santon
Subject: volcanology, petrology, stratigraphy

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Registred geological localities suggested to protection in Protected landscape area
Part of LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - České středohoří
Conflicts of interests: estates


Čech, S. et al. (1991): Vysvětlivky a Základní geologická mapa ČR 1 : 25 000, list 02-411 Ústí nad Labem. - MS Archiv ČGU, Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Cajz Vladimír, 25.11.93
Updated by: Zelenka Přemysl 01.08.07


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 148 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-12-08]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/148.

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Vladimír Cajz, 1990

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