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Důl Anna

General Characteristics

County (administration): Pardubice Region
District (town): Svitavy
Cadastre: Březina
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2412, 24122
Geological region: Czech Cretaceous Basin - E-Bohemian and W-Moravian Cretaceous; Chrudim Cretaceous; Králíky Furrow; Police Basin
Accessibility: - special entry permit necessary (military area, quarry, private land)
Technical object: guarry
ID : 1931


Short characteristics of the site: A vertical section across the topmost Peruc-Korycany Formation sandstones and the Bílá hora Formation marlstones of the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin in a partly flooded multi-level quarry near the underground Anna Mine. The Březina deposit exploited refractory claystones until 1980s. A glauconite- phosphate horizon lies at the base of the Bílá hora Fm. Beds of ferruginous sandstones. Springs of iron- and sulphur-rich water from the Peruc Member. Finds of big Turonian ammonites were reported from the near Prokop Mine.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída - cenoman
Subject: paleontology, sedimentology, hydrogeology, economic geology, stratigraphy, mining and mining impacts
Geological phenomenon: cliff
Genesis: sedimentary
Rock: claystone, sandstone, opuka (aranaceous marlstone)

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, reclamation


Čech St. a kolektiv autorů, 2000: Vysvětělivky k základní geologické mapě ČR v měřítku 1 : 25 000 list 24122 Brněnec.- Český geologický ústav Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Čech Stanislav, 17.02.04
Updated by: Plíšek Antonín 16.11.04, Čech Stanislav 12.11.09


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 1931 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-12-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/1931.

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