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Most - Hněvín

General Characteristics

County (administration): Ústí nad Labem Region
District (town): Most
Cadastre: Most
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0233, 02332
Geological region: Most Basin
ID : 1369


Short characteristics of the site: An outcrop in the NNE slope of Hněvín Hill in Most, Tertiary Most Basin. It si formed by foliated biotite-muscovite orthogneiss and by orthogneisses of aplitic character. Phonolite forms the top of the hill. Orthogneiss and phonolite are overlain by a relict of conglomerate representing lacustrine-littoral facies at the base of the basin fill.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Tertiary - Basins under Krušné hory Mts.and adjoining volcanic uplands
Stratigraphy: kenozoikum - terciér (paleogén - neogén)
Subject: petrology, stratigraphy

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Registered interesting geological localities
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts


Malkovský M. a kol., 1988: Vysvětlivky k základní geologické mapě ČSSR l:25000 list 02332 Most. - Ústřední ústav geologický Praha

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Mlčoch Bedřich, 08.10.02
Updated by: Plíšek Antonín 19.01.05


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 1369 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2021-04-11]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/1369.

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