County (administration): Central Bohemia Region
District (town): Kutná Hora
Cadastre: Kutná Hora
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1332, 13324
Geological region: Kutná Hora and Čáslav crystalline complexes
Accessibility: - entry permit for car necessary
Technical object: guarry
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 3183
Short characteristics of the site: Kutná Hora Crystalline. Abandoned quarry, only upper parts of quarry levels are visible. Migmatized gneiss was quarried and used for different building purposes. Example of Cretaceous transgression. Sediments of Korycany Beds overly gneiss bedrock. In migmatized gneisses rare and interesting minerals occur, mambers of so called Alpine paragenesis. Cretaceous sediments are fossiliferous.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin, Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Kutná Hora and Svratka region - Kutná Hora crystalline complex
Subject: mineralogy, sedimentology, paleontology, structural geology
Geological phenomenon: unconformity, deformation fabrics, transgression
Genesis: metamorphic (general metamorphism), sedimentary
Rock: migmatite, sandstone, conglomerate
Level of protection: Registered geological localities suggested for protection
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: A - Protected Area: (declared as Geological locality)
Conflicts of interests: sports, reclamation, recreation, waste disposal
Sotorník 1928,Fišera 1977, Štědrá ed. (2010): Geologická mapa ČR 1 : 25 000 s vysvětlivkami, list 13-324 Kutná Hora.
Elaboration and Updating
Elaborated by: Štědrá Veronika, 17.06.10
Updated by: Kukal Zdeněk 04.10.12
The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3183 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-06-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3183.
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