County (administration): South Moravia Region
District (town): Brno-město
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2441, 24413
Geological region: Brno agglomeration, Tišnov &Kuřim basins
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
Technical object: guarry
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 3272
Short characteristics of the site: One of the most instructive european localities where the contact of Upper Devonian carbonate platform and calciturbiditic facies are exposed. Paleokarst phenomena were recently observed and distinct NNE thrusts were described earlier. This locality belong to the Moravosilesian Devon and is recommended for protection.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Moravosilesian Palaeozoicum, Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Moravosilesian Palaeozoicum
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum - devon, paleozoikum - karbon
Subject: geology, lithology, sedimentology, structural geology, paleontology
Geological phenomenon: lithological boundary, cliff, stratotype, transgression, fold, karst
Genesis: sedimentary, tectonic
Rock: conglomerate, limestone, shale
Level of protection: Registered geological localities suggested for protection
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: B - Geological phenomenon is the reason for a recommendation to the protection
Conflicts of interests: others human activity, reclamation
Gilíková H. et al. (2010): Vysvětlivky k základní geologické mapě České republiky 1:25 000, 24-413 Mokrá-Horákov. – MS Čes. geol. služ. Praha.
Elaboration and Updating
Elaborated by: Gilíková Helena, 01.11.10
Updated by: Gilíková Helena 14.01.10, Gilíková Helena 14.01.11, Otava Jiří 15.07.11, Otava Jiří 05.11.11, Kukal Zdeněk 18.12.17
The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3272 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-06-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3272.
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