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Malá Trasovka

General Characteristics

County (administration): Karlovy Vary Region
District (town): Karlovy Vary
Cadastre: Čichalov, Knínice
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1124, 11242
Geological region: Teplá, Tachov, Smrčiny, Svatava, Cheb-Dyleň a Slavkov crystalline complexes, Thüringen - Vogtland Palaeozoic; Karlovy Vary Massif (SE part)
Accessibility: - access without footpath
Technical object: guarry
ID : 3504


Short characteristics of the site: Metagranite of the polom type crops out in the valley of the Malá Trasovka. Rock wall was a part of abandoned quarry. Rock reveals the transition of fres biotite granite to metagranite of the Teplá ctystalline complex.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Bohemicum (Central Bohemian region), Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Bohemicum (Central Bohemian region) - Teplá crystalline complex
Stratigraphy: variské (hercynské) stáří vyvřelin
Subject: petrology
Geological phenomenon: intrusion
Genesis: magmatic
Rock: metagranite

Territorial conservation

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: without conflicts


Mlčoch B., Konopásek J. (2010): mPre-late carboniferous geology along the contact of the Saxonthuringian an Teplá-Barrandian zones in the area covered by younger sediments and volcanics. J.Geosci 55, 81-94.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Žáček Vladimír, 15.01.12


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3504 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2022-12-08]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3504.

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Puklinová dislokace v biotitickém metagranodioritu polomského masivu. Zarostlý lůmek v údolí potoka Malá Trasovka., Bedřich Mlčoch, 2011

(C) 2003-2012 ČGS, verse aplikace 1.21 [3.2.2016]