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General Characteristics

County (administration): Karlovy Vary Region
District (town): Cheb
Cadastre: Prameny
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1123, 11233
Geological region: Teplá, Tachov, Smrčiny, Svatava, Cheb-Dyleň a Slavkov crystalline complexes, Thüringen - Vogtland Palaeozoic; Karlovy Vary Massif (SE part)
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 355

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Natural outcrop of a serpentinized metabasite (serpentinized olivinite, called also serpentinite). This rock is a part of the Mariánské Lázně Complex of metabasites. Petrologically important locality, also botanically interesting.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Mariánské Lázně complex
Stratigraphy: proterozoikum
Subject: petrology, botany
Geological phenomenon: rock, outcrop, characteristic rock
Genesis: metamorphic (general metamorphism)
Rock: serpentinite

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: National nature monument in Protected landscape area
Additional information: See the Digital register of the Agency for Nature Conservation and Landscape Protection of the Czech Republic AOPK ČR
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: A - Protected Area: (geology is important aspect of Biological declared Locality )
Part of LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - Slavkovský les
Part of the Geopark: Egeria
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts

References

Zahradnický J., Mackovčin P.a kol.(2005): Plzeňsko a Karlovarsko. In: Mackovčin P. a Sedláček M.(eds.): Chráněná území ČR, svazek XI. Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR a EkoCentrum Brno, str. 523, Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Žáček Vladimír, 18.10.94
Updated by: Žáček Vladimír 13.11.08

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 355 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2022-12-08]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/355.

Location in map:

Links to neighbouring localities within 2 km radius are available on mouse click in the map window.
Výchozy serpentinitů, Pavla Gürtlerová, 2010
Výchozy serpentinitů, Pavla Gürtlerová, 2010
Vyleštěná deska serpentinitů na výchoze s orientační mapou., Pavla Gürtlerová, 2010
Výchozy serpentinitů, Pavla Gürtlerová, 2010


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