County (administration): Pardubice Region
District (town): Chrudim
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1342, 13423
Geological region: Oheb, Svratka and Polička crystalline complex; Železné hory Mts. Proterozoic; Hlinsko Zone; Železné hory Mts. Pluton; Chrudim Palaeozoic
Accessibility: - passable footpath
ID : 3592
Short characteristics of the site: This locality is represented by rocky outcrops of the quartzites with underlying and overĺying clayey schists and siltstones. According to fossil evidence these sediments are of Middle Ordovician age. On quartzite bedding planes nicely preserved ichnofossils were found. Tectonically, this area represents part of the Vápenný Podol syncline. This locality belongs to the National Geopark "Železné hory - the Iron Mts."
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Bohemicum (Central Bohemian region) - Chrudim Early Palaeozoic
Stratigraphy: Middle Ordovician
Subject: geomorphology, paleontology
Geological phenomenon: outcrop, bed, fossils fauna
Genesis: sedimentary, organogenic (activity of organisms)
Level of protection: Registered interesting geological localities
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: C - Geological phenomenon is the reason for a registration in the database of CGS
Part of the Geopark: Železné hory
Conflicts of interests: forestry
DOUCEK, Jan (2012): Národní Geopark Železné hory - mapování. Závěrečná zpráva, MS Vodní zdroje Chrudim, spol. s r. o.
Elaboration and Updating
Elaborated by: Králová Anna, 29.10.12
Updated by: Kukal Zdeněk 12.09.17
The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3592 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2019-11-14]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3592.
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