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General Characteristics

County (administration): South Moravia Region
District (town): Brno-město
Cadastre: Brno-střed
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2434, 24342
Geological region: Letovice, Krhovice, Nectava and Svinov-Vranová crystalline complexes; Moravicum; crystalline complex of Miroslav horst; Brunovistulicum
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 3644


Short characteristics of the site: The series of small outcrops in the city park, just below the cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. Local basic volcanics are intensively metamorphosed and deformed. Na plagioklase, epidote and chlorite represent their main rock forming minerals. Locally, elongated lenses of rhyolite appear as well as several centimetres thick quartz and calcite veins. This locality is of Proterozoic age and belongs to the Brunovistulicum Zone.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Brunovistulicum
Stratigraphy: proterozoikum
Subject: geology
Geological phenomenon: characteristic rock
Genesis: metamorphic (general metamorphism)
Rock: metabasalt

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: vegetation


Buriánek, D. et al.(2012): Vysvětlivky k základní geologické mapě ČR 1:25 000, list 24-342 Brno-jih. - MS, Česká geologická služba.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Buriánek David, 21.11.12
Updated by: Buriánek David 19.11.14, Buriánek David 19.11.14, Kukal Zdeněk 19.09.17, Kukal Zdeněk 26.09.17


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3644 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2022-12-08]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3644.

Location in map:

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Drobné výchozy metabazaltů v městském parku., David Buriánek, 2009

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