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Kraskov - jámy a sejpy

General Characteristics

County (administration): Pardubice Region
District (town): Chrudim
Cadastre: Kraskov, Žďárec u Seče
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1343, 13432
Geological region: Oheb, Svratka and Polička crystalline complex; Železné hory Mts. Proterozoic; Hlinsko Zone; Železné hory Mts. Pluton; Chrudim Palaeozoic
Accessibility: - access without footpath
Technical object: gallery, shaft, placer
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 3661


Short characteristics of the site: This locality embraces abandoned pits, adit entrance and alluvial placers (relics of old placer mining). It is situuated at the western margin of the Železné Hory Pluton and is represented by fine grained two-mica granites with isolated outcrops of metagabbro, amphibolite and skarn. At this locality also relics of old mine workings can be found. In the 18th and 19th centuries pyrite accumulations were exploited there. All these localities belong to the National Geopark "Železné hory - the Iron Mountains".
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Bohemicum (Central Bohemian region) - Magmatites in Bohemicum
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum - karbon, paleozoikum - perm
Subject: mining and mining impacts
Geological phenomenon: ore mineralization
Genesis: magmatic
Rock: granite, skarn, metagabbro

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Interesting geological localities in Protected landscape area
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: C - Geological phenomenon is the reason for a registration in the database of CGS
Part of LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - Železné hory
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, 08.02.13
Updated by: Rambousek Petr 14.10.13, Kukal Zdeněk 08.09.17


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3661 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2020-08-07]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3661.

Location in map:

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Staré průzkumné důlní dílo v lese v okolí Kraskova., Jan Doucek, 2015
Anon, 2013
Anon, 2013
Anon, 2013

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