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Těšetice – bývalý lom

General Characteristics

County (administration): Karlovy Vary Region
District (town): Karlovy Vary
Cadastre: Těšetice u Bochova
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1124, 11241
Geological region: Cheb & Sokolov basins and Neovolcanics of the Doupovské hory Mts.
Accessibility: - entry permit for car necessary
Technical object: guarry
ID : 3743

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: The abandoned quarry exploited stones for aggregate production. The quarry was founded in the erosional relic of tephrite lava. The tephrite displays columnar jointing combined with horizontal fracturing. Unfortunately, lot of garbage accumulates in this quarry. The locality belongs to the Doupovské hory Mts. The locality is recommended for protection.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Tertiary - Basins under Krušné hory Mts.and adjoining volcanic uplands
Stratigraphy: kenozoikum - terciér (paleogén - neogén)
Subject: volcanology
Geological phenomenon: lava flow, stony organ
Genesis: volcanic
Rock: tephrite

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: waste disposal

References

Mlčoch ed. (2013): Vysvětlivky k mapě 1 : 25 000 list 11-241 Bochov

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Rapprich Vladislav, 10.11.13
Updated by: Kukal Zdeněk 21.12.17

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3743 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2021-04-11]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3743.

Location in map:

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Výrazná subvertikální sloupcovitá odlučnost v opuštěném lomu Těšetice, Bedřich Mlčoch, 2012
Celkový pohled na lom, Bedřich Mlčoch, 2012
Výrazná subvertikální sloupcovitá odlučnost v opuštěném lomu Těšetice, Bedřich Mlčoch, 2012
nelegální skladka komunálního odpadu v  opuštěném lomu Těšetice, Bedřich Mlčoch, 2012
Výrazná subvertikální sloupcovitá odlučnost v opuštěném lomu Těšetice, Bedřich Mlčoch, 2012
sloupcovitá odlučnost , Vladislav Rapprich, 2011
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