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Štěpánovský lom

General Characteristics

County (administration): Central Bohemia Region
District (town): Benešov
Cadastre: Trhový Štěpánov
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1334, 13343
Geological region: Bohemian Moldanubicum
Accessibility: - passable footpath
Technical object: guarry
ID : 3933


Short characteristics of the site: Abandoned shelf quarrry exposing pinkish muscovitic orthnogneiss. It contains quartz, potassium feldspars, albite and cordierite in places. Also relics of test pit for uranium research drilled in 1950. The locality is situated in the Park of Blaník Knights.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moldanubicum - Metamorphic units in Moldanubicum
Stratigraphy: proterozoikum, paleozoikum
Subject: petrology, structural geology
Geological phenomenon: horizontal section, characteristic rock
Genesis: metamorphic (general metamorphism), magmatic
Rock: orthogneiss

Territorial conservation

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: Kraj blanických rytířů
Conflicts of interests: vegetation


Štědrá V. (2012): Dokumentace geologických lokalit pro geopark Kraj blanických rytířů, MS, 31 stran, ČGS.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Štědrá Veronika, 20.05.12
Updated by: Vajskebrová Markéta 11.12.17, Kukal Zdeněk 27.02.18


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3933 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2024-04-20]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3933.

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