County (administration): Liberec Region
District (town): Liberec
Cadastre: Postřelná, Luhov u Mimoně
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0313, 03133,03311
Geological region: Neovolcanics of the České středohoří Mts.
Accessibility: - special entry permit necessary (military area, quarry, private land)
Technical object: guarry
ID : 4061
Short characteristics of the site: Prominent basalt hill deformed by giant quarry where first-rate building stone is excavated. The basalt body is surrounded by Upper Cretaceous sediments that were eroded step-by-step. Mining company plans to work-out the wole hill compared with plans of ecologists.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Tertiary - Dispersed Alcalic volcanits
Stratigraphy: kenozoikum - terciér (paleogén - neogén)
Subject: mining and mining impacts, volcanology
Geological phenomenon: vulcano
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
Conflicts of interests: open cast mining
Elaboration and Updating
Elaborated by: Vajskebrová Markéta,
Updated by: Kukal Zdeněk 22.02.18
The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 4061 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-12-08]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/4061.
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