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Kaní hora

General Characteristics

County (administration): Olomouc Region
District (town): Jeseník
Cadastre: Skorošice
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1422, 14221
Geological region: Silesicum and Žulová massif
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
Technical object: guarry
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 805

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Set of quarries with a Žulová granite. Oldest part of this pluton described as a diorite of the Hutberg type. Petrologically should be this rock called quartz monzodiorite. Petrologically significant locality.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Silezicum
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum - devon
Subject: mining and mining impacts, petrology, mineralogy
Geological phenomenon: characteristic rock, intrusion
Genesis: magmatic
Rock: granodiorite

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
Conflicts of interests: private property

References

Jedlička, J. (1993): Přehled dosavadních znalostí o žulovském masívu ve Slezsku, Česká republika (14-24 Jeseník). - Zpr. geol. Výzk. v Roce 1992, 45-46. Praha. Scherff, P. (1920): Petrographische Studien im Granitodioritischen Eruptivgebiet von Friedberg. - Inn. Disertation, Univ. Greifswald. Druck Barta a Company. Breslau.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Jedlička Jaromír, 02.11.93
Updated by: Gürtlerová Pavla 20.07.11

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 805 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2021-03-03]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/805.

Location in map:

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Pohled na Kaní horu od západu, lom je viditelný uprostřed., Pavla Gürtlerová, 2011
Spodní lom., Pavla Gürtlerová, 2011
Spodní lom na biotit-amfibolický granodiorit., Pavla Gürtlerová, 2011
Spodní lom., Pavla Gürtlerová, 2011
Spodní lom., Pavla Gürtlerová, 2011


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