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General Characteristics

County (administration): Olomouc Region
District (town): Jeseník
Cadastre: Česká Ves
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1422, 14224
Geological region: Silesicum and Žulová massif
Accessibility: - entry permit for car necessary
Technical object: mine
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 813

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Medieval gold mine. Mineralized zone is formed of a system of quartz lenses and veins within metaquartzites, micaschists, paragneisses and interlayers of quartzite, erlane and amfibolite. Historically significant locality. The locality is accessible by an educational trail. It is recommended for protection in the Protected Landscape Area Jeseníky.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Silezicum
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum - devon
Subject: mining and mining impacts, mineralogy, economic geology
Geological phenomenon: ore mineralization, mineral
Genesis: anthropogenic (anthropogenic activity), metamorphic (general metamorphism)
Rock: qurtzite, mica schist

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Registred geological localities suggested to protection in Protected landscape area
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: B - Geological phenomenon is the reason for a recommendation to the protection
Part of LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - Jeseníky
Conflicts of interests: collection, reclamation

References

Fojt, B. - Hauk, J. - Kotrba, Z. (1988): Mineralogie zlata a doprovodných minerálů ze Zlatého Chlumu u Jeseníku. - Věst. Ústř. úst. Geol., 63, 2, 91-100. Praha. Novák, J. (1984): Česká Ves - Zlatý Chlum Báňsko-historická studie. - 73 stran MS Geol. Průzkum Ostrava.; Skácel, J. - Vaňeček, M. (1989): Výsledky zlata na lokalitě Zlatý Chlum u města Jeseníku. - Věst. Ústř. úst. Geol., 56, 6, 329-356. Praha.; Večeřa, J. (2007): Zlatý Chlum. Hornická naučná stezka. 12 s. Česká geologická služba. Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Večeřa Josef, 24.11.93
Updated by: Večeřa Josef 07.04.11, Večeřa Josef 14.11.11, Kukal Zdeněk 11.12.17

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 813 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2020-07-07]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/813.

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Jaroslav Aichler, 2002
Jaroslav Aichler, 2002


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