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General Characteristics

County (administration): Moravia-Silesian Region
District (town): Bruntál
Cadastre: Karlova Studánka
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1424, 14244
Geological region: Silesicum and Žulová massif
Accessibility: - access without footpath
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 837


Short characteristics of the site: Talus on forested slope. Quartzite blocks yielded accumulated macrofauna remains, namely brachiopods and tentaculites. This association is unique not only in the Hrubý Jeseník Mts. It also offers an example of fossil preservation in regionally metamorphosed sediments.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Silezicum
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum - devon
Subject: paleontology, lithology
Geological phenomenon: fossils fauna, scree, scree field
Genesis: sedimentary, metamorphic (general metamorphism)
Rock: qurtzite, phyllite

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: National nature reserve in Protected landscape area
Additional information: See the Digital register of the Agency for Nature Conservation and Landscape Protection of the Czech Republic AOPK ČR
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: A - Protected Area: (geology is important aspect of Biological declared Locality )
Part of LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - Jeseníky
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts


Chlupáč, I. (1975): Nové nálezy fauny v metamorfovaném devonu Hrubého Jeseníku a jejich význam. - Čas. Mineral. Geol., 20, 259-271. Praha. Chlupáč, I. (1989): Fossil communities in the metamorphic Lower Devonian of the Hrubý Jeseník Mts., Czechoslovakia. - N. Jb. Geol. Palaont., Abh., 177, 3, 367-392.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Chlupáč Ivo, 29.06.93
Updated by: Gürtlerová Pavla 19.11.07, Pecina Vratislav 02.06.11, Pecina Vratislav 02.06.11


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 837 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2020-06-02]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/837.

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