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General Characteristics

County (administration): Olomouc Region
District (town): Šumperk
Cadastre: Vernířévice u Sobotína
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1442, 14422
Geological region: Silesicum and Žulová massif
Accessibility: - access without footpath
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 842


Short characteristics of the site: Talus on mountain slope. Blocks of Darkov Quartzite with preserve remains of macrofauna (brachiopods, pelecypods and ichnofossils). Intreresting example of fossil preservation in regionally metamorphosed micaceous quartzites.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Silezicum
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum - devon
Subject: paleontology, petrology
Geological phenomenon: scree, fossils fauna
Genesis: weathering
Rock: qurtzite

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: 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: (declared as Geological and Biological 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: Pecina Vratislav 02.06.11


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 842 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-03-29]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/842.

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