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Baba - Žerůvky

General Characteristics

County (administration): Olomouc Region
District (town): Olomouc
Cadastre: Žerůvky
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2422, 24224
Geological region: Moravosilesian Devonian; Drahany, Mírov and Jeseníky Culm, incl. the Maleník block
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 1535


Short characteristics of the site: Brunovistulicum and Basal Devonian clastics. Contact of the two units is exposed in the highway cut. The Brunovistulicum is represented by schistose granodiorites with cataclastic texture and foliated mylonites. Overlying Devonian clastics are formed of quartzose sandstones up to conglomeraters with clasts as large as 5 cm. Almost vertical mylonite zone occurs on contact between two described units.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Brunovistulicum, Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Moravosilesian Palaeozoicum
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum - devon, kadomské stáří vyvřelin
Subject: stratigraphy, petrology, sedimentology
Geological phenomenon: outcrop
Genesis: magmatic, sedimentary, weathering
Rock: granodiorite, sandstone, quartzite, conglomerate

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Registered geological localities suggested for protection
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: B - Geological phenomenon is the reason for a recommendation to the protection
Conflicts of interests: ground instability, road construction


Hrubeš M. a kolektiv autorů,2000: Vysvětlivky k základní geologické mapě ČR v měřítku 1 : 25 000 list 24224 Olomouc.- Český geologický ústav Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Havlíček Pavel,Hrubeš Martin,Zapletal J., 05.10.03
Updated by: Plíšek Antonín 21.02.05, Otava Jiří 05.11.11, Kukal Zdeněk 05.11.12, Kukal Zdeněk 20.11.12, Havlíček Pavel 14.08.03


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 1535 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-09-27]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/1535.

Location in map:

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