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Polouvsí

General Characteristics

County (administration): Moravia-Silesian Region
District (town): Nový Jičín
Cadastre: Polouvsí
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2512, 25124
Geological region: Subsilesian & Silesian units
Accessibility: - access without footpath
Technical object: guarry
ID : 4305

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: An abandoned small quarry at Polouvsí village is the type locality of the Jasenice Formation (Silesian Unit of the Carpathian Flysch Belt). The gray to greenish-gray, dark mottled (bioturbated) claystone contains up to 10 cm thick layers of yellow-gray weathered silty marlstone. Foraminiferal fauna comprise Rhizammina sp., Pseudonodosinella troyeri (Tapp.), Gaudryina oblonga Zasp., Marssonella oxycona (Rss), Gyroidinoides globosus (Hag.) etc. Calcareous nannoplankton with Eiffellithus turriseffeli prove uppermost Albian age.
Regional geologic unit: Carpathian - Flysch belt - Outer (Menilit-Krosněny) group of nappes
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - spodní křída - alb
Subject: lithology, stratigraphy, paleontology
Geological phenomenon: characteristic rock, fossils fauna, stratotype
Genesis: sedimentary
Rock: marlstone, claystone

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: private property, vegetation

References

Bubík et al. (2022): Vysvětlivky k základní geologické mapě České republiky 1: 25 000, list 25-124 Starý Jičín, Archiv České geologické služby, Praha; Eliáš, M. (1979): Facies and paleogeography of the Silesian unit in the western part of the Czechoslovak flysch Carpathians, Věst. Ústř. Úst. geol. 54, 327–339.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Tomanová Petrová Pavla, 12.04.22
Updated by: Bubík Miroslav 14.10.22

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 4305 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2024-04-20]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/4305.

Location in map:

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Tmavošedé vápnité jílovce a skvrnitý slínovec, Polouvsí, Miroslav Bubík, 2014
Opuštěný lom v Polouvsí, typová lokalita jasenického souvrství, Miroslav Bubík, 2014


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