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Kremze (Krems), České Budějovice (Budweis), South Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Křemže

Located around 15 km SW of České Budějovice.

Altered ultrabasic bodies (peridotites, pyroxenites) surrounded by granulites. Deep weathering with Fe and Ni rich zones resulted in mining of Fe and prospecting for Ni in past. Several localities with similar mineralization (Běhounek, Bohouškovice, Borek, Holubov, Chlumeček, Krak, Rojšín etc.), but there is no need to describe them separately.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Almandine
Amphibole Supergroup
Anthophyllite
'Apatite'
'Biotite'
'Chlorite Group'
Clinochlore
var: Nickeloan Clinochlore

Diopside
Dravite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
'Garnierite'
Goethite
Ilmenite
Magnesiochromite
Magnesite
Magnetite
'Olivine'
Opal
var: Prase Opal
'Pimelite'
Pyrope
'Serpentine Group'
'Siliciophite'
Spinel
Talc
Tremolite


30 entries listed. 16 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

Czech Republic

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References

Čech, V., Koutek, J.: Geologické a genetické poměry ložisek železné a niklové rudy u Křemže v jižních Čechách. Sborník St. geol. úst. ČSR, 1946, sv. 13. Praha: Nakladatelství Československé akademie věd, 1946. s. 1-22.

Ulrych, J.: Antofylitový azbest z lateritizovaného serpentinitu od Křemže v jižních Čechách. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1985, roč. 30, č. 3, s. 315-318.

Welser, P.: Výskyty amfibolových azbestů v Křemžské kotlině. Minerál, 2007, roč. 15, č. 2, s. 120-123.

Zikeš, J., Welser, P., Jirásek, J.: Výskyty goethitu v Křemžské kotlině. In Sborník Jihočeského muzea v Českých Budějovicích, Přírodní vědy, 2007, roč. 47, České Budějovice, s. 193-196.

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