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Kremze (Krems), České Budějovice (Budweis), South Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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Name(s) in local language(s): 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.

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Amphibole Supergroup
'Chlorite Group'
var: Nickeloan Clinochlore

var: Bronzite
var: Prase Opal
'Serpentine Group'

30 entries listed. 16 valid minerals.

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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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