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Tisová, Kraslice (Graslitz), Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 20' 54'' North , 12° 30' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.34844,12.51095
GeoHash:G#: u2byktwhy
Other regions containing this locality:Erzgebirge; Krusné Hory Mts (Ore Mts), Germany & Czech Republic
Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate

Statiform copper deposit in phyllitic rocks of Frauenbach Series. Exploitation started probably in 13th century, last time abandoned in 1973. Exploitation work until 1989.

Mineral List

73 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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298.9 - 358.9 Ma

ID: 3159369
Carboniferous phyllite

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Phyllite

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma

ID: 3191030
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

485.4 - 541 Ma

ID: 2600121

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Description: metamorphic

Lithology: Phyllite, calc-phyllite, quartzite, graywacke

Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe. [94]

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- Gäbert, C. (1899): Die geologische Umgebung von Graslitz i. böhmisch. Erzgebirge. Jb. geol. Reichsanst. Wien 40, 581–640.
- Georg Frebold (1930): Über den polymetamorphen Charakter der Erze von Graslitz-Klingenthal im Erzgebirge. Neues Jahrbuch f. Mineralogie, Geologie und Palaeontologie, Abhandlungen, Beil.-Bd. 61 (Abt. A), 87-100.
- Wernicke, F. (1933): Magnetkiesparagenesen von sächsischen Lagerstätten. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, Mineralogie und Petrographie 44, 463-469.
- Trdlicka, Zdenek; Kupka, Frantisek (1957): Bismuthinite and native bismuth from Tisov´a near Kraslic. Casopis mineral. geol. 2, 331-337 (in German).
- Skvor, Vladimir (1957): The Tisov´a ore deposits. Sbornik ustred ustavu geol. 24, 389-447 (in German).
- Chrt, Jiri; Neumann, Jaroslav; Hoffman, Vladimir; Trdlicka, Zdenek (1972): Tisova copper pyrite deposit near Kraslice. Sbornik Geologickych Ved, Loziskova Geologie (1972), No. 16 [15?], 7-52.
- Burdova, Petra; Kribek, Bohdan; Pertold, Zdenek (1979): Organic carbon in the copper deposit of Tisova (Krusne hory mountains). Casopis pro Mineralogii a Geologii 24(1), 71-6.
- Beran, P. (1997): Mineralogie ložiska Cu (Ag, Au, Co) rud Tisová u Kraslic. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, roč. 4-5, 65-77.

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