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Ahníkov, Chomutov (Komotau), Ústí Region, Czech Republic

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 26' 30'' North , 13° 18' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.44167,13.30556
GeoHash:G#: u2cqyy8u1
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
Name(s) in local language(s):Ahníkov


Lens of weathered pyroxenitic peridotite and pyroxenite. Age of weathering is probably after Cretaceous and before Miocene. Outcrop about 400 x 150 m large situated in mica schists and migmatitized paragneisses. In vicinity several small bodies of neovolcanic rocks were found.




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10 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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Pliocene - Eocene
2.588 - 56 Ma



ID: 3141816
Eocene clay

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{clay}, Minor{sand,coal}

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 - Neoproterozoic
443.8 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2602495

Age: Neoproterozoic to Ordovician (443.8 - 1000 Ma)

Description: metamorphic intrusive rocks

Comments: Transitions to migmatites; Metamorphic age: pre- to early(?)-Variscan

Lithology: Orthogneiss: granitic, granodioritic

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

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3188473
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 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]

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References

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- Řehoř, M., Dvořák, Z. (1997): Nové poznatky o mineralogii lokality Ahníkov. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1997, roč. 4-5, s. 183-185
- Marek, J. (1988): Silicitická mineralizace na úpatí Krušných hor u Ahníkova. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1988, roč. 33, č. 1, s. 65-69.
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