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Jedová hora (Dědova hora), Neřežín, Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 47' 28'' North , 13° 53' 18'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.79111,13.88833
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Jedová hora (Dědova hora) u Neřežína

Abandoned sedimentary Fe-Hg deposit in Ordovician volcanosedimentary rocks od Barrandien. Iron and mercury mines worked from 14th century to 1857, then for the last time shortly during 1917. Old mines and pits are currently on the border of military area on the side of Jedova hill (Poisonous hill) above village Neřežín.
Iron ores are developed in two stratiform bodies composed of siderite and hematite. Bodies are intersected by the system of vertical fissures with hydrothermal mineralization (quartz, siderite, ankerite, pyrite, cinnabar and baryte).

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24 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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Arenigian - Tremadocian
465.5 - 485.4 Ma

ID: 2608580
Frauenbach-Schichten, Phycoden-Schichten

Age: Ordovician (465.5 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: marine deposits

Comments: Near Prague: Early and Middle Ordovician

Lithology: Argillaceous schist, quartzite, quartzite scree

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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Velebil, D.: Jedová hora (Dědova hora) u Neřežína. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2003, roč. 11, s. 86-99.
Velebil, D., Losos, Z.: Rtutí bohatý tetraedrit z Jedové hory u Neřežína a jeho doprovodné minerály. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2008, vol. 16, 1, 56-60.

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