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U Pustého Mlýna Quarry, Hrubšice, Oslavany, South Moravia Region, Czech Republic

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 5' 38'' North , 16° 16' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.09389,16.27583
GeoHash:G#: u2ex6378w
Other regions containing this locality:Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech Republic
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Lom U Pustého Mlýna, Hrubšice

Biskoupky serpentinite body. The minerals occurs in an active quarry „U Pustého mlýna“ near Hrubšice in the fissures of serpentinite rock in the shallow weathering zone close to present surface.

Mineral List

15 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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252.17 - 298.9 Ma

ID: 3148460
Permian sandstone

Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,siltstone,mudstone}

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]

541 - 1000 Ma

ID: 3189974
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Paragneiss

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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Čopjaková R., Houzar S.: Spinely v peridotitech od Drahonína a Hrubšic. Minerál, 2010, 18, 1, 40-42.
Čopjaková, R. , Škoda, R. , Pertoldová, J., 2005: Cr-bohaté spinely z ultramafických hornin moldanubika. – Acta. Mus. Moraviae, Sci. geol., 90, 89-98.
Jirásek, J., 2007: Nový nález huntitu u Hrubšic na západní Moravě a otázka jeho vzniku. – Acta. Mus. Moraviae, Sci. geol., 92: 103-109.
Kovář, O., Losos, Z., Houzar, S., Zeman, J., 2008: Hydromagnezit, brugnatellit a coalingit v minerální asociasi puklin serpentinitu z kamenolomu „U Pustého mlýna“ u Hrubšic, moldanubikum, západní Morava. – Acta. Mus. Moraviae, Sci. geol., 93: 19-35.
Kovář, O. et al. (2010): 20th General Meeting of the IMA (IMA2010), Budapest, Hungary, August 21-27, CD of Abstracts, p. 429.
Medaris, L. G., Brian, L. B., Jelínek, E., 2006: Mantle-Derived, UHP Garnet Pyroxenite and Eclogite in the Moldanubian Gföhl Nappe, Bohemian Massif: A Geochemical Review, New P-T Determinations, and Tectonics Interpretation. – Int. Geol. Rev., 48: 765-777.
Medaris, G., Wang, H., Jelínek, E., Mihaljevič, M., Jakeš, P., 2005: Characteristics and origins of diverse Variscan peridotites in the Gföhl Nappe, Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic. – Lithos, 82: 1-23.
Němec, D., 1981: Huntit ze serpentinitové oblasti u Hrubšic na západní Moravě. – Čas. Mineral. geol., 26, 1, 75-78.
Němec, F., 1937: Mineralogie, petrografie a geologie okolí Mohelna. Monografie hadce (monografie hadce). – In: Archiv Svazu pro ochranu přírody a domoviny v zemi Moravskslezské, Brno, 49-112.
Novák, J., Žák, L., 1948: Předběžná zpráva o výzkumech v hadcové oblasti hrubšické. – Věst. Stát. geol. Úst., 23, 152-155.

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