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Dolní Kounice quarry, Brno-Country District, South Moravian Region, Czech Republici
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Dolní Kounice quarryQuarry
Brno-Country DistrictDistrict
South Moravian RegionRegion
Czech RepublicCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Dolní Kounice
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 4' 23'' North , 16° 27' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.07333,16.45250
GeoHash:G#: u2exnms2g
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Nové Bránice717 (2018)0.8km
Dolní Kounice2,403 (2018)1.0km
Moravské Bránice893 (2018)1.6km
Trboušany354 (2018)2.6km
Mělčany480 (2018)2.9km


Active quarry in Brno massif rocks - mostly granodiorites (type Kounice), diorites and amphibolites. Quarry is not very rich in minerals, usually only palygosrkite and some small alpine fissures with chlorites, titanite and pyrite are avilable.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
CzechoslovakiaCountry (Former)
Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech RepublicHistoric County

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
'Biotite'
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://pruvodce.geol.morava.sci.muni.cz/Dolni_Kounice/Dolni_Kounice_text.htm
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Štelcl J. jun.: Titanite aus den Granodioriten des Brünner Massivs. Scripta Fac. Sci. Nat. Univ. Purk. Brun, Geologia, 1981, vol. 11, No. 2, 103-120.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Andesine9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Andesine
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Oligoclase-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2

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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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3161403
West Carpathian molasse

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Description: marine molasse

Lithology: Major:{clay}, Minor{sand,silt,gravel}

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]

Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3191063
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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