|Other regions containing this locality:||Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech Republic|
Havlíčkův Brod (Německý Brod; Deutschbrod), Havlíčkův Brod District, Vysočina Region, Czech Republic
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Jihlava, Kraj Vysočina|
Jihlava (German name Iglau) is a historic city with a rich mining history. It has about 51 thousand citizens and in 2000 became capital of Vysocina region. The first written document about the city is from 1233, about 1240 started the evolution of silver mining in the city surroundings. Silver ores were mined from the 13th century until the 19th century. In the 1960s detailed prospection work was done on polymetallic ores but with negative results.
The city has a rich history and dozens of landmarks. In nearby surroundings is a trail around relicts of medieval mines and also there are some productive quarries and fields with occurrences of Li pegmatites.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
43 valid minerals.
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.
Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org
541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
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. 
541 - 4000 Ma
Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)
Description: high grade metamorphic
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.