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Feldspar quarry, Vysoký Kámen, Krásno (Schönfeld), Horní Slavkov (Schlaggenwald), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 6' 49'' North , 12° 46' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.1135334311, 12.7765846252
Name(s) in local language(s):živcový lom Vysoký kámen


Active quarry in albite aplitic granite ("feldspathite").
Not to be confused with the abandoned greisen quarry.

Notes:
1. Autunite and (meta)uranocircite are visually indistinguishable.
2. There is no evidence that the green U-micas are actually torbernites. EMPA-EDX analyses of J. Jirásek and D. Matýsek (VŠB-TU Ostrava) proved the composition of (meta)uranocircite.

Mineral List


22 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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Carboniferous - Late Devonian
298.9 - 382.7 Ma

Age: Paleozoic (298.9 - 382.7 Ma)

Description: plutonic

Comments: Variscan granite

Lithology: Granite

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

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



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References

Jirásek, J., Matýsek, D., škoda, R., Skupien, P.: Fosfáty a doprovodné minerály z živcového lomu Vysoký kámen u Krásna, Česká republika. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrologického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2016, vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 80-94.

Sejkora, J., Ondruš, P., Fikar, M., Veselovský, F., Mach, Z. & Gabašová, A. (2006): New data on mineralogy of the Vysoký Kámen deposits near Krásno, Slavkovský les area, Czech Republic. Journal of the Czech Geological Society 51, 43-55.

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