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Graphite deposit Městský vrch, Český Krumlov District, South Bohemian Region, Czech Republici
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Graphite deposit Městský vrchDeposit
Český Krumlov DistrictDistrict
South Bohemian RegionRegion
Czech RepublicCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
48° 49' 1'' North , 14° 18' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Český Krumlov14,146 (2018)1.1km
Kájov1,290 (2018)3.4km
Přísečná209 (2018)3.5km
Srnín225 (2018)4.2km
Větřní3,870 (2018)4.9km

Anadoned graphite deposit, now accessible for tourist.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
CzechoslovakiaCountry (Former)
Bohemian MassifMassif
Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech RepublicRegion (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Reference: Pauliš, P.: Výskyt evansitu na grafitovém ložisku v Českém Krumlově. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1980, roč. 25, č. 3, s. 321.
Formula: C
Reference: Pauliš, P.: Výskyt evansitu na grafitovém ložisku v Českém Krumlově. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1980, roč. 25, č. 3, s. 321.
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: Robert Vaňo

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Evansite8.DF.10Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Semi-metals and non-metals
Evansite42.1.2.1Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

List of minerals for each chemical element

H EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
C GraphiteC
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Al EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
P EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O

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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541 - 1000 Ma

ID: 2617665

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: metamorphic

Comments: Carbonate facies

Lithology: Marble (limestone-, dolomite-, calc-silicate-)

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

541 - 4000 Ma

ID: 3133100
Precambrian schist

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Description: high grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{schist group}, Minor{gneiss,migmatite/anatexite,amphibolite}

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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