|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||49° 55' 52'' North , 15° 15' 24'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||49.93108,15.25673|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Struskové haldy v údolí Vrchlice|
Slag dumps are situated on the right bank of Vrchlice river valley 500m N of Poličany by Vrba mill (Vrbův mlýn).
The metallurgical works in Vrchlice river valley were active from the 15th to 18th century. The slag main mineral content is silicate glass, hematite and recrystallised quartz.
32 valid minerals.
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66 - 145 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary 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. 
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.