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Bestvina granulite, Běstvina, Třemošnice (Tremoschnitz), Pardubice Region, Czech Republic

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 48' 29'' North , 15° 33' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.80816,15.55730
GeoHash:G#: u2g56523x
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


"The samples studied were collected from a natural outcrop in the central part of the Bestvina body along the Doubrava river (coordinates: N49°48′33.1″ E15°33′ 23.9″), where a garnet peridotite body, up to 100 m in size, with lenses and layers of UHP eclogite and pyroxenites is also exposed."

Regions containing this locality

Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Region (Historical) - 1,456 mineral species & varietal names listed

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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
'Eclogite'
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
'Garnet-peridotite'
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
'Granulite'
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
Kumdykolite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
Moissanite
Formula: SiC
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
'Moissanite'1.DA.SiC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Coesite'4.DA.35SiO2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Kumdykolite'9.FA.45Na(AlSi3O8)
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Eclogite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnet-peridotite'-
'Granulite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Moissanite1.3.8.1SiC
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Eclogite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnet-peridotite'-
'Granulite'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kumdykolite-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C MoissaniteSiC
OOxygen
O CoesiteSiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O KumdykoliteNa(AlSi3O8)
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na KumdykoliteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al KumdykoliteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si CoesiteSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si KumdykoliteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MoissaniteSiC
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
KPotassium
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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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Neoproterozoic
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]

Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3144646
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]

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

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Maria Perraki & Shah Wali Faryad (2014): First finding of microdiamond, coesite and other UHP phases in felsic granulites in the Moldanubian Zone: Implications for deep subduction and a revised geodynamic model for Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif. Lithos 202-203, 157-166.


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