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Homolka Hill, Chodov, Bečov nad Teplou, Karlovy Vary District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republici
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Homolka HillLava Field (Extinct)
Chodov- not defined -
Bečov nad TeplouMunicipality
Karlovy Vary DistrictDistrict
Karlovy Vary RegionRegion
Czech RepublicCountry

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Lava Field (Extinct) - last checked 2019

Bazanite with columnar jointing cutting porphyric biotite granite (famous for its orthocalse twins).

Protected as natural monument, collecting strictly prohibited!

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Velebil D.: Rubíny v kyanitu z Chodova u Bečova nad Teplou. Minerál, 2016, 24, 4, 334-337

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination

List of minerals for each chemical element

O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4


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