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Litice nad Orlicí, Žamberk (Senftenberg in Böhmen), Pardubice Region, Czech Republic

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 5' 30'' North , 16° 21' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.09167,16.35667
GeoHash:G#: u2gsunyt1
Area:1.0 km2
Other regions containing this locality:Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Litice nad Orlicí


Active quarry opened body of so-called Litice granite. It is biotitic granodiorite passing to leucogranite. Litice massif is strongly tectonically ruptured. Hydrothermal veins of carbonates with fluorite-baryte mineralization (+ sulphides etc.) are developed. From boreholes are known calcium silicate rocks from contact with metamorphic rocks of Zábřeh Series.


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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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186396
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. [154]

Permian
252.17 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3134397
Permian sandstone

Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,siltstone,mudstone}

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]

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