PL - Poland


PL1- Mineral deposits of the Fore-Carpathian region and weathering processes of monuments in polluted atmosphere in Kraków (SW Poland)

Practical information:

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Post-conference: 28.08.2010 Budapest (HU) / Kraków (PL) - 31.08.2010 Kraków (PL) / Budapest (HU)
  • Length: 650 km
    (1050 km if riding back to Budapest)
  • Min. number of participants: 5
  • Max. number of participants: 14
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 75
    • Normal: EUR 150
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 150

Leaders: Marek Michalik (Jagiellonian University, Kraków, marek.michalik@uj.edu.pl), Wanda Wilczyńska-Michalik (Pedagogical Academy, Kraków), Andrzej Ślączka (Jagiellonian University, Kraków), Harry Kucha (AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków)

Scientific focus (keywords): geology of Kraków area; monuments of Kraków; weathering of building stones; atmospheric pollution; Carpathian Foredeep; Miocene salt deposits; Wieliczka Salt Mine; mining heritage; carbonate-hosted MVT zinc-lead deposits; ore mineralogy; mineralogy of waste dumps

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Photo: Banded lead-zinc ore with marcasite, Pomorzany mine (PL)
Banded lead-zinc ore with marcasite, Pomorzany mine (PL)


Photo: Pegmatite with epidote, Strzegom (PL)

PL2 - Mineralogy of Lower Silesia, Poland

Practical information:

  • Duration: 5 days (including arrival and departure)
  • Pre-conference: 16.08.2010 Katowice/Kraków (PL) – 20.08.2009 Budapest (HU)
  • Length: 1250 km
  • Min. number of participants: 5
  • Max. number of participants: 15
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 80
    • Normal: EUR 150
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 170

Leaders: Irina Galuskina (University of Silesia, Katowice, irina.galuskina@us.edu.pl), Eligiusz Szełęg (University of Silesia, Katowice)

Scientific focus (keywords): igneous petrology and mineralogy; granitic pegmatites; nephrite; REE pegmatite; rodingite; sarcopside; serpentinite; skarn; Sudetes (Sudety) Mts.; Fore-Sudetic Block; mineralogical exhibitions

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Pegmatite with epidote, Strzegom (PL)


PL3 - Late Palaeozoic post-orogenic volcanism in the Sudetes Mts. and Kupferschiefer-type ore deposits in the Fore-Sudetic Monocline, Poland

Practical information:

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Post-conference: 28.08.2010 Budapest (HU) / Wałbrzych (PL) – 31.08.2010 Wrocław (PL) / Budapest (HU)
  • Length: 850 km
    (1450 km if riding back to Budapest)
  • Min. number of participants: 5
  • Max. number of participants: 25
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 75
    • Normal: EUR 150
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 150

Leaders: Marek Awdankiewicz (University of Wrocław), Adam Piestrzyński (AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków), Zbigniew Sawłowicz (Jagiellonian University, Kraków, zbigniew.sawlowicz@uj.edu.pl), Norbert Szczepara (University of Wrocław)

Scientific focus (keywords): igneous petrology; Lower Permian volcanism; development of volcanic activity; Kupferschiefer; copper and silver deposits; ore mineralogy; Sudetes (Sudety) Mts.; Fore-Sudetic Block; Fore-Sudetic Monocline

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Photo: Columnar joints in rhyolitic lava, Organy Wielisławskie (PL)
Columnar joints in rhyolitic lava, Organy Wielisławskie (PL)