CZ - Czech Republic



Photo: Vlastějovice, pegmatite in iron skarn (CZ)

CZ2 - Granitic pegmatites and mineralogical museums in Czech Republic

Practical information:

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Post-conference: 28.08.2010 Budapest (HU) / Brno (CZ) - 01.09.2010 Prague (CZ)
  • Length: 600 km (excluding Budapest-Brno travel by train on Day 1)
  • Min. number of participants: 15
  • Max. number of participants:40
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 80
    • Normal: EUR 150
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 170

Leaders: Milan Novák (Masaryk University, Brno, mnovak@sci.muni.cz), Jan Cempírek (Moravian Museum, Brno), Radek Škoda (Masaryk University, Brno), Karel Breiter (Institute of Geology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i. ), Tomáš Kadlec (Masaryk University, Brno)

Scientific focus (keywords): igneous petrology; granitic pegmatites; rare element class; abyssal class; LCT and NYF family; contamination; allanite; beryl; dumortierite; elbaite; garnet; lepidolite; schorl; mineralogical collections; mining heritage; medieval monuments

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Vlastějovice, pegmatite in iron skarn (CZ)

CZ3 - Příbram and Kutná Hora mining districts - from historical mining to recent environmental impact

Practical information:

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Post-conference: 29.08.2010 Prague (CZ) - 31.08.2010 Prague (CZ)
  • Length: 300 km (excluding Budapest-Prague travel on Day 1)
  • Min. number of participants: 15
  • Max. number of participants:40
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 30
    • Normal: EUR 60
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 90

Leaders: Vojtěch Ettler (Charles University, Prague, ettler@natur.cuni.cz), Jiří Sejkora (National Museum, Prague), Josef Zeman (Masaryk University, Brno), Jan Pašava (Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA) and Czech Geological Survey, Prague)

Scientific focus (keywords): polymetallic ore deposits; ore mineralogy; mining heritage; mineral collecting; metallurgy; environmental impacts; mineralogical exhibitions; medieval monuments

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Photo: Pyromorphite, Příbram (CZ)
Pyromorphite, Příbram (CZ)