Jedová hora Hill (Dědova hora Hill, Giftberg) near Neřežín, Czech Republic

Dalibor Velebil – National museum, Prague, Czech republic
Bull. mineral.-petrolog. Odd. Nár. Muz. (Praha) 11 (2003), 86–99


Jedová hora Hill is one of the three Czech historical deposits of cinnabarite mining. During some periods cinnabarite was mined as a second product of Ordovician iron ores mining. There is rich and various hydrothermal mineralization developed in the deposit. The deposit is a significant mineralogical locality. In the paper a summary of geology, mineralogy and mining history is given.

Keywords: barite, cinnabarite, history of mining, iron ores, Barrandian, Ordovician

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