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Present view on the origin of honeycombs in psammites of Bohemian Cretaceous Basin


Petr Havránek

Geoscience Research Reports 37, 2004 (GRR for 2003), pages 24–24
Map sheets: Nový Bor (02-24)

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Ruptures in galleries and underground sandstone quarries of northern part of the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin bear ordered system of honeycombs, that are known usually on rocks surfaces as a result of weathering. Certain types of honeycombs should be described as microforms related to tectonic deformation.