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    STUDIA GEOLOGIA - Issue no. Special Issue / 2009  
         
  Article:   ROCK MATERIALS IN CRACOW ARCHITECTURE.

Authors:  JACEK RAJCHEL.
 
       
         
  Abstract:  Cracow, a town with a thousand-year history and a former capital of Poland, is an excellent example of a high geological value. The town exhibits a wealth of geological record in this urban environment. Examination of the stone materials allows the determination their mineral composition, their texture and structure, signs of weathering that took place both in the deposit itself and later architectural usage. Sedimentary rocks show a whole range of sedimentary structures and numerous fossils. Sometimes it is possible to learn about the methods of stone quarrying and processing (Rajchel, 2004).

Key words: Cracow, urban geology, architecture, building stones, decorative stones
 
         
     
         
         
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