Projects Archive

Raw material sources for recovery of cultural heritage

Evidence No.: DF11P01OVV005
Project Type: Grant / Subsidy
Project Start Year: 2011
Project End Year: 2015
Grant Provider: Ministerstvo kultury ČR
Grant Recipient: Unipetrol výzkumně vzdělávací centrum, a.s.
Project Partners: Univerzita Jana Evangelisty Purkyně Ústí nad Labem
UniCRE Project Leader: Petr Koutník
Project Description:

The target of the project is identification, mapping, and characterization of domestic resources of key mineral raw materials for renovation of cultural heritage, namely of real estate monuments.

The target will be achieved by

  • creating a specialized map of exploited deposits of decorative stone, sand and limestone,
  • selecting or developing appropriate analytical and test methods,
  • sampling mineral raw materials,
  • characterizing taken samples,
  • detailed describing properties, important in the selection of the material suitable for landmark restoration, publishing the results.