Schist Geology rocks and minerals

Schist is medium grade metamorphic rock formed by the metamorphosis of mudstone shale or some types of igneous rock to a higher degree than slate i e it

Metamorphic Rocks Pictures of Foliated and Non Foliated Types

A picture gallery of metamorphic rocks including amphibolite gneiss hornfels marble Photos of Common Foliated and Non Foliated Metamorphic Rock Types


A schist is a medium to coarse grained foliated metamorphic rock typically containing muscovite biotite chlorite and quartz Feldspar usually albite or

7 2 Classification of Metamorphic Rocks – Physical Geology

Some types of metamorphic rocks such as quartzite and marble which also form The right hand diagram represents schist derived from that shale with the

Schist Metamorphic Rock Pictures Definition amp More Geology

Schist is a foliated metamorphic rock that contains abundant mica or other platy mineral grains


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