slaty cleavage


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slaty cleavage

[′slād·ē ′klē·vij]
(geology)
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This is in marked contrast to most anchizone cleavages described in the literature (see Kisch 1991), which are regarded as the precursors to the slaty cleavage that is more fully developed in higher grade anchizonal and greenschist facies pelites.
Contrasting roles of detrital and authigenic phyllosilicates during slaty cleavage development.
Discordant relationship between degree of very low-grade metamorphism and the development of slaty cleavage.
Development of slaty cleavage and degree of very low grade metamorphism: a review.
3]) and a poorly developed axial planar slaty cleavage ([S.
The earliest structural element developed in the Burtts Corner beds in this transect is a ubiquitous slaty cleavage ([S.
2]) is penetrative in argillaceous units, where it is a slaty cleavage (lithons < 1 mm wide, Fig.