calcareous schist

calcareous schist

[kal′ker·ē·əs ′shist]
(petrology)
A coarse-grained metamorphic rock derived from impure calcareous sediment.
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garnetiferous schist, quartz-mica schist, calcareous schist, schistose marble, hornblende bearing quartz mica schist and micaceous marble.
While garnetiferous schist, calcareous schist and quartzite, being relatively strong and intact rocks, are characterized in class A, B and C.
domain-I dominantly comprises quartz mica schist and garnet bearing quartz mica schist (Class D), domain-II contains quartz biotite schist and garnet mica schist and marble (Class C), domain-III holds calcareous schist and marble (Class A and B), domain-IV covers Garnet mica schist (Class D), domain-V contains quartzite and quartz mica schist (Class E and F) and domain VI which dominantly have Garnet mica schist and calcareous schist (Class A and B).