paraschist

paraschist

[′par·ə‚shist]
(petrology)
A schist derived from sedimentary rocks.
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Schist Belts, comprising paraschists and meta igneous rocks, which include schists, amphibolites, amphibole schists, talcose rocks, epidote rocks, marble and calc-silicate rocks.
The Basement Complex rocks of Nigeria are composed predominantly of migmatite gneiss complex; slightly migmatised to unmigmatised paraschists and metaigneous rocks; charnockitic, older granite suites and unmetamorphosed dolerite dykes.