schistose


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schistose

[′shis‚tōs]
(geology)
Pertaining to rocks exhibiting schistosity.
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Garnet-bearing amphibole schists exhibit schistose structure defined by the alignment of actinolite, hornblende and chlorite and granonematoblastic and locally porphyroblastic and poiquiloblastic textures.
Species richness has negative correlation with schistose quartzite and positive correlations with the variables, total calcium carbonate in Ah and Bv and pH in Bv and Cv, in the meaning of pH--total calcium carbonate gradient (axes II).
Schistose Quartz: Schistose quartz is also known as "Injected metamorphic quartz" (Krynine, 1950).
8 cm long specimen and three fragmentary thin sheets of hard schistose rock are classified as saws.
Mobile Miner trials were undertaken on the 5 level of the South mine in a complex of interlayered, vertically oriented, variable strength, and highly abrasive schistose country rocks.
Both zones are hosted by a schistose felsic volcanic containing numerous quartz-arsenopyrite-stibnite veins as well as disseminated mineralization.
The latter usually creep over schistose strata into valleys, accompanied by rockfalls.
The graphite occurs within "schistose micro-gneiss, with thin intricately intercalated schistose layers of quartz-feldspar-graphite also scattered amphiboles".
Along strike to the southwest where regional metamorphism is at biotite and garnet grade, the metasiltstone is more phyllitic to schistose and light greyish-green.
These schistose rocks occurrences around Ibadan constitute the southern extension of the N-S trending Iseyin Oyan belt.
Most of the basement in New Zealand is Mesozoic greywacke, which is widespread in both the North and South islands, and occurs as schistose metagreywacke (Haast Schist) in large parts of the South Island (Fig.