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.
These rocks shows a gneissic to schistose structure, coarse to slightly subparallel foliation, lepidogranoblastic to granolepidoblastic texture, dark gray color, containing biotite, quartz, muscovite and plagioclase, among others.
Rare black and crenulated kernels from 1mm to 3mm maximum dimension, incorporated within several crenulations of the schistose micas are petrographically identified as being "carbonaceous", being composed of compact ultrafine graphite, individual flake size
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).
Soapstone is typically massive, lineated, and slightly schistose. The lineation is in the plane of the schistosity.
Composite quartz, Schistose quartz and Pressure quartz, a brief description of which are given below.
At the Naizin site, the soil was formed in a colluvial-alluvial system on top of a schistose saprolite.
The specimens were cut out from pieces of thermoanthracite irrelatively of their schistose structure, which stipulated difference in the results of measurements because of anisotropy of properties of the schistose structure materials in general and thermoanthracite in particular [2].
Structure of the crust in the schistose domain of Galicia-Tra-os-Montes (NW Iberia Peninsula).
TABLE 1 Soil Groups (5) Soil Group Parent material Chandler/Talledaga Hard talcose schist and mica schist Chester Micaceous schist; white quartzite present on uplands Edgemont Quartz schist, quartzitic sandstone, quartzite conglomerate, pure quartzite Glenelg/Chester Micaceous schists Hagerstown/Duffield Limestone Highfield Metabasalt with considerable quartzite Linganore Hard slaty schist or phyllite Manor/Glenelg Thin, platty schistose rock Myersville/Fauquier Metabasalt Penn/Readington/Croton Red, Triassic-age sandstone and shale
In southern Jordan, this structure has been subdivided into the lower Aqaba complex, comprised of a sequence of schistose and gneissic metamorphic remnants and plutonic rocks, and the overlying Araba complex, made up principally of alkaline, rhyolitic lavas and sub-volcanic intrusions.
Stone Saws: One complete 7.8 cm long specimen and three fragmentary thin sheets of hard schistose rock are classified as saws.