talc schist

talc schist

[′talk ¦shist]
(petrology)
A schist in which talc is the dominant schistose material.
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The South Village is particularly notable for its rock-cut temple, which is carved out of talc schist (Fig.
While the Holly Fault is a narrow, innocuous quartz-filled shear, the Bortala Formation consists of quartz-chlorite schists, talc schists, psammites and marbles.
After the first wedge, later wedges were cut below the Mount Isa Fault, therefore avoiding the associated problems with drilling this shear zone, and the Bortala Formation talc schists.