skip to main content

Content language

PREFERRED TERM
phyllonite  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Mylonitic rock composed largely of fine-grained mica that imparts a sheen to foliation surfaces; may have flaser lamination, isoclinal folding, and deformed veins, which indicate significant shearing. Macroscopically resembles phyllite, but formed by mechanical degradation of initially coarser rock.
DESCRIPTION
  • Mylonitic rock composed largely of fine-grained mica that imparts a sheen to foliation surfaces; may have flaser lamination, isoclinal folding, and deformed veins, which indicate significant shearing. Macroscopically resembles phyllite, but formed by mechanical degradation of initially coarser rock.
IDENTIFIER
  • phyllonite
TITLE
  • phyllonite
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/phyllonite
Download this concept:
EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS