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

DEFINITION
  • Rock with a well developed, continuous schistosity, an average grain size between 0.1 and 0.5 millimeters, and a silvery sheen on cleavage surfaces. Individual phyllosilicate grains are barely visible with the unaided eye.
DESCRIPTION
  • Rock with a well developed, continuous schistosity, an average grain size between 0.1 and 0.5 millimeters, and a silvery sheen on cleavage surfaces. Individual phyllosilicate grains are barely visible with the unaided eye.
IDENTIFIER
  • phyllite
TITLE
  • phyllite
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/phyllite
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Lithology