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

DEFINITION
  • Foliated phaneritic metamorphic rock with well developed, continuous schistosity, meaning that greater than 50 percent of the rock by volume is mineral grains with a thin tabular, lamellar, or acicular prismatic crystallographic habit that are oriented in a continuous planar or linear fabric.

DESCRIPTION
  • Foliated phaneritic metamorphic rock with well developed, continuous schistosity, meaning that greater than 50 percent of the rock by volume is mineral grains with a thin tabular, lamellar, or acicular prismatic crystallographic habit that are oriented in a continuous planar or linear fabric.

IDENTIFIER
  • schist

TITLE
  • schist

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/schist
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Lithology