Properties of Schist Rock?

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Schist is a medium grade metamorphic rock that contains medium to large grains of mica flakes. The schist rocks have been around since the 20th century. Some of the properties/characteristics of the schist rock are that they are very shinny, very flaky, they contain minerals, and they can be split into layers. It is also stated that quartz often occurs in drawn out grains to such an extent that a form called 'quartz schist' is produced and that schist is often garnetiferous.
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