Properties of Schist Rock?


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.
Q&A Related to "Properties of Schist Rock?"
Schist is commonly used in building buildings. However foundation issues occur and it is not safe to use anymore. The joints weaken and crumble so this is no longer a practical use.
Schists origin is metamorphism of preexisting rocks.The commonest of the schists
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Schist can in theory turn into another metamorphic rock of either higher or lower temperature and pressure formation. A lower temperature metamorphic rock (retrograde metamorphism
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