What Does Foliated Mean?

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Foliated refers to crystals shaped in parallel bands, they occur when force presses on the rock so that it becomes heavier. The mass of rocks yields bands horizontally.
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fo·li·at·ed
[foh-lee-ey-tid]
ADJECTIVE
1.
shaped like a leaf or leaves: foliated ornaments.
2.
Petrology, Mineralogy consisting of thin and separable laminae.
3.
Architecture foliate.
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Meaning some rocks do not have layers or brands. Quartz, marble, and soapstone are more popular in color rather than foliated. A lot of great scientist know this ...
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