Where Is Schist Found?


Schists are normally found in Precambrian rocks, especially Archean and Proterozoic rocks. This is a type of metamorphic rock that is made from flaky minerals, which can be visible by the naked eye. Usually, the size of these mineral crystals differentiates them from other rocks.
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Schist is widely found throughout the central Highlands of Scotland. North of the Highland Line and west of the Moine Thrust, it is basically the 'default rock' though interrupted
The schists form a group of medium-grade metamorphic rocks, chiefly notable for the preponderance of lamellar minerals such as micas, chlorite, talc, hornblende, graphite, and others
Schists are abundant in the Precambrian (Archeozoic and Proterozoic) rocks. Schists are usually the product of regional metamorphism of existing rock, usually sedimentary, but sometimes
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Schists is mainly found in sedimentary and in igneous rocks. These can be found in the Alps, Himalayas, Scandinavia, Scotland and in Ireland.
Metamorphic rocks, such as schists are usually found in mountainous regions. Places such as the Himalayas, Scandinavia, and the Swiss Alps. These areas generally have rocks with very high mineral content. You can find more information here: http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/Schists
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