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Chlorite schist

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A schistose metamorphic rock with chlorite minerals as the major (>50%) constituent. Chlorite imparts a schistosity by parallel arrangement of its flakes. Quartz, epidote, magnetite, and garnet may be accessories, the last two often as conspicuous porphyroblasts.


Classification of Chlorite schistHide

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Mineralogy of Chlorite schistHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
ChloriteA name commonly used for undifferentiated members of the chlorite group.

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