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Mica schist

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A schistose metamorphic rock with mica minerals as a major (>5%) constituent; usually also quartz-rich. The schistosity is mainly due to the parallel arrangement of mica flakes.


Classification of Mica schistHide

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Mineralogy of Mica schistHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
MicaA petrological term for Mica Group.

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