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Quartz-mica-carbonate schist

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A metacarbonate rock with a schistose structure and composed of carbonate, oriented mica and quartz.


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Classification of Quartz-mica-carbonate schistHide

Mineralogy of Quartz-mica-carbonate schistHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
CarbonateIn mineralogy carbonates are a wide group of minerals containing the CO3 anion, many of which are rare and ...
MicaA petrological term for Mica Group.
Silica > QuartzSiO2
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
CalciteCaCO3

Synonyms of Quartz-mica-carbonate schistHide

References for Quartz-mica-carbonate schistHide

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Fettes (et al.), Metamorphic Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms (2007) Cambridge University Press

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