Simple Lithology

gneiss

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star this property definition Foliated metamorphic rock with bands or lenticles rich in granular minerals alternating with bands or lenticles rich in minerals with a flaky or elongate prismatic habit. Mylonitic foliation or well developed, continuous schistosity (greater than 50 percent of the rock consists of grains participate in a planar or linear fabric) precludes classification with this concept. more like this
star this property narrower orthogneiss
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paragneiss
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star this property source Neuendorf et al. 2005 more like this
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star this property broader foliated metamorphic rock
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star this property is primary topic of gneiss& properties=type