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definition Rock with a well developed, continuous schistosity, an average grain size between 0.1 and 0.5 millimeters, and a silvery sheen on cleavage surfaces. Individual phyllosilicate grains are barely visible with the unaided eye. more like this
source IUGS SCMR 2007 ( more like this
Resource original
Concept original
broader original
narrower phyllite original
in scheme simplelithology original
is primary topic of phyllite