Simple Lithology

phyllite

http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/phyllite

star this property 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
star this property source IUGS SCMR 2007 (http://www.bgs.ac.uk/SCMR/) more like this
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star this property broader foliated metamorphic rock
star this property narrower phyllite
unstar this property in scheme simplelithology
star this property is primary topic of phyllite& properties=inScheme