Simple Lithology


definition Foliated phaneritic metamorphic rock with well developed, continuous schistosity, meaning that greater than 50 percent of the rock by volume is mineral grains with a thin tabular, lamellar, or acicular prismatic crystallographic habit that are oriented in a continuous planar or linear fabric. more like this
source SLTTm 2004; Neuendorf et al. 2005 more like this
broader foliated metamorphic rock
narrower schist
in scheme simplelithology
is primary topic of schist
narrower mica schist
broader schist