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definition compact, fine grained rock with an average grain size less than 0.032 millimeter and a well developed schistosity (slaty cleavage), and hence can be split into slabs or thin plates. more like this
source NADM metamorphic rock vocabulary SLTTm1.0; Neuendorf et al. 2005 more like this
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broader original
narrower slate original
in scheme simplelithology original
is primary topic of slate