Simple Lithology


star this property 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
star this property source NADM metamorphic rock vocabulary SLTTm1.0; Neuendorf et al. 2005 more like this
unstar this property type
star this property broader foliated metamorphic rock
star this property narrower slate
star this property in scheme simplelithology
unstar this property is primary topic of slate& properties=type,isPrimaryTopicOf