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any metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers

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At the Western Queen, the geology is steep west dipping and comprises of intercalated sheared amphibolites of mafic to ultramafic composition with thin iron formation horizons, komatiitic basalt, dolerite sills, and talc chlorite schists. Later dolerite and pegmatitic felsic intrusives cut across the amphibolites and gold mineralisation.
The VP acoustopolarigrams of the schist samples (SG-23542n, SG-30025n and SG-39164) show an even more significant effect of linear acoustic anisotropic absorption.
Soils formed from quartzite were characterised by a lower SSA than those formed from schist, at both altitudes.
A large number of these elemental slabs were assembled in layers with different mechanical properties, simulating the rock strata of the coal seam, diabase, and green schist of the real rock masses.
The watershed has a variable lithology: schist, quartzite, sandstone, limestone, and microgranite conglomerate.
The kitchen has dramatic, highly textural schist granite countertops; schist granite also covers one wall in the powder room.
Among her topics are sexuality and convention, Archaean schist in a volcanic world: geography from a Reachfar perspective, fro Tinker to Toff: ranking the friends, illness and disability among friends, and much beloved but soon forgotten: critical reception of Duncan's novels.
There are two kinds, limestone and schist, which are concentrated in two main zones: the south-east (belonging to Bai Tu Long Bay) and the south-west (belonging to Ha Long Bay).
Worldwide, beryl deposits occur 1) in association with granitic pegmatite and hydrothermal veins in mafic-ultramafic rocks, with or without schist in contact zones (Kazmi and Snee, 1989; Sinkankas, 1994; Dereppe et al., 2000; Schwarz and Giuliani, 2001; Sabot, 2002).
One more distinctive metamorphic rock underfoot on the beach is schist. Schists are often dark in color and sparkle in the sun.
All selected soils are deep, basalt derived Bidar soil is moderately deep and the schist derived Hira and the limestone derived Shahabad soils are deep.
So too do the schist villages and the many walled villages and towns, of which Obidos, Marvao and Monsaraz are just a few examples.