Schist Photos                          
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Roger Weller, geology instructor                       

wellerr@cochise.edu

 

Schist
last edited:  11/3/16    number of photos:  59
Schist is a medium to fine grained foliated metamorphic rock.
Flat minerals, such as mica, produce the foliation. 
The mica crystals in mica schist produce a sparkly appearance.

                                                                                                                 
photos
schist, andalusite:  A  B
schist, chlorite schist:  A  B
schist, cordierite:  A  B
schist, garnetiferous mica schist:  A  B
schist, glaucophane:  A  B
schist, mica schist:  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H
schist, mica-crumpled:  A  B  C
schist, folded:  A  B  C
schist, mica-staurolite:  A  B 
schist, mica schist with garnets:  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H
schist, pyrophyllite:  A  B
schist, quartz-sericite schist:  A  B
schist, sillimanite:  A  B                                                                              
schist, staurolite:  A  B
schist, talc schist:  A  B
schist, tourmaline-mica schist:  A  B
schist with kyanite crystals: A
schist with staurolite crystals: A
mica schist with garnets and staurolite:  A  B  C
garnets in mica schist:  A  B  C
mica schist with elongated crystals:  A  B  C

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