Definition of schist in English:
A coarse-grained metamorphic rock that consists of layers of different minerals and can be split into thin irregular plates.
- Glaciers have deposited shale, slate, schist, and limestone throughout the region.
- The three mountainous areas consist of large cores of igneous rocks (granites and basalts) surrounded by larger areas of metamorphic rocks, mostly schists and gneiss.
- It includes a variety of rocks, such as basalt, granite, gneiss, quartzite, slate, and schist.
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