Slate - Geology 1501 (2024)

Slate - Geology 1501 (2)

TypeMetamorphic Rock
TextureFoliated; Very fine-grained
CompositionChlorite, Plagioclase, Quartz
Index Minerals
ColorBluish-gray
MiscellaneousFoliation surface is dull and planar; Slaty Cleavage
Metamorphic TypeRegional
Metamorphic GradeLow Grade (Low P – Low T)
Parent RockShale or Mudstone
Metamorphic EnvironmentLow grade regional metamorphism along a convergent plate boundary
Slate - Geology 1501 (2024)

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