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Schist Texture

Texture
Foliated, Platy
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Schist Color
Black, Blue, Brown, Dark Brown, Green, Grey, Silver

Maintenance
Less
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Durability
Durable

Water Resistant
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Scratch Resistant
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Stain Resistant
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Wind Resistant
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Acid Resistant
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Appearance
Layered and Shiny
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Texture of Schist

The texture of Schist gives the characteristics associated with its grain size. Schist texture provides information about the shape of grains and the orientation of crystals within the rock. Schist texture also provides the additional information about the formation of Schist from magma or lava. The texture of Schist is Foliated, Platy. Get to know information about Schist texture and also know all about Schist color, Schist maintenance and much more.

Schist Color

Schist rock is found in black, blue, brown, dark brown, green, grey, silver colors. How do rocks get their colors? Well, the secret behind the color of rocks is in their composition and origin place. Schist color depends on Schist texture and on the environment in which it is found. The color of rock is not a reliable property in the study of rocks as it changes within the rock.

Appearance of Schist

Schist appearance depends upon its formation, texture and Properties of Schist. Its appearance is Layered and Shiny. The appearance of Schist depends on the percentage of impurities in it. Schist texture is one of the important aspects to determine its appearance. Besides the appearance of Schist, you can also know more about all the Dull Rocks, Rough Rocks, and Skeletal Rocks.

Schist Maintenance

Rock maintenance depends on the properties of rocks, their texture and crystal structure. Being from Metamorphic Rocks, Schist requires less maintenance. Maintenance of Schist is necessary to keep its texture flawless as texture is an important property of this rock. Maintenance helps to increase the life cycle of a rock and level of maintenance required may vary from rock to rock.

Is Schist durable

Is Schist durable? Durability depends on Schist maintenance, Schist texture, its physical properties and composition. Schist is durable. Besides Schist, you can check all the Durable Rocks here. Durability denotes the time period for which the rock remains intact or unaltered. Based on the durability of rocks, they are Water Resistant, Scratch Resistant, Stain Resistant, Wind Resistant and Acid Resistant.