Learn more about Properties of Schist
What is Schist? In this section, we will learn more about properties of Schist i.e. physical and thermal properties. Physical properties of Schist include Color, Streak, Hardness, Structure, Cleavage, Fracture, Luster, Specific Gravity etc. The strength of Schist is Not Available. Streak of Schist is white while its cleavage is slaty. Luster of Schist is shiny and its fracture is conchoidal. Schist is opaque in nature. Know all about Schist, What is Schist, its composition, features, facts and reserves in next sections.
Know about Composition of Schist
What is Schist composed of? Get to know about composition of Schist here. Schist definition gives information about the Formation of Schist and its composition.The composition of Schist can be further divided into mineral and compound content. The mineral content of Schist rock includes Alusite, Amphibole, Biotite, Chlorite, Epidote, Feldspar, Garnet, Graphite, Hornblade, Kyanite, Micas, Muscovite or Illite, Porphyroblasts, Quartz, Sillimanite, Staurolite, Talc and The compound content of Schist rock includes CaO, Carbon Dioxide, MgO. Almost all rocks undergo transformation process. Know all about Schist rock in next section.