A long beam- like piece of schist. It is mixed black and white in colour. It is formed from flat sheet-like grains layered on top of each other.
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Schist is a metamorphic rock with flat sheet-like grains. Schist is defined by having over 50% of platy and elongated minerals, interleaved with quartz and feldspar. It can often appear to have a shiny appearance and the crystal can sometimes be seen with the naked eye. There are many types of schist named after their main mineral.
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