Foliated (metamorphic rock)
Metamorphic rock in which 10 percent or more of the contained mineral grains are elements in a planar or linear fabric. Cataclastic or glassy character precludes classification with this concept.
based on NADM SLTT metamorphic
See Also: tectonite, whiteschist
Parents: Metamorphic rock (159)
Children: Gneiss (123); Mylonitic rock (172); Phyllite (198); Schist (231); Slate (243)
[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]
Category: Analysed material
The different kinds of sample material collected in the field have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “till”, “soil”, “vegetation”. Taken from the “Sample_Types_SHARED” database table.
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