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Definition of "schists" [schists]

  • Plural form of schist. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "schists" in a sentence
  • "The geology of the ecoregion is characterized by Precambrian metamorphic rocks such as schists, amphibolites, quartzites, and gneiss."
  • "Whilst the country to the north-east of the lakes is mostly composed of rocks, of great age, geologically, such as schists, quartzites, and old dolerytic rocks, with newer but still ancient trachytes, that to the south-west of them is formed principally of recent volcanic tufas and lavas, the irruption of which has not yet ceased."
  • "Weathering also left a gigantic sheet of hard iron-quartzite jutting out of the eroded piedmont schists and granite gneiss."