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 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.