Phyllite
Phyllite Phyl"lite, n. [See {Phylo-}.] (Min.) (a) A mineral related to ottrelite. (b) Clay slate; argillaceous schist. [1913 Webster]

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  • Phyllite — is a type of foliated metamorphic rock primarily composed of quartz, sericite mica, and chlorite; the rock represents a gradiation in the degree of metamorphism between slate and mica schist. Minute crystals of graphite, sericite, or chlorite… …   Wikipedia

  • Phyllite — Phyllite, dünn bis dickschieferige, feinkristalline oder dichte Schichtgesteine, die im äußeren Ansehen, im Korn und in der Zusammensetzung entweder dem Tonschiefer oder einem feinkörnigen Glimmerschiefer ähneln. Ihrer Gesteinsnatur nach stehen… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Phyllite — La phyllite est un type de roche métamorphique foliée composée à l origine de quartz, de micas à base de séricite et de chlorite. Le degré de métamorphisme de la roche se situe entre celui de l ardoise et celui des micaschistes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • phyllite — ● phyllite nom féminin Argile compacte finement feuilletée, variété de phyllosilicate …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • phyllite — [fil′īt΄] n. a type of metamorphic rock having tiny mica grains that give it a luster: it is intermediate in crystal development between slate and schist …   English World dictionary

  • phyllite — phyllitic /fi lit ik/, adj. /fil uyt/, n. a slaty rock, the cleavage planes of which have a luster imparted by minute scales of mica. [1820 30; PHYLL + ITE1] * * * Fine grained metamorphic rock formed by the recrystallization of fine grained,… …   Universalium

  • phyllite — filitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Masyvi, tamsi, šilkinio blizgesio skalūnuota uoliena iš kvarco, sericito, kartais turinti nedidelį kiekį chlorito, biotito ir albito. atitikmenys: angl. phyllite rus. филлит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • phyllite — noun a type of metamorphic rock formed from clay rich sediments called pelites …   Wiktionary

  • phyllite — [ fɪlʌɪt] noun Geology a fine grained metamorphic rock with a well developed laminar structure, intermediate between slate and schist. Origin C19: from Gk phullon leaf + ite1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • phyllite — phyl·lite …   English syllables

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