mica-schist


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mica-schist

n
(Geological Science) a schist composed of layers of quartz and mica
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The softly painted shutters and doorways of brightly coloured summer flowers are still an artist's delight and in the narrow leafy lanes the mica-schist in the house walls glisten in the sun just like the river which flows alongside them.
Sampling of this zone, comprised of a stockwork of fine quartz veinlets in mica-schists and gneisses, returned values of up to 4 grams of gold per tonne.
A report on a reconnaissance exploration program completed by BUMIFOM in 1953 "revealed a stockwork of fine quartz veinlets in mica-schists and gneisses, forming a band 20 metres wide by 2 kilometres long, with gold grades of up to 4 grams per tonne".