mica-schist


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mica-schist

n
(Geological Science) a schist composed of layers of quartz and mica
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We investigated the effects of soil texture and altitude on SOC retention under native forests in Brazil, by sampling two pairs of soils of coarser and finer texture, developed respectively from quartzite and mica-schist. One soil pair was sited at altitude 1060 m, and the other at 1230 m, along a mountain range.
Austrian geologists, represented by Fuchs, (1976), Thiele (1984) or Tollmann (1982), place the borderline of Moldanubicum under the mica-schist zone, which already Suess, (1912) supposed to be emerged by retrograde methamorphosis.
"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."