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Unformatted text preview: acid. Slaty cleavage. Shale, slate, phyllite, schist, granite, or diorite Minerals segregate into alternative layers (Gneissic banding); crystalline texture Made of calcite grains tightly fused together; fine to coarse grained, crystalline texture, effervesces in dilute HCl; white in color Wavy foliation, phyllitic texture, breaks along wavy planes, shiny metallic luster Bituminous coal, peat, lignite Glassy texture, fine-grained, breaks along uneven or conchoidal fractures; it is the highest grade coal for clean burning fossil fuel Sandy or crystalline texture, fine to coarse grained, quartz grains fused together, light colored Shistosity (foliation formed by alignment of visible crystals), visible crystals of biotite, muscovite Made of calcite grains tightly fused together; fine to coarse grained, crystalline texture, effervesces in dilute HCl; white in color...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course GEOL 101 taught by Professor Knapp during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '08