Geology Interview Questions and Answers

 

How are the layers of schist separated into alternating light and dark minerals?

The heat and compression deep within the earth’s magma are what cause these unique
and interesting layers of striation.





Depending on the particular stresses and strains, heat and pressure applied, and
the individual rocks and minerals there in that composed the material, they react
differently and this is what causes the banding.

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