Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Building Materials - Section 3 (Q.No. 3)
The foliated structure is very common in
sedimentary rocks
igneous rocks
metamorphic rocks
none of these.
Answer: Option
No answer description is available. Let's discuss.
11 comments Page 1 of 2.

Zala said:   5 years ago
Foliation in geology refers to repetitive layering in metamorphic rocks. Each layer can be as thin as a sheet of paper, or over a meter in thickness. The word comes from the Latin folium, meaning "leaf", and refers to the sheet-like planar structure.

Gaurav verma said:   9 years ago
Because metamorphic rocks formed due to high pressure and temp. So foliated str is generally formed in metamorphic rocks.

Mohit said:   7 years ago
Except for marble and quartzite only.

All general metamorphic rocks are foliated rocks.

Amit ami sharma said:   8 years ago
Foliated structure means in the form of sheets as slate which is a metamorphic rock.

Praveen YADAV said:   2 years ago
All metamorphic rocks are foliated structures except marble and quartzite.

Abubakar said:   4 years ago
Is foliated structure is not common in sedimentary rocks?

Akmal Panezai said:   10 years ago
Foliation is the repetitive layers in metamorphic rocks.

ARVIND KUMAR YADAV said:   6 years ago
Right @Mohit.

Except for marble and quartzite only.

Dhiraj pal said:   4 years ago
Metamorphic rock is a distributed layer.

V.mani said:   9 years ago
Layer by layer rocks up to 20 km.

Post your comments here:

Your comments will be displayed after verification.