- of, resembling, or in the form of schist.
Also schis·tous [shis-tuh s] /ˈʃɪs təs/.
Origin of schistose
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The ore bodies are roughly parallel to the bedding, but in instances follow the schistosity which cuts across the bedding.The Economic Aspect of Geology
C. K. Leith
Parallel with the micas that cause the schistosity, the growth of the quartz and epidote lenses took place.
They are foliated in places, the planes of schistosity being more or less parallel with the planes of bedding in the schists.