Translation of schist in Spanish:

schist

esquisto, n.

Pronunciation /ʃɪst//ʃɪst/

noun

  • 1

    esquisto masculine
    • Glaciers have deposited shale, slate, schist, and limestone throughout the region.
    • Stone vases (bowls, collared jars, and pyxides) were carved, using bronze tools and abrasives, from chlorite schist and marble.
    • It includes a variety of rocks, such as basalt, granite, gneiss, quartzite, slate, and schist.
    • In all these occurrences, the deposits show a flyschoid and turbiditic character and include metamorphic pebbles of soft rocks, such as slates and schists, as well as plant debris.
    • The three mountainous areas consist of large cores of igneous rocks (granites and basalts) surrounded by larger areas of metamorphic rocks, mostly schists and gneiss.