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Disharmonic folds in gneiss.  Gneiss is a common and widely distributed type of rock formed by high-grade regional metamorphic processes from pre-existing formations that were originally either igneous or sedimentary rocks.

Disharmonic folds in gneiss. Gneiss is a common and widely distributed type of rock formed by high-grade regional metamorphic processes from pre-existing formations that were originally either igneous or sedimentary rocks.

Foliated rock plane in Placitas Aureole with strike-and-dip of 240, 56 S. September 12, 2016

Foliated rock plane in Placitas Aureole with strike-and-dip of 240, 56 S. September 12, 2016

Foliated rock in the Placitas Aureole. The pencil in the picture is pointing in the direction of the lineation that I measured. The measurement was 39-->185. This is a small-scale fold about 10-12 cm wide. It is made of mix of quartz, feldspars, and biotite. September 12, 2016

Foliated rock in the Placitas Aureole. The pencil in the picture is pointing in the direction of the lineation that I measured. The measurement was 39-->185. This is a small-scale fold about 10-12 cm wide. It is made of mix of quartz, feldspars, and biotite. September 12, 2016

Exposed foliated rock in Placitas Aureole. Measurements were taken of the trough jutting out in the center of the photo. Strike-and-dip of the axial plane is 029, 66 E and the trend-and-plunge is 50-->054. September 12, 2016

Exposed foliated rock in Placitas Aureole. Measurements were taken of the trough jutting out in the center of the photo. Strike-and-dip of the axial plane is 029, 66 E and the trend-and-plunge is 50-->054. September 12, 2016

Blue-and-white plate with foliated edge and the design of lake, rocks and four seasonal flowers, Hongwu Period (1368-1398)

Blue-and-white plate with foliated edge and the design of lake, rocks and four seasonal flowers, Hongwu Period (1368-1398)

Blue-and-white plate with foliated edge and the design of lake, rocks and bamboos, Hongwu Period (1368-1398)

Blue-and-white plate with foliated edge and the design of lake, rocks and bamboos, Hongwu Period (1368-1398)

Marabout silver jug, the body decorated with a twisted rib smooth cartridge in a foliated rock around the lid (also twisted) to support inch perforated and spout stylized shell, the finial depicting a flower, shackle blackened wood. By Jean-Guillaume Véalle, Paris 1761.

Marabout silver jug, the body decorated with a twisted rib smooth cartridge in a foliated rock around the lid (also twisted) to support inch perforated and spout stylized shell, the finial depicting a flower, shackle blackened wood. By Jean-Guillaume Véalle, Paris 1761.

Handmade by artist Elyse Graham in her Los Angeles studio, this collection of vessels is inspired by striated landscapes as well as strata of colors found in foliated rocks. Each vase is hand-cast inside a unique balloon shape

Handmade by artist Elyse Graham in her Los Angeles studio, this collection of vessels is inspired by striated landscapes as well as strata of colors found in foliated rocks. Each vase is hand-cast inside a unique balloon shape

Foliated Metamorphic Rocks | Mineralogy4Kids

Foliated Metamorphic Rocks | Mineralogy4Kids