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Metamorphic Rocks Rocks & Minerals Notes: Page 10. ©Mark Place, 2009-2010 www.LearnEarthScience.com. Metamorphic Rocks. Key Concept #1. How are metamorphic rocks formed?. Please go to the "Rock Cycle" on Page 6 of the ESRTS. extreme heat and/or pressure. Metamorphic Rocks.

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Metamorphic RocksRocks & Minerals Notes: Page 10

©Mark Place, 2009-2010

www.LearnEarthScience.com

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Metamorphic Rocks

Key Concept #1

How are metamorphic

rocks formed?

Please go to the

"Rock Cycle" on

Page 6 of the

ESRTS

extreme heat

and/or

pressure

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Metamorphic Rocks

Key Concept #2

If melting occurs,

it is classified as

an

MELTING DOES NOT OCCUR!

Igneous Rock

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Metamorphic Rocks: Key Concept #3

What is the difference between

Regional and Contact Metamorphism?

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Regional Metamorphism

Large geographic area

Example:

where mountains form

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Contact Metamorphism

small geographic area

Example:

when rocks come in

contact with magma

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Metamorphic Rocks: Key Concept #4

Key Identifying Features of Metamorphic Rocks

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Foliation

Image #1

Image #2

banding of minerals

usually black and white

Image #3

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Distorted Structure

folded layers

Image #3

Image #1

Image #2

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Key Identifier Minerals

Dark

Red

Color

Garnet

Shiny,

flaky

Mica

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The Answers (Page 11):1. Gneiss 2. Quartzite3. Sandstone Shale Limestone

Stop and complete

the Metamorphic

Rock Lab