Web-Ex RM 8Q

Metamorphic Rocks/Rock cycle

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1.  What does the word metamorphic mean?

 

 

2.  Where does metamorphism usually occur?

 

 

3.  What are the 2 main agents(causes) of metamorphism?

 

 

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rock formed from magma or lava when it cools sedimentary
metamorphic
igneous
rock formed when sediments are pressed or cemented together sedimentary
metamorphic
igneous
A rock caused by heat and pressure sedimentary
metamorphic
igneous
gneiss sedimentary
metamorphic
igneous
limestone sedimentary
metamorphic
igneous
granite sedimentary
metamorphic
igneous
quartzite sedimentary
metamorphic
igneous
slate sedimentary
metamorphic
igneous
basalt sedimentary
metamorphic
igneous
marble sedimentary
metamorphic
igneous

 

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1.  How does the area affected by contact metamorphism differ from the area of regional metamorphism?

 

2. What do they mean by foliated rocks?

 

3.  Name 2 foliated rocks.

 

4.  What allows slate to break into perfect sheets?  What mineral is in it that helps this happen?

 

5. What do they mean by amount of metamorphism?

 

6.  If gneiss is a higher grade metamorphic rock than both slate and schist, what does that really mean?

 

7.  Name two non-foliated rocks.