Identifying Metamorphic

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Contact Metamorphism. CONTACT METAMORPHISM OCCURS WHEN MAGMA FORCES ITS WAY UP INTO THE CRUST. WHEN THIS HAPPENS THE HEAT COOKS THE ROCKS NEARBY CAUSING METAMORPHISM. Eventually the magma will cool and become a layer of igneous rock that cuts into the rocks around it..

P.ographs and information for a large collection of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. If the original rock type can be recognized, the rock can be described by prefixing meta- to it: metaconglomerate, metarhyolite, metabasalt, etc..Metamorphic rocks fall into two major categories: foliated metamorphic sedimentary rocks non-foliated metamorphic rocks Refer to Metamorphic .This investigation presents an online key for identifying real rocks not rock images . On the Web pages, you'll .

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