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Metamorphic Rocks

What can change any rock into metamorphic rock? Heat and pressure
How are metamorphic rocks classified? The grain of the rock
What is a foliated rock? Metamorphic rocks that have their grains arranged in parallel liyers or bands are said to be foliated.
Example of a foliated rock slate
What is a non foliated rock? The mineral grains of these rocks are arranged differently.
Example of a non foliated Quartzite
What characteristics of marble make it useful? It is smooth and durable does not weather fast.
What characteristics of slate make it useful? smooth and layered
Created by: Jack Capps