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metamorphism affecting rocks over an extensive area as a result of the large-scale action of heat and pressure.
Metamorphism caused by a local process; e.g., contact metamorphism or metasomatism near an igneous body, hydrothermal metamorphism, or dislocation metamorphism in a fault zone.
term used to describe metamorphic rocks that have grains arranged in parallel layers or bands
onfoliated metamorphic rocks are formed around igneous intrusions where the temperatures are high but the pressures are relatively low and equal in all directions
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