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process by which sediments are cemented together by minerals dissolved in water to form sedimentary rock
type of metamorphism that occurs when rocks are heated by contact with magma or lava
texture of some metamorphic rocks in which mineral crystals are arranged in parallel bands along which rocks tend to break
rock formed when a sedimentary or igneous rock is changed by heat, pressure or chemical reactions
changing one type of rock into another as a result of tremendous heat, pressure, or chemical reactions
igneous rock whose cooling rate has changed and thus has two or more different sized crystals
type of metamorphism that occurs over large areas when rocks buried deep within the earth are changed by increases in temperature and pressure
small pieces of rocks, shells, or the remains of plants and animals that have been carried along and deposited by wind, water or ice
texture of some metamorphic rockds in which crystals are not arranged in bands and do not break in layers
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