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Geology - Metamorphic Rocks/Metamorphism
pre-existing rocks
hear and pressure
deep underground or from contact with…
burial during mountain formation
Metamorphic rocks form from:
Metamorphic rocks are changed by:
Heat that creates metamorphic rocks can come from:
Pressure that creates metamorphic rocks can come from:
pre-existing rocks
Metamorphic rocks form from:
hear and pressure
Metamorphic rocks are changed by:
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Geology Metamorphic Rocks and Metamorphism
What three factors control the charact…
What does heat do in the formation of…
What does pressure do in the formation…
What is it called when minerals align…
Heat, pressure and fluids
Provides the energy to drive the chemical reaction,... Recrystal…
Forces grains closer together,... Eliminates pore space,... Aligns…
foliation
What three factors control the charact…
Heat, pressure and fluids
What does heat do in the formation of…
Provides the energy to drive the chemical reaction,... Recrystal…
Geology Metamorphic Rocks
Quartzite
Schist
Slate
Gneiss
Texture: Non-foliated... Comp: Quartz... Type: Contact... Grade: Low-H…
Texture: Foliated (Schistosity)... Comp: Muscovite,Biotite,Quart…
Texture: Foliated (Slaty Cleavage)... Comp: Micas, Quartz... Type:R…
Texture: Foliated (Banding)... Comp: Micas,Hornblende,Quartz,Fel…
Quartzite
Texture: Non-foliated... Comp: Quartz... Type: Contact... Grade: Low-H…
Schist
Texture: Foliated (Schistosity)... Comp: Muscovite,Biotite,Quart…
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Geology Metamorphic Rocks
metamorphic rocks
metamorphic processes
mechanical deformation
recrystallization
Made when heat, pressure, or fluids change one type of rock i…
mechanical deformation (pressure), recrystallization (heated…
metamorphism caused by stress, such as increased pressure
Changing the shape and size of a mineral without changing it'…
metamorphic rocks
Made when heat, pressure, or fluids change one type of rock i…
metamorphic processes
mechanical deformation (pressure), recrystallization (heated…
Geology- Metamorphic Rocks
Slate
Phyllite
Biotite Schist
Banded Gneiss
Foliated
Foliated
Non-Foliated
Foliated
Slate
Foliated
Phyllite
Foliated
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Geology: Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rock
Aureole
Contact (thermal) metamorphism
Differential pressure
Dynamic metamorphism
A zone surrounding a pluton in which contact metamorphism too…
Metamorphism of country rock adjacent to a pluton
Pressure that is not applied equally to all sides of a rock b…
Metamorphism in fault zones where rocks are subject to high d…
Aureole
A zone surrounding a pluton in which contact metamorphism too…
Contact (thermal) metamorphism
Metamorphism of country rock adjacent to a pluton
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Geology- Metamorphic rocks
Phyolite
Slate
Marble
Quatzite
foliated, phyletic foliation and mica luster, medium to large…
foliated, slaty foliation, very fine grain size, minerals: ve…
non-foliated, sugary sparkle, medium grain size, contains cal…
non-foliated, sugary sparkle, medium to coarse grain size, co…
Phyolite
foliated, phyletic foliation and mica luster, medium to large…
Slate
foliated, slaty foliation, very fine grain size, minerals: ve…
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Geology Metamorphic Rocks
Marble
Quartzite
Hornfels
Talc
Non-foliated and parent rock is limestone. Reacts to HCI
Non-foliated and parent rock is sandstone. Can scratch glass
Non-foliated and parent rock is basalt, shale, or schist.
Non-foliated. Parent rock is peridotite
Marble
Non-foliated and parent rock is limestone. Reacts to HCI
Quartzite
Non-foliated and parent rock is sandstone. Can scratch glass
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Geology Rocks(Metamorphic)
Gneiss
Schist
Quartzite
Slate
Color: White/Black... Classification: Foliated ... Grade: High... Uses…
Color: SIlverish ... Classification: Foliated ... Grade: Medium ... Us…
Color: Red... Classification: Non-Foliated ... Grade: High ... Uses: D…
Color: Red... Classification: Foliated... Grade: Low ... Uses: roofing…
Gneiss
Color: White/Black... Classification: Foliated ... Grade: High... Uses…
Schist
Color: SIlverish ... Classification: Foliated ... Grade: Medium ... Us…
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Geology metamorphic rocks
Slate... Slaty cleavage... Parent: shale
Mica schist... Schistosity... Parent: shale
Marble... Recrystallized... Parent: limestone
Phyllite... Phyllitic... Parent: shale
Slate... Slaty cleavage... Parent: shale
Mica schist... Schistosity... Parent: shale
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geology metamorphic rocks
contact metamorphism
regional metamorphism
baked zone
protolith
its along a plate boundary... high heat... high pressure
the rock is being heated up and metamorphosed
(parent rock) Rock it was before metamorphism
contact metamorphism
regional metamorphism
its along a plate boundary... high heat... high pressure
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Geology Lab Metamorphic Rocks
Gneiss
Marble
Quartzite
Slate
foliated, visible crystals of two or more minerals alternatin…
nonfoliated, formed from limestone
nonfoliated, sandy texture, made from sandstone
foliated, dull, slaty cleavage, made from mudstone
Gneiss
foliated, visible crystals of two or more minerals alternatin…
Marble
nonfoliated, formed from limestone
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Geology Lab Metamorphic Rocks
metamorphic grade
foliated
non-foliated
slaty
the amount of change a parent rock goes through
these rocks have mineral crystals arranged in foliations or s…
more of a massive, crystalline appearance
well defined flat sheets
metamorphic grade
the amount of change a parent rock goes through
foliated
these rocks have mineral crystals arranged in foliations or s…
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Geology Metamorphic Rocks
Slate... Foliated texture, low luster, du…
Phyllite... Foliated, some wavy layers, d…
Schist... Foliated, luster, shiny
Gneiss... Foliated, layered, speckled app…
Shale parent
2nd grade of metamorphism, shale parent
3rd grade of metamorphism, Shale/granite parent
4th and final grade of metamorphism, shale/granite parent. Al…
Slate... Foliated texture, low luster, du…
Shale parent
Phyllite... Foliated, some wavy layers, d…
2nd grade of metamorphism, shale parent
Geology Lab Metamorphic Rocks
gneiss... minerals present: mica, quartz…
slate... minerals present: mica... texture:…
phyllite... minerals present: mica, talc…
schist... minerals present: mica, quartz…
gneiss... minerals present: mica, quartz…
slate... minerals present: mica... texture:…
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SSHS Physical Geology - Metamorphism & Metamorphic Rocks
compressive stress
confining pressure
contact metamorphism
differential stress
A stress due to a force pushing together on a body.
Pressure applied equally on all surfaces of a body; also call…
Metamorphism under conditions in which high temperature is th…
When pressures on a body are not of equal strength in all dir…
compressive stress
A stress due to a force pushing together on a body.
confining pressure
Pressure applied equally on all surfaces of a body; also call…
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metamorphic rocks geology
Slate
Anthracite coal
Marble
Phyllite
Foliated... Made from: Micas, graphite... Protolith: Mudstone, shale
Nonfoliated... Made from: carboniferous material... protolith: peat…
Nonfoliated... Made from: calcite... Protolith: Limestone
Foliated... Made from: Mica, graphite... Protolith: Mudstone, shale
Slate
Foliated... Made from: Micas, graphite... Protolith: Mudstone, shale
Anthracite coal
Nonfoliated... Made from: carboniferous material... protolith: peat…
Geology: Metamorphic Rocks
foliation
augen
porphyroblasts
slaty cleavage
repetitive layering in metamorphic rocks. Each layer may be a…
the solid circles in foliated rocks
new grains, a larger recrystallized grain occurring in a fine…
not the same as sedimentary layering (ex: chalk boards)
foliation
repetitive layering in metamorphic rocks. Each layer may be a…
augen
the solid circles in foliated rocks
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Geology 12 Metamorphic Rocks
Contact
Foliate
Gneiss
Marble
the surface along which one rock touches another
Arrangement of planes parallel to the ones below them
metamorphic rock form characterized by banding caused by segr…
a hard crystalline metamorphic form of limestone, typically w…
Contact
the surface along which one rock touches another
Foliate
Arrangement of planes parallel to the ones below them
Geology: Metamorphic Rocks
Metamorphism
Metamorphic rocks
Metamorphic fabric
4 major types of metamorphism are
rocks that have been changed
change of rock through solid state:... -heat... -pressure... -hot water
foliation and compositional bonding
1. Regional metamorphism*... 2. Contact metamorphism*... 3. Catacla…
Metamorphism
rocks that have been changed
Metamorphic rocks
change of rock through solid state:... -heat... -pressure... -hot water
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Geology 110 Metamorphic Rocks
Agents of Metamorphism
Contact Metamorphism
Regional Metamorphism
Foliated Rocks
-Heat... -Pressure ... -Chemically active fluids
Physical contact between a country rock and some form of heat
The action of heat and pressure
-Regional Metamorphism ... -Requires heat, pressure and chemical…
Agents of Metamorphism
-Heat... -Pressure ... -Chemically active fluids
Contact Metamorphism
Physical contact between a country rock and some form of heat
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geology quiz (Metamorphic rock)
Schist
Gnesiss
Phylite
Black Slate
Schist
Gnesiss
Geology Lab Midterm - Metamorphic Rocks
Phyllite
Gneiss
Marble
Slate
-foliated... -fine grained... -feels greasy... -glossy sheen
-foliated... -medium course grain size... -compositional banding
-nonfoliated... -medium course grain size... -fizzes in HCl... -soft... -…
-foliated... -very fine grain size... -smooth, dull surface
Phyllite
-foliated... -fine grained... -feels greasy... -glossy sheen
Gneiss
-foliated... -medium course grain size... -compositional banding
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Geology 101- Metamorphic rocks
Controlling factors of metamorphism
Contact metamorphism
Regional metamorphism
Hydrothermal metamorphism
Heat... Pressure... Fluids
Type of metamorphism ... Heat rising from igneous intrusions... Met…
Type of metamorphism... Caused by deep burial or tectonic forces…
Type of metamorphism... Hot water percolates through spaces on r…
Controlling factors of metamorphism
Heat... Pressure... Fluids
Contact metamorphism
Type of metamorphism ... Heat rising from igneous intrusions... Met…
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GEOLOGY: METAMORPHIC ROCKS
SLATE
PHYLLITE
GNEISS
SCHIST
-foliated... -regional setting... -very fine grain size... -smooth dul…
-foliated... -regional setting... -fine grain size... -smooth glossy s…
-foliated... -regional setting... -medium-coarse grain size... -compos…
-foliated... -regional setting... -scaly foliation/texture... -medium-…
SLATE
-foliated... -regional setting... -very fine grain size... -smooth dul…
PHYLLITE
-foliated... -regional setting... -fine grain size... -smooth glossy s…
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GEOLOGY: METAMORPHIC ROCKS
SLATE
PHYLLITE
GNEISS
SCHIST
-foliated... -regional setting... -very fine grain size... -smooth dul…
-foliated... -regional setting... -fine grain size... -smooth glossy s…
-foliated... -regional setting... -medium-coarse grain size... -compos…
-foliated... -regional setting... -scaly foliation/texture... -medium-…
SLATE
-foliated... -regional setting... -very fine grain size... -smooth dul…
PHYLLITE
-foliated... -regional setting... -fine grain size... -smooth glossy s…
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Geology 111 Metamorphic Rocks
Serpentinite
Phyllite
Marble
Schist
-non-foliated... -no visible grains... -microcrystalline ... -parent r…
-foliated... -fine to no visible grains ... -phyllite... -parent rocks…
-non-foliated... -medium to coarse grains... -microcrystalline ... -pa…
-foliated... -medium to coarse grains... -schistosity ... -parent rock…
Serpentinite
-non-foliated... -no visible grains... -microcrystalline ... -parent r…
Phyllite
-foliated... -fine to no visible grains ... -phyllite... -parent rocks…
geology- metamorphic rocks
Schist
Slate
Gneiss
Quartzite
Foliated, Visible, Mica mineral, Splits into pieces, Shale be…
Foliated, invisible, smooth black, Shale before turned to slate
Foliated, visible, Quartz/mica mineral, Has banded appearance…
Non-foliated, invisible, Quartz mineral, Very hard, Sandstone…
Schist
Foliated, Visible, Mica mineral, Splits into pieces, Shale be…
Slate
Foliated, invisible, smooth black, Shale before turned to slate
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SSHS Physical Geology - Metamorphism & Metamorphic Rocks
compressive stress
confining pressure
contact metamorphism
differential stress
A stress due to a force pushing together on a body.
Pressure applied equally on all surfaces of a body; also call…
Metamorphism under conditions in which high temperature is th…
When pressures on a body are not of equal strength in all dir…
compressive stress
A stress due to a force pushing together on a body.
confining pressure
Pressure applied equally on all surfaces of a body; also call…
Geology Midterm- Metamorphic Rocks
Slate
Phyllite
Schist
Gneiss
Slate
Phyllite
Geology Lab-- Metamorphic Rocks
Phylite
Slate
Quartzite
Amphibolite
foliated, grayish/greenish
no grains/foliated, dark/blackish
sandy, some coarse grains, nonfoliated, redish
sheens in the light, darkish
Phylite
foliated, grayish/greenish
Slate
no grains/foliated, dark/blackish
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Geology Lab: Metamorphic Rocks
Chert: Recognizable mineral?
Chert: Origin?
Chert: Texture?
Chert: Rock Description?
Quartz
Evaporitic
Cryptocrystalline
smooth, various colors, conchoidal fracture
Chert: Recognizable mineral?
Quartz
Chert: Origin?
Evaporitic
Geology Quiz: Metamorphic Rock
Amphibolite
Blueschist
Chlorite Schist
Garnet-Mica Schist
Texture Non-foliated to weakly-foliated; Medium-grained... Compo…
Texture Non-foliated to moderatly-foliated; Medium-grained... Co…
Texture Foliated; Fine- to medium-grained... Composition Chlorit…
Texture Foliated; Fine- to medium-grained... Composition Muscovi…
Amphibolite
Texture Non-foliated to weakly-foliated; Medium-grained... Compo…
Blueschist
Texture Non-foliated to moderatly-foliated; Medium-grained... Co…
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Geology Rock Identification: METAMORPHIC
Metamorphic Rock
Geothermal gradient and magmatic intru…
Protolith
Sedimentary rocks are often the protol…
have undergone a physical or chemical change due to heat and…
are the source of metamorphic heat
rock that is changed
low temperature and pressure mineral are more likely to under…
Metamorphic Rock
have undergone a physical or chemical change due to heat and…
Geothermal gradient and magmatic intru…
are the source of metamorphic heat
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Physical Geology - Metamorphism & Metamorphic Rocks
compressive stress
confining pressure
contact metamorphism
differential stress
A stress due to a force pushing together on a body.
Pressure applied equally on all surfaces of a body; also call…
Metamorphism under conditions in which high temperature is th…
When pressures on a body are not of equal strength in all dir…
compressive stress
A stress due to a force pushing together on a body.
confining pressure
Pressure applied equally on all surfaces of a body; also call…
9 terms
Geology lab (metamorphic rocks)
slate
phyllite
marble
schist
looks like shale, makes ting noise, sheet-like
shiney, different color greys, sheet-like
sugary, sparkled, reacts to NaCl
banded, reddish colored in class
slate
looks like shale, makes ting noise, sheet-like
phyllite
shiney, different color greys, sheet-like
28 terms
Geology: Metamorphic rocks
Describe metamorphic rocks formation a…
What part of the earth do metamorphic…
What is the most important factor in m…
What are sources of heat responsible f…
3rd component in rock cycle: formed by heat and pressure to i…
Continental crust
heat
1. Intrusion by hot magma (contact metamorphism)... 2. deep buri…
Describe metamorphic rocks formation a…
3rd component in rock cycle: formed by heat and pressure to i…
What part of the earth do metamorphic…
Continental crust
Geology 1101 Metamorphic Rocks
Banded Gneiss
Marble
Biotite Schist
Amphibolite
Banded Gneiss
Marble
Geology Lab Quiz Metamorphic Rocks
slate
phyllite
biotite schist
banded gneiss
foliated; made of mica minerals
foliated; contains biotite; darker than this picture
foliated; very metallic
foliated; contains felspars, quartz, biotite
slate
foliated; made of mica minerals
phyllite
foliated; contains biotite; darker than this picture
Geology: Metamorphic Rocks
gneiss
greenschist/graphite schist
mica schist
chlorite schist
gneiss
greenschist/graphite schist
Metamorphic Rocks- Physical Geology
Slate
Phyllite
Mica Schist
Hornblende Schist
Foliated.... Dark color.... Very fine grained.... Splits into sheet li…
Foliated.... Similar to slate but has a silky sheen.... May be cren…
Foliated.... Mostly mica crystals (commonly biotite and muscovit…
Foliated.... Mostly needle like hornblende crystals aligned in p…
Slate
Foliated.... Dark color.... Very fine grained.... Splits into sheet li…
Phyllite
Foliated.... Similar to slate but has a silky sheen.... May be cren…
Geology: Metamorphic Rocks
metamorphism
Heat
Geothermal Gradient
Regional metamorphism
change forms because of heat, pressure, and chemical fluids
sources of heat for metamorphism
Radioactive decay causes temp. increase with depth at a rate…
increase of temp. and pressure from large bodies of molten ro…
metamorphism
change forms because of heat, pressure, and chemical fluids
Heat
sources of heat for metamorphism
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Physical Geology-metamorphic rocks
Bedrock
Overburden(regolith)
Piedmont rock
Fall Line
Unweathered, hard rock(295 million years old)
Rock bed that sits above bedrock (100 million years old)
Rock at the foot of a mountain. Hard, metamorphic rock
Where water falls cease
Bedrock
Unweathered, hard rock(295 million years old)
Overburden(regolith)
Rock bed that sits above bedrock (100 million years old)
Geology - Metamorphic Rocks
Metamorphism
Metamorphic
Protolith
Foliated
In Greek: Meta means change and morph means form. Metamorphis…
Are exposed to high temperature and pressure. The mineral cry…
The original rock or parent rock that undergoes extreme heat…
When the minerals are arranged in planes or bands. You can se…
Metamorphism
In Greek: Meta means change and morph means form. Metamorphis…
Metamorphic
Are exposed to high temperature and pressure. The mineral cry…
24 terms
GEOLOGY-METAMORPHIC ROCKS
metamorphism
heat (break ions), pressure, compressi…
migmatite
solid state alteration of protolith (pre-existing /parent rock)
why metamorphism happens?
partially melted gneiss
metamorphism
solid state alteration of protolith (pre-existing /parent rock)
heat (break ions), pressure, compressi…
why metamorphism happens?
Geology Metamorphic Rocks
metamorphism
metamorphic rock
drivers of metamorphism
Heat
process of changing rocks as they are subjected to heat, pres…
-any rock that has been changed from original condition by he…
-heat... -pressure... -fluids
- increase in temp/ increase rates of chemical reactions... -inc…
metamorphism
process of changing rocks as they are subjected to heat, pres…
metamorphic rock
-any rock that has been changed from original condition by he…
65 terms
Geology Sedimentary/Metamorphic Rocks
sedimentary rock
sediment
weathering
physical weathering
rock used to construct much of Earth's history... -clues to the…
loose fragments of rock, crystals, shells
breakdown of rock exposed at Earth's surface... Two types: physi…
the physical breakdown of rock into smaller pieces (mechanica…
sedimentary rock
rock used to construct much of Earth's history... -clues to the…
sediment
loose fragments of rock, crystals, shells
20 terms
Geology: Metamorphic Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks
The Rock Cycle
Metamorphism
They can tell us where past continents collided, faults, have…
Stature made of non-foliated marble, which was originally lim…
Molten rock - igneous - detrital/chemical sediment - sediment…
Metamorphism is the process of changing rocks as they are sub…
Metamorphic Rocks
They can tell us where past continents collided, faults, have…
Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks
Stature made of non-foliated marble, which was originally lim…
17 terms
Geology practice exam - metamorphic rocks
Gneiss
Phyllite
Schist
Slate
- Gneiss is a high grade metamorphic rock, meaning that it ha…
- Phyllite is a foliate metamorphic rock that is made up main…
- Usually formed out of shale or mudstone ... - To become schist…
- Slate is a fine-grained, foliated metamorphic rock that is…
Gneiss
- Gneiss is a high grade metamorphic rock, meaning that it ha…
Phyllite
- Phyllite is a foliate metamorphic rock that is made up main…
11 terms
Metamorphic rocks - GEOLOGY 1101
rocks that have been changed by heat a…
Most of the time, this heat and pressu…
Types of Metamorphism:
- this type of metamorphism involves v…
Metamorphic rocks
convergence, divergence, transformation
regional, contact, deformation, hydrothermal, burial
regional
rocks that have been changed by heat a…
Metamorphic rocks
Most of the time, this heat and pressu…
convergence, divergence, transformation
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