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1 Metamorphic Rocks Two Words Not Happy Birthday!!

2 Foliated Metamorphic Rocks Mineral Alignment Banding

3 Slate comes from:

4 Shale Metamorphoses to Slate Red Fossil Shale Red Slate

5 Slate Roofing Tiles

6 Phyllite

7 Phyllite is shiny b/c:

8 Schist from Manhattan Schist has shiny, platy, flaky __________ crystals

9 Central Park Schist showing Glacial scratches

10 Schist Showing Banding or Foliation

11 This Gneiss started out as…

12 Granite Metamorphoses to Gneiss Granite Gneiss

13 Gneiss Rock!!

14 Gneiss foliations distorted

15 Folded Gneiss at Museum of Natural History, Manhattan

16 Non-Foliated

17 Anthracite Coal comes from…

18 Coal Metamorphoses to Anthracite Coal Anthracite

19 Map Of Pennsylvania Coal Fields

20 Go To Google Maps to see Pennsylvania

21 Hornfels: from _____ metamorphism

22 Quartzite comes from…

23 Sandstone Metamorphoses to Quartzite Sandstone Quartzite

24 Quartzite with Cross-Bedding

25 Marble comes from…

26 Limestone Metamorphoses to Marble Limestone Marble

27 Folded Marble, Maam Valley, Ireland

28 Metaconglomerate comes from…

29 Conglomerate Metamorphoses to Metaconglomerate Conglomerate Metaconglomerate

30 Stretching of Pebbles in Metaconglomerate

31 Contact Metamorphism Marble (Metamorphic.) Diabase (Igneous Intrusion.) Limestone (Sedimentary.)

32 Contact Metamorphism Sandstone Quartzite Intrusion of Gabbro Quartzite Sandstone Small Intrusion

33 Regional Metamorphism

34 Folding of Rock during Mountain Building


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