Presentation on theme: "This project and its actions were made possible due to co-financing by the European Fund for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals Rocks – metamorphic."— Presentation transcript:
Marble – metamorphic rock (rock changed by heat or pressure) Marble is made from limestone that has been heated to change it into marble. It is very heavy. It is often white and has coloured swirls and streaks. light heavy Uses: sculptures buildings statues chopping boards tiles It is easy to polish and make the surface smooth and shiny. It is easy to carve because it is soft and doesn’t crumble when cut.
Slate – metamorphic rock (rock changed by heat or pressure) Slate is made when mudstones called shale are changed by heat and pressure. Slate is blue, purple and grey in colour. It is easy to cut into thin sheets due to its layers. Uses: roof and floor tiles walls decorative gravel gravestones Slate is waterproof. The crystals that the slate is made from are arranged in layers.