Unformatted text preview: Schist - next product of shale; shinny with mica flakes Gneiss - next product of shale, felsic igneous rocks Migmatite o Types of Metamorphism Contact Metamorphism: High temp. low pressure; solid rock near magma may be baked by heat Regional Metamorphism: larger area span; occurs at continental collision zones; high temp. and high pressure Subduction zone: creates bluschist metamorphism; low temp. high pressure Hydrothermal Metamorphism: high temp. low pressure; o Rock to remember Conglomerate –> Breccia –> Sandstone –> Siltstone –> Shale o Smaller “Smashed” versions Metaconglomerate Metasandstone...
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- Fall '07
- Geology, Metamorphism Contact Metamorphism, pressure Hydrothermal Metamorphism