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Lecture 10 Notes - The village is named Les Baux In the...

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The village is named Les Baux. In the 1800’s geologists found a rich deposit of an ore near the village that included: hematite, kaolinite, and several other minerals that contain a lot of aluminum. This type of ore was named bauxite, after the village. Bauxite is rich in aluminum.
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Regions where bauxite is being mined. The deposits near les Beaux have been depleted long ago.
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Types of Metamorphism 1. Regional Metamorphism 2. Contact Metamorphism 3. Seafloor Metamorphism 4. Burial Metamorphism 5. High Pressure Metamorphism 6. Shock Metamorphism Review
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We classify metamorphic rocks as either: Foliated or Non-foliated A foliated metamorphic rock has a direction to it due an alignment of minerals. Review
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Foliated Metamorphic Rocks Directed pressure causes some mineral grains to align themselves in a direction roughly perpendicular to the directed stress. This alignment is called foliation. Review
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Often, new mica minerals are formed during metamorphism.
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