Student Metamorphic Rx Chart & Answer Key

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GEOL 101 Lab Lab 4 : Metamorphic Rocks Name: Partner's Name: # Rock Name Foliated or Intensity of Parent Rock Other comments: Crystal size, Non-Foliated Metamorphism Minerals, Color, etc 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Metamorphic Rocks Identification Chart: Gneiss, Pink Marble, White Marble, Phyllite, Quartzite, Schist, Slate, Anthracite Coal
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Lab 4 : Metamorphic Rocks Name: Partner's Name: # Rock Name Foliated or Intensity of Parent Rock Other comments: Crystal size, Non-foliated Metamorphism Minerals, etc 1 Slate Foliated Low Grade Shale 2 Gneiss Foliated High Grade 3 White Marble Non-foliated High Grade Limestone 4 Phyllite Foliated Low-Medium Grade Shale or slate 5 Anthracite Coal Non-foliated Low Grade 6 Quartzite Non-foliated Medium-High Grade Sandstone 7 Schist Foliated Medium Grade Shale, slate, or phyllite 8 Pink Marble Non-foliated High Grade Limestone Metamorphic Rocks Identification Chart: Gneiss, Pink Marble, White Marble, Phyllite, Quartzite, Schist, Slate, Anthracite Coal This is a fine-grained rock; black in color; does not fizz in
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Unformatted text preview: acid. Slaty cleavage. Shale, slate, phyllite, schist, granite, or diorite Minerals segregate into alternative layers (Gneissic banding); crystalline texture Made of calcite grains tightly fused together; fine to coarse grained, crystalline texture, effervesces in dilute HCl; white in color Wavy foliation, phyllitic texture, breaks along wavy planes, shiny metallic luster Bituminous coal, peat, lignite Glassy texture, fine-grained, breaks along uneven or conchoidal fractures; it is the highest grade coal for clean burning fossil fuel Sandy or crystalline texture, fine to coarse grained, quartz grains fused together, light colored Shistosity (foliation formed by alignment of visible crystals), visible crystals of biotite, muscovite Made of calcite grains tightly fused together; fine to coarse grained, crystalline texture, effervesces in dilute HCl; white in color...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course GEOL 101 taught by Professor Knapp during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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